Andrew Sellars, MD, is the team director of Balance Point Racing, a triathlon and cycling club based in British Columbia, Canada. He is also the co-founder of sports technology companies VO2 Master (that manufactures a portable metabolic analyser) and BreatheWayBetter (a respiratory training device). In this interview, we discuss training, testing, and dive deep into breathing, the respiratory system, and respiratory training.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-A physiological systems based approach to endurance training
-Differences between structural and functional adaptations to endurance training
-Andrew's approach to testing and athlete assessments, and how it has changed over time
-An overview of the respiratory system in endurance sports
-Respiratory training: scientific and anecdotal evidence, and practical applications
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