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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: June, 2020
Jun 29, 2020

Scott DeFilippis and Carrie Lester are both professional triathletes and coaches. They are also partners, and Scott coaches Carrie. In this interview we discuss a number of training-related topics, the overarching training philosophy of the couple, and the experiences and influences that led to this philosophy. We also discuss how age-groupers should apply these concepts. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Scott's and Carrie's athletic and coaching careers and backgrounds

-Being coached and mentored by Brett Sutton of TriSutto

-The influence of Gerry Rodrigues on their swim training

-Scott's and Carries coach-athlete relationship and process

-A normal training week and changes to the norm during Covid-19

-Differences between males and females in training and training tolerance

-Advice for age-groupers 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts240/

 

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Jun 25, 2020
Q&A #92 - Heat acclimation principles and protocols; Early-morning training; Fasted training  
  • How should you incorporate heat acclimation in your training when preparing for hot races?
  • Is there a place for heat exposure training year-round? 
  • Training and nutrition considerations for early-morning workouts
  • How to use fasted workouts strategically in your training
 
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Jun 22, 2020

Nick Tiller, PhD, is a postdoc in exercise physiology and respiratory medicine, at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. In addition to his academic pursuits, he writes about science, health, exercise, critical-thinking, philosophy, and ultra-marathoning, and is an ultra-marathoner and endurance athlete himself. He is the author of "The Skeptic's Guide to Sports Science: Confronting Myths of the Health and Fitness Industry".

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The sports, health, and fitness industry, money and marketing, and the prevalence of unsubstantiated claims

-Examples of hyped-up or straight out snake-oil products in the industry

-How to be a critical thinker and protect yourself from falling prey to false marketing claims

-Understanding critical thinking: Cognitive biases and logical fallacies

-Understanding science: the concepts of scientific consensus, statistical significance, and meaningful effect/effect size

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts239/

 

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Jun 18, 2020
Q&A #91 - Training transfer effects between cycling and running; High-intensity training in Ironman preparation for time-poor athletes; Base-training "versus" HIIT 
  • What are the cross-training (transfer) effects between cycling, running, and swimming? Where are the transfer effects strong and where are they weak? 
  • For time-poor athletes, can a more high-intensity heavy training program translate to the required endurance for doing an Ironman?
  • What are the considerations for finding the right balance between "base training" (low-intensity training) and HIIT (high-intensity interval training)?
 
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Jun 15, 2020

Sebastian Weber is a sports scientist, coach of world class cyclists and endurance athletes, and consultant of multiple world class cycling teams and other endurance sports organisations and federations. He is also the co-founder of the physiological performance software INSCYD. In this two-part interview we discuss recent updates to the INSCYD platform and go deep into physiology and training concepts relevant for optimising endurance performance. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Block periodisation vs. mixing different types of training

-Time-course of adaptations for VO2max and VLaMax

-The challenges of increasing VLaMax 

-Potential issues of high-intensity training when your VLaMax is low

-Differences between VLaMax and VLaMax training between cycling, running, and swimming

-Training zones

-Training stress/load and recovery, and using carbohydrate combustion rates to figure out how much intensity is feasible to do

-Differences between testing in the aero position compared to sitting up

-How world tour cycling teams are using INSCYD  

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts238/

 

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

 

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Jun 11, 2020
Q&A #90 - Cycling cadence physiology and training revisited; Running dynamics metrics
  • The physiological effects of cycling at different cadences 
  • Why is heart rate high during high cadence cycling? 
  • Cycling training at low and high cadences
  • Running dynamics (stride length, vertical oscillation and ratio, ground contact time and left/right balance, etc.) - are they useful? 
 
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Jun 8, 2020

Sebastian Weber is a sports scientist, coach of world class cyclists and endurance athletes, and consultant of multiple world class cycling teams and other endurance sports organisations and federations. He is also the co-founder of the physiological performance software INSCYD. In this two-part interview we discuss recent updates to the INSCYD platform and go deep into physiology and training concepts relevant for optimising endurance performance. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-INSCYD's Power Performance Decoder (PPD) - a tool that can take any combination of data (lactate, VO2, or power only) and calculate VO2max, VLaMax and anaerobic threshold with a high degree of accuracy

-The accuracy of the PPD, and how it compares to traditional lactate or ventilatory testing

-The mechanism of calculating VO2max and VLaMax using power data only

-The original VLaMax testing protocol, and why it's near impossible to "DIY" it

-Best practices for executing the testing protocol

-FatMax: confusions around the metric and what it depends on

-Benchmark values (and realistic expectations) for VO2max and VLaMax for males and females

-How physiological testing on the bike relates (or doesn't) to running and swimming

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts237/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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

 

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Jun 4, 2020
Q&A #89 - Typical training week structures; Frequency and load of hard workouts; Stacking hard workouts; Intensity control during swimming
  • What would be some good starting points for a weekly training structure?
  • How many hard workouts is reasonable to include, and how much of a training load should they comprise?
  • Does the load of hard workouts differ between triathletes and single-sport athletes? 
  • Can stacking harder workouts be a good strategy to get more relative rest between hard days?
  • How can adult-onset swimmers in particular maintain intensity control and avoid overloading too much when it comes to swimming?
 
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Jun 1, 2020

Professor Louise Burke is Head of Sports Nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Through her career she has worked both practically with applied nutrition science as well as deep in academia, so she has a great perspective on both ends of the spectrum. In recent years, much of her research has been focused on investigating the effects of low-carbohydrate, high-carbohydrate, and periodised carbohydrate dietary interventions on endurance performance. This research is the topic of today's discussion. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The "Supernova" studies - comparing the effects of low-carbohydrate, high-carbohydrate and periodised carbohydrate intake on endurance performance

-How quickly does it take to get fat-adapted? 

-The impact of fat adaptation on fat oxidation and performance

-Why a constant high-carbohydrate diet outperformed the more sophisticated periodised carbohydrate diet

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts236/

 

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 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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