Mario Schmidt-Wendling is a Frankfurt-based long-distance triathlon coach with an athletic background in professional road cycling and educational background in sport science. Mario has coached more than 1000 long-distance triathlon finishes over the last 17 years across both age-group and professional athletes, and has recently published a book on training for long distance triathlon.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Different types of athletes, and the implications for training and preparation
-Criticism of the traditional periodisation model and the supercompensation model
-At what point in your triathlon career are you ready for an Ironman, and how much training volume is recommended for doing an Ironman?
-Specific advice on swim, bike, and run training and preparation for an Ironman
-Nutrition and hydration in training and racing
-Heat preparation and the CORE body temperature sensor
-Mario's new book: "Triathlon - Erfolg Auf Der Langdistanz"
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