Let’s welcome back Lisandra de Carvalho as we talk about how to train for 10km+ swims. Lisandra has swum the Rottnest channel on numerous occasions and she has been my training partner these past few months in preparing for the Rottnest Swim this year. Join us as we talk about the things that are essential in preparing for longer swims.

02:59 Changing your perspective of ‘long’ swim
04:11 Voluntary Graduated Exposure
6:06 The importance of having a training partner
16:23 Get regular massages
21:30 Smaller races before the big one
23:01 The Best Race and the Worst Race at the same time
24:47 Managing up and down weeks
27:17 Getting out negative headspace
30:59 Feeding while swimming
34:17 Using test sets to measure improvement
43:55 Building your support team
50:20 Don’t Forget to Have Fun!

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