6 Tips for Beginning Open Water Swimmers

LEG LUBE: If you’re lucky enough to live near the ocean or a lake, chances are there’s a group of people using these bodies of water as their gym. Building up swimming endurance can be challenging for newcomers. Open water swimming presents even more challenges with currents, water temps and many other variables. Here are 6 tips to enhance your open water experience:

1. Get the Gear

2. Test the waters

3. Be prepared for all types of weather

4. Add some dry land workouts

5. Stay safe

6. Find out if there is an open water swimming community in your town

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