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The one triathlon show focusing on practical and actionable advice that you can use in your own triathlon training and racing. New episodes are released twice per week. The episode types are interview episodes with the greatest and smartest people in triathlon and endurance sports, and solo episodes with host Mikael Eriksson where you'll learn tactics and strategies you can apply in your triathlon training and racing, and all things swim, bike and run. All episodes, both interview and solo episodes, are produced with the goal in mind of giving age-group triathletes actionable advice. That Triathlon Show is brought to you by www.scientifictriathlon.com and is hosted by Mikael Eriksson. Learn more about That Triathlon Show at www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/
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Dec 28, 2017
Magnus Bäckstedt is a former professional cyclist (and Paris-Roubaix winner) turned cycling and triathlon coach. We discuss some evergreen triathlon bike training questions, as well as how he managed to  improve his swimming and running so quickly that he qualified for Kona within 8 months of starting triathlon.

 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Indoor vs. outdoor cycling in triathlon training
  • Intensity vs. volume
  • How important are power meters and if you don't have one, can you get by on heart rate?
  • Mistakes triathletes make in their bike training
  • Rapid swim and run improvements with no background in the sports
 

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Dec 25, 2017
Brendan Scott, PhD, explains how blood flow restriction training (BFR) in resistance and endurance training may benefit triathletes. Heavy-weight results for light-weight work? BFR could make this a reality. 

 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
 
  • The Benefits of Blood Flow Restriction training
  • How to apply it in practice
  • Potential drawbacks and concerns
  • Who are prime candidates for using BFR
  • What are its potential benefits in endurance training as opposed to resistance training


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Dec 21, 2017
Xert is a training and analysis software that takes use of power data to the next level. In training and fitness analysis, training planning and fitness prediction, and real-time training and racing. Armando Mastracci, founder, and Stephen Cheung, chief sport scientist, join us to discuss how triathletes can benefit from the platform.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Maximal Power Available (MPA) and its use in real-time as well as training planning
  • Moving away from training zones, and towards Focus and Strain
  • Fitness signatures and moving away from the need of formal testing
  • Planning training and workouts to precisely predict fitness changes
  • The adaptive training adviser
 
 
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Dec 18, 2017
Roger Schmitz of Moxy, discusses next-generation physiological measurements for endurance athletes: muscle oxygen saturation, SmO2. This can already be done today at testing facilities or day to day in all training sessions, with the small and handy Moxy device. 
 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
 
  • Why measuring SmO2 to establish training zones and use in real-time is physiologically the most direct way to know what's happening in your body at different intensities any given day
  • How using SmO2 and Moxy is different from traditional lactate testing or metabolic testing
  • How using the Moxy device has helped athletes massively increase the number of intervals they can do in high-intensity workouts
  • Measuring SmO2 to determine your exact your physiological limiters - oxygen delivery, utilisation or even cardiac or respiratory function


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Ventum - The ultimate triathlon bikes, using technology from fighter jets and Formula One race cars. Easier to build, pack, and travel with than any other tri bike. Get 110% of the value of your old bike towards the purchase of a new Ventum bike. 
 
 
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Dec 14, 2017
 
It's not easy knowing how  to plan and structure your triathlon training. And failing to do so is a recipe for not improving. Fortunately, this episode will be your complete, easy-to-follow guide for how to go about planning you training and creating an effective training program.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • The cornerstones of your training program: consistency, moderation, progression and periodisation
  • How much should you train
  • Weekly planning and distributing workouts within a week
  • What types of workouts you should be doing in which phases of the program
  • Periodisation
  • An example program for beginners training for a sprint triathlon


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Dec 11, 2017
Mark Elliott is Triathlon New Zealand's High Performance Director. With a long background in high-performance sports and countless championships medal under his leadership in triathlon and cycling, he is the perfect person to talk athlete development. 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Triathlon New Zealand's high-performance initiative
  • Long-term athlete development
  • The three most important traits of any triathlete: elite or age-grouper
  • What age-gropers can learn from high-performance sports (that they aren't currently doing)
  • Advice for parents of kids doing triathlon or endurance sports
 
 
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Ventum - The ultimate triathlon bikes, using technology from fighter jets and Formula One race cars. Easier to build, pack, and travel with than any other tri bike. Get 110% of the value of your old bike towards the purchase of a new Ventum bike. 
 
