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That Triathlon Show

That Triathlon Show is the number one triathlon podcast for interviews with the best coaches, scientists and experts in the world. 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: April, 2022
Apr 25, 2022

Glenn Poleunis is a triathlon coach and founder of the PTC high-performance squad based in Girona, which includes among others Marten van Riel. He is also a Belgian national federation coach with a home base in Leuven (Flanders). 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The setup of the PTC squad, and how athletes can get the most out of themselves in a squad environment

-How Glenn manages things like individualisation and competitiveness within the squad

-Glenn's coaching philosophy

-Specific insights into Glenn's perspectives on swim, bike and run training

-Marten van Riel's 70.3 World record, and differences and similarities between training for short-course and long-course triathlon

-Top tips for age-group triathletes

SHOWNOTES:

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Apr 18, 2022

Natasha van der Merwe is a triathlon coach and professional triathlete with a background in professional tennis and coaching tennis. Originally from South Africa, Natasha is now based in Texas, where she has built a successful coaching program that caters to athletes of all levels, from beginners to professionals. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Natasha's coaching methodology

-How her background in tennis and coaching tennis has helped her in triathlon coaching

-Advice for age-groupers on how to improve their swim, bike, and run, respectively

-How to fit in training and maximise positive training adaptations for time-crunched athletes

-The balance of training load and recovery

-The art and science of coaching

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts334/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using the free online Sweat Test and Quick Carb Calculator on precisionfuelandhydration.com. Book a free one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@precicionhydration.com and they will be happy to help. 

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a one of a kind swim bench for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve their swim technique, power and propulsion, and consistency of swim training. It is very affordable, about the price of a pair of running shoes, and Zen8 offer free shipping in the US and the UK. Best of all, you can try it risk-free. If you don't love it after two weeks, send it back and get a full refund. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.

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Apr 11, 2022

Andy King, PhD, is an exercise physiologist at the Australian Catholic University. Andy joins us to discuss the science and application of hydrogel products like Maurten and SiS Beta Fuel. Do they work, how do they work, and is it worth paying the premium compared to regular sports nutrition products? 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-What are hydrogels, and how are they different from regular gels? 

-The theory behind how hydrogels could work to improve endurance performance

-What does the science say? Do hydrogels improve endurance performance, metabolic markers, or gastrointestinal symptoms compared to regular gels?

-Practical recommendations: is it worth it to use hydrogels? 

-Glucose and fructose - is there an ideal ratio for sports nutrition products? 

-How to maximise carbohydrate intake (e.g. taking in 120 g/h of CHO) 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts333/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using the free online Sweat Test and Quick Carb Calculator on precisionfuelandhydration.com. Book a free one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@precicionhydration.com and they will be happy to help. 

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a one of a kind swim bench for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve their swim technique, power and propulsion, and consistency of swim training. It is very affordable, about the price of a pair of running shoes, and Zen8 offer free shipping in the US and the UK. Best of all, you can try it risk-free. If you don't love it after two weeks, send it back and get a full refund. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.

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Apr 4, 2022

Jodie Swallow Cunnama is a triathlon coach and retired professional triathlete. As an athlete, Jodie went to the Olympics in Athens 2004, and she has three World Championship titles to her name (one 70.3 world title, two ITU Long Distance titles). As a coach, Jodie now coaches a mix of amateur and professional athletes, including for example Jodie Stimpson. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Jodie's coaching philosophy

-Influences from previous coaches and from her own career as a professional triathlete

-Differences between coaching age-groupers and professionals

-Specific tips for improving your swim, bike and run training, respectively

-How to prepare for and execute in races

-Why there is a lack of female coaches in endurance sports, and what can be done about it

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts332/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using the free online Sweat Test and Quick Carb Calculator on precisionfuelandhydration.com. Book a free one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@precicionhydration.com and they will be happy to help. 

ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

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