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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: March, 2020
Mar 30, 2020

David Tilbury-Davis has been coaching professional and age group athletes since 1995, helping them achieve 3 World titles, 11 National titles, 3 Ironman Regional Championship titles, and numerous wins, podiums and personal bests in various races. In this interview, David discusses coaching from the coach's perspective - what goes on backstage away from workout prescriptions, coaching calls and training plans? This is part two of a two-part interview. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Defining success as a coach

-Creating meaningful work as a coach

-Remote coaching vs. face-to-face coaching

-Work/life balance as a coach

-Mental health for the athlete and the coach

-Data vs. RPE (Rating of Perceived Exertion)

-Doping

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts227/

 

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Mar 26, 2020
Q&A #79 - How to train when you have only hilly terrain around you and no flats
  • In what types of bike and run workouts should you try to minimise hills?
  • Is sustainable bike power higher on hills, and if so, does it change your power targets when riding uphill? 
  • When you already do loads of unstructured hill workouts, is there any reason to still do structured hill work? 
 
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Mar 23, 2020

David Tilbury-Davis has been coaching professional and age group athletes since 1995, helping them achieve 3 World titles, 11 National titles, 3 Ironman Regional Championship titles, and numerous wins, podiums and personal bests in various races. In this interview, David discusses his coaching philosophy and his perspective on a number of fundamental training-related questions. This is part one of a two-part interview. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

 

-David's coaching philosphy

-Volume and intensity

-Periodisation

-Workout prescription and execution

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts226/

 

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Mar 19, 2020
Q&A #78 - Triathlon and the COVID-19 pandemic
  • How should you adjust training for race cancellations, postponements, and uncertainty around when the next race will be?
  • What can you do to replace or compensate for swim training when pools close?
  • How to approach the situation mentally and adopt the right mindset
 
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Mar 16, 2020

Bobby McGee is a running coach with more than three decades experience of coaching elite and recreational runners and triathletes. He is renowned for his ability to help athletes find their optimal running form. In addition to running, Bobby is also a wealth of knowledge in sports psychology. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The most important aspects of running form

-The ins and outs of changing or improving your running form

-How to incorporate skill and technique work in your run training

-Programming aspects of running for triathletes (volume, intensity, workout types and more...)

-The most important aspects of sports psychology and how to get on top of your mental game

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts225/

 

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Mar 12, 2020
Q&A #77 - Swim, bike and run field tests: pros and cons of various options and which ones to choose
  • Pros and cons of swim field tests: CSS-test (400 and 200 m Time Trials) and 1000 m Time Trial
  • Pros and cons of bike field tests: 20-minute TT, 20 km TT, Ramp test, Critical Power tests
  • Pros and cons of run field tests: 20-minute TT, Cooper Test (12-minute TT), Critical Power tests 
 
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Mar 9, 2020

Jonathan "Jono" Hall is the head coach of Triathlon Canada's National Performance Center. As such, he coaches top Canadian athletes such as Tyler Mislawchuk, plus a handful of international world class athletes on the ITU circuit. In this training talk we discuss Jono's coaching philosophy and hear his thoughts on a whole host of topics related to triathlon performance.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Health as the fundamental aspect underpinning all performance

-Achieving world-class performances on significantly lower volume than most other training groups

-The cross-over effects between swimming, biking, and running

-Prescribing lower time at intensity in hard workouts - but making the intensity really count! 

-Four-day microcycles: high intensity, tempo, endurance, recovery

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts224/

 

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www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Mar 5, 2020
Q&A #76 - Recovery and age; Planning training in unpredictable circumstances; How to know if you're doing enough training
  • How should recovery be planned into training, and how does age affect this? 
  • If how you will feel on a day to day basis is very unpredictable, how should you plan your training? Or should you simply train based on how you feel on that day? 
  • How can you know whether you're doing enough training to improve? 
 
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Mar 2, 2020

Arild Tveiten is the coach behind Norwegian triathlon successes such as Kristian Blummenfelt winning the WTS Grand Final 2019, Gustav Iden winning the 70.3 World Championships, and Casper Stornes, Kristian and Gustav sweeping the podium in the WTS Bermuda race in 2018. He returns to That Triathlon Show to discuss his training and coaching methodologies, and how 

Norway are working towards Olympic medals in Tokyo 2020. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The testing methods used by the Norwegian team to be able to strictly adhere to specified intensities. 

-The training methodology they use, with the main pillars of high volume at low intensity and a substantial amount of work at lactate threshold (LT2). 

-What they've changed in the 1.5 years since our previous interview, including more intensity in swim training

-How they are preparing to medal at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, including periodisation, training camps, and heat acclimatisation.  

-The differences and similarities between draft-legal sprint and Olympic distance triathlon and non-draft IRONMAN 70.3 and IRONMAN distance racing and training

-Arild's top tips for age-groupers

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts223/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

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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 THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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