Paul Newsome, Swim Smooth
COACH,  EXTRA,  FEATURES,  March 2024,  Top Tips,  Training and Technique

Going long distance

Paul Newsome, Head Coach at Swim Smooth, shares his smarter approach to training for long-distance swims

When it comes to tackling the challenge of long-distance swims, the common misconception is to simply clock in more pool time. However, a smarter approach is key to not only improving your performance but also ensuring you don’t end up fatigued and burnt out before the big day.

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