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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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Feb 6, 2020
Q&A #72 - Hill repeats and long runs; Protein for endurance athletes
  • What are the different kinds of hill workouts to incorporate in running? 
  • At what point in a workout should hill repeats be done? 
  • Can hill repeats be combined with a long run?
  • What's the reasoning behind the recommendation of aiming for higher than research-backed amounts of daily protein intake? 
 
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Feb 3, 2020

Philipp Seipp is the coach of Sebastian Kienle, Laura Philipp, and Florian Angert (among others). In this episode he discusses his coaching methodology and thoughts on training strategies for long-distance triathlon.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Philipp's general coaching methodology

-The importance of biomechanics

-The importance of speed and training for speed in long-distance triathlon (especially older athletes)

-Periodisation based on the individual's limiters and goal event demands

-Testing methodologies and principles

-How Philipp uses strength and conditioning

-Too much training volume and not as a common training mistake

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts219/

 

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Jan 30, 2020
Q&A #71 - Double workout days: practical applications and scientific underpinnings
  • Should you ever do two intense workouts on the same day?
  • Metabolic stress, muscular and tissue stress, central nervous system stress, and cognitive load of double workout days
  • How to combine endurance training and resistance training (concurrent training)  and minimise interference
 
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Jan 27, 2020

Andy Blow, founder of Precision Hydration is back on the show to revisit the topic of hydration and nutrition strategies for triathlon and endurance events and races. This episode is packed with practical and actionable advice that will put you in a great spot to get your race day nutrition and hydration right.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-An overview on sweat rate and sweat sodium concentrations, and the vast differences in losses and replacement needs between individuals

-Why Andy recommends separating your energy from your hydration

-Training the gut to better tolerate nutrition and hydration during racing

-Hydrogels like Maurten and Beta Fuel

-Wearables that measure hydration and sweat status in real-time and non-invasively

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts218/

 

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Jan 23, 2020
Q&A #70 - Preparing for a windy bike course; Running outside in the cold versus the treadmill; Two-stroke breathing versus bilateral breathing; How to add training volume safely; When to change bike tires
  • How can you prepare for a windy bike course when most of your training is indoors? 
  • Is it better to run on the treadmill or outdoors in winter in sub-freezing temperatures?
  • How do you dress for cold outdoor running? 
  • When should you breathe every two strokes and when should you breathe bilaterally?
  • What are best practices for increasing your training volume safely?
  • When is it time to change bike tires? 
 
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Jan 20, 2020

Dan Atkins is the Head Coach of the Triathlon Australia Performance Centre on the Gold Coast. He discusses the demands of elite draft-legal triathlon in 2020 and how to prepare for these demands. All along, he shares training advice highly applicable to any endurance athlete, elite or amateur, triathlete or single-sport. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The demands of elite draft-legal triathlon in 2020. 

-Training elite and developmental athletes for world class draft-legal performances

-A typical training week of the squad of elite athletes at the Gold Coast performance center

-How the training develops over the course of a season 

-The importance and challenges of a daily training environment with group training

-Coaching and training lessons learnt from integrating para-triathletes with able-bodied athletes

-Dan's number one piece of advice for any endurance athlete

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts217/

 

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Jan 13, 2020
Q&A #69 - Planning your race schedule; Suppressed heart rate in high-intensity training
  • How many tune-up races should you consider doing in a season before a late-summer A-race? 
  • How should you approach training for those tune-up races to be in peak fitness when it matters? 
  • Possible reasons and solutions for suppressed heart rate in high-intensity interval training: non-functional over-reaching, glycogen depletion, peripheral endurance limitations 
 
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Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Charles Samuels is the Medical Director of the Centre for Sleep & Human Performance in Calgary, Alberta. One of his key interest areas is exploring the relationship of sleep on recovery and performance in elite Canadian athletes, up to the Olympic level. In this episode, Dr. Samuels filters through some of the noise surrounding sleep, gives practical advice for getting adequate sleep, and discusses why sleep tracking wearables do more harm than good. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The Athlete Sleep Screening Questionnaire

-Differences between athletes and the general population in sleep patterns and sleep requirements

-Why wearables and sleep trackers do more harm than good for our sleep

-The case for catching up on sleep or banking sleep, and shooting for a weekly sleep goal

-Caffeine, napping, and chronotypes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts216/

 

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Jan 6, 2020
Q&A #68 - Training zones and energy systems; Effective training with no goal race; Block training considerations; Weightlifting belts, yay or nay?
  • How do "training zones" relate to "energy systems"?
  • How should you structure your training over the course of a year when the goal is to improve performance, but you don't target a specific race? 
  • Common mistakes done in block training
  • When (if ever) is it acceptable to use a lifting belt when lifting weights in the gym?
 
