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Two modes swim training

Simon Griffiths explains why it’s beneficial to have two modes for your swimming training, which can sometimes mean leaving the sports watch at home

Most swimmers I meet would like to be able to swim further or faster, or both. We could probably all be better swimmers if we consistently followed a structured, progressive training plan that included the following elements:

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I created Outdoor Swimmer in 2011 (initially as H2Open Magazine) as an outlet for my passion for swimming outdoors. I've been a swimmer and outdoor swimmer for as long as I remember. Swimming has made a huge difference to my life and I want to share its joys and benefits with as many people as possible. I am also the author of Swim Wild & Free: A Practical Guide to Swimming Outdoors 365 a Year and I provide one-to-one support to swimmers through Swim Mentoring.