Category Archives: swim training

  1. Cork Distance Week

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    19/07/2016 by Carl Reynolds

    I went to the first of these in 2009 with about ten other hardy swimmers, all looking (except me) to …
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  2. up and down

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    16/02/2016 by Carl Reynolds

    The beauty of the sea is it’s apparent limitlessness. A swimmer cannot swim all the seas; although Martin Strel might. …
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  3. chase or chill?


    07/04/2014 by Carl Reynolds

    You begin to swim in cool water with either a sedate stroke to ease out the muscles, that by the …
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  4. swimming in 2013


    17/12/2013 by Carl Reynolds

  5. Ned’s torture camp goes softcore


    13/07/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    Having experienced two previous Ned Swim Camp’s, it’s reputation suggested cold water (less than 12C), stormy seas, lots of rain …
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  6. Tossed around in Tossa


    04/04/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    Mrs Ape, being fed up with the ridiculously elongated British winter, persuaded me to take a weeks holiday on the …
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  7. what I thought about whilst swimming

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    10/01/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    Mrs Ape asked me what I thought about when I was swimming yesterday. She’s been thinking about the hours I’m …
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