HVO = High Velocity Overload

Ryan Woodruff
Head Coach
Lynchburg YMCA

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HVO = High Velocity Overload (concept from Bill Sweetenham), an all out 25y swim from a dive. Cone on return 25 set at 10m from wall. 

One thought on “HVO = High Velocity Overload

  1. Hi Ryan,

    I use the HVO since a Long time – and my understanding of Sweetenham is,
    that this is not an “all out” sprint –

    it is the half of personal best time for 50m and add 0,5 second – so its fast swim with an extra fokus of

    “as relaxed as possible” – I like the term (Wohlfühl-Sprint — feel well sprint)

    Kind regards


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