Seiler’s Hierarchy of Swim Training Needs with Mikael Eriksson – TSC Podcast #131

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In this episode, Kevin interviews Mikael Eriksson, a top age-group triathlete coach, founder of Scientific Triathlon and the host of the podcast “That Triathlon Show.” They discuss Seiler’s Hierarchy of Endurance (& Swim) Training.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Mikael’s background and how he got into triathlons
  • Steps he took to get to where he is right now
  • His races last year
  • His goals for this year
  • Seiler’s Hierarchy of Endurance Training Needs
    • Frequency/ Volume of training (VOL)
    • High Intensity Training (HIT)
    • Training Intensity Distribution (TID)
    • General Periodization Details (Annual)
    • Sports-specific and micro-periodization schemes
    • Training Stimuli Enhancement (i.e. Altitude, Heat, Energy availability)
    • Race/Pace Training
    • Training Taper
  • High intensity workout and defining anaerobic
  • Letting go of the ego
  • What periodization is

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