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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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Oct 11, 2021

Mehdi Kordi, PhD, is a track cycling coach (sprinting in particular) working with the Royal Dutch Cycling Federation. In Tokyo, the Dutch track sprinters brought home multiple golds and medals, and Mehdi joins us to discuss how these athletes train to be the fastest on the planet. Also we discuss the physiology of W' and how it relates to neuromuscular function, and other bits and pieces from Mehdi's research.     

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Mehdi's take on the Olympics in Tokyo and how his team performed

-How do track sprint cyclists train?

-The relationship between neuromuscular function and W' (anaerobic work capacity) 

-The importance of muscle size (rather than neural functions, fiber type etc.) and maximum force capacity on W'

-What sort of strength training might be used to improve W'?

-Reliability and sensitivity of the Notio Konect aero sensor 

 

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