Steve and Dr. Cole talk with?Chris Palmquist?to discuss the benefits of Diversified Training for Adult Endurance Athletes, how training changes over the course of a season and how a?competitive adult endurance athlete trains during off-season. Chris Palmquist is a USAT Level III and Youth/Junior Coach, USAC Level I Coach and a?F.I.S.T. Certified Bike Fitter?with 18 years of coaching experience and has coached athletes to success at the regional, national and world level. Chris has coached elite athletes at?ITU World Paratriathlon?Events and High Performance Camps at Olympic Training Centers. Chris?also coaches training camps for?USAT Juniors,?Challenged Athletes Foundation?and?Dare2Tri. As an athlete, she has numerous top finishes in many sports including triathlon, collegiate rowing, canoe/kayak, cross country skiing, speed skating and road bike racing. Her coaching philosophy is based on trust, communication, balance, achieving top potential and the joy of training and racing.