Swimming: Does More Effort Mean More Speed? | GTN Coach's Corner

Published on July 19th 2022

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Today we look at three topics. Is there a reason swimming trying harder doesn’t necessarily translate to swimming faster? Can you train your body to use fat as fuel, and we’ll be looking at heart rate and what is normal. More questions? Leave it with #gtncoachescorner under any GTN video and we will try to answer in an upcoming episode! Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us 👉 https://gtn.io/UPLOAD Check out the GTN Shop 👉 https://gtn.io/TeamKit 0:00 - Intro 0:25 - Why Don't I Swim Faster When I Try Harder? 2:35 - Can you train your body to use fat as fuel? 4:16 - What is a low resting HR? 5:56 - Why do meals effect my HR? Watch more on GTN... 📹 How To Swim Without Getting Tired 👉 https://gtn.io/TiredSwimming 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gtn.io/editorschoice 📹 Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show 👉 https://gtn.io/GTNshowPlaylist Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist 🎵 #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #gtncoachescorner The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: http://gtn.io/canyon-bikes Felt bicycles: https://gtn.io/Felt THEMAGIC5: https://gtn.io/TheMagic5 MET Helmets: https://gtn.io/MET ON Running: http://gtn.io/On-Running Orca: http://gtn.io/Orca Park Tool: http://gtn.io/parktool Precision Fuel & Hydration: https://gtn.io/PrecisionHydration Selle Italia: https://gtn.io/SelleItalia Team Bath: http://gtn.io/TeamBath Wahoo: https://gtn.io/Wahoo Zwift: http://gtn.io/zwift Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/gmbn GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/emb