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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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Aug 6, 2020
Q&A #98 - Daily calorie needs, Energy Availability, and stress fractures
  • What should you do to figure out your daily calorie needs to avoid low Energy Availability and RED-S? 
  • The problems with many online calculators for basal metabolic rate
  • Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S), how it relates to low energy availability, and incidence of stress fractures
 
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Jul 30, 2020
Q&A #97 - Best practices for training after work; How to deal with mental and physical fatigue from the workday 
  • What preparation and mental and physical activation can be done to optimise training performance after a demanding workday? 
  • When and how should you adjust training for fatigue from the workday? 
  • The 20-minute rule
 
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Jul 23, 2020
Q&A #96 - Using crit plans for triathlon cycling improvements; Focus blocks on your weakest discipline; Training stimuli to get past fitness stagnation 
  • Can a crit training plan be a way to apply a new training stimulus for cycling improvements? 
  • Does it make sense to use "focus blocks" where you're primarily focusing on your weakest discipline? 
  • How to know what sort of training stimuli might help you break out of fitness stagnation
 
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Jul 16, 2020
Q&A #95 - Differences and similarities between 70.3 and Ironman training; What does it take to finish an Ironman; What does it take to qualify for Kona
  • What are the differences and similarities between training for half and full distance triathlons? 
  • Considerations around long workouts, training volume, intensity, nutrition, recovery, equipment, and indoor training
  • How many hours per week should you train if your goal is to finish an Ironman? 
  • How many hours per week should you train if your goal is to qualify for Kona?
 
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Jul 9, 2020
Q&A #94 - Duration and frequency of long runs; The long run in Xterra training
  • What factors should you consider when deciding on the frequency and duration of your long run? 
  • Specific long run recommendations when training for Xterra as well as sprint, Olympic, half and full distance triathlon
 
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Jul 6, 2020

Izzy Moore, PhD, is a researcher specialising in running biomechanics, economy, and injuries. In this interview, we discuss her research in these areas and the implications of her findings for triathletes and runners. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Running biomechanics, self-optimisation, and gait analysis

-Wearables and running biomechanics metrics

-Running economy: what factors impact it, and how can you improve it? 

-Injury risk and prevention

-Footwear, and the impact on biomechanics, economy, and injury risk

-Training load quantification

 

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Jul 2, 2020
Q&A #93 - Structuring microcycles; Muscle damage and recovery
  • How should you structure your training week or microcycle to accommodate muscle damage and recovery from hard workouts? 
  • How should you space out hard swim, bike, run, and gym workouts through the training week? 
  • What are the mechanisms and principles behind muscle damage and recovery?
  • What are the effects of muscle damage on performance and physiological systems and functions? 
 
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Jun 25, 2020
Q&A #92 - Heat acclimation principles and protocols; Early-morning training; Fasted training  
  • How should you incorporate heat acclimation in your training when preparing for hot races?
  • Is there a place for heat exposure training year-round? 
  • Training and nutrition considerations for early-morning workouts
  • How to use fasted workouts strategically in your training
 
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Jun 18, 2020
Q&A #91 - Training transfer effects between cycling and running; High-intensity training in Ironman preparation for time-poor athletes; Base-training "versus" HIIT 
  • What are the cross-training (transfer) effects between cycling, running, and swimming? Where are the transfer effects strong and where are they weak? 
  • For time-poor athletes, can a more high-intensity heavy training program translate to the required endurance for doing an Ironman?
  • What are the considerations for finding the right balance between "base training" (low-intensity training) and HIIT (high-intensity interval training)?
 
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Jun 11, 2020
Q&A #90 - Cycling cadence physiology and training revisited; Running dynamics metrics
  • The physiological effects of cycling at different cadences 
  • Why is heart rate high during high cadence cycling? 
  • Cycling training at low and high cadences
  • Running dynamics (stride length, vertical oscillation and ratio, ground contact time and left/right balance, etc.) - are they useful? 
 
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Jun 4, 2020
Q&A #89 - Typical training week structures; Frequency and load of hard workouts; Stacking hard workouts; Intensity control during swimming
  • What would be some good starting points for a weekly training structure?
  • How many hard workouts is reasonable to include, and how much of a training load should they comprise?
  • Does the load of hard workouts differ between triathletes and single-sport athletes? 
  • Can stacking harder workouts be a good strategy to get more relative rest between hard days?
  • How can adult-onset swimmers in particular maintain intensity control and avoid overloading too much when it comes to swimming?
 
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May 28, 2020
Q&A #88 - Polarised training or 80/20 - how to distribute moderate and high intensity work across the three disciplines
  • Should you follow a similar training intensity distribution in all three disciplines, or can you for example do more hard training on the bike and less on the run? 
  • The importance of lower intensity training (it's not just "filler") 
  • Alternatives to using fixed percentages for figuring out how much moderate and high intensity training you can do
     
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May 21, 2020
Q&A #87 - Swim training zones and heart rate monitoring
  • Why it does and doesn't make sense to track your time in different swim training zones
  • How to track your time in zone using pace, heart rate, and the session-goal approach
  • Is heart rate a variable worth monitoring in swimming?
 
