I thought it might be useful through some of the things that I am tweaking, adjusting and changing with my own swimming that you may find useful in your own swimming. 00:36 Changing Habits and Having a Good Routine02:55 Starting The Day The Right Way05:50 Training Harder and Longer Sessions06:17 Expanding Skillset and Boundaries10:03 Listening […]
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In this episode, Chuck, who joined the Effortless Swimming Membership a couple of years ago, shares about his swimming experience, his hesitation in joining the membership, and how he has significantly improved over the years. 01:06 Joining Effortless Swimming Membership 04:23 Putting Attention To More Important Things 08:52 It’s all about “Reduce Drag, Increase Propulsion” […]
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Karsten Weber is one of our members in our Effortless Swimming Membership program. His experience in swimming mostly involved breaststroke and diving and never did freestyle swimming. Join us as he talks about his journey from barely making 25 meters to swimming at 1:47/ 100m. 00:58 Swimming Background01:53 Joining Ironman After A Heart Attack04:57 “Never […]
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Here’s the third installment of our podcast episode with Sam Fenton. In this episode, Sam discussed what is Deep Core, the muscles that are involved in strengthening the deep core, and some exercises to improve it. 1:11 What Is Deep Core?3:17 Stability Of Pelvis4:11 Inter-Abdominal Pressure6:40 Cross fitters Destroying Their Joints and Back08:48 Serape Effect11:34 […]
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Welcome to Part 2 of our podcast episode with Sam Fenton. In this episode, Sam talked about the importance of having ankle strength and flexibility; and how can you improve your stiff ankles. 05:15 Why Underwater Dolphin Kick?06:15 Ankle Strength And Flexibility07:43 Range And Strength10:00 How Do You Improve Range And Strength?13:18 Need To Have […]
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Sam Fenton is the High-Performance Manager of Control High Performance, he has been involved with sports for close to 20 years now and is in charge of Strength and Conditioning/ Performance programs. Sam will be joining us for a three-part podcast, for the next episodes, Sam and I will be talking about: Part 2:Transforming Your […]
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In this episode, I want to give you my take about Total Body Force swimming by Brett Sutton. He is a coach of multiple Olympians and Kona Champions, he has a huge history of success in having and developing good swimmers as triathlete. He wrote this three-part article on Total Bodu Force Swimming which is […]
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My guest in this episode is Ryan Twist, a Podiatrist from Bayswater Foot and Ankle Clinic. Anyone who is listening who wants to get into running or they have been running and they have found themselves injured, this episode is for you. 01:13 People Are Starting to Pick Up Running And Walking 02:49 What Are […]
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Shawn is an Ironman triathlete based in Nova Scotia, Canada. A year ago, he started some changes in his stroke, and in the course over the last year, he has effectively gone from a 2:25 per hundred paces down to 1:31 per hundred. Shawn will share how he has done that, what changes he’s made […]
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Melissa Urie is the first woman to complete 895km Uberman Ultra-Triathlon. In this podcast episode, she shares her experience during the race, doing training, and getting through the race with the use of mental strategies to survive the tough times. 5:22 Training For Uberman 10:23 The Power of A Positive Mindset 12:43 Proving Yourself That […]
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Welcome back to another podcast episode! Today, I’ll be sharing my top tips for making your open water swimming enjoyable and more challenging. Listen on in! 00:27 What Are the Drills You Can Do?1:47 How to Break Down Or Structure An Open Water Swim3:37 Don’t Overthink It!3:56 Overcome Open Water Swim Anxiety5:55 Progressively Make Your […]
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Welcome Back! Here in Australia, there are a couple of pools that have started to open, you can book individual lanes for a certain amount of time. So I thought of doing a podcast talking about the best ways to get back to training once your pool has opened. 00:55 Time Frame 01:54 How Many […]
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In today’s episode, we sat down with the author of the book Your New Prime, and promoter of men’s health and wellness, Craig Cooper! We talked about the active approach to maintaining your physical and mental health as you age, how to get out of complacency, and how to start thriving and making steady forward […]
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In today’s episode, we are joined by a lifelong trainer and athlete Andrew Read as he talks about his program 28-day Challenge. Andrew talks through how important going back to the basics is and some of the necessary skills to influence your success at living a healthy lifestyle. 4:19 Creating A Mindset Component5:32 Going Back […]
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We are joined by Dr. Greg Wells who is the author of the book Rest, Refocus, Recharge. In this episode, we talked about some of the things that are discussed in his book. He shares some strategies on why doing less will actually achieve more, how to stop reacting to things and be more deliberate, […]
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Marc Evans joins us in this episode to talk about the possible things you can do at your home during these times. In this episode, Marc discussed maintaining the feel of the water, the importance of mobility, stability, and flexibility. 00:38 Triathletes In Motion 02:40 It’s Not The Strongest Athlete That Wins The Gold Medals […]
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Tim Ballintine is a full-time endurance coach and the owner of Koa Sports. In this episode, he shares about being a coach, finding your passion, not having all the answers and intensity in training. 02:56 Coaching Philosophy 05:30 “You’ve Got To Find What Works For You” 06:17 You Can’t Be All Things To All People […]
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Dan Smith joins us in this episode as he talks about his swimming, drug addiction,building character and his road to redemption. 01:28 Swimming Life As A Youngster 03:41 Burnt Out At The Age Of 14 04:46 It Was More Of An Escape For Me 05:44 What Would I Pass On To My Kids 08:38 I […]
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Joining us in this episode is Jason Cram who is a Commonwealth Gold Medalist, diving instructor, and superyacht crew member. 00:43 Jason’s Background 03:51 Dealing With Missing Out On Olympics 07:15 Being Comfortable With The New You 09:04 Without Swimming, I Wouldn’t Be Able To Grow Into The Person That I Am Now” 09:49 Planting […]
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We sit down with Wayne Goldsmith as he talks about putting emphasis on soft skills when coaching. 01:50 Working On Soft Skills 02:44 It Comes Down To The Way They Do What They Do 03:58 Vibe And Connection Among People 05:23 Building A Team Culture 07:10 What Does Your Values Look Like? 09:00 Identifying The […]
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