The Physical Performance Show: Kristian Blummenfelt – Olympic Triathlete, Super League Triathlon Champion
In episode 117 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a conversation with Kristian Blummenfelt – Olympic Triathlete, Super League Triathlon Champion.
Kristian Blummenfelt sprung to promise in 2017 with some solid performances including his victory in the Super League triathlon series in Jersey. Kristian quickly followed that up with a win in the 70.3 Bahrain Triathlon overcoming some of sports best names. In 2018 Kristian has taken a podium in the Bermuda leg in the world triathlon series and he firmly has his eyes on a gold medal in Tokyo 2020.
During this episode Kristian take us behind the scenes of his training world, his early years along with the highs the lows and the learnings.
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Listen in as we delve into the following:
- What Kristian is learning at the moment
- How Kristian got started in triathlon
- The times that Kristian was achieving at a young age.
- The Consecutive wins that Kristian has had this year.
- The Norwegian Team winning top three places.
- Performances in 2018
- Darkest Day in sport
- Performance Round
- Hardest training session
- Trusting in his body.
- Bucket list
- Physical Challenge – Sleep at least 8 hours a night.
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“When I was younger, I didn’t focus on kms, I focused on hours of intensity.”
“You can work with the best coaches out there but you’re the only one that knows when it is too much.”
“We didn’t believe that we could achieve that.”
“I need to be part of more of the decisions and the plan.”
“Try to make the sprint as long as possible.”
“Proper meal after training and rest.” – Best Recovery Tip
“In the moment and everything is working.” – Being in the Zone
“Learn to listen to your body and trust it as well.” – Best Advice
To follow Kristian Blummenfelt
Episode 286 of The Physical Performance Show featuring Kristian Blummenfelt (Olympic Champion) & Hayden Wilde (Bronze Medallist)
1:00 Introduction to Kristian Blumenfeldt
2:20 What Kristian is learning
4:05 How Kristian got started in triathlon
10:45 Times that Kristian was achieving at a young age.
15:00 Consecutive wins this year.
24:20 The Norwegian Team winning top three places.
26:00 Performing in 2018
31:00 Darkest Day in sport
33:30 Performance Round
38:50 Hardest training session
41:30 Trusting in his body.
45:20 Bucket list
47:08 Physical Challenge – Sleep at least 8 hours a night.
Casper Stornes – Norwegian Triathlete
Gustav Iden – Norwegian Triathlete
Alexander Dale Oen – Norwegian Swimmer
Alister Brownlee – Triathlete
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