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Saturday Swim Session: Grant Holicky’s Open Water Training Set for Christine Jennings

This is based off a session put together by Grant Holicky who specialised in coaching Open Water swimmers and triathletes. This session is great for swimmers and triathletes preparing for longer, open water swims.

Saturday Swim Session: Ryan Bolton’s Tri-Specific Speed/Threshold Swim Set

This session simulates a race. Stating off hard and fast settle into a rhythm and then finish hard. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Saturday Swim Session: The Threshold Set

Holding pace for a large number of reps, is always challenging and this session is no exception. You will reap the benefits of improved swimming threshold though, so the effort will be worth it. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.

Saturday Swim Session: 400’s To Develop Stamina

Using short rest intervals and longer reps forces the body’s aerobic energy system to be utilised for this session and as a result enhanced. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer ocean swims.

Getting started with Swimming: Week 4

Over the next few weeks I’ll post a series of workouts to assist you to improve your swimming. These sessions are targeted towards beginners who are just getting started with swimming, but can comfortably swim a few lengths without stopping.

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Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 28 February 2016

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Technology/Equipment Blogs https://humancyclist.wordpress.com/2016/02/07/is-strava-premium-worth-it/ Is paying for Strava worth it? Training Blogs http://trisutto.com/the-olympic-year/ Don’t be in your best form or…

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