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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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Jan 23, 2020
Q&A #70 - Preparing for a windy bike course; Running outside in the cold versus the treadmill; Two-stroke breathing versus bilateral breathing; How to add training volume safely; When to change bike tires
  • How can you prepare for a windy bike course when most of your training is indoors? 
  • Is it better to run on the treadmill or outdoors in winter in sub-freezing temperatures?
  • How do you dress for cold outdoor running? 
  • When should you breathe every two strokes and when should you breathe bilaterally?
  • What are best practices for increasing your training volume safely?
  • When is it time to change bike tires? 
 
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Jan 13, 2020
Q&A #69 - Planning your race schedule; Suppressed heart rate in high-intensity training
  • How many tune-up races should you consider doing in a season before a late-summer A-race? 
  • How should you approach training for those tune-up races to be in peak fitness when it matters? 
  • Possible reasons and solutions for suppressed heart rate in high-intensity interval training: non-functional over-reaching, glycogen depletion, peripheral endurance limitations 
 
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Jan 6, 2020
Q&A #68 - Training zones and energy systems; Effective training with no goal race; Block training considerations; Weightlifting belts, yay or nay?
  • How do "training zones" relate to "energy systems"?
  • How should you structure your training over the course of a year when the goal is to improve performance, but you don't target a specific race? 
  • Common mistakes done in block training
  • When (if ever) is it acceptable to use a lifting belt when lifting weights in the gym?
 
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Dec 30, 2019
Q&A #67 - Back-to-back workouts; Rest days, workout frequency, and dosage; 70.3 race fueling; Fasted workouts vs. fueled workouts
  • What are the benefits and drawbacks of doing workouts back-to-back compared to e.g. doing one workout in the morning and one at lunch?
  • Is it better to spread out the same number of total workouts over more days (and fewer rest days) or less days (and more rest days)?
  • Considerations for 70.3 race nutrition planning and training 
  • When is it ok to do fasted workouts and when should you do them well-fueled with good carbohydrate availability?
 
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Dec 23, 2019
Q&A #66 - Whoop and Halo Sport - the next big things or riding the hype wave? 
  • What is the evidence supporting the Whoop strap, that measures heart rate, heart rate variability (HRV) and tracks sleep? 
  • Is continuous HRV-measurement overnight better than a standardised morning measurement? 
  • Is there any validation for the accuracy of Whoop's measurements?
  • What is the evidence supporting the Halo Sport neurostimulator, that uses transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to supposedly improve athletic performance? 
  • Issues with the marketing of both the Whoop and Halo Sport devices
 
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Dec 16, 2019
Q&A #65 - How much and when to train in the aerobars; Rest/freshness requirements before testing (e.g. lactate testing)  
  • How much is enough when it comes to training in the aerobars/Time Trial position? 
  • Does the amount of training in the aerobars change over the course of the year, or with training indoors compared to outdoors?
  • What type of workouts should preferentially be done in the aerobars versus sitting up?
  • How rested and fresh should you be before fitness testing such as lactate tests in order to get reliable and useful results?
  • Do lactate or other tests 'never lie' or are there situations when you should disregard these test results? 
 
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Dec 9, 2019
Q&A #64 - Base training/Winter training; Strength training and DOMS; Goal-setting for races
  • What type of training, progression, load, and periodisation should you do during the winter months (base training)?
  • How can you minimise and manage Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) from strength training and lifting weights?
  • What types of goals should you set for your races when completing the distance isn't a challenge but you're also not competing for wins or podiums? 
 
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Dec 2, 2019
Q&A #63 - Protein intake; Equipment for home-based strength training; Top books for self-coached triathletes; Recovering from a bike crash
  • How much protein should triathletes consume and how should it be distributed across the day?
  • What are the most essential pieces of equipment needed for home-based strength training? 
  • What are Mikael's top-5 most recommended books for self-coached triathletes?
  • How should you rehabilitate from a bike crash and work on putting back any lost muscle mass from being immobile after the initial recovery period? 
 
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Dec 2, 2019

Andrew Simmons is founder and Head Coach of Lifelong Endurance in Denver, Colorado. He joins us to discuss all things altitude, from going up to altitude for a training camp to gain physiological advantages, to dealing with having to race at altitude despite normally residing at sea level. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The physiology of training and racing at altitude

-The theory and application of altitude training camps

-Going to altitude to race

-Considerations for athletes living at altitude year-round

-Altitude tents and masks

 

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https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts210/

 

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Nov 25, 2019
Q&A #62 - Sprint Interval Training during the off-season; Poor correlation between 20-minute power and race performance 
  • What is Sprint Interval Training (SIT) and why might you want to include it in your training?
  • Is the off-season a good time to incorporate SIT?
  • My race performances and fitness improve, but my 20-minute power remains the same - why is this? 
  • The importance of knowing the composition of power and understanding changes in aerobic and anaerobic contribution
 
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Nov 18, 2019
Q&A #61 - Training maintenance during 15-hour day work weeks; Acceptable fitness decreases from a season break and rate of rebuilding fitness
  • How can you maintain some level of training when certain work weeks are incredibly packed and there's almost no time for training
  • Using commuting as training and setting the right expectations
  • Having sleep as a non-negotiable
  • What kind of fitness decrease (e.g. in FTP) is normal and acceptable after a yearly season break?
  • How quickly can and should you expect to get back to where it was before the break?
 
