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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: February, 2023
Feb 27, 2023

Jason Boynton, PhD, is a sports scientist and cycling coach with an interest in critical thinking and epistemology. In this interview, we dive deep into these topics and discuss how to improve our thinking about training, knowledge and evidence. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Critical thinking, skepticism and falsifiability

-Different levels of evidence

-What does it mean to "train scientifically" or be "evidence driven"?

-Pseudoscience, anecdotes, confirmation bias, logical fallacies and the placebo effect

-Examples of how to apply these concepts in training, science, and the world of endurance sport

SHOWNOTES:

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Feb 20, 2023

José Arteta, PhD, is a lecturer at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Liverpool John Moores University. His primary interest is in the area of training-nutrition interactions in humans, including energy availability and low energy availability specifically, which is the main topic of today's interview.    

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-What is energy availability, and how is it different from energy balance? 

-What is considered low energy availability? 

-Symptoms and consequences of low energy availability 

-The uncertainty around measuring energy availability in the field, and difficulties with interpreting it

-Diagnosis, detection and treatment of low energy availability

-Sex differences in low energy availability

-Weight loss and low energy availability

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts378/

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FORM Smart Swim Goggles give you unprecedented real-time feedback in your swim training through a display on the goggle lens. See every split to stay on pace, track your stroke rate and don't let it drop, use heart rate to become more scientific and precise with your training (through integration with Polar HR monitors) and analyse more in-depth metrics post-swim in the app. You can also use a vast library of workouts or training plans, or build your own guided workouts. Get 15% off the goggles with the code TTS15 on formswim.com/tts

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a unique Dryland Swim Trainer that allows you to improve technique, power, and swim training consistency. With the trainer you can do specific power and technique work, including working on your catch and core activation, and it helps you stay consistent even if you don’t have much time to train. Get the special Zen8 x TTS bundle including the Swim Trainer and a number of ZEN8 training plans and on-demand workouts on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.

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CONTACT:

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

 

Feb 13, 2023

Mikael and Jack Hutchens answer listener questions on the topic of swim training for triathlon.   

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Training to translate pool swimming to open water swimming

-Training strategies for 1- to 2-mile open water swim races

-Differences between training for pool swimming and triathlon swimming

-Critical Swim Speed testing protocols and application

-Is using buoyancy shorts a good idea or a crutch to be avoided?

-How to swim easy enough on your easy days

-Flexibility training and strength training for swimming performance

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts377/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration help athletes perform at their best through their online tools, patented Sweat Test and range of electrolytes and fueling products. Use the free Fuel & Hydration Planner and receive a personalised plan for your carbohydrate, sodium and fluid intake. If you want further help, book a free 20-minute video consultation to chat through your plan. Listen out for the code in today's show to get 15% off your first order of PF&H electrolytes and fueling products. If you missed the code, just email hello@pfandh.com.

FORM Smart Swim Goggles give you unprecedented real-time feedback in your swim training through a display on the goggle lens. See every split to stay on pace, track your stroke rate and don't let it drop, use heart rate to become more scientific and precise with your training (through integration with Polar HR monitors) and analyse more in-depth metrics post-swim in the app. You can also use a vast library of workouts or training plans, or build your own guided workouts. Get 15% off the goggles with the code TTS15. 

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RATE AND REVIEW:

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

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Feb 6, 2023

Sebastian Sitko, PhD, is a professor in sports science at the University of Zaragoza, a cycling and endurance sports coach, and a passionate athlete himself. In this interview we discuss a number of topics spanning a wide range from science and physiology to practical application and training principles. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-FTP: is it useful, and how to test it? How does it correspond to physiological markers? 

-VO2max: is it important to know it, and if you do want to know it, how to go about it?

-Lab testing: how to get the most out of lab testing and avoid common pitfalls

-Sebastian's thoughts on the balance of volume and intensity, recovery and microcycle structure, periodisation, torque training, and more

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts376/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration help athletes perform at their best through their online tools, patented Sweat Test and range of electrolytes and fueling products. Use the free Fuel & Hydration Planner and receive a personalised plan for your carbohydrate, sodium and fluid intake. If you want further help, book a free 20-minute video consultation to chat through your plan. Listen out for the code in today's show to get 15% off your first order of PF&H electrolytes and fueling products. If you missed the code, just email hello@pfandh.com.

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a unique Dryland Swim Trainer that allows you to improve technique, power, and swim training consistency. With the trainer you can do specific power and technique work, including working on your catch and core activation, and it helps you stay consistent even if you don’t have much time to train. Get the special Zen8 x TTS bundle including the Swim Trainer and a number of ZEN8 training plans and on-demand workouts on 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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