Every Stroke Counts

Improve your swimming efficiency

Victory CoachingOur pals over at Trifuel have published a swim article written by Trismarter Head Coach, Lee Gardner. The topic of the article discusses how to make your swim stroke more efficient by understanding stroke count and how to manage it. The article includes three swim workouts, including the workout listed below, to help triathletes understand their own stroke count tendencies and improve upon them for better efficiency in the water.

Read the full article, Every Stroke Counts.


Swim workout #2, Begin altering your stroke count.
Warm up: 200 swim, 150 kick, 150 pull. 8×50 as 25 non-freestyle (choice)/25 FAST Freestyle
Main set: 16×100 as
• 4×100 moderate-hard effort, defining base stroke count/25 & pace/100
• 4×100 @ base -1 stroke/25. What was your time for the 100? How does it compare to a 100 at base stroke count?
• 4×100 @ base stroke count & pace/100
• 4×100 @ base +1 stroke/25. What was your time for the 100? How does it compare to a 100 at base stroke count?
Cool down: 200 choice, mix strokes.

 

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