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Triathlon Swimming with TOWER 26 was created by Triathlon's go-to swim expert Coach, Gerry Rodrigues, and USAT Certified Coach/Professional Triathlete, Jim Lubinski. These podcasts will help triathletes get the most return out of their swim preparation by covering all the essential topics and ingredients that are necessary to make triathletes better and safer swimmers. Through Gerry's countless years of coaching thousands of triathletes and Jim's racing/training/coaching experience, the two will take on all topics relevant to triathlon swimming.

Triathlon Swimming with TOWER 26 was created by Triathlon's go-to swim expert Coach, Gerry Rodrigues, and USAT Certified Coach/Professional Triathlete, Jim Lubinski. These podcasts will help triathletes get the most return out of their swim preparation by covering all the essential topics and ingredients that are necessary to make triathletes better and safer swimmers. Through Gerry's countless years of coaching thousands of triathletes and Jim's racing/training/coaching experience, the two will take on all topics relevant to triathlon swimming.
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Triathlon Swimming with TOWER 26 was created by Triathlon's go-to swim expert Coach, Gerry Rodrigues, and USAT Certified Coach/Professional Triathlete, Jim Lubinski. These podcasts will help triathletes get the most return out of their swim preparation by covering all the essential topics and ingredients that are necessary to make triathletes better and safer swimmers. Through Gerry's countless years of coaching thousands of triathletes and Jim's racing/training/coaching experience, the two will take on all topics relevant to triathlon swimming.

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Episodes

Episode #65: 2 MUST DO Open Water Skill Drills

6/27/2019
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Gerry and Jim get back to their roots with an audio only podcast. They talk about the 2 MUST DO open water skill drills every triathlete needs to do in order to be best prepared for race day. Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed. To ask questions to be answered ON-AIR, tweet @Tower_26 or email the...

Duration:00:47:53

Episode #64: Comparing Lucy Charles's Open Water Stroke Vs Reece Barclay's Pool Stroke

5/9/2019
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Gerry and Jim use video analysis to break down two elite swim strokes. One geared toward open water swimming, Lucy, and one geared towards pool swimming, Reece. What allows Lucy to be the fastest swimmer in triathlon? Find out on this episode. Listeners can view the episode and the video analysis at Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlUI1X6Ab6o Facebook:...

Duration:00:55:37

Episode #63: WETSUITS, Which One is Right for Me?

3/8/2019
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Being that the race season is right around the corner, Jim and Gerry discuss wetsuits and the factors the triathlete should take into consideration when purchasing a wetsuit. To view the YouTube Video of this episode click here Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed. To ask questions to be...

Duration:00:58:25

Episode #62: Cameron Wurf Talks About his Olympic Rowing, Professional Cycling, Professional Triathlon Career

1/17/2019
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Jim and Gerry bring Super Cyclist Cam Wurf into the studio to talk about his career in sport and how he came about making the huge gains in the swim that he has made. To view the YouTube Video of this episode click here Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed. To ask questions to be answered...

Duration:00:59:10

Episode #61: How TOWER 26 Uses % EFFORT in Training

11/29/2018
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Gerry and Jim discuss percentage of effort in swimming and how to best find and utilize those percentages in your swim training. To view the YouTube Video of this episode click here Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed. To ask questions to be answered ON-AIR, tweet @Tower_26 or email the show at...

Duration:00:52:17

Episode #60: When to Introduce Technique Changes Into Your Triathlon Swimming

10/25/2018
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Gerry and Jim discuss their trip to Kona and the Tower 26 athlete results, in addition to the trending times of Ironman swims overall as seen on www.obstri.com. After Kona is discussed, they dive into a discussion about the transitioning into the Technical Phase of training. The World Open Water Swimming Association conference takes place November 10th, to attend it go to www.SanFranSwimCo.com To view the YouTube Video of this episode click here Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a...

Duration:00:51:08

Episode #59: Optimizing Kona's Swim

10/11/2018
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Gerry and Jim sit down in front of a LIVE audience at Lava Java Coffeehouse in Kona, HI, the location of the Ironman World Championships this Saturday(10/13). They give some great nuggets of information that you help you execute warm up, race course specifics, race tactics, oceans conditions, etc. You WILL be race ready after listening to this podcast. A great episode for anyone who wants to have success on race day. Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to...

Duration:00:43:11

Episode #58: KONA Schedule | Managing Your Training Phase Compulsion With TOWER 26's Plan

10/4/2018
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Gerry and Jim sit down to talk about the new Tower 26 website, their 2018 Kona schedule, and the athlete's thinking that they MUST start training at a specific phase of training instead of just starting training. NOTE: The Kona podcast next week will be posted as SOON as the podcast is recorded so athletes who cannot attend the LIVE show will be able to access the information as soon as possible. To view the YouTube Video of this episode click here Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a...

Duration:00:41:20

Episode #57: When Swim Lessons are Overrated!

