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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 20, 2020

Dan Atkins is the Head Coach of the Triathlon Australia Performance Centre on the Gold Coast. He discusses the demands of elite draft-legal triathlon in 2020 and how to prepare for these demands. All along, he shares training advice highly applicable to any endurance athlete, elite or amateur, triathlete or single-sport. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The demands of elite draft-legal triathlon in 2020. 

-Training elite and developmental athletes for world class draft-legal performances

-A typical training week of the squad of elite athletes at the Gold Coast performance center

-How the training develops over the course of a season 

-The importance and challenges of a daily training environment with group training

-Coaching and training lessons learnt from integrating para-triathletes with able-bodied athletes

-Dan's number one piece of advice for any endurance athlete

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts217/

 

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Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Charles Samuels is the Medical Director of the Centre for Sleep & Human Performance in Calgary, Alberta. One of his key interest areas is exploring the relationship of sleep on recovery and performance in elite Canadian athletes, up to the Olympic level. In this episode, Dr. Samuels filters through some of the noise surrounding sleep, gives practical advice for getting adequate sleep, and discusses why sleep tracking wearables do more harm than good. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The Athlete Sleep Screening Questionnaire

-Differences between athletes and the general population in sleep patterns and sleep requirements

-Why wearables and sleep trackers do more harm than good for our sleep

-The case for catching up on sleep or banking sleep, and shooting for a weekly sleep goal

-Caffeine, napping, and chronotypes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts216/

 

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Jan 6, 2020

Professor David Bishop is a world leader in muscle exercise physiology with more than 250 publications to date. He explains how high training volume and high-intensity training each leads to particular endurance adaptations on a cellular and mitochondrial level. Knowing about these adaptation pathways and effects of different training methodologies is essential for triathletes and coaches when planning out their training. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The difference between mitochondrial content and mitochondrial function

-How high-volume training skews towards increased mitochondrial content, and high-intensity training towards improved mitochondrial function

-Mitochondrial content may be the more important adaptation of the two when it comes down to performance

-Different intensity levels and their benefits and drawbacks

-Guidelines on appropriate Training Intensity Distributions 

-"Training Low" - adaptations to training with low glycogen stores

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts215/

 

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Dec 30, 2019

We look back at 2019 and listen to some of the very best audio segments from the top-10 interviews of That Triathlon Show this year.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL HEAR FROM:

-World Champions keep things simple: training masterclass with Joel Filliol | EP#172

-Dan Lorang - coach of Jan Frodeno, Anne Haug and Bora Hansgrohe pro cycling team | EP#175

-FTP, VO2max and VLaMax: what triathletes need to know with Sebastian Weber | EP#169

-Endurance sports nutrition: state of the art in 2019 with prof. John Hawley | EP#181

-Polarised training with Stephen Seiler, PhD | EP#177

-Run training of Kipchoge, Farah and Rudisha with Matt Fox of Sweat Elite | EP#195

-Injury prevention and rehabilitation with James Debenham, PhD | EP#209

-Training talk with world-class cyclist Amber Neben and coach Tim Cusick | EP#205

-Anybody can be a Kona qualifier: genetics is not your limiter with Alan Couzens | EP#186

-The top-5 challenges for masters athletes and how to overcome them - Bo Falck Hansen, PhD | EP#176

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts214/

 

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Dec 23, 2019

Dave Cripps is the director and physical performance coach at TriTenacious and Coalition Performance. Dave has worked extensively with both professional and amateur athletes in triathlon and outside of triathlon (including working in rugby with the Leicester Tigers), and here he shares his thoughts on how strength training can and should be incorporated in a triathlon training program in a time-efficient manner. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The benefits of strength training for triathletes

-A little goes a long way - most triathletes can get away with doing only one weekly workout in the gym

-Incorporating certain aspects of strength and conditioning as part of your swim, bike, and run workouts or warm-ups

-The types of exercises a triathlon strength training program should include

-Practicality trumps perfection when incorporating strength training in your overall plan

-Periodisation of strength training for triathlon

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts213/

 

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www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Dec 16, 2019

Scientific Triathlon coaches James Teagle, Lachlan Kerin and Mikael Eriksson get together to discuss different training ideologies. What are the pros and cons of each, for whom might each be more or less relevant, and what are common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid when it comes to training ideologies?

