Norwegian Method Training

This week's episode is a deep dive into training, David and Olav go into the details of the training process. This follows on from the fundamentals of the Norwegian system, planning and racing. (00:00) Introduction (00:51) How Should you Apportion Training Time?  (03:50) How Should an Age Groupers with Balanced Disciplines of the Triathlon Apportion Training Volume in a Week? (09:57) How do you Decide Whether to Work on Your Strengths or Weaknesses? (17:50) Volume is Multidimensional  (21:25) Power Law (24:18) How do you Apportion Intensity and Volume Between Disciplines?  (26:00) The Problem with Training Zones  (28:33) Pyramidal vs Polarized Models (33:15) Differences Between Professionals and Age Groupers in Training Intensity Distribution  (33:51) Double Threshold Training (36:14) Distributing Volume and Intensity in a Week (46:12) How to Adjust Training When not Recovering  (50:05) RPE and lack of a second dimension in it  (61:46) Intensity Control (65:40) Intensity Control in Swimming  (68:55) Key, Development and Maintenance Sessions  (82:54) How do we Build a Microcycle?  VO2Master To benefit from our unique offer for a Free Assessment Kit with the purchase of an Analyzer Kit from VO2 Master, head to and enter code: OLAVMETHOD during checkout (Available for Online Orders Only). Discount valid from January 4, 2024 – March 31, 2024 only.  Find VO2Master at: On Instagram, Facebook, Twitter/X and YouTube all @VO2master On LinkedIn @ vo2-master Maurten To benefit from the discount code and get 20% off the Maurten 1/52 Collection, simply add the 1/52 Collection to your basket at and enter code TheNorwegianMethod at the checkout. Note the code can only be used twice per customer. Find Maurten at: Website - Instagram - @maurten_official YouTube - Maurten Official - YouTube Plasmaide To try Plasmaide go to the Plasmaide website and use code NMP25 for a 25% discount on Plasmaide products. Find plasmaide at: and  @plasmaide on Instagram, Plasmaide on LinkedIn and Facebook Graphic Design by Georgia Humphreys Introduction by Santara Studios Produced and Edited by David Lipman

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A podcast presented by Santara Technology, featuring Olav Aleksander Bu and hosted by Dr David Lipman discussing the Norwegian method in depth as it pertains to age group triathletes seeking to qualify or already qualified for the world championships.