Author: Brenton Ford

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Find Your Ideal Stroke Rate With This Set | OPEN WATER SWIMMING

Do you know what your ideal stroke rate (cadence) is for racing events of 1,500-4000m? This set will help you find your stroke rate sweet spot for races of those distances. What’s the set? 7 x 100 Freestyle with 0:30 secs rest – Using a FINIS tempo trainer, increase your stroke rate by 4 each […]

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How To Find Your Ideal Stroke Rate For Triathlon And Open Water Swim Races

Do you know what your ideal stroke rate (cadence) is for racing events of 1,500-4000m? This set will help you find your stroke rate sweet spot for races of those distances. What’s the set? 7 x 100 Freestyle with 0:30 secs rest – Using a FINIS tempo trainer, increase your stroke rate by 4 each […]

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Training Your Mind To Finish An 894km Race with Melissa Urie

Melissa Urie is the first woman to complete 895km Uberman Ultra-Triathlon. In this podcast episode, she shares her experience during the race, doing training, and getting through the race with the use of mental strategies to survive the tough times. 5:22 Training For Uberman 10:23 The Power of A Positive Mindset 12:43 Proving Yourself That […]

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How To Keep Your Open Water Swims Interesting

Welcome back to another podcast episode! Today, I’ll be sharing my top tips for making your open water swimming enjoyable and more challenging. Listen on in! 00:27 What Are the Drills You Can Do?1:47 How to Break Down Or Structure An Open Water Swim3:37 Don’t Overthink It!3:56 Overcome Open Water Swim Anxiety5:55 Progressively Make Your […]