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The Lydiard model

-The interval-heavy model  

-The threshold-heavy model

-The Kenyan/Canova model

-The Trisutto model 

-The polarised model

-The sweet spot heavy model

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts212/

 

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Dec 9, 2019

Coach Adam Pulford of Carmichael Training Systems discusses the yearly training plan for a cyclist, what goes into each training phase, and tackles plenty of frequently asked questions that cyclists, triathletes and other endurance athletes all need to consider when planning their training and racing calendar. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The yearly periodisation of a typical cyclist

-The architecture of mesocycles and microcycles

-The competitive phase and maintaining fitness and freshness between races

-Frequently asked questions: the balance of high and low intensity, scheduling rest, physiological testing and more

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts211/

 

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Nov 25, 2019

James Debenham, PhD, is a physiotherapist, researcher and university lecturer, as well as an accomplished Ironman athlete himself. He discusses the ins and outs of injury prevention and factors contributing to injury development, as well as rehabilitation from injury for triathletes and endurance athletes.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The biology of tissue and tissue loading

-Variables contributing to injury development

-How to manipulate training variables and lifestyle variables to prevent injuries from occurring

-Rehabilitation from injury

-Progression of volume and intensity when returning to training

-When, why and how to find a good physiotherapist 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts209/

 

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www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Nov 18, 2019

Danny Lennon, founder of Sigma Nutrition Radio makes a living staying up to date with current research and evidence in nutrition. He discusses current nutrition trends and what the consensus of them actually is.   

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Chrono-nutrition 

-Carbohydrates and low-carb diets

-The gut microbiome

-Intermittent fasting and time-restricted feeding

-Genetics, genetic testing and nutrition

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts208/

 

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Nov 11, 2019

Walter Staiano, PhD, is a researcher and performance consultant specialising in mental fatigue, mindfulness in athletic performance, and the mechanisms that increase and decrease perception of effort and thereby endurance performance.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How mindfulness training can impact athletic, cognitive and social performance

-How mental fatigue arises, how it impacts endurance sports performance and how to manage and minimise mental fatigue

-What Brain Endurance Training (BET) is and how it has the potential to improve endurance performance beyond the benefits of physical training. 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts207/

 

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Nov 4, 2019

Listeners of That Triathlon Show describe how they balance family and work commitments with triathlon training and solve the puzzle of fitting so much into a busy life. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Scheduling tips

-Preparation keys

-Hacks to find time you didn't think existed

-The overall mindset to this balancing act

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts206/

 

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Oct 28, 2019

Amber Neben is one of the most accomplished cyclists in the history of women's cycling, with two individual World Championship titles, two Olympic games, and recently finishing 4th at the World Championship Time Trial event at the age of 44. Amber and her coach Tim Cusick join us today to discuss the training that has led to so much success and importantly, great longevity and continued success in the sport of cycling.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How Amber's training year leading up to the 4th place finish at Worlds was structured

-Her two phases of training: foundation training and performance training

-The big picture: structuring training around 4-year cycles rather than 1-year plans

-The importance of training progression and focusing on time in zone

-How Amber's training and aspects around training have changed over the years as she has learnt more and developed as an athlete

-How is training adjusted for age, at the age of 44? 

-The difference in training between (elite) female and male cyclists

-Takeaway messages from Amber's training and cycling journey applicable for amateurs and age-group athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts205/

 

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www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Oct 21, 2019

Scientific Triathlon coaches James Teagle, Lachlan Kerin and Mikael Eriksson get together to discuss fatigue. How much fatigue is acceptable to experience in triathlon training, how can you manage fatigue, and how do you adjust training and other factors if you end up carrying too much fatigue?

