Arild Tveiten is the coach behind Norwegian triathlon successes such as Kristian Blummenfelt winning the WTS Grand Final 2019, Gustav Iden winning the 70.3 World Championships, and Casper Stornes, Kristian and Gustav sweeping the podium in the WTS Bermuda race in 2018. He returns to That Triathlon Show to discuss his training and coaching methodologies, and how
Norway are working towards Olympic medals in Tokyo 2020.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The testing methods used by the Norwegian team to be able to strictly adhere to specified intensities.
-The training methodology they use, with the main pillars of high volume at low intensity and a substantial amount of work at lactate threshold (LT2).
-What they've changed in the 1.5 years since our previous interview, including more intensity in swim training
-How they are preparing to medal at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, including periodisation, training camps, and heat acclimatisation.
-The differences and similarities between draft-legal sprint and Olympic distance triathlon and non-draft IRONMAN 70.3 and IRONMAN distance racing and training
-Arild's top tips for age-groupers
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