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That Triathlon Show

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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Now displaying: July, 2017
Jul 30, 2017

James Dunne is a Sports Rehab Therapist withe a passion for identifying and correcting dysfunctional movement patterns that cause overuse injuries or impair efficiency in endurance athletes.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-How a little and often goes a long way to preventing injuries and reducing movement inefficiencies
-What prehab, mobility, strength and conditioning, etc. you should to stay fast and injury-free
-How to identify and correct dysfunctional movement patterns that are the root causes of your injuries

LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below).

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Send feedback, questions or just wanna chat? CONTACT me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jul 27, 2017

In part 2 of our interview with professor Tim Noakes we discuss low-carb high-fat diets and the role it can play both for general health and endurance performance.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The relation between high-carbohydrate diets and diabetes
-How Tim ran the same times aged 61 as 41 when switching to a low-carb diet
-Tim’s take on ketogenic diets

LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below).

NOTES: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

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Send feedback, questions or just wanna chat? CONTACT me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jul 24, 2017

The Central Governor Model implies that the brain governs how hard your muscles are allowed to work in order to protect them. Thus, we never truly use the full capacity of our body. Professor Tim Noakes is world-renowned for coming up with the theory and proving it in research studies, and joins us today to explain more.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-How big an impact the brain really has on your performance
-What you should do to try and override the perceived barriers
-How the balance between perception of fatigue and a willingness to take on fatigue ultimately determines how much you can push yourself

LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below).

NOTES: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com

Send feedback, questions or just wanna chat? CONTACT me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jul 20, 2017

Dan Plews, PhD, is a world-leading researcher in the field of Heart Rate Variability (HRV), and an elite-level coach. Today, we discuss how you can use HRV as a tool in your triathlon training to find the right balance between rest and stress, to help push your rate of improvement in the sport and give you an extra edge.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-How HRV can help you decide when to do high-intensity workouts and when to hold back, and why that may be better than sticking to a rigid program
-How to use your HRV baseline as a tool to help determine if your training load in a block of training is appropriate, too large, or too small
-The tools, apps, and resources that the Plews recommends using to get going with HRV.

LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below).

NOTES: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com

Send feedback, questions or just wanna chat? CONTACT me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jul 17, 2017

Science in Sport is a leading sports nutrition company that among other accomplishments and accolades, recently partnered up with the British Triathlon Federation to be the official supplier of sports nutrition for all Great Britain athletes. Their products are completely "Fuelled by Science" - developed by sports scientists in conjunction with international athletes through partnerships like that with BTF, Team Sky, and others. Performance nutritionist Ted Munson joins us today to talk about hydration and nutrition requirements and products for triathletes.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Should you choose isotonic, hypotonic, or hypertonic gels and sports drinks?
-What electrolytes and sodium content should you look for in a gel or sports drink?
-Fueling for a sprint distance race
-Fueling for a full Iron distance event
-Protein requirements for triathletes and different types of proteins

LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below).

NOTES: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com

Send feedback, questions or just wanna chat? CONTACT me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jul 13, 2017

Fueling is the fourth discipline in triathlon, but in long-course racing, it's no less important than swimming biking and running. Jesse Kropelnicki, elite coach and founder of QT2 Systems and The Core Diet, has worked with a great number of athletes and made race-day fueling their strength using the principles of The Core Diet. If you've struggled with race-day fueling, you'll walk away from this interview with a clear path for how to make it right.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN:
-How to think about nutrition in your day to day life
-How to reach your racing weight
-How to fuel in training
-What the fuel window is, and why it is so important
-How to fuel in races

LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below).

NOTES: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com

Send feedback, questions or just wanna chat? CONTACT me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jul 10, 2017

Tracking and monitoring data is one thing. Using the data to drive your decisions about how to train and race is a different story. Knowing how to filter and decipher all the information that you have can be difficult and confusing. Training Peaks is the best tool to use for any triathlete using a data-driven training approach, and today we'll cover how to use it effectively.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN:
-Which metrics and data to focus on
-How to know exactly when you need to push or back off your training
-How to measure track your aerobic base and muscular endurance
-How to plan your taper and define your ideal taper down to a single number
-How to reverse engineer your key workouts based on Training Stress Score

LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below).

NOTES: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com

Send feedback, questions or just wanna chat? CONTACT me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jul 6, 2017

Chad Timmerman is head coach at TrainerRoad, where he creates cycling training plans athletes use every day to become stronger and faster. His approach to training is based on science, and he believes training without structure is not training at all, it's riding a bike.

IN THIS EPSIODE YOU'LL LEARN:
-Why training with power is the best way to improve your cycling
-Why high quality trumps high quantity
-How to make your cycling training structured
-THe different phases of your cycling training: base, build, and specialty
-What TrainerRoad is and how it helps triathletes train more effectively

LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below).

NOTES: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com

Send feedback, questions or just wanna chat? CONTACT me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jul 3, 2017

Amy Farrell is a triathlon age-grouper like most of us, with a day job, family, and other commitments. Unlike most of us, however, she is an age-group Ironman world champion. One of her keys to success is great time management, and finding the right balance between triathlon and other parts of her life.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Amy's tips for managing your time and finding time for both training and non-triathlon commitments
-The importance of finding the right balance in life.
-A day in the life of Amy - what it contains and how she combines training, family, and her job hour by hour, black on white.

LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below).

NOTES: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com

Send feedback, questions or just wanna chat? CONTACT me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

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