The best results are earned by the athletes that have put in the work over an extended period of time. They have learned the value of ‘hurrying slowly’ and that you do what you need to get the result without doing too much.
Do you want to look like a 'good' athlete or get the most out of your body and get the best result. Being smart about your body composition when training for Ironman distance events can make a world of difference.
Whether coaching someone purely for swimming or as part of their triathlon training, being at the pool or in the water with them to watch them swim is an essential part to help me give them the ‘right’ work for them as an individual.
For those that have put in a good preparation and may have come down with a late niggle or illness that hasn’t totally stopped them from reaching their goals.