27 Jun '12, 9pm

These swimming tips helped @LukasVerzbicas become a more efficient swimmer. Try applying them in the pool:

These swimming tips helped @LukasVerzbicas become a more efficient swimmer. Try applying them in the pool:

Dr. G’s Keys To Swim Speed By Courtney Baird Published Jun 27, 2012 Updated 1 hour ago comments Tweet Share Lukas Verzbicas training in Colorado Springs. Photo: Nils Nilsen Professional triathlete Lukas Verzbicas, 19, has made great strides in swimming since working with Dr. Genadijus Sokolovas (aka “Dr. G”), an exercise physiologist and swimming technique specialist who has worked with athletes including Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Amanda Beard. Prior to working with Sokolovas, Verzbicas couldn’t keep up with the senior pro triathletes who swam at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., including veteran pro Mark Fretta and 2009 national champion Matt Chrabot. But now he has no problem swimming with them and can go 100m in less than a minute at altitude. Earlier this year, Sokolovas administered the GST Swim Power Test to Verzbicas—a test that Sokolova...

Full article: http://triathlon.competitor.com/2012/06/training/dr-gs-ke...

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