Ben Day is a performance coach at the Team BikeExchange WorldTour team, founder of DaybyDay Coaching, and coach of professional long distance triathletes Chris Leiferman and Greg Close. Ben also raced (cycling) professionally himself for 14 years. In this interview, Ben shares his thoughts and experience on many aspects of training and coaching in both triathlon and cycling.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Ben's coaching philosophy
-The balance of training volume and training intent and quality
-Training the bike component for long-distance triathlon
-The balance of aerobic base training and specific training for the race demands
-The importance of the coach-athlete relationship
-Top tips for age-group athletes
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