#201: [Case Study] What To Do When Your Open Water Times Are Slower Than Your Pool Times with Prescott Balch
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My guest today is Prescott Balch. Prescott was recently featured in one of our YouTube videos where we are looking at how can someone can go from 2:10 minutes per hundred down to 1:30. I want to get him into the podcast to talk about his experience and frustrations when it comes to open water and how he was able to manage it.
02:03 Swimming Background 04:19 Don't Try To Work On Too Much 05:44 Steady Progress 08:21 Terrible Race Results 10:34 Frustrations 13:51 8 Week Faster Freestyle Program 15:13 Open Water v.s. The Pool 20:19 Half Ironman 25:23 Starting Slow In Triathlon Swim 26:45 Easy Speed 28:28 You'll Never Know What Race Day Brings 31:51 Always Be Humble Enough To Go To Basics 33:21 Breathing And Relaxation 34:10 Learn To Like Open Water Swimming