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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: January, 2021
Jan 28, 2021
Q&A #123 - Science and application of FatMax and MFO (Maximal rate of Fat Oxidation)
  • What are the determinants of FatMax and MFO? 
  • How can you test or determine your FatMax and MFO? 
  • Normative values and benchmarks of FatMax and MFO
  • How training affects FatMax and MFO
  • Is there a best way to train FatMax and MFO? 
 
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Jan 25, 2021

Richard Ferguson, PhD, has his main research interests in the areas of blood flow restricted (BFR) exercise on skeletal muscle and peripheral vascular adaptations. In this interview, we discuss his research findings on these topics and how they may relate to endurance athletes.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-A primer on adaptations to endurance training and limiters to endurance performance

-Blood Flow Restricted (BFR) exercise: what is it, how may it be beneficial, and what are the mechanisms behind it 

-BFR combined with Sprint Interval Training: Theory and application in endurance sports.  

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts270/

 

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ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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Jan 21, 2021
Q&A #122 - Metrics to track (and not to track) for beginners, intermediate and advanced athletes; The Power Duration Curve and WKO
  • What metrics should triathletes of different levels (and different levels of training/coaching and technical literacy) be tracking?
  • The danger of trying to track too many metrics, and tracking irrelevant metrics
  • What is the Power Duration Curve, who would benefit from using it, and how? 
  • Is it worth it to buy WKO for training analysis purposes for self-coached athletes? 
 
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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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Jan 18, 2021

Aitor Viribay Morales is a performance nutritionist at Astana Proteam (a World Tour cycling team) with a background in science and academia. In this interview we discuss his research findings and practical experience with ingesting really high amounts of carbohydrate (up to 120 g/h) in races, and the effects such high-carb strategies can have.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Aitor's studies in mountain marathon runners on high-carbohydrate (up to 120 g/h) intake during racing and its effects

-Performance effects, recovery effects, and muscle damage effects of high-carbohydrate intake in races

-Is there not an absorption rate limit of 90 g/h as we have been told? 

-How to train the gut to absorb 120 g/h of carbohydrate

-How do the potential benefits of high-carbohydrate intake in racing relate to training? 

-Metabolic flexibility, and the height and width of the fat oxidation curve

-Practical takeaways

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts269/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

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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Jan 14, 2021
Q&A #121 - Training on 4-6 hours per week - is it a waste of time?
  • A lot of the conversation around triathlon training is centred around people training 10 hours per week or more. Am I just wasting my time training 4-6 hours per week? 
  • How do polarised training and "80/20" training apply to training at a lower training volume
  • Structuring your training at lower training volumes
 
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ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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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Jan 11, 2021

Wolfram Bott is the head coach of the German Triathlon Federation development center in Freiburg. This is a squad for some the most promising young talents in the country. Wolfram also has a decorated background as coach of long-distance athletes such as Nils Frommhold, Christian Brader, and Andreas and Michael Raelert.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Wolfram's coaching and training principles

-Periodisation, from structuring a season to structuring a week

-Key aspects in developing the swim, bike, and run, respectively

-Differences and similarities between short-course and long-course racing

-Tips for age-group athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts268/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.



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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Jan 7, 2021
Q&A #120 - Muscle fibre typology (fast twitch vs. slow twitch dominance) and training individualisation
  • Response and recovery from acute exercise depending on muscle fibre typology
  • Response and recovery from chronic training load depending on muscle fibre typology
  • Muscle fibre type shifting 
  • A non-invasive method of estimating muscle fibre typology
 
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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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Jan 4, 2021

Robert Gorgos is the team nutritionist of Bora-Hansgrohe Cycling Team (a World Tour level team). In this interview, he discusses his role and responsibilities as nutritionist at a World Tour team, and how cyclists at the highest level approach nutrition in racing, training, and in their day to day. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Robert's role and responsibilities as the nutritionist of Bora-Hansgrohe

-What's changed in the last few years, and what might change in the next few years in nutrition in pro cycling?

-Energy demands, macronutrient needs, and intake of nutrition in meals and in training during normal training periods

-Nutrition during stage races (during the race and around the race) 

-How to lose weight in a healthy and sustainable way

-The use of train-low strategies (training with low carbohydrate availability)

-How to be able to take on large amounts of carbohydrate in races

-Common mistakes and top tips around nutrition for endurance athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts267/

 

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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