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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 hosted by triathlon coach Mikael Eriksson and brought to you by www.scientifictriathlon.com. Learn more about That Triathlon Show at www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/.
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Now displaying: August, 2022
Aug 29, 2022

Bex Milnes is the Lead Paratriathlon Coach at British Triathlon's performance centre in Loughborough, where she coaches Paralympic and Commonwealth Games medalists like George Peasgood and Claire Cashmore. She is also the coach of top-class long-course triathletes like her partner Nikki Bartlett and India Lee. In this interview we discuss Bex' approach to triathlon training and coaching, differences and similarities between training for short-course and long-course triathlon, insights into paratriathlon training, and more.     

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Understanding the demands of the event you're training for

-Key principles for improving swim, bike, and run performance

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

-Training in a group - how to maximise the benefits and mitigate potential pitfalls

-Testing and physiology

-Insights into paratriathlon training, coaching and challenges

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts353/

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Aug 22, 2022

This is a conversation between Mikael Eriksson and Matthew DesRoches (of Resilience Health and Performance Consulting) that originally aired on Matthew's podcast Oxidative Potential.      

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Power-duration modelling, lab testing, and software-based physiological testing

-Training monitoring

-A different approach to swim training

-Revisiting the fundamentals of exercise physiology

-Technology and diagnostic tools

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts352/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

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.

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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Aug 15, 2022

Christian Cheung is a PhD student and researcher in the Human Performance and Health Research Laboratory at the University of Guelph, Canada. Christian's current research is focusing on the use of cannabis and cannabinoids, like CBD, in endurance sports. In this interview, we discuss the evidence for efficacy and safety of CBD and cannabinoids, as well as important anti-doping perspectives.         

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Cannabis, cannabinoids, CBD and THC: known effects and use cases in general and in sports

-CBD and its effects on sleep and anxiety, pain and inflammation, and neuroprotection

-Anti-doping considerations of CBD products and cannabinoids

-Different types of CBD consumption modes and dosage

-Practical recommendations for endurance athletes

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts351/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using their FREE Fuel & Hydration planner. 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@pfandh.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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Aug 8, 2022

Tim Reed is an Australian coach and professional triathlete with an IM70.3 World Championship title from 2016 to his name, along with multiple Ironman and IM70.3 wins. In this interview we dive deep into Tim's perspectives on training and coaching, as well as how to perform the best when it matters the most, on race day.   

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Tim's key principles for improving swim, bike, and run performance in the context of long-distance triathlon

-The importance of strength training

-Training for time-crunched athletes

-Race selection and periodisation

-Tapering

-How to get the most out of yourself on race day

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts350/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using their FREE Fuel & Hydration planner. 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@pfandh.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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Aug 3, 2022
A bonus episode, including a Q&A with listener questions, and announcements about training camps and a new training plan.   
 
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Weight loss before an A-race
-How many intensity sessions to do per week?
-How to mentally deal with injury
-Getting into triathlon after many years off - how to structure training?
 
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Aug 1, 2022

Andy Renfree, PhD, is a sports and exercise scientist with a background in and passion for running. In this interview, we discuss one of Andy's main areas of expertise, the science of pacing. We also have a more general discussion about training, sports science, and the integration of the two.      

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The science of pacing

-Practical recommendations for improved pacing

-The messy reality of training and the implications for athletes and coaches

-The role of sports science in training and coaching

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts349/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

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.

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.

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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