Nutrition

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Lake Minnewaska and the “Feeding Station”

My 10-mile swim in July (Kingdom Swim) will be in a lake—Lake Memphremagog, that is— so it occurred to me at some point that it would be important to spend some time training in a lake. So much open water swimming out at Coney Island and Brighton Beach could really give a swimmer a false … Continue reading

Systematic breakdown of body, mind, and limits (Malta post 2 of 3)

From Sunday to Tuesday, deep and dark inner recesses of my mind were discovered and battled with, my body (shoulders, elbows, knees, skin and mouth) was wrecked, and my limits were very seriously tested… About the Malta posts My trip to Malta with SwimTrek was an experience unlike any other. It is covered in three … Continue reading

Saturday Long Swims

Saturdays have been our long swim days since Louise and Laura and I started training together at the beginning of March, first at the Berkeley Carroll pool, and then at the Dodge YMCA in downtown Brooklyn. We started with a three mile Saturday (4950 yards), quickly moved to four mile Saturdays (6600 yards), and then … Continue reading

Headed to work with wet gear in my bag

After signing up for the 10-mile Kingdom Swim in July I realized it was time to get serious about planning out my training. Going to masters workouts 2-4 times each week just wasn’t going to cut it. When friends Laura and Louise signed up for the swim as well, everything got easier and more fun … Continue reading

About Me

Caitlin Rosen I learned to swim as a wee one from my dad, who didn't really swim himself, but was tall enough and encouraging enough to send me back and forth to the side of a pool. There were also the terrifyingly wonderful trips on his shoulders out into crashing ocean surf, which instilled in me a fear and respect for the rising and falling, tempestuous beast, on whom he repeatedly admonished us kids to never, ever turn our backs. Read more...

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