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Nov 1, 2021

Russ Barber is the British Triathlon swim coach at Leeds Triathlon Centre, where his sessions are frequented by athletes like Olympic gold medalists Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth. Russ has also coached swimmers on four Olympic swim teams over his long career in swim coaching. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The training and coaching methods Russ uses at the Leeds Triathlon Centre to develop the swim of some of the best triathletes in the world

-Technical elements of the training to work on weak spots in many triathletes' technical competency

-Why he focuses on VO2max and speed more than threshold training

-Example training sessions and weekly structures

-Recommendations for how amateur athletes can better develop their technique and fitness

-Coach and athlete welfare, mental health, and chronic fatigue



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