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How to Train For an Open Water Race in a Pool

Swimming in a pool is a very different experience than swimming in a lake, river or ocean.  However most open water swimmers end up doing much of their training in a pool.  If you are training for an open water race, or even a triathlon, check out the tips in the video below for how to prepare while training in a short course pool.

Open Water Swimming vs Pool Swimming

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Training Tips

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