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Old 07-05-2016
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Ahh - ok, 1:50/100m sounds much better. That's actually a better than average pace (and streamline) for triathletes. It's pretty hard to swim 3min/100m - a lot of wasted effort, certainly not effortless. So possibly the 2000m in an hour includes rest?

A 1:50 pace at a tempo of 1.0 or 60spm would put you around 22-23 SPL in 25m pool - assuming a 5m glide off the wall. Is this where you were before coaching? If not, what changed?

You noted you are swimming in a suit - wetsuit?

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