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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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Mar 29, 2021

Helle Frederiksen is a coach and former professional athlete. In her racing days, Helle competed in the London 2012 Olympics, she is the ITU Long Distance World Champion from 2018, and she holds the fastest ever time in women's half distance racing, with a 3:55:50 from Challenge Bahrain. In this interview, we discuss Helle's training and coaching philosophies, as well as the importance of racing to develop, and how to get the best out of yourself on race day. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Helle's background as a professional athlete

-Her coaching and training philosophy

-Training on feel

-The importance of racing, and how to execute on race day

-Advice on fitting training into a busy lifestyle

-Differences and similarities in how to approach training between amateurs and pros

-Advice on improving your swim, bike, and run, respectively

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts279/

 

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

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Mar 25, 2021
Triathlon Run Training | TTS Thursday #4
  • The demands of triathlon running: strength, stamina and fatigue resistance
  • Top tips for improving your triathlon run training
  • Example workouts and weekly structure
  • Common run training mistakes to avoid
     
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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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Mar 22, 2021

Golo Röhrken is a medical doctor, sports scientist, and triathlon coach. In this interview we discuss a study he conducted, which was the first ever randomised controlled trial comparing polarised training with other training intensity distributions specifically in the sport of triathlon. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The first ever randomised controlled trial of polarised training and moderate intensity training distributions in triathletes

-How the two training programs were implemented and executed

-Different ways of quantifying training intensity distributions, and problems or misunderstandings that these differences lead to

-Golo's coaching advice and practical takehome messages from this study and beyond

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts278/

 

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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Mar 18, 2021
Triathlon Bike Training | TTS Thursday #3
  • The demands of triathlon cycling: sustained power and aerodynamics
  • Example workouts and weekly structure
  • Common bike training mistakes to avoid
  • Top tips for improving your triathlon bike training
 
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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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Mar 15, 2021

Lesley Paterson is a coach and multiple World Champion across XTERRA and ITU Cross-Triathlon. Lesley joins us to discuss training principles as well as specific advice for racing XTERRA or cross-triathlon.     

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Leslie's training principles and approach to coaching 

-Top tips for improving your swim, bike, and run

-Key workouts in each of the three disciplines, and an example training week

-Training advice for XTERRA, including when and how to do specific training

-Racing advice for XTERRA, including nutrition, gear, and more

-Advice for time-crunched athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts277/

 

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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RATE AND REVIEW:

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Mar 11, 2021
Swim Training | TTS Thursday #2
  • The demands of triathlon swimming: technique,  fitness, and open water readiness
  • Example workouts and weekly structure
  • Common swim training mistakes to avoid
  • Top tips for improving your swim training
 
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
 
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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Mar 8, 2021

Emma Carney is a double ITU World Champion, World Triathlon Hall of Fame inductee, and dominated women's triathlon in the mid-90s. She retired from racing in 2004, and is now coaching at both high performance and age-group levels.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Emma's main coaching philosophy and training principles

-Tips for developing your swim, bike, and run

-Key workouts in each of the three disciplines

-Training periodisation, workout execution, and more...

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts276/

 

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.

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:

 

RATE AND REVIEW:

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Mar 4, 2021
Periodisation | TTS Thursday #1
  • What is training periodisation?
  • Periodisation terminology and frameworks
  • Does periodisation really matter?
  • Mikael's framework for "periodisation"
 
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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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Mar 1, 2021

Michael Crawley is a 2h20min marathon runner who has competed internationally for Scotland and Great Britain, and he is assistant professor in social anthropology at Durham University. Michael spent 15 months in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, running with a group of professional runners and observing their training and their lives. The result of this experience is Michael's first book, "Out of Thin Air: Running Wisdom and Magic from Above the Clouds in Ethiopia". 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-"A day in the life" of Ethiopian runners

-What a typical training week looks like

-Key workouts for the Ethiopians 

-The importance of the environment and terrain (altitude, "magic air", special surfaces, forests,...)

-The group effect - the importance of training together in an individual sport

-Mindset and psychology of the Ethiopians

-What can Western, non-professional runners and triathletes learn and implement from professional runners in Ethiopia? 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts275/

 

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.

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:

 

RATE AND REVIEW:

If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

 

CONTACT:

Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

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