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Acute versus accumulated fatigue and how they should be treated differently

-Different kinds of fatigue: peripheral (muscular), central (nervous system), mental, and general

-Managing fatigue through training: repeatable training weeks vs. two weeks hard, one week easy

-Assessing fatigue with objective and subjective measures (perceived fatigue, motivation, RPE, performance, heart rate, HRV, etc.)

-When and how should you adjust training (or lifestyle factors) for fatigue? How do you know when enough is enough? 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts204/

 

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www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Oct 14, 2019

Pete Magill is a running coach, author, and the fastest-ever American distance runner over age 50 in the 5K and 10K as well as a multiple American and world age group record-holder. In this interview we discuss the most important principles of improving your running speed, endurance and performance, applicable for everybody from 5k-specialists to Ironman-triathletes. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Muscle fiber recruitment - how to train all your muscle fibers and make them work for you

-Balancing hard and easy running

-The all-important long run

-Hill running - one of the most versatile tools in your running toolbox

-Essential strength and conditioning for runners

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts203/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Oct 7, 2019

Conrad Goeringer is a Nashville-based coach specialising in coaching busy professionals. In this interview, Conrad discusses how he helps athletes leverage their time to achieve their goals and keep improving on a limited time budget for training due to work, family and other obligations.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The importance of training frequency

-How to use intensity smartly and allocate intensity to the three disciplines on a low-volume training plan

-The hierarchy of swimming, biking, and running when time is scarce

-Time-saving strategies to make the most of the time that you do have available

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts202/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Sep 30, 2019

Scientific Triathlon coaches James Teagle, Lachlan Kerin and Mikael Eriksson get together to discuss base training for triathlon and endurance sports. What should you do (and what shouldn't you do) in your off-season.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-What is "base training" or the "off-season" - how long does it last, when does it start, when does it end, and what are the objectives of it?

-Should you take time completely off training?

-Methodologies for structuring your base training

-Common mistakes to avoid in base training

-Considerations other than training to make the most of your base training phase

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts201/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Q&A #53 (Thursday 26 September)

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 top-5 endurance sports podcasts

 

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Sep 23, 2019

Menachem Broadie interviews Mikael Eriksson on The Strong Savvy Cyclist and Triathlete podcast in an extended training talk covering many different aspects of training and practical advice for triathletes and endurance athletes. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The importance of building a strong aerobic base⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

-Seeing the big picture and setting long-term goals⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

-The correct execution of low- and high-intensity workouts, respectively⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

-An example training week for somebody training ~8 hours per week⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

-How to keep your training sustainable for the long term⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

-How to create a purposeful and deliberate training strategy that you can stick to by "motivating the elephant, directing the rider, and shaping the path"

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts200/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Sep 16, 2019

Tim Cusick is the TrainingPeaks WKO5 product leader and the owner of Velocious Endurance Coaching. Tim coaches world champion Amber Neben, road pro Emma Grant, and numerous other pros and age group racers. His expertise in the WKO software and its application in real-world coaching makes him the ideal person to discuss the ins and outs of the new and updated WKO software: WKO5. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-What's new in WKO5 compared to WKO4?

-How to use Aerobic and Anaerobic Training Impact

-How to use Dynamic FRC (Functional Reserve Capacity) 

-The Power Duration Curve and physiological modelling for running

-Tim's coaching workflow in WKO5

-Tim's top tips for athletes and coaches to get the most out of WKO5

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts199/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

SPONSORS:

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Sep 9, 2019

Jan Olbrecht is a former elite swimmer, holds a PhD in sports physiology and biomechanics, and has advised athletes who have won over 600 Olympic, World Championship, European Championship and Commonwealth Championship medals. His main drive is to translate science to the level where coaches can benefit from it, and one of the main outcomes of this drive is his excellent and highly influential book 'The Science of Winning' on periodisation, training structure, and using physiology to deliver peak performances.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Endurance training periodisation from a year or multi-year level to the microcycle (weekly) level.

