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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: October, 2023
Oct 30, 2023

David Lipman works in sports technology and has a particular interest in the intersection of health and performance. He has degrees in medicine and exercise science, a background in coaching, and a strong understanding of both endurance sports and strength and conditioning.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The evolution of world-class endurance training (a discussion about a recent publication)

-Dave's perspectives on triathlon training - are there things that we could do better when looking at the way triathletes typically train? 

-Finding your balance of health and performance

-How to approach new technology in sports in a smart way

-Navigating information in an age of information overload

-Weight and its nonlinear and unpredictable relationship with performance

-Trends in strength and conditioning for runners and endurance athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts414/

 

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Oct 22, 2023

Parker Spencer is the head coach of USA Triathlon's Project Podium, a men's elite development program based at Arizona State University. The project already has produced alumni like Chase McQueen, and Parker himself won the USAT Olympic Coach of the Year award for 2022. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Parker's role as head coach at Project Podium

-The long-term development plan - how to take an athlete from talent to world-class

-Using personality assessments

-Using metabolic testing to fine-tune training prescription

-A typical training week in the squad

-Parker's top pieces of advice for amateur athletes, overall and within swimming, biking and running

-Considerations for time-crunched athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts413/

 

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

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Oct 16, 2023

Torben Rokkedal Lausch is the head coach of the triathlon centre in Aarhus, one of three high-performance centres in Denmark. He is also close to finalising his PhD in Sports Science, and he is the individual coach of age-groupers, short-course athletes, and long-course athletes like Kristian Høgenhaug and Mathias Lyngsø Petersen.    

       

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Torben's coaching methodology

-How to adapt training to the athlete based on where they are in their career

-Involving the athlete in the planning process

-How he manages his training squad to reap the benefits while still allowing athletes to train to their individual needs

-An example training week from Kristian Høgenhaug leading into Ironman Hamburg (the Ironman European Championships where he finished 3rd)

-Advice for age-group athletes, and time-crunched athletes in particular

-Setting training zones and targets correctly

-Nitrate as an ergogenic aid for endurance performance - the current state of the evidence

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts412/

 

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. You can try the Zen8 risk-free for up to 30 days, and you can get 20% off your first order on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.

 

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If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing: www.scientifictriathlon.com/rate/

 

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Oct 9, 2023

Bas van Hooren is a sport scientist, sport science consultant, and a runner with multiple national championship medals. In this interview we discuss a number of topics Bas has researched, including practical applications of these findings.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Are cool-downs necessary? 

-Is there a physiological or biomechanical difference between treadmill and outdoor running? 

-What do we know about the physiology and training characteristics of the best older athletes in the world (70+)? 

-Are there "sensitive periods" and what are the issues with the Long-Term Athlete Development model? 

-Strength and conditioning science and application for runners and endurance athletes

-Devices and technology

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts411/

 

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. You can try the Zen8 risk-free for up to 30 days, and you can get 20% off your first order 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.

Oct 2, 2023

Kerry McGawley is Associate Professor at Mid Sweden University, a coach and coach educator, and a very good age group triathlete. In this interview, we discuss the current science on the female athlete, where we need to do more in both academia, in sports organisations and in society, and practical takeaways. This is part two of a two-part interview, where part one was about Kerry's own training as an age-group 70.3 World Champion.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Mother-athlete challenges

-Menstrual cycle phases and performance

-Menstrual health literacy and barriers to coach-athlete communication

-Amenorrhea and associated injury risk and performance outcomes

-Next steps in academia, organisations and elsewhere

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts410/

 

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 on formswim.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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