 
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Dec 7, 2017
Steven Kotler is a world-leading expert on flow, a speaker, and a best-sellign author. He explains how flow, a state of optimal consciousness where we feel our best and perform our best, is at the core of great athletic accomplishments (as well as creative or scientific ones), and is something very much trainable and attainable for any triathlete.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
 
  •  What is Flow and how does it work?
  •                                                                                                                                 How it helps athletes perform better in races and get more out of training by (among other things) accelerating learning, reducing pain and increasing muscle strength
  • The Flow Triggers that can give rise to flow and some special tricks you can use to push you over the edge
  • How long you can expect a flow state to last, and how frequently you can achieve it


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Dec 4, 2017
This is the ultimate guide to strength training for triathletes. I explain the why, how, when and any other questions you can think of related to strength training for triathletes. One thing is clear - strength training, when done right, has massive benefits for triathletes. This guide will teach you how to get it right. 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Triathlon, running, and cycling performance benefits from strength training
  • What type of strength training to do - heavy-weight, low-weight, explosive, or plyometrics?
  • What order to do strength and endurance training in
  • An example strength training program (the Mikael Eriksson Formula)
  • How to plan you're training so you don't get interference effects between strength training and endurance training


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                 Ventum - The ultimate triathlon bikes, using technology from fighter jets and Formula One race cars. Easier to build, pack, and travel with than any other tri bike. Get 110% of the value of your old bike towards the purchase of a new Ventum bike. 


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Nov 30, 2017
Professor John Brewer, author of "Running Science", discusses some of the most commonly discussed topics in running and what science has shown to be true (and not) about them.

 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Running form and technique
  • The "best" way to train - intensity and volume distributions
  • How body weight impacts running performance
  • How age impacts running performance
  • Recovery requirements from different kinds of runs
 
 
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Nov 27, 2017
Have you considered getting a lactate test or respiratory test in an exercise physiology lab? Or maybe you already did the test but don't know what to do with the results? Alan Couzens, M.Sc., sheds light on all things lab testing for triathletes.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Different kinds of lab tests and what you get from them
  • Who should consider doing a lab test? Are they worth the investment?
  • How do lab tests compare to classic time trial field test like a 20-minute Functional Threshold Power test?
  • How do you use training zones based on lab tests?
  • How you can get and use your fat metabolism results, and how critical this result is
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
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Ventum - The ultimate triathlon bikes, using technology from fighter jets and Formula One race cars. Easier to build, pack, and travel with than any other tri bike. Get 110% of the value of your old bike towards the purchase of a new Ventum bike. 
 
 
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Nov 23, 2017
Listener questions and answers. I answer some of the triathlon questions you have been sending in over the last couple of months.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • How to structure in recovery in your training plan
  • Polarised training 
  • LCHF (as taught by past guest Tim Noakes) or the Core Diet (as taught by past guest Jesse Kropelnicki)?
  • Swim training: what to do when my pool is far away? And how to practise technique and drills?
  • Which indoor bike trainer and trainer software should I get?
 
 
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Nov 20, 2017
How do you create a plan for significant bike improvement? What's the planning process like, what specific training elements do you need, and how important is aerodynamics and bike position? Matt Bottrill, legendary time trialist and successful coach shares his thoughts on these questions. 
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • The steps Matt took when coaching Tim Don to the fastest Ironman in history
  • How you can mimic that same process using the following steps: initial assessments, action plan, execution and monitoring
  • The key aspects of being aerodynamic and still producing power
  • Matt's top-3 bike training tips for age-group triathletes

SHOWNOTES:
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Nov 16, 2017
What does it take to qualify for the Ironman World Championships in Kona? Coach Russell Cox has put together detailed Kona qualifying statistics to help answer that question in actual numbers and race times.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • How qualifying slots are allocated between races
  • General trends in how the competitiveness of qualifying is changing
  • Are there easier and more difficult races to qualify at?
  • Results required to qualify in some example age groups
  • Results required to win, place in the top-20, and median times at the World Championships themselves if you manage to get there.

