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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: November, 2017
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
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com

 
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CONTACT:
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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:
www.thattriathlonshow.com

 
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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?
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
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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:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
 
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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.

SHOWNOTES:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

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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
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
 
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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

 

SHOWNOTES:

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
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
SPONSORS:
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Stephan's website
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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