Tag: workouts

The Best/Worst Workout Of All Time

Every now and then you perform a workout that takes every last inch of will power to complete. Your arms and legs are filled with lactate, but you know if you keep switched on mentally you can get through it. This set is a little different though…it only ends when you puke. It might not be the […]

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How To Stay Fit When On Holidays

This week I’m in Fiji and topic of today’s video is “What do you like to do in holidays to stay fit?”. Here in Fiji most of the islands are surrounded by coral, you can’t swim around a lot of them.  So, I have do some different things to stay fit because when you stop […]

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How Better Technique Can Make You Slower

In news this week: How Better Technique Can Make You Slower – You’ve gone through drills, you’re stronger, you’re holding the water better…but your times are dropped off. There’s two reasons this happens. I’ll take swimmers for stroke correction and after we’ve gone through the changes, some swimmers will be too ‘gentle’ with the water. […]

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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.

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Swimming News Hell Week Is Coming and 7 Steps To Faster Swimming

Hot topics this week: – Hell Week is coming. See some of the hardest workouts I’ve ever done with my squad. – Love working hard and cycling? I’ve organised a special deal on cycling training videos not for the faint of heart. Details coming soon. – Effortless Swimming Membership Program is producing good results for swimmers […]