Inside with Brett Hawke: Josh Prenot

By Fitter and Faster Staff

Josh Prenot captured 2nd place in the 200 Breast at the Rio Olympic Games. He is a true student of the sport.

What’s practice looking like right now?
It’s hard to substitute swimming.
How do you train?
Everyone’s focus is Summer 2021.
USA Breaststroke Depth.
How did you end up focusing on the 200 Breast? Swimming the 200 Breast a million times.
Making the US Olympic Team in 2016.
2 Kicks 1 Pull but do it like Cam Van de Burgh: 1 kick, 1 pull, 1 kick
Reaching max potential.
Chupkov.
Nathan Adrian texts in a question.
Mountain climbing.
Rick DeMont texts in a question. What makes you happy?
2 Breast splits.

Best Breaststroke Sets LCM
Set up the backhalf of your 200 and maintain your stroke rate:
10×50’s @
1:00 all holding 31.7 extra 1:00 rest
10×50’s @
1:30 all holding 31.1

3×200’s @ 10:00 all out from a push.
Josh went
2:17, 2:17, 2:15.

Tech suits 1×300 off the blocks
Josh went
3:20 out in 2:12