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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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May 31, 2018
Beginner Tip 21 - 5 Tips for Pacing your Workouts. On this week's episode:
 
  • Always aim to finish strong!
  • What you do in training, you will do in racing, so go for negative splits
  • Associate your perceived effort and prescribed intensity with race paces
  • Don't fall in the moderate-intensity trap
  • Practice constantly to get experience
 
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May 28, 2018
David Nicholls is an age-group triathlete from the UK who recently qualified for Kona. He shares how he achieved this goal by being smarter, paying more attention to detail, and therefore getting the most out of his crunched-for-time training budget 
 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-How David changed his approach to nutrition completely, which he attributes as the main reason for his success. 
-Improving your knowledge base and becoming smarter in all aspects of the sport through dedicated research
-How David structured his training in general, and his swim, bike and run training specifically
-The importance strength training and sleep and recovery had for him
-How he managed to get his training done around a busy job and having a baby in the family
-Improving 
-David's top tip for age-groupers in general, and those wanting to qualify for Kona.
 

SHOWNOTES:
https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts130/
 

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www.thattriathlonshow.com
 

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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Race-day fueling and The Core Diet with Jesse Kropelnicki | EP#40
The Triathlete's Strength Training Formula | EP#81
What Olympic swimmers REALLY eat - video recommended by David


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May 25, 2018
Beginner Tip 20 - Running Cadence. On this week's episode:
 
  • Increase cadence to avoid overstriding and reduce injury risk
  • Increase cadence to run more efficiently
  • What's the magic number of steps per minute to aim for?
  • How do you practise and increase your cadence?
 
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May 24, 2018
Paul Laursen is adjunct professor and performance physiologist at AUT, he lead the Performance Physiology Team at High Performance Sport New Zealand for both the London and Rio Olympic cycles, and he coaches several elite triathletes. In this two-part interview, we dive deep into all things interval training for triathletes.
 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The three target systems and six types of intervals?
-What types of intervals are most beneficial for triathletes? 
-How to use different variables (duration, intensity, rest, etc.) when planning your interval training
-How to prescribe and measure interval workouts
-Should you go to the well in interval training or not?
-Case study of Kyle Buckingham and the ketogenic diet
 

SHOWNOTES:
https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts129/
 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:
www.thattriathlonshow.com
 

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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Plews and Prof website
Video's from Martin Buchheit's presentation on interval training


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May 21, 2018
Paul Laursen is adjunct professor and performance physiologist at AUT, he lead the Performance Physiology Team at High Performance Sport New Zealand for both the London and Rio Olympic cycles, and he coaches several elite triathletes. In this two-part interview, we dive deep into all things interval training for triathletes.
 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The three target systems and six types of intervals?
-What types of intervals are most beneficial for triathletes? 
-How to use different variables (duration, intensity, rest, etc.) when planning your interval training
-How to prescribe and measure interval workouts
-Should you go to the well in interval training or not?
-Case study of Kyle Buckingham and the ketogenic diet
 

SHOWNOTES:
https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts128/
 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:
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 and get your first box for free! 
 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Plews and Prof website
Video's from Martin Buchheit's presentation on interval training
Triathlon Strength Training in 2018 - The Definitive Guide


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May 17, 2018
Beginner Tip 19 - Mastering Triathlon Transitions. On this week's episode:
 
  • Practise
  • Simplify
  • Know your event
  • Execute on race day
  • Specific tips for T1
  • Specific Tips for T2
 
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May 14, 2018
Can a different way of breathing make you a better triathlete? International best-selling author Patrick McKeown, creator of the revolutionary Oxygen Advantage technique tells us about how breathing can improve your performance in both triathlon and general health.
 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Nose breathing and taking smaller breaths
-Benefits for triathletes: improved VO2max, running eonomy, oxygen delivery, delayed lactic acid onset, CO2-tolerance, injury prevention, and legal EPO
-Health benefits: improved sleep, concentration, and reduced stress and anxiety
-Assess your breathing with the simple BOLT-test
-How to implement the Oxygen Advantage techniques in your everyday life and in triathlon training
 

SHOWNOTES:
https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts127/
 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:
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 and get your first box for free! 
 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:
*Oxygen Advantage website
*The Science of Oxygen Advantage
*Oxygen Advantage free Facebook group
*2 hour instruction webinar with Patrick McKeown
*Simulating Altitude Training video
*Measure your BOLT score video


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May 11, 2018
Special Episode - Algarve Training Camp 20 to 26 May 2018
 
  • Quarteira, Portugal
  • Sunday 20 May (check-in) to Sunday 27 May (check-out). Training days 21 to 26 May.
  • Exclusive camp - only 4 athletes in a private apartment right on the beach!
  • 580 euros, including accommodation, coaching, access to track and pool, swim and run video analysis, and personal athlete report post-camp
 