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Nov 13, 2017
Part two of the interview with Stephen Cheung, PhD, co-editor of "Cycling Science". Stephen discusses key cycling questions and what we know and don't know about them from an evidence-based standpoint, while still making it understandable and actionable. He might even bust some myths.
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • (The science of) Pedaling technique
  • (The science of) Cadence
  • (The science of) Pacing
  • (The science of) Strength training and cycling
 
 
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Nov 9, 2017
Stephen Cheung, PhD, is the co-editor of the newly released book "Cycling Science". He discusses key cycling questions and what we know and don't know about them from an evidence-based standpoint, while still making it understandable and actionable. He might even bust some myths.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • (The science of) Cycling body types
  • (The science of) Bike fitting
  • (The science of) Aerodynamics
  • (The science of) Rolling resistance

 

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www.thattriathlonshow.com


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Nov 6, 2017
Stephan Guyenet, PhD, explains how our appetites and food choices are led astray by ancient, instinctive brain circuits that play by the rules of a survival game that no longer exists. And these circuits don’t care about how you look in a trisuit next summer.
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The Food Reward system
-The brains valuation of food and Optimal Foraging Theory
-Delay Discounting and the Stanford Marshmallow experiment
-How the lipostat works against your attempts to reduce body fat
-Satiety, and the factors that can increase (and decrease) our satiety per calorie
 
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The Hungry Brain 
Examine.com Research Digest
 
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Nov 2, 2017
WKO4 is a powerful analytics software that can model your entire physiology very accurately. This in turn gives you the insights needed to plan your training optimally to achieve your best performances possible.
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • The Power Duration Model
  • Key features for triathletes: Stamina, Time To Exhaustion, and Individualized training zones
  • WKO4 for running with power
  • How to use the information from WKO4 to drive training decisions.
 
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Oct 30, 2017

There's a lot of confusion around the concept of thresholds in endurance sports and triathlon. In this episode you'll get a clear and concise explanation that will help you understand thresholds once and for all.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • What the terms aerobic threshold, anaerobic threshold, lactate threshold, ventilatory threshold, functional threshold, and other related terms really mean
  • How the thresholds relate to your training
  • How the thresholds relate to your racing
  • Why it is important to understand the thresholds to train optimally for your event-specific limiters

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Oct 26, 2017

How do you structure your swim training as a triathlete to improve your fitness, technique, and performance? Rory Buck, retired international level swimmer and experienced triathlon swim coach gives his recipe for triathlon swim training.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • How many times per week should you swim?
  • How much should you focus on technique training and how much on fitness?
  • What kind of sets should you use to improve fitness?
  • How do you structure the technique part of your workouts and don't waste your time with mindless drill training?

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Oct 23, 2017
Round-up of what 3 of the most renowned coaches in triathlon swimming think about 12 classic swimming drills. 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Paul Newsome's, Sheila Taormina's and Gerry Rodrigues' opinions of 12 of the most common swimming drills
  • What the reasoning behind doing some of these drills is (for some coaches...)
  • ...and why others may think they're a waste of time
  • What you have to keep in mind when you decide to do a drill, no matter what drill it is
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Oct 19, 2017

Block periodisation has the potential to be a more effective approach to periodisation than all others for advanced triathletes.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • What is block periodisation, and how is it different from traditional periodisation
  • How can triathletes apply block periodisation to their training
  • Who should consider using block periodisation in their training
  • Research studies showing the superiority of block periodisation over traditional periodisation
  • Question marks around and limitations of block periodisation

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Oct 16, 2017
Learn how to spend less money on triathlon. These 5 tips show cover a variety of ways that will help you better hold onto your hard-earned ca$h and not let it slip into the bottomless triathlon hole. 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Racing less and racing different races
  • The importance of bike maintenance to save money
  • Not needing smart trainers, power meters, or even GPS-watches
  • Buying what you need cheaper by choosing better sources and timing
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Oct 12, 2017

These 7 mistakes that many beginner triathletes make can be the difference between a great race experience and fast fitness improvements versus a not-so-great experience and stagnation.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • Doing too much too soon
  • The importance of consistency
  • Learning how to pace yourself
  • Learning proper form and technique
  • Prioritising training across the three disciplines
  • Training in the Grey Zone
  • Why you must have a race plan

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Oct 9, 2017

Goal-setting and self-coaching for the beginner, improving, and advanced triathlete. What to do at each of these stages of your triathlon journey.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • Setting SMART goals but keeping it simple
  • Long-term and short-term goals
  • Why you should never include actions in your goals
  • Self-coaching for beginners, improvers, and advanced athletes
  • Should you use a templated program or work from scratch?
  • Words of warning on social media coaching and copying someone else's program

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Oct 5, 2017

A triathlon training talk with Simon Brierley. Tips for the beginner, improving, and advanced triathlete.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • The attributes of successful (however you define success) age-group athletes
  • Common mistakes age-group triathletes make
  • Swimming tips for beginners, improvers, and advanced triathletes
  • Cycling tips for beginners, improvers, and advanced triathletes
  • Running tips for beginners, improvers, and advanced triathletes

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