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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 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, 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/

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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.

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Jan 30, 2023

Alexandra Coates, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow at the McMaster University in Canada. She is also a former elite short-course triathlete and triathlon coach.   

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Cardiac adaptations to endurance training

-How important and rate-limiting are cardiac adaptations for endurance performance?

-Stroke volume, VO2max, and what type of training to do to improve them?

-Transferring scientific knowledge into practical application

-What Alex would have done differently in her career knowing what she knows now

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts375/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

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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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Jan 23, 2023

Coach and professional triathlete Melanie McQuaid (still going strong at 49) returns to That Triathlon Show for another interview, this time focusing on Ironman and 70.3 distance training and racing.   

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Mel's overall approach to training for long-distance triathlon

-Diving into specifics on swimming, biking and running

-What training looks like early in the year (right now) far from racing

-Pacing in long-distance triathlon

-Running biomechanics 

-How Mel has stayed competitive as a professional athlete while approaching her 50th birthday

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts374/

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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Jan 16, 2023

Coach Frank Jakobsen returns to That Triathlon Show to discuss a number of topics pertinent to the start of the year.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Season analysis: how to do it and use the information gained going forward

-Periodisation strategies

-Training camps: benefits, considerations, and mistakes to avoid

-The Ironman World Championships in Kona and Nice: implications for athletes

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts373/

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.

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Jan 9, 2023

Mikael answers listener questions (from Instagram and Newsletter followers) on the topics of season planning, goal setting, and personal limiters. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How to set race goals (and account for factors like course, competitiveness of the field, etc)

-How to know what's realistic to aim for

-How to track the progress towards your goals

-How to establish limiters and assess if you're training to tackle them is working

-When is the best time to do a marathon if triathlon performance is your main goal?

-How to plan your season when you want to qualify for Kona but you don't know if you will manage to qualify or not

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts372/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

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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Jan 2, 2023

A round-up of some of the best episodes and moments from That Triathlon Show in 2022.   

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Tim Reed

-Bex Milnes

-Mark Burnley

-Tim Podlogar

-Alan Murchison

-Glenn Poleunis

-Paulo Sousa

-Eoin Everard

-Erin Carson

-Tom Bell

-Andrew Sellars

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts371/

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:

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Dec 26, 2022

In this episode, we discuss the results of the recent That Triathlon Show listener survey, and what that means for how the show will develop and (hopefully) improve in 2023 and beyond.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-A detailed summary of the That Triathlon Show survey, including both positive and negative feedback

-A completely transparent peek behind the curtains of how Mikael analysed and interpreted the survey responses

-What this means for That Triathlon Show going forward. What changes can you expect, and what can you expect will stay the same? 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts370/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

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/

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Dec 19, 2022

Olav Aleksander Bu is the coach of Kristian Blummenfelt and Gustav Iden. He returns to the podcast (see also EP#264) for another in-depth discussion of training, racing, science, coaching and what makes these two athletes so exceptional. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Going from short-course to long-course and back again

-Key swim, bike and run sessions for short course and long course, respectively

-Recovery between races (e.g. Kristian becoming 70.3 World Champion 3 weeks after finishing 3rd in Kona) 

-An in-depth look into Kristian's and Gustav's swim training

-The importance of specificity

-The balance between VO2max and economy

-How would Olav coach an amateur athlete with 10 hours per week to train? 

-Other age-group related questions: good and bad things to spend money on, training mistakes, do physiological measurements matter...

-Talent, talent development, nature and nurture

-Olav's favourite piece of gear or equipment

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts369/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using their FREE Fuel & Hydration planner. Book a FREE one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@pfandh.com and they will be happy to help. 

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:

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Dec 12, 2022

Dan Bigham is a performance engineer at INEOS Grenadiers, founder of Wattshop, and former World Hour Record holder (with 55.548 km). In this interview, we discuss the hour record, the Sub7 project that he was heavily involved in, and the latest and greatest in the world of aerodynamics.  

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Dan's training, testing, and overall preparation leading into the Hour Record

-Pacing strategies and dealing with the heat

-Dan's estimated power and CdA for the Hour, and could he go even faster? 

-The Sub7/Sub8 project

-Do's and don'ts (or what works and what doesn't) in aerodynamics based on Dan's current knowledge

-Aero-impact of trisuits, calf guards, shoes, camelbacks, Anemoi Sailfish hydration system, and rolling resistance impact of tires

-Listener questions on aerodynamics (shaved legs, craziest thing Dan has ever done in the name of aero, and more)

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts368/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using their FREE Fuel & Hydration planner. Book a FREE one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@pfandh.com and they will be happy to help. 

ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

LINKS AND RESOURCES:

RATE AND REVIEW:

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Dec 5, 2022

Erin Carson is a strength coach working with a number of the world's best short- and long-course triathletes. In the Ironman 70.3 World Championships recently, athletes working with Erin swept the women's podium (Taylor Knibb, Paula Findlay and Emma Pallant-Browne). In this interview, we discuss what the strength training of these athletes looks like, and we also discuss strength training from the perspective of age-group triathletes.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How Erin works and operates as a strength coach

-The objective of strength training for world-class athletes

-The specific strength training programs of Taylor Knibb, Paula Findlay, and Emma Pallant-Browne 

-There's more to strength training than lifting weights

-The most important movements and exercises for age-group athletes to master

-Home-based strength training

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts367/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

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.

Nov 28, 2022

Alan Murchison is a lifelong endurance athlete, and one of few athletes to both run under 30 minutes for 10k and ride under 18 minutes for 10 miles. He is also a chef, with 25 years of experience in Michelin starred kitchens. Today he runs Performance Chef, where he works with athletes from amateur level up to the highest possible level in the sports of triathlon, cycling, and other endurance sports. He brings a practical and holistic perspective to food and nutrition for endurance athletes. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How Alan works with athletes depending on their needs

-Key principles of nutrition in training and outside of training

-Energy and macronutrient intake, and thinking in terms of easy, moderate and hard days

-Should you track your food intake?

-Supplements - are there any worth taking?

-Different diets and intolerances, and how to manage them

-What can amateurs learn from professionals, and what we should not try to copy

-Specific advice for female athletes

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts366/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using their FREE Fuel & Hydration planner. Book a FREE one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@pfandh.com and they will be happy to help. 

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:

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Nov 21, 2022

Andy Blow of Precision Fuel & Hydration joins us to discuss the exact numbers of carbohydrate, fluid and sodium intake of Fenella Langridge, Sarah Crowley and Leon Chevalier (all top-10 in Kona) as well as Emma Pallant-Browne (third in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in St George). 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Carbohydrate, fluid, and sodium intake of Fenella Langridge, Sarah Crowley and Leon Chevalier in Kona

-How Kona differs from most other Ironman races due to the extreme environmental conditions

-Carbohydrate, fluid, and sodium intake of Emma Pallant-Browne in 70.3 Worlds

-How to change your nutrition and hydration plan for cold conditions like this year's race in St George

-The process Fenella, Sarah, Leon and Emma go through when they come up with their race hydration and nutrition strategies

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts365/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using their FREE Fuel & Hydration planner. Book a FREE one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@pfandh.com and they will be happy to help. 

ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

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 14, 2022

Stuart Holliday is a Chartered psychologist working primarily with endurance athletes. In the past, Stuart has been working with Olympic and Paralympic squads, as well as with the Liverpool FC Academy and the England Netball team. In this interview, we discuss sports psychology in a triathlon context.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Self-talk, and having an "inner coach" that is both instructional and motivational

-Goal setting in your sport and in your mental performance

-Visualisation

-Mindfulness meditation

-Dealing with pre-race anxiety

-Improving your self-confidence

-Having the mental skills to perform through the tough moments in a race

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts364/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

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/

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Nov 7, 2022

Øyvind Sandbakk, PhD, is a professor at the Norwegian University for Science and Technology and director for its Centre for Elite Sports Research. He is also the editor-in-chief for the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. In this interview we discuss a few general science and coaching topics, but mostly we dive deep into a recent review paper on the training characteristics of world class distance runners. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Going beyond just the published literature when gathering data on results-proven practice of world class distance runners for this review

-Training periodisation and racing schedules

-Training volume, intensity, and types of workouts 

-Altitude training and tapering strategies 

-The importance of the "art of coaching" 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts363/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

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Oct 31, 2022

Nicki Winfield Almquist, PhD, is a post-doctoral researcher at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. In this interview, we discuss a recent study comparing the effects of 12 weeks of block periodisation with "best practice" cyclic, progressive traditional periodisation, as well as the general consensus on different periodisation patterns. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Defining block periodisation and cyclic, progressive traditional periodisation

-Previous evidence showing some benefits of using a block periodisation approach vs. traditional periodisation

-The findings of this new, more methodologically solid comparison of block and traditional periodisation

-Block periodisation as a tool in the toolbox

-Conclusions on the science and practice of periodisation patterns

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Oct 24, 2022

Andrew Sellars, MD, is the team director of Balance Point Racing, a triathlon and cycling club based in British Columbia, Canada. He is also the co-founder of sports technology companies VO2 Master (that manufactures a portable metabolic analyser) and BreatheWayBetter (a respiratory training device). In this interview, we discuss training, testing, and dive deep into breathing, the respiratory system, and respiratory training. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-A physiological systems based approach to endurance training

