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The Best Way To Perform Swimming Workouts

Swimming is a tough sport because it can be really hard to make progress.

I’ve been there, you’ve been there, we’ve all been there.

It’s really hard because you have to learn these skills that are realy foreign AND you have to develop really great fitness.

For instance, what do you do when you can swimming really well for one lap at a slow speed, but you struggle to hold it together when you push the pace or extend the distance?

If you’re like most people, you probably just keep swimming really easy with plenty of rest.

Or you go crazy and go as long and as hard as possible with little consideration for HOW they’re swimming.

Different approaches, same result- no progress.

The first person might have great skills, but they lack the fitness to sustain those skills.

The second person might have great fitness, but they can’t use that fitness to perform because they have no speed.

Instead, you need a PLAN for how to approach your training so you can sustain your skills and execute them when it matters most, in a race.

As promised, here’s the solution

There are FOUR types of training to do.

1. Do it right

2. Do it faster

3. Do it longer

4. Do it harder

You emphasize whichever prefer depending on your GOALS.

We’re going to go into each phase in more detail, so you know exactly what to do and how to do it.

Before we do, I want to clue you into THE KEY SECRET.

As I told you last time, you need to be constantly integrating the key skill exercises into your sets.

They provide the key reminders of the sensations of HOW you should swim.

Without them, it’s really easy to fall back into the wrong patterns.

A quick note- you can work in ALL four areas at the same time.

Just place your focus where it’s most appropriate for your goals.

Do It Right

This is pure skill work.

The focus is on swimming well with no physical pressure.

The speeds are slow, and the distances are short.