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Nov 11, 2019
Q&A #60 - Training considerations for time-rich athletes; Heat acclimatisation and maintenance
  • How should "time-rich" athletes with lots of time available to train take advantage of that time? 
  • How can you (and why should you) maintain your level of heat acclimatisation when going away to a cooler climate for holidays?
 
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Nov 5, 2019
Q&A #59 - Base training and long rides; Aerobic threshold training; Lactate meters and ramp tests
  • How to do base training when getting in long rides is difficult
  • Should you train at or around the aerobic threshold, or always stay below it when doing low-intensity training?
  • What is a good lactate meter to purchase? 
  • How long should ramp test stages last? 
 
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Oct 28, 2019
Q&A #58 - Getting a coach, what to expect from a coach, and what your coach will expect from you
  • What should athletes expect from a coach? 
  • What are the main factors to consider when selecting a coach, and on the flipside, which common questions and considerations are irrelevant and useless? 
  • What are the foundations of a good coach-athlete relationship and what should each party bring to the table?
 
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Oct 21, 2019
Q&A #57 - Fueling workouts; Diet and body types
  • How should you fuel different types of workouts (long, short, intense, easy) before and within the workout?
  • Should you adjust your diet based on your body type? (Endomorph, mesomorph, ectomorph)
 
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Oct 14, 2019
Q&A #56 - Running a marathon in preparation for an Ironman; 20-minute FTP-test vs. Ramp FTP-test 
  • Is it beneficial to run a marathon in preparation for an Ironman?
  • Which FTP-test is better: a 20-minute test or a ramp test such as the one by TrainerRoad?
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Oct 10, 2019
Q&A #55 - Improving 5k and sprint triathlon run pace; Running well off the bike and reducing the difference to open run paces
  • What run training structure works to improve run performance over 5k and the sprint distance triathlon?
  • What kind of run training should be done during base training?
  • How should I train to run better off the bike and reduce the difference between triathlon run paces and open run paces?
 
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Sep 30, 2019
Q&A #54 - Jan Olbrecht follow-up: Aerobic and anaerobic capacity and power
  • Aerobic and anaerobic capacity and power - what is it and example workouts
  • Olbrecht's unconventional intervals for boosting aerobic capacity versus traditional VO2max-intervals
  • Building the engine versus race-specific training
 
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Sep 23, 2019
Q&A #53 - Training specificity, dynamic warm-ups, recovery after races, and favourite podcasts
  • How should you apply the principle of specificity in your training?
  • Are dynamic warm-ups before workouts beneficial, important, and/or necessary?
  • How should you recover after races and ease back into normal training?
  • Mikael's favourite endurance sport podcasts
 
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Sep 16, 2019
Q&A #52 - Does compression clothing improve performance or recovery?
  • What does science say about compression clothing's impact on performance (in particular in running)?
  • What does science say about compression clothing's impact on recovery?
  • What should you consider when buying compression garments? 
 
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Sep 11, 2019
Q&A #51 - What are the benefits of long rides? Can you get the same effects by pre-fatiguing the muscles with intensity?  
  • The three key benefits of long rides: metabolic and fat oxidation, muscle fiber recruitment patterns, and endurance signalling
  • Can you replicate the benefits of a longer ride by doing a shorter long ride which includes e.g. one hour of tempo or Sweet Spot work to induce more fatigue early in the workout? 
  • What are the drawbacks of using this pre-fatiguing strategy? 
  • Using work done (in kJ or kcal) as the best way to compare 'equivalent durations' of workouts
 
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Sep 2, 2019
Q&A #50 - Antioxidants and endurance training; Time in Zone vs. Modified Session Goal approach
  • What is the relation between antioxidants, antioxidant requirements and endurance training? Can antioxidant supplementation impair training adaptation, and should we avoid antioxidants? 
  • If I want to calculate my Time in Zone (TiZ) for a workout, what approach is recommended? 
  • How do I find the balance between running that is easy enough that my heart rate stays low, but not too easy so it's just a shuffle with poor form?
 
 
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Aug 26, 2019
Q&A #49 - Altitude and bike power; Aerobic decoupling
  • Cycling power at altitude: how to adjust your FTP and power targets
  • Aerobic decoupling: what does a negative value mean?
 
 
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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 and get your first box for free OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW20 to get 20% off your entire order.
 
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Aug 20, 2019
Q&A #48 - Running and VLaMax; Cutting out caffeine in lead-up to races to minimise caffeine tolerance
  • Strength endurance: why and how to lower VLaMax for running? 
  • Do you need to abstain from caffeine in the lead-up to a race to get the full effect of pre-race caffeine supplementation?
 
 
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ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and performance eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Get 20% off your entire order with the discount code TTS.
 
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 OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW20 to get 20% off your entire order.
 
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Aug 14, 2019
Q&A #47 - Frequency vs. volume of individual workouts; training when sleep-deprived; Training Peaks dashboard
  • What's more important when total volume is constant: more frequent but shorter workouts or less frequent but longer workouts?
  • Should you train when sleep-deprived (e.g. after a night on work duty) and if so, how?
  • Mikael's recommendations for setting up your Training Peaks dashboard
 
 
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ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and performance eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Get 20% off your entire order with the discount code TTS.
 
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 OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW20 to get 20% off your entire order.
 
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