-Differences between structural and functional adaptations to endurance training

-Andrew's approach to testing and athlete assessments, and how it has changed over time

-An overview of the respiratory system in endurance sports

-Respiratory training: scientific and anecdotal evidence, and practical applications

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https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts361/

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ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

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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Oct 17, 2022

Paulo Sousa is the coach behind one of the longest-standing and most successful international squads on the short-course triathlon circuit. Seven of his athletes qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. In addition to short-course specialists like Taylor Spivey and Summer Rappaport, he also coaches middle-distance specialists Paula Findlay and Eric Lagerstrom. In this episode we discuss the squad, the short-course triathlon scene, and get to hear Paulo's thoughts on training and coaching.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How does his squad operate, who are the current members, and where do they base themselves for training camps? 

-How the athletes train and recover between races

-Differences between a private squad like Paulo's and federation-led squads

-Paulo's perspectives on training, including the importance of not putting yourself in a box

-The basis of the swim, bike and run program of the squad

-Coaching Eric Lagerstron and Paula Findlay who are not training for short-course racing and are not members of the squad

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts360/

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

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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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Oct 10, 2022

This is a conversation between Mikael Eriksson and Kolie Moore (of Empirical Cycling) that originally aired on Kolie's Empirical Cycling Podcast.

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Self-doubt in coaching and the coaching mindset

-Behind the scenes of That Triathlon Show (the why behind it, guests that excited Mikael the most, how he prepares for his episodes, and more)

-The risk of bias and creating echo chambers in coaching and in podcasting 

-The coach-athlete relationship

-How Mikael approaches evolving and improving his coaching

-Managing the training load and managing intensity in triathlon

-Thoughts on reverse periodisation

-Training monitoring and prescription

-Assorted thoughts on the professional scene in short-course and long-course triathlon

-Assorted listener questions

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts359/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

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ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

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Oct 3, 2022

Jem Arnold is a physiotherapist, coach and PhD student. Currently, his main research focus is investigating FLIA: blood flow limitation of the iliac artery, a condition that affects certain athletes even at the very elite level, sometimes with surgery as the end outcome. Jem is also very involved and knowledgeable in using NIRS (near-infrared spectroscopy) to measure muscle oxygen saturation (SmO2). We dive deep into how using NIRS and SmO2 can inform workout execution as well as training interventions and athlete profiling.    

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-What is NIRS and what is muscle oxygen saturation? 

-The balance of oxygen delivery (to the capillaries surrounding muscle tissue - supply) and extraction (by the muscles from the capillaries - demand)

-NIRS testing protocols, and how it relates (and does not relate) to oxygen uptake (VO2) and lactate measurments

-Using NIRS to profile athletes 

-Using NIRS in high-intensity workouts to optimise interval execution 

-Blood flow limitation of the iliac artery (FLIA) - what is it, and what is its prevalence among athletes

-Risk factors for FLIA

-Current detection and diagnosis methods of FLIA, as well as treatment options

-How Jem's research aims to find methods by which FLIA detection can be improved

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts358/

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

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ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a unique swim bench 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 your core activation, and it makes it easier to stay consistent even when you can't go to the pool. Get the special Zen8 x TTS bundle including the swim bench and a number of Zen8 training plans and on-demand workouts on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.

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Sep 26, 2022

Ben Desbrow, PhD, is a professor at Griffith University (Queensland, Australia) with academic interests in nutrition and dietetics in both athletic and clinical populations. He also has a foot in the applied side of sports nutrition, being an Accredited Practicing Dietitian, working for example with Rugby League team Gold Coast Titans. In this interview, we discuss the science and practice of alcohol in endurance sports.         

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-What is alcohol, and how is it processed and metabolised in the body?

-The existing scientific research available on alcohol in an athletic context

-The dose makes the poison: a discussion on alcohol dosage 

-Alcohol and the 4 R's of recovery: refuelling, rehydration, repair and relax (or rest)

-Can you have a small amount of alcohol with no negative consequences? 

-The zone of regret (and how to avoid it) 

-Alcohol and calories

-Practical advice around alcohol consumption and habits

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts357/

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

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Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using their FREE Fuel & Hydration planner. Book a FREE one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@pfandh.com and they will be happy to help. 

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a one of a kind swim bench for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve their swim technique, power and propulsion, and consistency of swim training. It is very affordable, about the price of a pair of running shoes, and Zen8 offer free shipping in the US and the UK. Best of all, you can try it risk-free. If you don't love it after two weeks, send it back and get a full refund. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.

