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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: September, 2022
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:

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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:

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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. 

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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/

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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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/

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 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.

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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