Mikael and Jack Hutchens answer listener questions on the topic of swim training for triathlon.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Training to translate pool swimming to open water swimming
-Training strategies for 1- to 2-mile open water swim races
-Differences between training for pool swimming and triathlon swimming
-Critical Swim Speed testing protocols and application
-Is using buoyancy shorts a good idea or a crutch to be avoided?
-How to swim easy enough on your easy days
-Flexibility training and strength training for swimming performance
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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
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