9/20/2018
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Gerry and Jim talk about their up coming trip to Kona, the live show they will record race week, and the NEW Tower 26 Kona apparel NOW AVAILABLE. Buy it here! Then the two go on to speak about how necessary swim lessons and swim consultations are for triathletes and what a swim lesson/consultation should entail. To view the YouTube Video of this episode click here Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of...

Duration:00:52:43

Episode #56: 2 MUST DO Open Water Workouts for Triathletes

8/30/2018
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Jim and Gerry discuss 2 open water workouts every triathlete MUST DO in order to be best prepared for race day. To view the YouTube Video of this episode click here Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed. To ask questions to be answered ON-AIR, tweet @Tower_26 or email the show at...

Duration:00:40:50

Episode #55: Triathlete Gordon Ramsay, Fueling Athletics, Nourishing Family

7/24/2018
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Gerry and Jim welcome world renown Chef and Television Personality Gordon Ramsey to the studio to discuss his history as an athlete, his take on how to approach daily nutrition, and information regarding his foundation the Great Ormond Street Hospital To watch the video version of this episode on Youtube, click here Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are...

Duration:00:33:33

Episode #54: Swimming Smooth with Paul Newsome of www.swimsmooth.com

7/12/2018
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Coach Paul Newsome of www.swimsmooth.com joins Gerry and Jim in studio to discuss Paul's career as an athlete, the rise of Swim Smooth in the triathlon world, and Paul's philosophy on how to approach different types of swimmers Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed. To ask questions to be answered...

Duration:00:48:50

Episode #53: Mr. T: Triathlon Taren Talks about his Transition to Triathlon, his Training, Technique, and Tower 26

7/5/2018
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Triathlon Taren of Youtube/Podcast fame sits in to discuss his rise as a triathlon personality. He fills us in on how he has gained fast success in the triathlon market though his informative and entertaining videos, and his world renown podcast. Tower 26 recommended equipment Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next...

Duration:00:40:50

Episode #52: Open Water Skills for the Triathlete and Good, Bad, and Ugly Workouts

5/24/2018
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Gerry and Jim sit down to record their first ever video podcast along with the audio podcast. The two go into the Open Water Skill building phase, 1000/100tt results from the Tower 26 Athletes, and the Good/Bad training sessions. View the Tower 26 Video Podcast here Tower 26 recommended equipment Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the...

Duration:00:54:21

Episode #51: 9 Time Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Mark Spitz on Overcoming Mental Obstacles

5/2/2018
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Gerry and Jim welcome 9 time Gold Medal Swimmer Mark Spitz to the Tower 26 Studios. Mark dives into his experience in the 1972 Olympics and how he overcame some mental hurdles to accomplish the feat of earning 7 gold medals in that Olympics alone. Tower 26 recommended equipment Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next...

Duration:01:02:50

Episode #50: Adding Strength to your Swimming

4/14/2018
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Jim and Gerry welcome back strength coach Erin Carson to the show to speak this time about swim specific strength work. She offers here free app to our listeners found at www.ecfitboulder.com. After the chat with Erin, Gerry and Jim go into the results of Oceanside 70.3 swim and the successes of the Tower 26 swimmers. Tower 26 recommended equipment Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is...

Duration:01:02:04

Episode #49: How to Increase Strength/Mobility in Swimmers and Oceanside 70.3 Course Outline

4/1/2018
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Jim and Gerry welcome strength coach Erin Carson to the show to speak about swim specific mobility and strength work. She offers here free app to our listeners found at www.ecfitboulder.com. After the chat with Erin, Gerry and Jim go into the details of the NEW Oceanside 70.3 swim course and how to best attack it on race day. Tower 26 recommended equipment Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the...

Duration:00:58:43

Episode #48: Differentiating the training of a Pro Cyclist versus a Triathlete with Professional Cyclist turned Triathlete Andrew Talansky and his Coach Jesse Moore

3/15/2018
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Gerry and Jim welcome Pro Cyclist turned triathlete Andrew Talansky and his Coach Jesse Moore to the studio to discuss Andrew's change to triathlon and how the training of a Pro Cyclist differs from that of a Triathlete and how the swim fits into the overall plan. Tower 26 recommended equipment Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the...

Duration:00:59:39

Episode #47: Advancing the middle to the back of the pack swimmer

2/24/2018
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Gerry and Jim cover the KEY aspects "slow" swimmers must practice in order to improve. Aspects swimmers of every level can use to improve. Tower 26 recommended equipment Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed. To ask questions to be answered ON-AIR, tweet @Tower_26 or email the show at...

Duration:00:59:26

Episode #46: Adaptation Takes How Long?

2/8/2018
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Gerry and Jim go over swim adaptation and the time it takes to ingrain aspects of your swim into your workouts. Go to https://coaching.tower26.com for a FREE workout and to subscribe to the Tower 26 Affiliate Program. After the topic of the episode is covered, the athlete questions are answered, and the topic for the next episode is revealed. To ask questions to be answered ON-AIR, tweet @Tower_26 or email the show at gerry@tower26.com. To listen to the show, subscribe to the TOWER 26...

Duration:00:59:41