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Jan 6, 2020

Professor David Bishop is a world leader in muscle exercise physiology with more than 250 publications to date. He explains how high training volume and high-intensity training each leads to particular endurance adaptations on a cellular and mitochondrial level. Knowing about these adaptation pathways and effects of different training methodologies is essential for triathletes and coaches when planning out their training. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The difference between mitochondrial content and mitochondrial function

-How high-volume training skews towards increased mitochondrial content, and high-intensity training towards improved mitochondrial function

-Mitochondrial content may be the more important adaptation of the two when it comes down to performance

-Different intensity levels and their benefits and drawbacks

-Guidelines on appropriate Training Intensity Distributions 

-"Training Low" - adaptations to training with low glycogen stores

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts215/

 

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Dec 30, 2019
Q&A #67 - Back-to-back workouts; Rest days, workout frequency, and dosage; 70.3 race fueling; Fasted workouts vs. fueled workouts
  • What are the benefits and drawbacks of doing workouts back-to-back compared to e.g. doing one workout in the morning and one at lunch?
  • Is it better to spread out the same number of total workouts over more days (and fewer rest days) or less days (and more rest days)?
  • Considerations for 70.3 race nutrition planning and training 
  • When is it ok to do fasted workouts and when should you do them well-fueled with good carbohydrate availability?
 
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Dec 30, 2019

We look back at 2019 and listen to some of the very best audio segments from the top-10 interviews of That Triathlon Show this year.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL HEAR FROM:

-World Champions keep things simple: training masterclass with Joel Filliol | EP#172

-Dan Lorang - coach of Jan Frodeno, Anne Haug and Bora Hansgrohe pro cycling team | EP#175

-FTP, VO2max and VLaMax: what triathletes need to know with Sebastian Weber | EP#169

-Endurance sports nutrition: state of the art in 2019 with prof. John Hawley | EP#181

-Polarised training with Stephen Seiler, PhD | EP#177

-Run training of Kipchoge, Farah and Rudisha with Matt Fox of Sweat Elite | EP#195

-Injury prevention and rehabilitation with James Debenham, PhD | EP#209

-Training talk with world-class cyclist Amber Neben and coach Tim Cusick | EP#205

-Anybody can be a Kona qualifier: genetics is not your limiter with Alan Couzens | EP#186

-The top-5 challenges for masters athletes and how to overcome them - Bo Falck Hansen, PhD | EP#176

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts214/

 

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www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Dec 23, 2019
Q&A #66 - Whoop and Halo Sport - the next big things or riding the hype wave? 
  • What is the evidence supporting the Whoop strap, that measures heart rate, heart rate variability (HRV) and tracks sleep? 
  • Is continuous HRV-measurement overnight better than a standardised morning measurement? 
  • Is there any validation for the accuracy of Whoop's measurements?
  • What is the evidence supporting the Halo Sport neurostimulator, that uses transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to supposedly improve athletic performance? 
  • Issues with the marketing of both the Whoop and Halo Sport devices
 
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Dec 23, 2019

Dave Cripps is the director and physical performance coach at TriTenacious and Coalition Performance. Dave has worked extensively with both professional and amateur athletes in triathlon and outside of triathlon (including working in rugby with the Leicester Tigers), and here he shares his thoughts on how strength training can and should be incorporated in a triathlon training program in a time-efficient manner. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The benefits of strength training for triathletes

-A little goes a long way - most triathletes can get away with doing only one weekly workout in the gym

-Incorporating certain aspects of strength and conditioning as part of your swim, bike, and run workouts or warm-ups

-The types of exercises a triathlon strength training program should include

-Practicality trumps perfection when incorporating strength training in your overall plan

-Periodisation of strength training for triathlon

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts213/

 

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www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

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Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free! 

 

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Dec 16, 2019
Q&A #65 - How much and when to train in the aerobars; Rest/freshness requirements before testing (e.g. lactate testing)  
  • How much is enough when it comes to training in the aerobars/Time Trial position? 
  • Does the amount of training in the aerobars change over the course of the year, or with training indoors compared to outdoors?
  • What type of workouts should preferentially be done in the aerobars versus sitting up?
  • How rested and fresh should you be before fitness testing such as lactate tests in order to get reliable and useful results?
  • Do lactate or other tests 'never lie' or are there situations when you should disregard these test results? 
 
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Dec 16, 2019

Scientific Triathlon coaches James Teagle, Lachlan Kerin and Mikael Eriksson get together to discuss different training ideologies. What are the pros and cons of each, for whom might each be more or less relevant, and what are common mistakes and pitfalls to avoid when it comes to training ideologies?

