Preparation for a 10 hour swim…

Alarm clock set to 4 a.m. 2 home-made Solo Bars (560 calories each), 1 ham sandwich, 4 chicken sandwiches, 1 flask of Tomato & pasta soup, 1 flask of coffee, 1.5 litre home-made smoothie, 1/2 litre milk, 4 litres of isotonic drink, 500gr. of grapes, 1 banana, 1 packet recovery drink, 1 small slice of…

Calories

For me, a 3 hour 40 minute swim, consumes close to 3,500 calories. I think the standard rate quoted for swimming is about 830 per hour for “moderate” swimming. I consume about 900 per hour with slightly higher intensity. For longer swims like this morning, obviously, speed is fairly constant, (except I increase it for…