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Sep 19, 2022

Tom Bell is a coach, performance consultant, and elite cyclist based in Yorkshire, United Kingdom. He is the founder of the coaching business High North, that also produces great educational blog posts that go beyond what can be found in the vast majority of media outlets in the endurance sports industry. In this interview we dive deep into Tom's approach to training and coaching, and various bits and pieces on topics of interest. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Long-term planning and goal setting

-Monitoring training responses

-Testing in the field and in the lab

-How Tom applies progressive overload in training

-Recovery

-Indoor vs. outdoor training considerations, as well as considerations for different types of terrain

-Low-cadence work on the bike

-Strength training for cyclists

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts356/

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

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ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

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Sep 12, 2022

Callum Brownstein, PhD, is a lecturer in exercise physiology at Newcastle University. Callum has conducted extensive research in fatigability, and the mechanisms of neuromuscular fatigue in (among others) endurance exercise. In this interview, we dive deep into the mechanisms and applications of neuromuscular fatigue in an endurance sports context. 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-What is fatigue? 

-Differentiating between impairments in contractile function ("peripheral fatigue") and voluntary activation ("central fatigue")

-How can fatigue and its underlying mechanisms be measured? 

-Different fatigue mechanisms in cycling vs. running

-Differences in magnitude of fatigue and fatigue mechanisms between the different intensity domains

-The impact of exercise duration on fatigue

-Practical applications for triathletes and endurance athletes

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts355/

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a one of a kind swim bench for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve their swim technique, power and propulsion, and consistency of swim training. It is very affordable, about the price of a pair of running shoes, and Zen8 offer free shipping in the US and the UK. Best of all, you can try it risk-free. If you don't love it after two weeks, send it back and get a full refund. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.

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Sep 5, 2022

Tim Podlogar, PhD, is a Research Fellow at the University of Brimingham, Assistant Professor at the University of Primorska (Slovenia), and nutritionist for the Bora Hansgrohe World Tour cycling team. One of Tim's main areas of expertise is the science and practice of carbohydrates in endurance sports, and this is the topic for today's interview.         

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Carbohydrates before, during, and after competition

-When and why to use glucose and fructose

-Is 120 g/h carbohydrate feeding superior to the commonly recommended 90 g/h? 

-Training in a glycogen-depleted state

-Reverse engineering your carbohydrate intake by looking at upcoming workout demands

-Continuous blood-glucose monitoring

-Training the gut

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts354/

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

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Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using their FREE Fuel & Hydration planner. Book a FREE one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@pfandh.com and they will be happy to help. 

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a one of a kind swim bench for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve their swim technique, power and propulsion, and consistency of swim training. It is very affordable, about the price of a pair of running shoes, and Zen8 offer free shipping in the US and the UK. Best of all, you can try it risk-free. If you don't love it after two weeks, send it back and get a full refund. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.

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Aug 29, 2022

Bex Milnes is the Lead Paratriathlon Coach at British Triathlon's performance centre in Loughborough, where she coaches Paralympic and Commonwealth Games medalists like George Peasgood and Claire Cashmore. She is also the coach of top-class long-course triathletes like her partner Nikki Bartlett and India Lee. In this interview we discuss Bex' approach to triathlon training and coaching, differences and similarities between training for short-course and long-course triathlon, insights into paratriathlon training, and more.     

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Understanding the demands of the event you're training for

-Key principles for improving swim, bike, and run performance

-Differences and similarities between long-course and short-course training

-Training in a group - how to maximise the benefits and mitigate potential pitfalls

-Testing and physiology

-Insights into paratriathlon training, coaching and challenges

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts353/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using their FREE Fuel & Hydration planner. Book a FREE one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your fueling and hydration even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@pfandh.com and they will be happy to help. 

ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

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Aug 22, 2022

This is a conversation between Mikael Eriksson and Matthew DesRoches (of Resilience Health and Performance Consulting) that originally aired on Matthew's podcast Oxidative Potential.      

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Power-duration modelling, lab testing, and software-based physiological testing

-Training monitoring

-A different approach to swim training

-Revisiting the fundamentals of exercise physiology

-Technology and diagnostic tools

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts352/

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

SPONSORS:

ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a one of a kind swim bench for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve their swim technique, power and propulsion, and consistency of swim training. It is very affordable, about the price of a pair of running shoes, and Zen8 offer free shipping in the US and the UK. Best of all, you can try it risk-free. If you don't love it after two weeks, send it back and get a full refund. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.

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