Episode 5: PT turned Sport Coach with Phil Mansfield

Sometimes personal training and working within sport can be world’s apart. Phil Mansfield successfully made the transition from leading PT and fitness educator to become a successful, elite sport coach.

Biography

As a former high-level rugby player in the UK, Phil has enjoyed a varied career within fitness and elite sport. As a leading fitness professional, Phil trained clients and lectured in education for many years. He has also benefited from coaching athletes across a range of sports, including cycling, running, triathlon, football and rugby. Phil founded the Mansfield Sports Institute, based in Denmark. This is a sport coaching and education provider specializing in the fields of physical training and sports performance.

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Coach Phil Mansfield

Episode content: PT to sport coach

Coach Phil joins us in this episode for a fascinating investigation into the training methodology used within endurance cycling. The discussion is directed towards boosting and tracking physical performance, including:

  • how strength training can play a part in endurance cycling performance
  • primary fitness and athletic factors that are important for cycling performance
  • transition phase cycling training sessions and how these may be structured
  • key factors in avoiding over-training
  • the role of off-bike training in helping benefit performance

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Website: www.mansfieldsportsinstitut.dk

Connect with Phil on Social media:

Facebook MSICoach

Instagram philmansfield_msi

Twitter @PhilJSM

Episode links

Check out Phil’s podcast show to learn more about him and benefit from further elite training knowledge

REDPILL Training         The Red Pill Training Podcast 

During the show we referred to using Garmin cycling trackers. Here are 2 of Phil’s recommended cycling computers available through Amazon:

Garmin 520

Garmin 810

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