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That Triathlon Show

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: December, 2023
Dec 25, 2023

Mikael and David Dhooge answer listener questions in a supersized Q&A edition for the holiday season.     

       

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Favourite TTS episodes of the year

-Differences in training between sprint and middle distance races

-Weight loss

-Muscle fibre composition - how to estimate your phenotype

-When and how to get back into training after illness

-Pace or heart rate targets for Zone 2 training

-"Big Days" in Ironman preparation

-Our proudest athletic achievements, and bucket-list events

-Threshold-training

-Combining a training camp with a race

-Starting and marketing a coaching business

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts422/

 

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www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

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CONTACT:

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Dec 18, 2023

Craig Kirkwood is a triathlon and endurance coach from New Zealand. His introduction to endurance sports was in running where he raced at a high level (marathon PB 2:13) and got his introduction to coaching, working under Kim McDonald with numerous high-level athletes including World Championships and Olympic Games medalists. As a triathlon coach Craig is known as the long-time coach of Hayden Wilde, bronze medalist from the Tokyo Olympics, but he also coaches age-group runners and triathletes of all different levels. 

       

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Hayden Wilde's trajectory to the top of triathlon

-How Hayden has improved his swimming 

-Season planning and periodisation for the Olympic year of 2024

-A sample training week from Hayden

-Advice for age-groupers on how to optimise race-day performance

-Tips for age-groupers to improve their swim, bike and run

-Considerations for time-crunched athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts421/

 

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. 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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RATE AND REVIEW:

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CONTACT:

Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

Dec 11, 2023

Jem Arnold is a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia, where his primary research focuses on sport-related vascular conditions. Jem is a physiotherapist, a physiologist, and an avid cyclist and trail runner interested in optimising endurance training.

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Including training above "threshold" in your program improves VO2max, but may not improve Time Trial performance more than training only up to threshold-intensity (a recent meta-analysis)

-Implications of these findings for athletes and coaches - what does it mean in practice? 

-How can we interpret group-level research for individual-level training programming and application?

-Why even big sample sizes and data sets might be of limited value for the individual - the larger the sample size, the greater the confidence in the "group mean", but individual prediction may still be way off

-What is the variability of heart rate, RPE, lactate, and muscle oxygen saturation from day to day? 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts420/

 

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.

Dec 4, 2023

Mikael answers listener questions about training, coaching and performance.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How hard should your hard workouts be

-Mikael's coaching philosophy and how it has evolved over the years

-Mikael's views on science within coaching

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts419/

 

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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