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May 10, 2018
Swimrun is an exciting sport and a fantastic experience recommended for any triathlete. But how do you best train for one - whether you want to complete or compete? Andy Blow, former elite triathlete and founder of Precision Hydration joins us to discuss effective Swimrun training.
 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Fitness prerequisites for signing up for a Swimrun
-How to train for completing a Swimrun
-How to train for being competitive in a Swimrun
-How different is the swim and run training for swimrun compared to swim and run training in triathlon?
-Swimrun gear advice and recommendations
-Swimrun Nutrition and Hydration advice and recommendations
 

SHOWNOTES:
https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts126/
 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:
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 and get your first box for free! 
 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Hydration, sodium and cramping with Andy Blow | EP#49
How to train for a Swimrun | EP#57
Åland Swimrun with Simon Brierley and Mikael Eriksson | EP#63
Percision Hydration's Free online sweat test
Ötillö Swimrun World Series website
Åland Swimrun


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May 7, 2018
"What's your favourite book, blog, or resource related to triathlon?" is a question I ask all my guests on the podcast. But today I answer that question myself. Ten times!
 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-My Top-10 books, blogs or resources related to triathlon. Some well-known, some hidden gems you've probably never heard of.
-A few bonus honourable mentions
-And some books, blogs or resources that I suspect would be strong candidates for the list, but I haven't read/listened to/watched them enough to place them on my list at this point.
 
 
SHOWNOTES:
https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts125/
 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:
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 and get your first box for free! 
 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Running with Power Revisited - Advanced Analysis with Steve Palladino | 
To lab test or not to lab test with Alan Couzens | EP#79 
Mind, body, and the curiously elastic limits of human performance with Alex Hutchinson | EP#101
Dysfunctional movement patterns, injuries and reduced performance with James Dunne | EP#45 
Structured, power-based cycling training with Chad Timmerman | 
Joe Friel's advice for improving training structure and periodize your way to success | EP#1 
How to use data to get faster with Jim Vance | EP#7 
Cycling Science and Myth Busting Part 1 with Stephen Cheung | EP#74 
Cycling Science and Myth Busting Part 2 with Stephen Cheung | EP#75 
Race-day fueling and The Core Diet with Jesse Kropelnicki | EP#40 
Training with power meters for triathletes with Hunter Allen | EP#103 
Balancing a Big Life with Big Performance - Matt Dixon | EP#60 
Training Peaks blog 
Palladino Power Project Facebook Group 
https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/e/2PACX-1vRwRFiXs6hJgygdwyzT33sDis7a70bICb2kymTs12GhhtkZi_vO5bJdzu-RUTR6953uKPbHSeR2H1yy/pub
Alan Couzens' blog 
TrainerRoad Ask A Cycling Coach Podcast 
Kinetic Revolution with James Dunne 
Alex Hutchinson's Sweat Science Blog 
Matt Fitzgerald's "The Endurance Diet", "80/20 Running", and "How Bad Do You Want It?" 
The "Swim Smooth" book 
"Triathlon Science" book by Joe Friel and Jim Vance
ResearchGate 
"Daniel's Running Formula" by Jack Daniels 
triathlonlive.tv https://triathlonlive.tv/
Bodybuilding.comhttps://www.bodybuilding.com/index.html
Sigma Nutrition Radio (podcast) 
"The Endurance Training Diet and Cookbook" by Jesse Kropelnicki 
DC Rainmaker website 
Precision Hydration blog 
"80/20 Triathlon" by Matt Fitzgerald and David Warden 
"Training and Racing With a Power Meter" by Hunter Allen and Andrew Coggan 
"Fast After 50" by Joe Friel 
"Fast-Track Triathlete" by Matt Dixon 
Global Triathlon Network Youtube channel 
"Endurance Training – Science and Practice" by Inigo Mujika 
"Science and Application of High-Intensity Interval Training" Paul Laursen and Martin Buchheit 
"Cycling Science" by Stephen Cheung and Mikel Zabala 
Purplepatch Podcast with Matt Dixon 


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May 4, 2018
Beginner Tip 18 - How to Balance Swim, Bike, and Run Training. On this week's episode:
 
  • The rule of thumb for how to distribute your training time across disciplines
  • The variables you need to consider when adjusting this standard distribution to be ideal for you
  • Examples training distributions from 5 beginner triathletes that I coach and explanations of which variables have made the distributions what they are.
 
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May 3, 2018
Jordan and Jesse Sorrick are age-group triathletes from Columbia, Missouri. In this episode we discuss how they fit the triathlon lifestyle into busy lives and how they stay motivated and consistent. 
 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The importance of having a community
-Get up early to train: the key to consistency
-How to stay motivated
-How to become a faster swimmer
-Jordan's and Jesse's advice and learnings for triathletes newer to the sport 
 

SHOWNOTES:
https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts124/
 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:
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 and get your first box for free! 

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. 
 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:
-Starting from zero: triathlon age-grouper success case study with Katarina Larsson & André Campos | EP#106 
 

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