Keep Your Elbows Pointing Forward: The high elbow pull may not feel natural. Some might call it downright awkward. Yet it may be the single most important change a swimmer can make in improving freestyle technique.
Are You Overdoing It? I was living life as a race. My beaker of stress was overfilling and my body could not keep up with the demands I asked of it. I had to ask myself, how does a typical type-A triathlete slow down and push pause more often?