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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: November, 2023
Nov 27, 2023

Mikael answers listener questions about the off-season.  

       

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Overall thoughts about the off-season

-What kind of training (if any) besides easy aerobic training to do during the off-season?

-Can you incorporate races (e.g. trail or road running, Zwift races) into the off-season?

-The difference between training in Z1 and Z1 (in a 5-zone system) and how to balance training in these zones

-Weight training and VLaMax in the off-season

-How to effectively reintroduce and progress intensity during the off-season after a season break

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts418/

 

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Nov 20, 2023

Dan Lorang is the Head of Performance / Head Coach at World Tour cycling team Bora-hansgrohe, and he is the coach of a small roster of world-class triathletes, including Lucy Charles-Barclay, Anne Haug, Frederic Funk and until his recent retirement, Jan Frodeno.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Lucy Charles-Barclay's training progression and changes since starting working with Dan

-Her final big training block leading into Kona

-Doing a home-based "training camp" with lots of indoor training instead of going to a warm-weather training location

-Lucy's heat acclimation protocol

-Age and triathlon performance - how to be a world-class triathlete in your 40s

-Performing at middle distance and full distance triathlon at a world class level

-What pro cyclists and pro triathletes could learn from each other

-Finding the right training load 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts417/

 

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

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

 

Nov 13, 2023

David Tilbury-Davis is the coach of an impressive roster of pro triathletes, including the likes of Ashleigh Gentle, Skye Moench, Amelia Watkinson (all three women ranked in the top-20 in the PTO rankings), Josh Amberger and others. He also coaches a handful of age-group triathletes. In this interview we discuss the training of professional-level triathletes, in particular at the pointy end of women's racing, and we discuss the off-season for age-group triathletes in detail.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The current level of racing at the top level in professional women's long-course triathlon

-The training required to be at that level

-Are there any clear differences in how professional men and women train?

-Ashleigh Gentle and Skye Moench training insights and key sessions 

-How to approach the off-season for age-group triathletes

-Common misconceptions about the off-season

-Tips on for age-groupers on how to improve your swim, bike and run training

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts416/

 

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 on formswim.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.

Nov 6, 2023

Josephine Perry, PhD, is a chartered psychologist working across a wide range of sports to help athletes overcome their barriers to success. In addition to working directly with athletes, she is also the author of five books within the realm of psychology, and she is an age-group triathlete herself.    

       

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Performance anxiety and how to deal with it

-Motivation issues and how to deal with them

-Common personality archetypes in triathlon: highly intelligent perfectionists and realists

-Self-determination theory, acceptance and commitment therapy, and cognitive behavioural therapy

-Tips for race day, the lead-up to a race, and for day-to-day training 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts415/

 

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. You can try the Zen8 risk-free for up to 30 days, and you can get 20% off your first order 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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