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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, 2020
Dec 31, 2020
Q&A #119 - Running distance and energy expenditure; Heart rate and energy expenditure; Running economy
  • Can energy expenditure (EE, in calories) in running be estimated simply from the distance covered? 
  • Can heart rate be used to accurately estimate EE? 
  • Which device gives the best heart rate based EE estimates: Garmin, Suunto, or Polar? 
  • What is the impact of economy on running EE? 
  • Normative values and benchmarks for running economy
 
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Dec 28, 2020

Joachim Willén is a triathlon coach, and former professional triathlete and Olympian from Sweden. He is the head coach of the high school triathlon program Motala Rikstriathlongymnasium, which has the objective of developing the up and coming top talents of Swedish triathlon. Previous graduates of the program also includes Vasco Vilaça (still coached by Joachim), who took second in the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Hamburg 2020 (sprint distance). 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Joachim's training and coaching principles

-Coaching young athletes and long-term athlete development

-Training in a squad environment

-A typical training week of his high school triathletes

-Tips for swim, bike, and run training

-Developing mental strength

-Advice for age-group triathletes

 

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https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts266/

 

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Dec 24, 2020
Q&A #118 - Training and preparation for extreme triathlons like the Norseman, Swissman and other XTri World Tour races
  • Training considerations for extreme triathlons: overarching principles, specificity, and strength training
  • Mental and cognitive skills training, and nutrition and hydration training
  • Logistics preparation, race planning, and equipment
 
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Dec 21, 2020

Trent Stellingwerff, PhD, is the Director of Performance Solutions at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific in Victoria, Canada. His primary research focuses are in the field of nutrition and physiology interactions, as well as in environmental (heat and altitude) physiology. In this interview, we discuss the current best practices from and applied and scientific perspective in endurance and ultra-endurance sports.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The importance of nutrition, and the simplicity of doing it well enough

-Periodised nutrition and the "train-low" paradigm (training with low muscle glycogen levels)

-Specific advice for ultra-endurance athletes (athletes doing events lasting longer than 4 hours) 

-Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)

-Trent's top nutrition advice as an applied practitioner to endurance athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts265/

 

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Dec 17, 2020
Q&A #117 - Interval training (HIIT and SIT) part 2: theory and application with expert guest Michael Rosenblat
  • Interval training for masters athletes
  • Combining interval training in swimming, biking and running
  • Sprint Interval Training - minimal effective dose and biomechanical benefits
  • Active or passive recovery in interval workouts
  • Is one high-intensity session per week enough? 
  • Interval progressions: progressing intensity, duration, number of reps, decrease rest times etc. 
  • Over-under intervals
  • Limiting factors in interval training: muscular or cardiovascular
 
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Dec 14, 2020

Olav Aleksander Bu is a sports scientist and elite coach working with the Norwegian Triathlon Olympic team. He is heavily involved in testing, performance optimisation, and the scientific approach adopted by the Norwegian Olympic Team, that has brought so much success in races from Super League through World Triathlon Series and Ironman 70.3 for athletes like Kristian Blummenfelt and Gustav Iden. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Olav's role and responsibilities with the Norwegian Triathlon Olympic team

-Changes implemented in the team's training and methods over the course of Olav's work with them

-Testing methodologies 

-Considerations of training at various intensities: from low to high intensities

-How to achieve very high training loads

-The impact of athlete phenotype on training planning

-Gadgets and technology

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts264/

 

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Dec 10, 2020
Q&A #116 - Swim training on two swims per week; How to know if you should focus on swim endurance or intensity; Effective use of swim toys
  • If you're limited to two swims per week, should you make them both hard swims with easy swimming just in the warm-up and warm-down? 
  • How to find out whether endurance or high intensity are relative strengths/weaknesses for you in swimming
  • Is swim training without ever using swim toys less effective than incorporating swim toys in your workouts? 
  • The five most-recommended swim toys and their use cases
 
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Dec 7, 2020

Ian Armiger is a professional swimming coach, former Director of Swimming at Loughborough University, Great Britain Team Head Coach, and Olympic coach. In this interview Ian discusses his coaching style and model, swim technique, advice for triathletes and triathlon swimming, and much more. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Ian's coaching style and training model

-Thoughts on swim technique, and triathlon-specific aspects

-Developing speed and power

-Useful swim tools to have in your toolbag

-Reverse periodisation in swimming

-Ian's top-3 tips for triathletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts263/

 

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast

 

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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.

 

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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Dec 3, 2020
Q&A #115 - Interval training (HIIT and SIT) part 1: theory and application with expert guest Michael Rosenblat
  • The variables of interval training - is there a "most effective" interval workout?
  • Intensity, work duration, rest duration, work-to-rest ratios, and more
  • Maximising time at a high oxygen uptake or maximising mechanical work- what is the driver of adaptation in interval training?
  • Fast-start intervals 
  • Impact of cadence in cycling interval workouts
  • How to pace interval workouts
  • Maintenance interval training
  • Interval workouts to failure
  • Mixed interval sessions
 
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