Training talk with Louis Delahaije | EP#301

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Louis Delahaije is the head coach of the Netherlands Triathlon Federation and the individual coach of athletes like Rachel Klamer, Maya Kingma and Richard Murray in triathlon, and Annemiek van Vleuten in cycling. After great Olympic success (the Netherlands were 4th in the Mixed Team Relay, Klamer was 4th in the individual race, and in cycling, van Vleuten took silver in the women's road race and goal in the Time Trial) in Tokyo, Louis joins us to discuss his training and coaching philosophy, preparing for peak performances in Tokyo, and much more.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Louis' coaching philosophy

-Polarised training

-How much "quality work" do you need?

-How much training volume do you need?

-Specific tips for effective swim, bike and run training

-Preparations for a very successful Tokyo Olympics - tapering strategies and heat adaptation

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