-A methodology for planning out your training structure

-How do perform lactate testing and use the results to inform training planning and workout prescriptions 

-Aerobic and anaerobic capacity and power: what are they and how should they be developed?

-Case studies of Luc and Frederik van Lierde, both former Ironman World Champions

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts198/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Sep 2, 2019

The next generation of Stryd's running power meter is here, and it can now account for the differences in running power required depending on air resistance, wind, and drafting. Evan Schwartz from Stryd joins us to discuss the new device and the implications of wind on running with power. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How much additional power do you need to produce in various wind conditions compared to a still day? 

-How much power can you save when drafting another runner? 

-How much power is required just to move through still air? In other words, what's the difference between running outdoors and on a treadmill? 

-Is Stryd catching on with elite runners and coaches? 

-What's next on Stryd's roadmap?

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts197/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Aug 26, 2019

Melanie McQuaid is an elite triathlete, five-time world champion (Xterra and ITU cross-triathlon), and coach. In this episode, she discusses the ins and outs of training for and racing Xterra and off-road triathlon. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How Xterra/off-road triathlon demands are different from the demands of standard road triathlons

-How these different demands impact training - how should an athlete change up their training if going from road triathlons to focusing on Xterra?

-Training on the mountain bike and running trails - technical and physiological aspects

-Advice for racing Xterra and off-road triathlons - what are the most important things to consider?

-Gear - what gear do you need and what should you consider when selecting gear?

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts196/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Aug 19, 2019

Matt Fox is the founder of Sweat Elite. A website where you can learn about the habits, routines and training programs of the world's best runners and coaches, including Eliud Kipchoge, Mo Farah, David Rudisha, Renato Canova and Alberto Salazar. 



IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Similarities and patterns in the training and habits of the world's best runners.

-Are there any big differences or discrepancies in their methodologies?

-The mindset of Kipchoge, Farah and others: playful and not too serious in the day to day, but with a clear and strong long-term perspective

-The Renato Canova training methodology: used by almost all marathoners to ever run sub-2:05

-How the top runners and coaches use (or don't use) data in training and racing

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts195/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Aug 12, 2019

The microphone is flipped, and Michael Liberzon and Andrew Buckrell from the Endurance Innovation Podcast interview Mikael Eriksson about That Triathlon Show, coaching, and endurance sports innovation. Enjoy this behind-the-scenes insight into That Triathlon Show! 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The genesis of That Triathlon Show

-How I find the right guests and topics for the podcast

-Responsible journalism, being selective and applying filters

-My favourite interviews from the That Triathlon Show archives and how they impacted me

-What (if anything) are the next 'big things' in endurance sports?

-What's next for That Triathlon Show and Scientific Triathlon?

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts194/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Aug 5, 2019

What dietary supplements should triathletes and endurance athletes consider using based on current evidence? We go through a recent review paper that has analysed all the current evidence to come up with clear guidelines for which supplements are potentially beneficial and which will just result in expensive pee. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Supplements used to prevent or treat nutrient deficiencies

-Supplements (sports foods) used to provide a practical form of energy and nutrients

-Supplements that directly improve sports performance

-Supplements that improve performance indirectly

-Adverse effects and antidoping rule violations from lack of quality assurance in supplement manufacturing

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts193/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

SPONSORS:

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Jul 29, 2019

Lachlan Kerin is an Australian triathlon coach, professional triathlete, and the newest member of the Scientific Triathlon team. He has over 50 professional IRONMAN 70.3 races to his name, has experience from working with some of the best coaches in the world, and among other accomplishments, has set 3 bike course records in IRONMAN 70.3 races. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Lachlan's training methodology - how does a professional long-distance triathlete train?

-What he has learnt from being coached by coaches like Cam Brown, Grant Giles, and professor Paul Laursen

-Advice for age-groupers on low-hanging fruit to pick and common mistakes to avoid

-Lachlan's coaching philosophy and methodology

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts192/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Email lachie@scientifictriathlon.com and mikael@scientifictriathlon.com 

 

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