Ep 153: Training Load Adaptation for Performance with Tim Gabbett
In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have world-renowned Performance Coach and Sports Scientist – Tim Gabbett. Vikas and Tim discuss all about training load adaptation and how this impacts a runner’s performance.
Tim is a renowned figure in the field of applied sports science, bringing over 30 years of invaluable experience in enhancing athletic performance. With a solid academic background, he holds a PhD in Human Physiology and has completed a second PhD in Applied Sport Science, specializing in physical demands, injury prevention, and skill acquisition. Throughout his illustrious career, Tim has been a key player in the Olympic Games, working closely with elite international athletes over multiple Olympic cycles. His expertise extends across a diverse spectrum of sports, including basketball, where he has collaborated with elite teams in America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.
Beyond traditional sports, Tim has made significant contributions to the fields of circus, military, corporate, and artistic organizations. His consultancy work spans a wide range of applications, emphasizing workload monitoring to optimize performance. With a prolific research background, Dr. Gabbett has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles and has been a presenter at more than 400 national and international conferences. His impact on the field is highlighted by his inclusion in the Top 25 most impactful sport scientists of all time in a study of 8 million scientists published in PLoS Biology. Tim’s unique strength lies in translating research findings into practical applications for high-performance organizations. His consultancy work, grounded in the latest scientific insights, reaches across various sports, including American Football, Baseball, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Handball, Australian Football, and Cricket.
About Vikas Singh:
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
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