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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: May, 2023
May 29, 2023

Maria Francesca Piacentini, PhD, is Associate Professor at the University of Rome Foro Italico. Her research interests include overreaching and overtraining, training monitoring, and more recently, open water swimming and particularly the use of wetsuits in triathlon and open water swimming.   

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-An overview of the literature of wetsuits, and how wetsuits change performance, biomechanical, physiological and perceptual variables

-Comparing wetsuit and non-wetsuit swimming at a fixed speed and using a longer protocol to assess fatiguability with and without wetsuit

-Discussion points on wetsuit familiarity, when and how to use a wetsuit in training, using a trisuit underneath the wetsuit, the impact of water temperature, etc. 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts392/

 

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May 22, 2023

Tamara Jewett is a pro triathlete from Canada. Tamara has 8 Ironman 70.3 podiums on her resume, including 3 wins. She is known as being one of the fastest runners in triathlon and is currently ranked 9th in the world in the PTO rankings. In this interview we discuss Tamara's training, her progression through the sport, combining training with a full-time job (until 2022) and lots more.    

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Tamara's running background, and overcoming injuries and eating disorders

-Her 2023 season so far (winning Oceanside 70.3, 6th in PTO European Open) and goals for the rest of the year

-Detailed breakdown of a key training week before PTO European Open

-How she has improved her swim by slowing down and focusing on technique

-Being one of the fastest runners in triathlon on three runs per week (but about 60 km in those three runs)

-Combining training and racing as a professional with working a full-time (at times part-time) job until the fall of 2022

-Brick workouts, strength training, rest days, naps and more

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts391/

 

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.

 

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May 15, 2023

Pieter Rijnders is a Belgian running, cycling and duathlon coach. He has worked with athletes at the highest level, including top duathletes Arnaud Dely and Maurine Ricour. In this interview we discuss Pieter's perspectives on training and coaching, and dive deep into specifics about duathlon training.      

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Pieter's approach to training and coaching

-Going into the weeds on duathlon training specifics (volume, intensity, key workouts etc)

-Specific examples of training weeks of world class duathletes Arnaud Dely and Maurine Ricour

-Transfer effects between run and bike training

-Training according to muscle fibre typology

-Top tips for amateur athletes and time-crunched athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts390/

 

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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May 8, 2023

Paul Newsome is a swim coach with a wealth of experience in helping triathletes and open water swimmers get faster in the water. He is well-known as the founder of Swim Smooth, through which he has been providing coaching and education to athletes around the world for nearly twenty years. He recently worked directly with Chelsea Sodaro to improve her swim ahead of her Ironman World Championship victory in 2022. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How Paul helped improve Chelsea Sodaro's swimming in the lead-up towards her Kona win in 2022

-A look into the structure of Chelsea's swim training 

-Red Mist endurance training

-The hierarchy of stroke correction

-Cause and effect issues in swim technique (treat the root cause not the symptom)

-Using swim toys as an aid in technique assessment

-Finding the right stroke rate

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts389/

 

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. 

 

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.

May 1, 2023

Mikael and David Dhooge answer listener questions on the topic of run training for triathlon.      

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Running every day vs. 5-6 days a week

-The long run - best practices

-Can you run too slow?

-Hill reps for VO2max development

-Pacing and workout design of high-intensity intervals

-Key differences between run training for triathletes vs. runners

-Running form and biomechanics

-Strength training for run performance and injury prevention

-Best practices of using "super shoes"

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts388/

 

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.

 

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:

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