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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, 2019
Jan 28, 2019
Q&A #19 - Does carbohydrate fueling impact fat oxidation in training and racing, and endurance sports metabolism 101
 
  • Does taking on carbs during exercise stop or reduce fat oxidation?
  • The fallacy of the carb/fat oxidation "switch"
  • Effective training is the best way to improve substrate utilisation (and therefore performance) - of both carbs and fats!
  • What we know and don't know about fasted training
 
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Retül - Retül Bike Fit makes riding more enjoyable by making you more efficient while reducing the chance of injury and increasing comfort on the bike. It’s also more than just a bike fit - it’s a way to learn about your body, the root cause of your aches and pains, and how a proper fit will help you achieve your cycling goals.
 
HIIT Science Course - If you are a coach, a sports scientist or student, or an athlete that want in-depth knowledge into understanding the science/physiological response of HIIT, and how to actually apply it in triathlon, enroll in the HIIT Science while enrollment is open 22-31 January 2019. 
 
 
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Jan 28, 2019

Jason Koop is the Director of Coaching at Carmichael Training Systems (CTS) and a wealth of knowledge and experience in endurance sports coaching. We dive into a wide variety of triathlon training topics in this interview, including getting specific on how to improve your triathlon run training.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How much (or how little...) fitness should you lose in the off-season?

-Why you must know the purpose of every single workout and block of training

-How should triathletes structure their run training to improve their running?

-Common mistakes triathletes make in their training

-Current fads in triathlon and endurance sports

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts166/

 

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Retül - Retül Bike Fit makes riding more enjoyable by making you more efficient while reducing the chance of injury and increasing comfort on the bike. It’s also more than just a bike fit - it’s a way to learn about your body, the root cause of your aches and pains, and how a proper fit will help you achieve your cycling goals.

 

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Jan 22, 2019
Q&A #18 - The problems with the Maffetone method and 180-Formula, and should you choose trails over roads in your run training?
 
  • Is there any evidence that the Maffetone method and 180 Heart Rate Formula work? 
  • Why should you NOT use the 180-Formula, and what should you do instead?
  • How the Maffetone method still gets the big picture right!
  • When should you run on trails rather than roads in your run training, and when is the road a better option?
 
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Retül - Retül Bike Fit makes riding more enjoyable by making you more efficient while reducing the chance of injury and increasing comfort on the bike. It’s also more than just a bike fit - it’s a way to learn about your body, the root cause of your aches and pains, and how a proper fit will help you achieve your cycling goals.
 
HIIT Science Course - If you are a coach, a sports scientist or student, or an athlete that want in-depth knowledge into understanding the science/physiological response of HIIT, and how to actually apply it in triathlon, enroll in the HIIT Science while enrollment is open 22-31 January 2019. 
 
 
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Jan 21, 2019

Tim Floyd is a swim coach specializing in triathlon swimming with his squad Magnolia Masters. He has coached both amateur and professional athletes, and over the last few years has used Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) as a cornerstone of his training program.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-What is Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) and how can it be used in a triathlon swim training program?

-What are some typical USRPT workouts?

-What is the anecdotal and scientific background of USRPT?

-How could you include USRPT in a typical training week?

-How could you include USRPT over an entire triathlon season?

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts165/

 

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!

 

Retül - Retül Bike Fit makes riding more enjoyable by making you more efficient while reducing the chance of injury and increasing comfort on the bike. It’s also more than just a bike fit - it’s a way to learn about your body, the root cause of your aches and pains, and how a proper fit will help you achieve your cycling goals.

 

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If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

 

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Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jan 15, 2019
Q&A #17 - Injury rehabilitation, prevention, and physiotherapy
 
  • When should you see a physiotherapist, and why should you choose them over a medical doctor? 
  • What injury prevention methods should you apply?
  • If you do get injured, how should you rehab that injury? 
  • The importance of acting quickly when a niggle or injury strikes - you can save yourself months of training time and a lot of money
 
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SPONSORS:
Retül - Retül Bike Fit makes riding more enjoyable by making you more efficient while reducing the chance of injury and increasing comfort on the bike. It’s also more than just a bike fit - it’s a way to learn about your body, the root cause of your aches and pains, and how a proper fit will help you achieve your cycling goals.
 
HIIT Science Course - If you are a coach, a sports scientist or student, or an athlete that want in-depth knowledge into understanding the science/physiological response of HIIT, and how to actually apply it in triathlon, enroll in the HIIT Science while enrollment is open 22-31 January 2019. 
 
 
RATE AND REVIEW:
If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing
 
 
CONTACT:
Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.
Jan 14, 2019

Sara McLarty is a former professional triathlete for Team USA, with a particularly strong swim, coming from a competitive swimming background. Today, she coaches age-groupers as well as travels as a Team Leader with the USA Triathlon Elite National team to ITU World Triathlon Series events.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Preparation for a race

-Going through race morning

-What you should do while standing on the start line and waiting for the gun to go off?

-How should you execute a great swim?

-How should you execute a great bike?

-How should you execute a great run?

-How should you execute two great transitions?

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts164/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

SPONSORS:

Retül - Retül Bike Fit makes riding more enjoyable by making you more efficient while reducing the chance of injury and increasing comfort on the bike. It’s also more than just a bike fit - it’s a way to learn about your body, the root cause of your aches and pains, and how a proper fit will help you achieve your cycling goals.

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:

 

RATE AND REVIEW:

If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

 

CONTACT:

Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

Jan 7, 2019
Q&A #16 - Recovery and training after races, and training for a 7-day stage race triathlon
 
  • How fast should you get back to normal training volume and intensity after a race?
  • How do you prepare for a 7-day stage race triathlon like the Monster Triathlon, which includes 600 miles of cycling over 5 days?
 
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SPONSORS:
Retül - Retül Bike Fit makes riding more enjoyable by making you more efficient while reducing the chance of injury and increasing comfort on the bike. It’s also more than just a bike fit - it’s a way to learn about your body, the root cause of your aches and pains, and how a proper fit will help you achieve your cycling goals.
 
 
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If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing
 
 
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Jan 7, 2019

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. He is also the man behind HIIT Science (together with colleague Martin Bucheit). In his third appearance on That Triathlon Show, we dive even deeper into all things interval training for triathletes, and discuss practical programming applications.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • What is the cost in terms of fatigue, recovery time, overall stress, and injury risk of various types of intervals?
  • How do factors like age, sex, and athletic ability and experience influence interval training?
  • Practical application of HIIT in triathlon programming - what would be some example training weeks for long- and short-course triathletes?
  • The HIIT Science book and the course

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts163/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

SPONSORS:

Retül - Retül Bike Fit makes riding more enjoyable by making you more efficient while reducing the chance of injury and increasing comfort on the bike. It’s also more than just a bike fit - it’s a way to learn about your body, the root cause of your aches and pains, and how a proper fit will help you achieve your cycling goals.

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:

 

RATE AND REVIEW:

If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

 

CONTACT:

Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Twitter - my handle is @SciTriat.

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