Freestyle vs Other Strokes in Training
Freestyle is the best stroke to use for aerobic and anaerobic sets. They are the longer sets where you’re training in the lower and medium heart rate zones. It’s harder to train these energy system with form stroke so even if you’re not a freestyler, it is the best stroke to use for these kinds of sets. Form stroke is best used for threshold and speed training. So those sets where you are doing repeat 50’s with a lot of rest but at high intensity and short & sharp sprints.