Dan Atkins - Head Coach of Triathlon Australia Performance Centre Gold Coast | EP#217

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Dan Atkins is the Head Coach of the Triathlon Australia Performance Centre on the Gold Coast. He discusses the demands of elite draft-legal triathlon in 2020 and how to prepare for these demands. All along, he shares training advice highly applicable to any endurance athlete, elite or amateur, triathlete or single-sport.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The demands of elite draft-legal triathlon in 2020.

-Training elite and developmental athletes for world class draft-legal performances

-A typical training week of the squad of elite athletes at the Gold Coast performance center

-How the training develops over the course of a season

-The importance and challenges of a daily training environment with group training

-Coaching and training lessons learnt from integrating para-triathletes with able-bodied athletes

-Dan's number one piece of advice for any endurance athlete

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