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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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Jul 30, 2020
Q&A #97 - Best practices for training after work; How to deal with mental and physical fatigue from the workday 
  • What preparation and mental and physical activation can be done to optimise training performance after a demanding workday? 
  • When and how should you adjust training for fatigue from the workday? 
  • The 20-minute rule
 
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Jul 27, 2020

Michael Rosenblat is a Canadian researcher working towards his PhD. In this interview we discuss one of his main research papers: a meta-analysis and systematic review comparing polarised training and threshold training in endurance sports. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How polarised training and threshold training are defined in the scientific literature, and common misconceptions around this -The scientific evidence available comparing these training models -Why polarised training may work better than threshold training for endurance athletes -Just how polarised (high vs. moderate intensity) should polarised training be? -How strictly should athletes and coaches follow "hard numbers" in their training intensity distribution (between low, moderate, and high intensity)

Jul 23, 2020
Q&A #96 - Using crit plans for triathlon cycling improvements; Focus blocks on your weakest discipline; Training stimuli to get past fitness stagnation 
  • Can a crit training plan be a way to apply a new training stimulus for cycling improvements? 
  • Does it make sense to use "focus blocks" where you're primarily focusing on your weakest discipline? 
  • How to know what sort of training stimuli might help you break out of fitness stagnation
 
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Jul 20, 2020

Michael Rosenblat is a Canadian researcher working towards his PhD. In this interview we discuss one of his main research papers: a meta-analysis and systematic review all about interval training.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Long, medium, and short High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) compared with Sprint Interval Training (SIT) 

-The scientific evidence available for trying to find the "optimal" type of interval training

-Why Long HIIT may have certain advantages over other types of HIIT as well as SIT

-Should athletes try to optimise (find the one best workout) or mix things up to get the best of all worlds? 

 

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https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts243/

 

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Jul 16, 2020
Q&A #95 - Differences and similarities between 70.3 and Ironman training; What does it take to finish an Ironman; What does it take to qualify for Kona
  • What are the differences and similarities between training for half and full distance triathlons? 
  • Considerations around long workouts, training volume, intensity, nutrition, recovery, equipment, and indoor training
  • How many hours per week should you train if your goal is to finish an Ironman? 
  • How many hours per week should you train if your goal is to qualify for Kona?
 
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Jul 13, 2020

Hugo van den Broek is an elite running coach based in Kenya, with a professional running background himself and a 2:12 personal best for the marathon. In this interview, he discusses his training and coaching philosophy for distance running. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The mental aspects of running and endurance sports

-Training volume and training intensity distribution

-Periodisation

-Threshold training

-Training monitoring

-Differences between fast-twitch and slow-twitch dominant athletes

-Training for time-crunched athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts242/

 

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Jul 9, 2020
Q&A #94 - Duration and frequency of long runs; The long run in Xterra training
  • What factors should you consider when deciding on the frequency and duration of your long run? 
  • Specific long run recommendations when training for Xterra as well as sprint, Olympic, half and full distance triathlon
 
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Jul 6, 2020

Izzy Moore, PhD, is a researcher specialising in running biomechanics, economy, and injuries. In this interview, we discuss her research in these areas and the implications of her findings for triathletes and runners. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Running biomechanics, self-optimisation, and gait analysis

-Wearables and running biomechanics metrics

-Running economy: what factors impact it, and how can you improve it? 

-Injury risk and prevention

-Footwear, and the impact on biomechanics, economy, and injury risk

-Training load quantification

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts241/

 

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Jul 2, 2020
Q&A #93 - Structuring microcycles; Muscle damage and recovery
  • How should you structure your training week or microcycle to accommodate muscle damage and recovery from hard workouts? 
  • How should you space out hard swim, bike, run, and gym workouts through the training week? 
  • What are the mechanisms and principles behind muscle damage and recovery?
  • What are the effects of muscle damage on performance and physiological systems and functions? 
 
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