Episode 315 is a Featured Performer Edition featuring Javier Gomez Noya, 8 x World Triathlon Champion..
8 x World Triathlon champio8 x World Triathlon champion Javier Gomez is truly a legend of the sport, his Instagram bio is simple. “I swim, bike and run around the world” and he has done just that at the highest level for over 20 years..
Javier has been 5 x World Triathlon Series Champion, 2 x Ironman 70.3 world champion, XTERRA World Champion, 5 x European champion and 2012 London Olympic silver medallist. Javier has also been Long Distance World Champion, his focus is now firmly on the Ironman World after a brief foray into Ironman racing in 2019.
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“You still have to be motivated, you still have to love it, you still have to be hungry for getting results”
“You don’t have to break records every day”
“When you’re hurting they’re probably hurting as well” Mantra
“Fuelling after training” Recovery Tip
“Efficient” Racing style
“Totally focused on what im doing regardless of what’s happening around me” - Being in the zone
“6 x 1km track challenge with consistent pacing across the intervals ” Physical Challenge
“Consistency” – Best Advice
05:45 Welcome Javier
07:35 Javier's recollection of the Auckland 2012 Race
09:12 Javier's reflection on 2012 London Olympics
12:15 Javier’s 2016 Elbow Fracture
15:40 Reflecting on his Olympic Career
21:55 Setbacks early in his career
24:40 Recollection of his First triathlon
27:10 Transition and learnings with his new coach Dan Plews
31:20 His debut long course race in Cairns 2018
33:40 Hawaii 2018 Race recollection
36:20 Javier’s 2022 target races
37:40 Learning about working at altitude
43:20 Reflecting his Tokyo 2021 Race
47:30 Listener Q&A
53:10 Performance Round
58:50 Physical Challenge
Iván Raña - Spanish Triathlete
Dan Plews - Applied Exercise Physiologist, EndureIQ Founder, Episodes 213 & 256 of the Physical Performance Show
Tommy Zaferes - Olympic Trials butterflyer turned Triathlete
Anneke Jenkins - NZ Professional Triathlete
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