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The Lydiard model

-The interval-heavy model  

-The threshold-heavy model

-The Kenyan/Canova model

-The Trisutto model 

-The polarised model

-The sweet spot heavy model

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts212/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

SPONSORS:

Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free! 

 

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Dec 9, 2019
Q&A #64 - Base training/Winter training; Strength training and DOMS; Goal-setting for races
  • What type of training, progression, load, and periodisation should you do during the winter months (base training)?
  • How can you minimise and manage Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) from strength training and lifting weights?
  • What types of goals should you set for your races when completing the distance isn't a challenge but you're also not competing for wins or podiums? 
 
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Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.
 
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Dec 9, 2019

Coach Adam Pulford of Carmichael Training Systems discusses the yearly training plan for a cyclist, what goes into each training phase, and tackles plenty of frequently asked questions that cyclists, triathletes and other endurance athletes all need to consider when planning their training and racing calendar. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The yearly periodisation of a typical cyclist

-The architecture of mesocycles and microcycles

-The competitive phase and maintaining fitness and freshness between races

-Frequently asked questions: the balance of high and low intensity, scheduling rest, physiological testing and more

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts211/

 

THAT TRIATHLON SHOW HOMEPAGE:

www.thattriathlonshow.com

 

SPONSORS:

Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free! 

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Get 20% off your entire order with the discount code TTS. 

 

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Dec 2, 2019
Q&A #63 - Protein intake; Equipment for home-based strength training; Top books for self-coached triathletes; Recovering from a bike crash
  • How much protein should triathletes consume and how should it be distributed across the day?
  • What are the most essential pieces of equipment needed for home-based strength training? 
  • What are Mikael's top-5 most recommended books for self-coached triathletes?
  • How should you rehabilitate from a bike crash and work on putting back any lost muscle mass from being immobile after the initial recovery period? 
 
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Dec 2, 2019

Andrew Simmons is founder and Head Coach of Lifelong Endurance in Denver, Colorado. He joins us to discuss all things altitude, from going up to altitude for a training camp to gain physiological advantages, to dealing with having to race at altitude despite normally residing at sea level. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The physiology of training and racing at altitude

-The theory and application of altitude training camps

-Going to altitude to race

-Considerations for athletes living at altitude year-round

-Altitude tents and masks

 

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Nov 25, 2019
Q&A #62 - Sprint Interval Training during the off-season; Poor correlation between 20-minute power and race performance 
  • What is Sprint Interval Training (SIT) and why might you want to include it in your training?
  • Is the off-season a good time to incorporate SIT?
  • My race performances and fitness improve, but my 20-minute power remains the same - why is this? 
  • The importance of knowing the composition of power and understanding changes in aerobic and anaerobic contribution
 
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Nov 25, 2019

James Debenham, PhD, is a physiotherapist, researcher and university lecturer, as well as an accomplished Ironman athlete himself. He discusses the ins and outs of injury prevention and factors contributing to injury development, as well as rehabilitation from injury for triathletes and endurance athletes.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The biology of tissue and tissue loading

-Variables contributing to injury development

-How to manipulate training variables and lifestyle variables to prevent injuries from occurring

-Rehabilitation from injury

-Progression of volume and intensity when returning to training

-When, why and how to find a good physiotherapist 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts209/

 

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Nov 18, 2019
Q&A #61 - Training maintenance during 15-hour day work weeks; Acceptable fitness decreases from a season break and rate of rebuilding fitness
  • How can you maintain some level of training when certain work weeks are incredibly packed and there's almost no time for training
  • Using commuting as training and setting the right expectations
  • Having sleep as a non-negotiable
  • What kind of fitness decrease (e.g. in FTP) is normal and acceptable after a yearly season break?
  • How quickly can and should you expect to get back to where it was before the break?
 
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Nov 18, 2019

Danny Lennon, founder of Sigma Nutrition Radio makes a living staying up to date with current research and evidence in nutrition. He discusses current nutrition trends and what the consensus of them actually is.   

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Chrono-nutrition 

-Carbohydrates and low-carb diets

-The gut microbiome

-Intermittent fasting and time-restricted feeding

-Genetics, genetic testing and nutrition

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts208/

 

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Nov 11, 2019
Q&A #60 - Training considerations for time-rich athletes; Heat acclimatisation and maintenance
  • How should "time-rich" athletes with lots of time available to train take advantage of that time? 
  • How can you (and why should you) maintain your level of heat acclimatisation when going away to a cooler climate for holidays?
 
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