Jan Olbrecht is a former elite swimmer, holds a PhD in sports physiology and biomechanics, and has advised athletes who have won over 600 Olympic, World Championship, European Championship and Commonwealth Championship medals. His main drive is to translate science to the level where coaches can benefit from it, and one of the main outcomes of this drive is his excellent and highly influential book 'The Science of Winning' on periodisation, training structure, and using physiology to deliver peak performances.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Endurance training periodisation from a year or multi-year level to the microcycle (weekly) level.
-A methodology for planning out your training structure
-How do perform lactate testing and use the results to inform training planning and workout prescriptions
-Aerobic and anaerobic capacity and power: what are they and how should they be developed?
-Case studies of Luc and Frederik van Lierde, both former Ironman World Champions
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