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May 14, 2020
Q&A #86 - Static stretching, dynamic stretching, foam rolling or manual therapy; How to pace VO2max-intervals (running)
  • When does and does it not make sense to use static stretching, dynamic stretching, foam rolling and manual/physical therapy?
  • How should you pace VO2max-intervals when running?
 
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May 7, 2020
Q&A #85 - Backyard pool training; Ammonia smell after workouts; Can Max Heart Rate be trained?   
  • If you have access to a small backyard pool and a tether, how much is a reasonable amount to train in it? 
  • What is the reason for smelling ammonia after long workouts and what to do about it. 
  • Can you increase maximum heart rate with training?
  • Possible reasons for seeing a very low maximum heart rate.
 
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Apr 30, 2020
Q&A #84 - Open Water Swim training structure; Differences between Heart Rate training zone systems
  • How should you structure your swim training if you have open water access but no pool access?
  • Different hear rate training zone systems can lead to quite different training levels and intensities - so how do you know which system to choose? 
 
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Apr 23, 2020
Q&A #83 - Mechanisms behind endurance adaptations to strength training; Functional vs. heavy-resistance strength training
  • What are the mechanisms behind improved endurance performance resulting from heavy-resistance strength training?
  • Pros and cons of functional vs. heavy-resistance strength exercises 
 
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Apr 16, 2020
Q&A #82 - Minimum worthwhile time for a workout; Two hard workouts on the same day
  • What is the minimum duration a workout (particularly a bike) should be to be worthwhile?
  • Is deliberate planning of two hard workouts on the same day (e.g. "double-threshold") an effective strategy to get a stronger training response? 
 
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Apr 9, 2020
Q&A #81 - "Race pace" or Z2-training for Ironman; FTP-tests vs. race-specific fixed heart rate tests
  • For slower Ironman athletes, target race pace and Z2 are pretty much the same. 
  • Is there any benefit in training (in particular running) at race pace if it realistically is just a slow shuffle? 
  • What are the pros and cons of a classic FTP-test vs. riding at a fixed (race-specific) heart rate (or power) and measuring how power (or heart rate) progresses for that fixed value?
 
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Apr 2, 2020
Q&A #80 - Muscle mass, fibre type distribution and considerations for triathlon
  • What special considerations should muscular triathletes (e.g. powerlifters and bodybuilders) take regarding...
  • ...general training
  • ...lactate production and lactate threshold (or Maximum Lactate Steady State)
  • ...race nutrition and hydration
  • ...swimming, body position and buoyancy
  • ...cycling, power-to-weight, and power-to-aerodynamics
 
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Mar 26, 2020
Q&A #79 - How to train when you have only hilly terrain around you and no flats
  • In what types of bike and run workouts should you try to minimise hills?
  • Is sustainable bike power higher on hills, and if so, does it change your power targets when riding uphill? 
  • When you already do loads of unstructured hill workouts, is there any reason to still do structured hill work? 
 
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Mar 19, 2020
Q&A #78 - Triathlon and the COVID-19 pandemic
  • How should you adjust training for race cancellations, postponements, and uncertainty around when the next race will be?
  • What can you do to replace or compensate for swim training when pools close?
  • How to approach the situation mentally and adopt the right mindset
 
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Mar 12, 2020
Q&A #77 - Swim, bike and run field tests: pros and cons of various options and which ones to choose
  • Pros and cons of swim field tests: CSS-test (400 and 200 m Time Trials) and 1000 m Time Trial
  • Pros and cons of bike field tests: 20-minute TT, 20 km TT, Ramp test, Critical Power tests
  • Pros and cons of run field tests: 20-minute TT, Cooper Test (12-minute TT), Critical Power tests 
 
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Feb 20, 2020
Q&A #74 - How to deal with lack of tune-up races; Intervals vs. continuous hard exercise to improve VO2max
  • If there are no tune-up races available before your A-race, what can you do to replace the race preparation normally gained from these tune-up races?
  • Are intervals or continuous hard exercise more likely to get you close to VO2max, and why? 
  • How can you manipulate intervals to get your heart rate closer to maximum heart rate? 
  • Why heart rate is not a perfect proxy for VO2
 
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Feb 13, 2020
Q&A #73 - Pre-run mobility work; Combining marathon and 70.3 training; Solid vs. liquid carbs in racing
  • Why and how to do mobility work before running (with link to video of 5-minute routine)
  • How to combine training for 70.3 and for a marathon - with the marathon 2 weeks after the 70.3
  • The argument for solid (including gels) carbohydrates in racing vs. liquid (EP#218 follow-up)
 
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