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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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Feb 26, 2018
Stacy Sims, PhD, discusses female-specific considerations for training, nutrition, hydration and recovery.  Women are not small men, so whether it's training or nutrition, you should be aware of these important differences compared to the male college students that are typically research subjects in endurancesports.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Training, nutrition, hydration and recovery differences between men and women
  • How to change your training and nutrition with your menstrualcycle
  • How too much fructose may be giving you gastrointestinal problems
  • Training during and after pregnancy
  • Training and nutrition changes for menopausal women
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
 
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Feb 23, 2018
Beginner Tip 8 - Training for an Olympic Distance Triathlon. On this week's episode:
 
  • Training frequency, volume, distances, and program progression
  • What kind of quality workouts should you be doing in your preparation?
  • Should you add intensity to your brick sessions
  • Examples from Mikael's beginner training plans
 
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Feb 22, 2018
Dean Golich, Premier Coach and Head Performance Physiologist at Carmichael Training Systems, coach of multiple World and Olympic medalists, discusses self-coaching, the OODA-loop workflow in coaching or self-coaching, bias, and periodisation.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
 
  • The OODA-loop: Observe, Orientate, Decide, Act
  • Self-coaching: pitfalls to avoid, knowledge requirements, education, and avoiding information overwhelm
  •  The role of bias in coaching an self-coaching
  •  Periodisation - do we really know anything about it?


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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Feb 19, 2018
Hunter Allen, coach and widely recognised as the co-author of "Training and Racing with a Power Meter" sheds light on how to get started with power meters, how to become an advanced user of them, and shares general bike training tips for triathletes.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
 
  • How to get started training with a bike power meter
  • How to become a "power user" of power meters, by using things like the Performance Management Chart and quadrant analysis
  • The best ways to raise your Functional Threshold Power
  • Example bike training schedule for a triathlete
  • Motion analysis with the Leomo Type-R device, and how it can be beneficial
 
 
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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Feb 16, 2018
Beginner Tip 7 - Training for a Sprint Distance Triathlon. On this week's episode:
 
  • The most important Principles and Priority for any beginner in their sprint triathlon preparations: consistency, competence and confidence
  • Training frequency, volume, distances, and program progression
  • Examples from Mikael's beginner training plans
 
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Feb 15, 2018
Karen Smyers is a coach, speaker and retired world class triathlete who raced professionally until age 49! She has won three World Championship titles, both ITU and Ironman, and placed in the top-5 and top-10 in Kona several times still in her 40s. Here she shares how she stayed so competitive in her 40s. 
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
 
  • Karen's inspirational story, which has plenty of trials and tribulations
  • How she trained to stay competitive in her 40s
  • Advice for masters athletes who want to perform in triathlon, but also balance a career and family
  • Karen's thoughts on recovery, strength training, and nutrition for masters athletes
  • Being named "The triathlete most likely to be eaten by a sharkat the Sydney Olympics" by Sports Illustrated


SHOWNOTES:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 
 
SPONSORS:
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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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Feb 12, 2018
Alex Hutchinson is an award winning endurance sports journalist and author, who you may know from his column Sweat Science. His new book Endure explores human endurance performance limits, real and perceived, and how to push them further and further. 
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
 
  • How there is (almost) always a reserve of resources to tap into, even when it feels like your working at your absolute full capacity 
  • The similarities and differences between different models (the psychobiological model by Samuele Marcora  nd Central Governor model by Tim Noakes) of how the mind imposes limits on the body
  • How endurance performance is "elastically limited" by pain, muscle, oxygen, heat, thirst and fuel
  • Brain endurance training and brain stimulation for improving endurance performance
  • Alex' top practical tip for how to push closer to your true limits
 
 
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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Feb 9, 2018
Beginner Tip 6 - Slow and steady endurance or hard intervals? On this week's episode:
 
  • General discussion on intervals, endurance and technique for beginners
  • The main thing is keeping the main thing the main thing!
  • Introducing interval training in swimming, biking and running, respectively
 
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Feb 8, 2018
A research-based review of nutrition before, during and after endurance exercise and competition. 
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Hydration and carbohydrate before exercise
  • Hydration and carbohydrate during exercise
  • Hydration, carbohydrate, and protein after exercise
  • Example meals, snacks, and supplements
 
 
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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Feb 5, 2018
 
Monique Ryan is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), author of the book "Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes", and has been a member of the Performance Enhancement Team for both USA Triathlon and  USA Cycling. She has a wealth of experience from working with both age-groupers and elites at the very top. 

 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
 
  • Common mistakes endurance athletes make with their nutrition (other than the things we already know about not eating enough veggies and too much processed food...)
  • Is there a place for "labeled" or "named" diets in endurance sports nutrition
  • Hydration - do we drink too much, too little, or just right?
  • Supplements and deficiencies in endurance athletes
  • Special considerations for females, masters athletes, vegetarians and vegans


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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Feb 2, 2018
Beginner Tip 5 - Getting started with Run Training. On this week's episode:
 
  • The goals: consistency and not getting injured!
  • The rules: gradual progression of run volume, not increasing volume and intensity simultaneously, and not overstriding
  • Your fitness: know your training zones, frequent workouts over longer workouts, and high-intensity training
 
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Feb 1, 2018
Mike Ricci is one of the most successful coaches out there when it comes to age-group triathletes, and has been awarded USAT Coach of the Year. We discuss his thoughts and principles on effective triathlon training for age-groupers.
 
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
  • Quality over quantity in triathlon training 
  • Balancing training with a career and family 
  • Why taking weeks off in the off-season traditional base building may be counterproductive for age-group triathletes
  • Beginner triathletes - what to focus on in training, and how to reduce overwhelm
  • Tips for moving up to your first 70.3 or Ironman
  • "Leveling up" and becoming competitive in your age-group
 
 
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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