# 41 – 25 time Ironman finisher and coach, Kaustubh ‘Kau’ Radkar, discusses his journey, coaching and what it takes to be a good triathlete

25 time Ironman finisher and coach, Kaustubh ‘Kau’ Radkar, discusses his journey, coaching and what it takes to be a good triathlete

Show Notes

01:00 – Kau introduces himself

05:10 – How to transition into triathlon and initial challenges

08:15 – Basic training principles

11:10 – How to apportion your training time between different events in a triathlon

14:35 – Challenges of open water swimming and how to prepare for it

17:45 – Importance of strength training, nutrition and hydration

23:10 – Mental training and conditioning

26:50 – Moving from shorter triathlon events to Full Ironman

30:35 – Goals for 2021 and beyond

33:30 – Recommendations on resources

Follow/Contact Kaustubh

Radstrong Coaching

Website: www.radstrongcoaching.com

Instagram: @radstrongcoaching

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadStrongCoaching

Kaustubh Instagram: @radkar82

Kaustubh Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/radkar

Recommendations on resources

The Rich Roll Podcast – https://www.richroll.com/all-episodes/

IronWomen Podcast – https://livefeisty.com/ironwomen/

Purple Patch Podcast – https://www.purplepatchfitness.com/podcast

Trainer Road Podcast – https://www.trainerroad.com/podcast/

Dr. Eric Thomas – https://etinspires.com/home

Triathlon Taren YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1AKDrz2GvLxD29W9tow66g

Other Relevant Podcasts

Episode 10 – Mikael Eriksson –  https://www.buzzsprout.com/273726/4514483

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