Triathlete Lucy Charles’ swimming tips: strength training| Red Bull Fit 4 Purpose

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We asked elite triathlete Lucy Charles for her essential swimming training tips. In this she focusses on the best exercises you can do in the gym to strengthen your body and improve your performances in the water.

– Feel for your weaknesses when in the water and work on them in the gym
– Work your upper body and your core by lifting weights
– Concentrate on lap pull-downs, bench press, chin-ups and deadlift
– Reps with a medicine ball can help improve your core stability

Check back every day for more videos from Lucy to improve your swimming, running, cycling and mental approach to sport and fitness.


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