# 58 – Deepak Raj, Co-founder of “Yoska” coaching, sub-3 marathoner and top triathlete, on his coaching philosophy and how to transition to triathlon

Deepak Raj, Co-founder of “Yoska” coaching, sub-3 marathoner and top triathlete, on his coaching philosophy and how to transition to triathlon

Show Notes

01:30 – Deepak introduces himself

03:30 – Transition into coaching

05:25 – Initial challenges transitioning to triathlon

08:30 – How to choose your first your triathlon distance

10:15 – Overarching training principles

13:25 – Apportioning training time between 3 disciplines

16:05 – Measuring intensity – pace or heart rate or RPE or power

21:00 – Strength training

23:50 – Training your mental strength

29:00 – How to be comfortable in open water

32:45 – Running your best in a triathlon

36:40 – Challenges when transitioning to longer triathlon events

39:05 – Recommendations on resources

Follow Deepak and Yoska

Website: yoska.in

Instagram: @coachdeepakraj

Instagram: @beyoska

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

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

Twitter: @BeYoska

Recommendations on resources

Books

You Can Run Pain Free by Brad Breer – Amazon Link

The Power Meter Handbook by Joe Friel – Amazon Link

Going Long by Joe Friel – Amazon Link

YouTube: Global Triathlon Network

Contact Details for Running and Fitness with Raj

Website: runfitraj.com

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email: runningandfitnesswithraj@gmail.com

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Twitter @RunningRaj 

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