Thread: Long swims
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Old 12-10-2008
gobbles gobbles is offline
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Great equation for a machine, but a bit tough for mother nature to follow.

To swim well, you'll have to 'RELAX' and feel at home whilst in the water (OW or pool). Are you? I sense panic and anxiety.

4 months to glory is a long time so don't worry, you'll be fine by May to cover your 4K. A 80/20 rule is probably a good starting point for you. That is, 80% drilling and 20% swimming in training; 80% focus on technique and 20% on speed in a lap; 80% confident and 20% adrenaline on race day.

Good luck.
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