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

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We asked elite triathlete Lucy Charles for her essential swimming training tips. In this one she focusses on technique, helping you master your stroke and glide through the water.

– Work hard on the basics of your technique and you’ll be set
– Practice your bi-lateral breathing with the ‘bubble-bubble-breathe’ technique
– Struggling to see where you’re going? The best time to look forwards is immediately after taking a breath

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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