I agree 100% with coach Ryan post below.
I am at the stage now where they are very helpful to me. After a year of ti training a short interval sets my fitness is good and my stroke mechanics consistent.
Doing a long swim once a week builds my self confidence, teaches me how to swim marginally faster over a long time, and helps me keep focus.
I see it as an important intermediate skill. You have to do 50 or so of them before you know you can do them whenever you want then you can spend more time on the interval sets as prescribed.
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