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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: December, 2019
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 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
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 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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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 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
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 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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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

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts210/

 

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