Reply To: USRPT with resistance training
Tucker is right. If you are going to do USRPT the “correct” way, there is no need to use toys or do drills. The only thing that is important is race pace swimming and only race pace swimming.
As Doc always says “mixed swimming gives mixed results”. He is referring to what you have suggested, i.e. aerobic odd days and anerobic even days.
That tyype of training is not necessary, again only race pace.
It’s my experience that people are trying to make USRPT complicated, it isn’t complicated at all! Determine your goal time, figure out the time you need to go per 50 and per 25 and start doing the sets to failure each and every time.