Swim – Speed (Fast 50’s)

This is a swim session called Fast 50’s, designed to improve our specific swimming speed. Swim speed is a product of our stroke length and our arm turnover. If we want to increase speed, we need to increase our arm turnover while maintaining a maximum stroke length. This session helps us do this by promoting…

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Improve 70.3 Swim Speed

Here’s a swim session I typically performed weekly, especially when preparing for an upcoming IRONMAN 70.3 race. I liked it because it was very efficient; wasn’t overly fussy with complicated pyramids and sets; and it helped me reinforce what was most important to my triathlon swimming. Workout Objectives: The purpose of this workout is to…

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