Train based on your goals, experience, and available time and equipment. There's no 10 week program cookie cutter approach when you're working with your online coach. Your coach gets to know you and builds a program based on your history, goals, and schedule. Working with your coach the program is updated based on how you're progressing.
Your workouts should help get you one step closer to your goals. As the saying goes, you can only fill your cup so full before it overflows and can no longer hold its contents. If you have limited training time and energy, you want to use make sure you're spending time doing things that will help you get the most out of training.
Your coach is there to help you. Get your questions answered and feel confident about what you're doing. Regular check-ins with your coach helps you through those tough moments where motivation is hard to come by or life happens and plans need to be adapted.
Working with someone else helps keep you on track. Your coach is there not only to give you workouts, but to help you with strategies to keep your head in the game and your eyes on the prize when things get tough.
PT sessions can be expensive and this can often limit people to the program they can afford, not what is best to help achieve their goals. Working with your coach remotely allows you to train what's best for you on your time, without adding on to your monthly expenses.
Swimming is a simple sport but often difficult to improve. Optimize your training to bring out your best on race day when it counts.
Strength is one of the main physical qualities that other qualities are based upon. Optimize your training out of the water to maximize your performance in the pool.
Submit a video of your swimming for technique feedback and breakdown. Learn what you're doing, why you're doing it and how you can improve it.
Working with a coach online is a great option for people that want the help and guidance of a professional while having the flexibility of training on their own schedule. Your coach 1) helps you assess your goals and needs, 2) provides your with personalized workouts and training programs, and 3) helps coach, support, and keeps you accountable.