Although running, cycling, triathlon – and the majority of other sports -- are still performed outdoors, indoor training and the digitalization of training both are becoming more and more popular. Even in the professional world the digitalization of training software and performance analysis tools are taking the specialization of the disciplines by storm.
The peculiarity of swimming is that because of the relatively short duration of the races, all the three energy systems contribute to the power production and the overall performance of the athlete. In every single swim race the anaerobic energy production plays a huge and significant role.
Only once you’re able to relate a training program to specific physiological adaptations, you’re able to train in a true specific way and create a training program that targets the adaptation to match your individual goals.