Training, testing and physiology with coach/scientist Iñigo San Millán, PhD | EP#262
Iñigo San Millán, PhD, is the head coach of the World Tour cycling team UAE Team Emirates, and the personal coach of Tour de France winner Tadej Pogačar. He is also a professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he does clinical and research work in cellular metabolism, not only in exercise science but also in diabetes, cardiometabolic disease and cancer.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Iñigo's training approach: periodisation, intensity targets, balance of training and rest, and much more
-Metabolic testing: the protocol's Iñigo uses, and how the test results inform training decisions
-Differences and similarities between multisport like triathlon and sports like cycling and running
-Physiological underpinnings of endurance performance: lactate metabolism, central vs. peripheral adaptations, and more
-Top tips for age-group athletes
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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
* Iñigo's profiles on Twitter, ResearchGate, UAE Team Emirates, and University of Colorado School of Medicine
* Metabolomics of Endurance Capacity in World Tour Professional Cyclists
* Assessment of Metabolic Flexibility by Means of Measuring Blood Lactate, Fat, and Carbohydrate Oxidation Responses to Exercise in Professional Endurance Athletes and Less-Fit Individuals
* Apply for the Scientific Triathlon Training Camp Mallorca 2021
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