Mikael answers listener questions (from Instagram and Newsletter followers) on the topics of season planning, goal setting, and personal limiters.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-How to set race goals (and account for factors like course, competitiveness of the field, etc)
-How to know what's realistic to aim for
-How to track the progress towards your goals
-How to establish limiters and assess if you're training to tackle them is working
-When is the best time to do a marathon if triathlon performance is your main goal?
-How to plan your season when you want to qualify for Kona but you don't know if you will manage to qualify or not
SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:
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ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a unique Dryland Swim Trainer that allows you to improve technique, power, and swim training consistency. With the trainer you can do specific power and technique work, including working on your catch and core activation, and it helps you stay consistent even if you don’t have much time to train. Get the special Zen8 x TTS bundle including the Swim Trainer and a number of ZEN8 training plans and on-demand workouts on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.
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