Olav and David discuss racing in episode 3. This episode continues to build on concepts of episodes 1 and 2, explaining aspects of racing from taper, to travel course prep and race pace. (00:00) Introduction (01:00) Choosing Optimal Race Frequency (01:59) Setting Expectations in Racing and Mindset in Racing (04:00) Learning from Racing and Race Analysis  (07:26) Racing as a Means of Improving  (08:29) Peaking Frequency and Factors that Influence it (12:32) Tapering (21:40) Improving Your Taper  (25:58) How to Build a Taper  (28:04) Race Pace (29:48) Taper for an Age Grouper (34:58) Specific Course Prep  (38:00) When Should you Ideally Travel to a Race (43:17) Getting onto Timezone and Jet Lag  We know that some of the concepts covered here may be a little confusing so please do send through any questions you have to @santaratech on instagram, via email to ⁠[email protected]⁠ or use the Q&A feature on spotify if that’s where you are listening.  Thanks to the sponsors of the Norwegian Method Podcast: 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: Website - ⁠⁠⁠⁠ Instagram - ⁠⁠@vo2master⁠⁠ Facebook - ⁠vo2master⁠⁠ Twitter/X - ⁠@vo2master⁠ YouTube - ⁠vo2master⁠ LinkedIn - ⁠vo2-master⁠ ⁠⁠⁠ Maurten To benefit from the one-time code and get 20% off the Maurten 1/52 Collection, simply add the 1/52 Collection to your basket at and enter code "TheNorweiganMethod3" at the checkout. Discount valid from 25h Jan 2024-1st Feb 2024 only. 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:  Website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠ and⁠ ⁠⁠⁠  Instagram - ⁠@plasmaide⁠ LinkedIn - ⁠Plasmaide⁠ Facebook - ⁠Plasmaide⁠ 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.