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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: October, 2017
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

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).

SHOWNOTES
www.thattriathlonshow.com 

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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?

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).

SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com 

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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
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).
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com 
 
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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

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).

SHOWNOTES:

www.thattriathlonshow.com 

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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
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).
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com 
 
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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

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).

SHOWNOTES:

www.thattriathlonshow.com  

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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

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).

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com  

VIP COACHING: https://scientifictriathlon.com/vipcoaching/  

LINKS AND RESOURCES:
https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts64/ 

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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

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).

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com  

FREE TRAINING PLAN: https://scientifictriathlon.com/freeplan/  

LINKS AND RESOURCES:
www.paradisetri.co.uk 

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Oct 2, 2017

Åland Swimrun - tougher than an Ironman. How did we get along, and what can you learn from our experience to better prepare your race strategy, equipment, nutrition plan, and more, for your next (or first) swimrun.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • How tough is an event like Åland swimrun really? And why should you do it in 2018?
  • Swimrun race strategy - what worked and what didn't?
  • Equipment - what worked and what didn't?
  • Nutrition - what worked and what didn't?
  • Did Simon and I become Finnish Swimrun Champions or not?
  • The best fish soup you've never had

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).

SHOWNOTES: www.thattriathlonshow.com  

FREE TRAINING PLAN: https://scientifictriathlon.com/freeplan/  

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