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Dec 19, 2022

Olav Aleksander Bu is the coach of Kristian Blummenfelt and Gustav Iden. He returns to the podcast (see also EP#264) for another in-depth discussion of training, racing, science, coaching and what makes these two athletes so exceptional. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Going from short-course to long-course and back again

-Key swim, bike and run sessions for short course and long course, respectively

-Recovery between races (e.g. Kristian becoming 70.3 World Champion 3 weeks after finishing 3rd in Kona) 

-An in-depth look into Kristian's and Gustav's swim training

-The importance of specificity

-The balance between VO2max and economy

-How would Olav coach an amateur athlete with 10 hours per week to train? 

-Other age-group related questions: good and bad things to spend money on, training mistakes, do physiological measurements matter...

-Talent, talent development, nature and nurture

-Olav's favourite piece of gear or equipment

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