Training talk with Björn Andersson | EP#296
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Björn Andersson is a Swedish triathlon coach coaching both age-groupers and professionals, including Patrik Nilsson. Björn is also a former professional athlete himself. In this episode we discuss Björn's thoughts on training and coaching, and tips and advice geared towards both age-group athletes and professionals or aspiring professionals.         IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Björn's coaching and training philosophy -Differences in training, coaching, and knowledge now vs. "then" (when Björn was racing professionally until 2011) -Key tips to improve your swim, bike and run training, respectively -How to execute your best on race day -How age-group athletes can fit in training and adapt to it into already busy lives -What does it take these days to race professionally   SHOWNOTES:   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Björn's website and Instagram Intensity, volume, rest, nutrition, coaching and triathlon myth-busting with Dr. Philip Skiba | EP#173 Training, testing, metabolism and physiology with Björn Kafka | EP#286 RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing:   CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at [email protected] or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.
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