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KAILUA KONA, HI - OCTOBER 08:  Athletes compete in the swim portion of the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship triathlon on October 8, 2016 in Kailua Kona, Hawaii.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for Ironman)

Kona: Pro Women’s Swim Review

This morning, the weather in Kona was exquisite, and as the lights of the town still shone, the women started the Ironman Triathlon with ferocity.

Swimming Strength Training

How do you get “stronger” in the swim leg? Fundamentally the answer lies in overloading your muscles in training. So does this mean hours spent in a sweaty gym, pumping iron until your eyes bulge? In this article Bruce Thomas, level 3 Triathlon coach explores ways to build your strength during the first leg.