Tag: swimming workouts

How To Win A Double Ultra Triathlon with Rait Ratasepp

Today’s guest is Rait Ratasepp. Rait is a member of  Effortless Swimming Membership Program – our online swim coaching community. He just completed the Double Ultra World Cup in Hungary and won in convincing style. It’s a double ironman distance triathlon. In this podcast, we cover his training, the things he focused on for his swim and […]

Performance Pacing with Wayne Goldsmith

Wayne Goldsmith is a thought leader in the swimming coaching community. We talk about Ultra Short Race Pace Training (developed by Brent Rushall) which is starting to become a more widely used training method. I came across an article about a young swimmer in the US called Michael Andrew who is breaking age group records […]

Never Breathe Every 3 Strokes

You Shouldn’t Breathe Every 3 Strokes [0:07] – Now that sounds silly because you hear a lot of coaches talking about how important it is to breathe every 3 strokes. But you should be breathing in a mixture of 2s, 3s and 4s particularly in training. Now the reason for that is that most of […]

How To Train For Open Water, Improving Technique Without A Coach

Highlights this week: How To Train For Open Water– So you have an open water event coming up, but you’re not sure how to train for it. There’s three types of workouts I use for open water training. Aerobic, anaerobic and speed.Aerobic workouts are when you are training at 65-85% of your maximum heart rate. A […]