"It's very, very tough."

When an Ironman world champion says this about a training set you know you're in for a tough one. This is why I headed down to the pool today and did the 'Elevator' set that is part of 2x world champion Chris "Macca" McCormack's training regime.

Click here to check out the 'Elevator' set 

Looooove this pool!

If you're a sprinter and training for 50's and 100's you can forget this set. But if you do any open water swimming or triathlons in the Olympic distance or longer then this set is an absolute killer! It didn't look super difficult on paper but I quickly changed my mind after doing it at lunch time today.

I've been working with Macca for the last couple of months as the swim coach in his MaccaX community. The Elevator is one of my favourite sets in his MaccaX program.

Watch Macca burn in the Elevator set here!


Brenton Ford
Effortless Swimming

P.S - I'm finalising the new Effortless Freestyle DVD this week with our video team. I'm excited about some of the beautiful underwater footage we've got and about sharing some of the new strategies that we've been using with our athletes.