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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: January, 2018
Jan 29, 2018
Tap into your stores of untapped triathlon potential using endurancesports psychology. Carrie Cheadle explains how to build mental skills and toughness, and how to use these skills in various situations intraining and racing.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • The difference between mental skills and mental toughness
  • How to build confidence
  • The psychology of suffering
  • Dealing with nerves and anxiety
  • The power of smiling
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
 
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Jan 26, 2018
Beginner Tip 4 - Getting started with Bike Training. On this week's episode:
 
  • Get the right bike and the right fit.
  • Get to know your bike and be your own mechanic
  • Get comfortable on your bike and make riding second nature
  • Be consistent
  • Train for your current ability, not your future ability
  • Establish training zones and start training with structure
 
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Jan 25, 2018

Malcolm Brown has been coaching the Brownlee brothers since they were teenagers to 4 Olympic medals, and been an integral part in developing the highly successful Leeds Triathlon Center. Now retired, we look back at how he achieved all this success, and what he has learnt along the way.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-His greatest contribution in making team Great Britain such a dominant force in triathlon
-How he changed the run training of the Brittish triathletes to make them "run more like milers" when moving from athletics to triathlon coaching
-How athletes like the Brownlees, Vicky Holland, Non Stanford, and others consistently manage perform well in Championship races when it really matters
-What allows the Brownlees to race like they do at a suicidal pace and handle evident suffering so well
-The most important change that has happened in triathlon training the last 10-15 years


LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Malcolm on Twitter

 

SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Jan 22, 2018
A research-based review of nutrition, including overall energy intake, energy balance, and macronutrients (fat, protein and carbs) for endurance athletes. Part two of two.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Protein for endurance athletes
  • Fat for endurance athletes
  • (Even more about) why you need to be a carb AND fat burner 
  • How to calculate your macronutrient needs based on your overall energy intake
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
 
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Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW for 15% off any products.  
 
Triathlon Corner - The new online home of shopping the best triathlon products in the world to great prices. Ships worldwide, and you won't find better customer service anywhere. Brands include Garmin, Stages Power, Café du cycliste, Zipp, Mako, Zone3, Hoka One One to name a few. 
 
 
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Jan 19, 2018
Beginner Tip 3 - Troubleshooting Swim Technique and Swim Training. On this week's episode:
  • Troubleshooting breathing
  • Troubleshooting sinking legs
  • Troubleshooting the catch
  • Get a swim coach
  • Don't just swim lengths 
  • Focus and presence
  • Fitness and technique training
 
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Jan 18, 2018
A research-based review of nutrition, including overall energy intake, energy balance, and macronutrients (fat, protein and carbs) for endurance athletes. Part one of two.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Energy balance
  • Energy availability (you may be cutting yourself short even if intake equals energy expenditure)
  • How the body uses different ratios of carbs and fats to fuel endurance performances
  • Why you need to be a carb AND fat burner! 
  • Carbohydrate for endurance athletes
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
 
SPONSORS:
Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW for 15% off any products.  
 
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Jan 15, 2018
Steve Palladino is a running coach at Palladino Power Project specializing in running with power. In this episode we go deep into some advanced concepts in the analysis you can do with running power meter data.

 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Palladino Power Project training zones
  • Training Load Quantification with running power meters
  • Running effectiveness, its uses, and how to improve it
  • Leg spring stiffness, its uses, and how to improve it
  • Analysis in Stryd Powercenter, WKO4, Training Peaks, or spreadsheets?
 

SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 

SPONSORS:
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Jan 12, 2018
Beginner Tip 2 - an episode series on That Triathlon Show specifically for beginners. On this week's episode:
 
  • Why is it good to do a sprint triathlon as your first triathlon event? 
  • In what situations does it make sense to start with a longer event?
  • Listener question: is strength training and crossfit compatible with triathlon training?
 
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Jan 11, 2018
Coach and double Olympic athlete Kate Roberts from South Africa discusses how to get the most out of your triathlon training by training smarter (not necessarily more), managing time better, and by staying consistent through goal-setting. 
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • It's not just about the time you train, but how you use that time and the focus you put into it.
  • Better time management with weekly and daily planning
  • Goal-setting as a key driver to keep you consistent when you mightotherwise stay in bed
  • How to make hard efforts manageable by focusing on differentinternal and form cues
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com

 
SPONSORS:
Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW for 15% off any products.  
 
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Jan 8, 2018
What do we know from science about training to improve three of the greatest determinants of running performance; VO2max, the aerobic threshold, and running economy? This episode is about hard evidence from training intervention studies, not anecdotal evidence and best practises. 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • The impact of training volume, threshold training, VO2max training, and more, on VO2max
  • What works best for improving the aerobic threshold? Trainingbelow the aerobic threshold, at the aerobic threshold, or at the anaerobic threshold or VO2max?
  • Does training volume, high-intensity interval training, and strength training improve running economy?
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
SPONSORS:
Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW for 15% off any products.  
 
Triathlon Corner - The new online home of shopping the best triathlon products in the world to great prices. Ships worldwide, and you won't find better customer service anywhere. Brands include Garmin, Stages Power, Café du cycliste, Zipp, Mako, Zone3, Hoka One One to name a few. 
 
 
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Jan 5, 2018
Beginner Tip 1 - a new episode series on That Triathlon Show specifically for beginners. On this week's episode:
  • Background and introduction to the new episode series. 
  • Send in your topic suggestions and questions for the series!
  • How to structure your training phases if you start training in January and have a goal race in the summer with preparation, base training, a build phase, and a peak phase.
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Jan 4, 2018
Cycling aerodynamics and rolling resistance is almost like a discipline of its own that triathletes need to master in order to be faster. Sebastian Schluricke of Aerotune breaks down the time savings per money spent on different equipment upgrades, to help you create a bang-for-buck shopping list. 

 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
 
  • How having the right tires is almost off the charts in terms of minutes saved per money spent
  • What tire pressure should you really be using?
  • How much time can can save per kg you get rid of on yourself,your bike and your equipment on a typical Ironman course. The answer is probably a lot less than you may think.
  • Toppriority aerodynamic upgrades to make in terms of time saved per money spent
  • The mistakes triathletes make with their water bottle setup
  • How much time are you throwing away in an Ironman because you didn't get a bike fit?
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com

 
SPONSORS:
Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW for 15% off any products.  
 
Ventum - The ultimate triathlon bikes, using technology from fighterjets 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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Jan 1, 2018
Keith Rieger is the founder and event director of KonaFive - racing the Kona Ironman 5 days in a row, back to back. Tune in for his training and racing tips for ultra triathlons, and to hear what the KonaFive is all about. Plus, as an Xterra Trail Running World Champion, he also shares his best triathlon running advice. 

 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • KonaFive - training for and racing the Hawaii Ironman five days in a row
  • How you don't need to be super human or even train that much to get into ultra triathlons
  • Keith's typical training week when preparing for KonaFive
  • Ultra triathlon racing tips: pacing, nutrition, and sleep
  • Using eggs in smoothies and oatmeal
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com

 
SPONSORS:
Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW for 15% off any products.  
 
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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