Descending sets can provide both stamina and speed as you build your swimming fitness. This session is great for swimmers and triathletes preparing for longer, open water swims.
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.
When you improve your swimming you will have accomplished something very special.
Designed for Beginner triathletes who are looking to improve their swimming fitness, the primary goal of this training plan is to ENHANCE YOUR swimming.
This is a steady endurance building session. This session has been designed for swimmers and triathletes returning to the pool who are wanting to further develop their endurance.
This is a great session that develops specific endurance for triathletes and open water swimmers.
Currently here in New Zealand I’m reasonably isolated from the effects of COVID-19 with only 20 reported cases and my local pool is still open and operating. Unfortunately that isn’t the case for athletes all around the world I’m arranging Skype calls with my Northern Hemisphere triathletes and swimmers who I coach to put into place alternative plans for them. Here are my suggestions and recommendations for continuing to work on your swim fitness whilst your local pool is closed.
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.