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Matt Mackey: on Deloading, Tapering, and Peaking in Season in season training peaking

I swam in high school. Practices were grueling; 6 days a week with hours of technique work and long workouts with little rest. I thought about quitting more than once.

But there was always that light at the end of the tunnel to look forward to - because all of that work culminated each year with... more!