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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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Oct 26, 2020

Mark Burnley, PhD, is an exercise physiologist at the University of Kent. Mark's main research interests include oxygen uptake (VO2) kinetics, where an important application is how to optimally use warm-ups, as well as Critical Power, which forms the transition point (or transition area) between the heavy and severe exercise domains. Because of the non-steady-state nature of exercising above CP, it has significant importance in a large number of training and racing applications.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-VO2 kinetics - what does it mean? 

-The fast and slow components oxygen uptake

-Heavy priming exercise and its effects on VO2 kinetics (or the importance of a good, specific warm-up)

-Critical Power (CP) - what is it and how does it compare to other "threshold concepts"

-How to assess CP and use it in training

-How fatigue develops differently in the different exercise intensity domains (moderate, heavy, severe) and interventions to minimise fatigue

 

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https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts257/

 

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Oct 22, 2020
Q&A #109 - Running race pace and training zone calculators; Estimating your run threshold pace; How to use session-RPE
  • Do calculators that estimate and "equivalent race pace" (e.g. from a 10k to a marathon) actually work? 
  • What about the recommended training paces from such calculators?
  • How can you estimate your running threshold pace (without doing a one-hour time trial)?
  • What are best practices for using session-RPE? 
 
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Oct 19, 2020

Iñigo Mujika is a sports physiologist, associate professor at the University of Basque Country, and an elite triathlon and swimming coach. His research areas include topics such as tapering, recovery, detraining and overtraining. Through all of his coaching and applied physiology work, Iñigo is extremely knowledgeable in how to transfer his scientific knowledge into practical and actionable training and planning insights.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Periodisation in practice: linear, reverse, block... who might benefit from what type of periodisation and when? 

-How to structure recovery from a macro level (taking a season break) to a micro level (time required between hard sessions) into your training plan

-Tapering: best practices, scientific findings, potential benefits, and how to factor in individuality

-The time course of building and losing fitness (gaining adaptations vs. detraining)

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts256/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast

 

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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Oct 15, 2020
Q&A #108 - MAF Training and the MAF 180 Formula
  • What is MAF training and the MAF 180 Formula?
  • How the underlying objective of MAF Training is important and relevant for all endurance athletes
  • The issues with the formula and method that makes the means of achieving the objective sub-optimal
  • Alternative (better) ways of establishing your aerobic target intensities
  • Understanding proper intensity-control, dosage, and purposeful training in endurance sports
 
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Oct 12, 2020

Conrad Goeringer and Rob Sleamaker are the authors of the newly released book "Triathlon Freestyle Simplified". In this episode we discuss how triathletes can get the most out of their swim training, even on a typically limited time budget.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The differences between swimming demands and swim training for triathletes compared to pool swimmers

-Maximising efficiency and improving your swim technique 

-Improving swim fitness, and why you cannot neglect hard, fitness-boosting training

-Training for the demands of open water swimming

-Workout structure, weekly training structure, and periodisation through the season

-Performance testing and setting target intensities in workouts

-Tools and equipment for training in the water and on dryland

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts255/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast

 

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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Oct 8, 2020
Q&A #107 - Muscle Oxygen Saturation (SmO2) applications in endurance training
  • What is oxygen saturation and how can it be measured? 
  • Potential use cases of oxygen saturation for triathletes and other endurance athletes
  • SmO2 devices: Moxy and Humon
  • Recommendations: who (if anybody) might benefit from using SmO2 in their training 
 
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SPONSORS:
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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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Oct 5, 2020

Bike Fitting Q&A with Phil Burt | EP#254

Phil Burt is a world renowned bike fitter and physiotherapist who has spent 12 years with British Cycling and 5 years with Team Sky. Phil is back for his second interview on That Triathlon Show to answer listener questions around bike fitting.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Crank length - are shorter cranks beneficial? 

-Finding the right balance of comfort, power, and aerodynamics

-Saddle considerations

-The process of do-it-yourself bike fitting

-How to find a really good bike fitter

-Cleat position

-Oval chainrings

-Bike fitting considerations for road bikes, TT bikes and mountainbikes

-Prevention and remedies for various aches and pains in cycling



SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts254/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast

 

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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Oct 1, 2020
Q&A #106 - The menstrual cycle's impact on endurance training; Swimming and running drills; External and internal cues
  • When, how and why should you be doing running and/or swimming drills in training?
  • What are internal and external cues, and how do they relate to motor skill acquisition and retention?
  • The latest science on managing training according to the menstrual cycle
 
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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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