Show Notes

# 10 – Coach Mikael Eriksson, on how to start and progress in Triathlon: Beginner tips, key pitfalls to avoid, gear and performance improvement

Half Ironman World Championship Qualifier and Coach, Mikael Eriksson, talks about how to get into and train for Triathlon: Beginner tips, basic coaching principles, key pitfalls to avoid, gear and performance improvement. Show Notes 01:00 – Mikael introduces himself, his athletic background and coaching03:05  – Getting started in triathlon06:30 – Different triathlon distances and appropriate …

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# 9 – Coaches Aravind and Krish of “Renaissance Distance Project” on training: mileage, consistency, speed work, strength and mental training

Coaches Aravind Kumar and Krish Natesan of “Renaissance Distance Project” talks about the important pillars of their training philosophy consisting of mileage, consistency, speed work, strength training and mental training. Show Notes 1:30 – Introduction to Krish and Aravind3:40  – How to start run training, and the importance of mileage and consistency7:45 – Importance and …

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# 8 – Part II with Matt Fitzgerald. Matt talks about the 80/20 training principle, measurement of intensity, rate of perceived exertion and intensity distribution

Episode Summary Matt talks about the 80/20 training principle, what yardsticks to use to measure intensity, importance of rate of perceived exertion and how to distribute intensity Show Notes 00:00 – Principle of 80/20 training and the basis behind it4:30  – On what do you apply intensity percentages? Is it time or by # of …

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# 7 – Part I with Matt Fitzgerald. Matt talks about the 5 key diet principles, Diet Quality Score App, Supplements and recent developments on diet

Matt talks about the 5 key diet principles from his study of elite endurance athletes, the Diet Quality Score App, Supplements, recent developments on diet and his latest book, “Running the Dream” Show Notes 1:40 – Thinking and research behind looking at the diet of endurance athletes from multiple sports and then establishing the 5 …

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# 6 – Brenda Hodge, Coach and 2:53 marathoner from USA, talks about her coaching approach, various recovery methods and how to be mentally strong

Brenda talks about her training principles – “Hard work beats talent any  day”. She discusses various ways to recover; how to mentally be strong and her best and worst races. Show Notes 00:45 – Brenda introduces herself4:25 – Key lessons and training principles – “Hard work beats talent any  day”. 1) Increase mileage slowly to …

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# 5 – 2:59 marathoner Yash Muthiyan talks about his key training principles, switch to vegan diet and how he went from a 4:28 marathoner to a sub-3 marathoner

Yash talks about his 6 training principles – 1) Take it slow every step of the way 2) build a strong aerobic base, by focusing on doing majority of runs at an easy pace  3) focus on overall body conditioning thru’ yoga or strength training 4) Pay attention to a diet that works for you, …

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# 4 – Amit Mehta (Founder, Unived) on Nutrition, Hydration and Supplements Copy

Amit explains the importance of focusing on your whole kinetic chain while running and exercising and explains the importance of strength training and how to mix it in with your training. We discuss the concept of energy availability and then move on to supplementation and discuss the importance of certain vitamins like B12, D3 and …

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# 3 – Luke Humphrey, coach and 2:14 marathoner, discusses various aspects of Hanson’s Marathon Method

World class coach and elite runner Luke Humphrey discusses his marathon training philosophy which has helped tens of thousands of runners achieve their personal best. He discusses cumulative fatigue; how the long run of 16 miles fits within the overall structure; why running long runs more than 3 hours is often detrimental to the athlete; …

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# 2 – Sharda & Mahesh (Founders of Sepalika), on foundational aspects of body, nasal breathing, right food choices and supplementation

Sharda Agarwal and Mahesh Jayaraman are the founders of “Sepalika”, a leading online healthcare platform. In this episode, Sharda and Mahesh share high quality and practical advice on foundational principles of body; discuss why nasal breathing is better during exercise; give nutrition and hydration principles anyone can follow; discuss what food and health supplements work; …

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