This podcast episode is about having a breakthrough swim, whether it’s in a triathlon or an open water swim. Our guest today is Paul Speed a coach and a recently turned pro triathlete.
With Paul, he changed his technique and training to make that second pack and come out with the water with the faster group so he can have a better chance of keeping up on the bike and setting himself up for a good race.
2:10 – Advantage of getting into the second pack.
4:10 – Training in the Grey Zone
5:00 – Holding the proper pace
6:36 – Training with a squad
10:54 – Pushing too much on the swim
13:52 – Sitting down and assessing what you are missing.