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Pool Swimming vs. Open Water Swimming

There is a big fundamental difference between open water swimming and pool swimming and it involves not being able to push off a wall in large bodies of water.  If you are lucky enough to have the opportunity to train … Continue reading

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Sample Workout – Energy Systems

This is a sample workout that I swam yesterday. It focuses on swimming easy around 65% to 70% effort level which Clive Rushton calls the Aerobic Capacity energy system. Swimming at an easy effort level with a heart rate ranging … Continue reading

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Leverage your Workout with Equipment

Leverage your Workout with Equipment

Use equipment to customize workouts to your specific needs One challenge of swimming just a few days a week on a Masters team is that there is often very little continuity and cohesion between each workout. I sometimes find that … Continue reading

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