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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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Jun 3, 2021
Top-5 tips for beginners to get faster | TTS Thursday #14
  • Don't train too much (but train frequently)
  • Develop many different gears (learn to go slow and fast)
  • Focus on improving technique and skills
  • Make having fun your number one priority
  • Join a triathlon club or community
 
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ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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May 31, 2021

Jamie Pringle in an exercise physiologist with a background in academia, applied work over several Olympic cycles with the English Institute of Sports, coaching and advising many high-level athletes, and currently working in the aerodynamics and cycling biomechanics field at Vorteq, a spin-off company from Formula 1 located in Silverstone.         

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Physiology, finding individual limiters, and athlete profiling

-The role of the coach, and how to be a scientist as a coach

-How to assess and improve aerodynamics on the bike

-The importance of biomechanics, and not chasing aerodynamic gains or "lower is better" at all costs

-Aero-considerations (and biomechanical ones) when getting a trisuit, cycling shoes, and calf guards for the lower leg

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts288/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

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ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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May 27, 2021
Active or passive recovery between intervals | TTS Thursday #13
  • The physiological (and other) factors impacted by the choice between active or passive recoveries
  • Why and when should you use passive recoveries?
  • Why and when should you use active recoveries?
  • General recommendations
 
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May 24, 2021

David Bowden is a New Zealand-based bike fitter and coach, who also works as a consultant for Profile Design. David also has a background in bike fitting software, having designed the Velogicfit 3D Motion and 3D Aero performance bike fitting products that he uses in the studio. David currently coaches among others pro triathlete and cycling powerhouse Teresa Adam. In this episode we discuss bike fitting, equipment to improve performance, and bike training for triathlon.       

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How important bike fitting is, with quantitative examples

-The tools used in bike fitting and their importance

-How to find a good bike fitter (not just "ask around")

-Considerations around aerobars, saddles, cranks, helmets, tires and more 

-A typical training week (cycling specifically) for age-group triathletes focusing on 70.3 and Ironman

-How to find your bike pacing strategy for Ironman 70.3 and Ironman racing

-David's top tips for age-group triathletes 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts287/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

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Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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May 20, 2021
Return to racing - race planning, prep, and execution | TTS Thursday #12
  • Pre-race planning (race strategy, pacing, nutrition, hydration, equipment, mental game)
  • The day(s) before the race (equipment prep, nutrition and hydration, course/transition area recce)
  • Race day execution
  • Mistakes to avoid
 
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ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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May 17, 2021

Björn Kafka is a cycling and endurance coach at the highest level, including coaching multiple World and European champions. He is also an expert in metabolism and metabolic calculations, and has developed the Aerotune Powertest that gives athletes access to in-depth information about their own physiology. In this interview we go in-depth on the topics of training, testing, and metabolism, and Björn shares his expertise from all of these domains.         

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-How VO2max is related to the maximum number of training hours you can positively adapt to without overreaching

-How to train VO2max (for different types of athletes)

-VLaMax: how to use it in training, why lower is not always better, and why it still isn't very widely used

-Guidelines for using high-intensity interval training

-Guidelines for using cadence and torque work in training

-Nutrition recommendations in training, racing, and day to day life

-The Aerotune Powertest

-General tips for age-group athletes and mistakes to avoid

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts286/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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May 13, 2021
How to pace hilly triathlon bike courses | TTS Thursday #11
  • How to pace hilly 70.3 and Ironman courses (for 95% of athletes)
  • How to pace hilly 70.3 and Ironman courses for pros and the very top age-groupers
  • Differences in pacing hills between half and full Ironman races 
  • How to train for hilly triathlon bike courses and practise your pacing strategy
 
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SPONSORS:
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ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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May 10, 2021

Blair Cartmell is a Scottish triathlon coach working as a Junior National Coach with British Triathlon in addition to running his own coaching business. Blair's coaching resume is of a very high level, including currently being the coach of George Goodwin (3rd at the PTO Championships in Daytona in 2020), holding the lead coach position of the Triathlon Scotland performance Centre at Stirling University, as well as being a national coach for Scotland's home Commonwealth games in 2014.     

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Blair's coaching philosophy

-How to achieve consistency in training

-Intensity management

-Group training environments

-Learning how to race by putting yourself on the startline

-Top tips for age-group athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts285/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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May 6, 2021
How to do your own swim video analysis | TTS Thursday #10
  • Why is swim video analysis so important
  • Equipment and tools needed
  • How to shoot the videos like an experienced coach
  • How to analyse the videos and assess Impact and Difficulty
  • Alternative (phone-only) options for swim video analysis
 
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
 
SPONSORS:
ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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May 3, 2021

Neil MacPherson is Scottish coach living in Cape Town, where he owns and runs the coaching business Dinamic Coaching. In addition to his own coaching and performance center services, Neil has also served as a coach educator and facilitator for British Triathlon and for the International Triathlon Union (ITU). In this interview, we discuss Neil's training and coaching philosophy, get into specific case studies, and much more.       

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Neil's coaching and training philosophy

-Case study: taking an explosive athlete (Olympian) and coaching them towards an Ironman

-How to break past performance plateaus for age-group triathletes

-Swim technique, and using the SmartPaddle for quantitative analysis of your swim stroke

-The skills that aspiring (and established) coaches really have to learn

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts284/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:

 

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Apr 29, 2021
Masters Athletes | TTS Thursday #9
  • Age and endurance performance 
  • The main reasons for age-related decline in endurance performance
  • What can you do to counteract this performance decline? 
  • Other considerations for masters athletes, and potential differences compared to younger athletes
     
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SPONSORS:
Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.
 
ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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Apr 26, 2021

Coach David Tilbury-Davis returns to the podcast for a different kind of episode. David and Mikael muse over how coaching and training principles and practices are evolving, and how training and learning frameworks already used successfully in many sports and contexts outside of triathlon can be applied in a triathlon or endurance sports setting.    

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Autonomy

-Diversity

-Psychology

-Specificity

-The integration of physiology, psychology, and environmental constraints

-Training athletes as "complex systems" vs. training "independent components of a system"

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts283/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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Apr 22, 2021
Workout design principles | TTS Thursday #8
  • How important is workout design? 
  • Common mistakes in workout design
  • Advice for designing specific types of workouts (VO2max, threshold, strength & stamina, fatigue resistance etc.) 
  • The workout design process - step by step
 
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SPONSORS:
ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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Apr 19, 2021

Simon Marshall, PhD, and his wife Lesley Paterson (XTERRA and ITU Cross-Triathlon World Champion) are the authors of the book "The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion". In this episode, we discuss several of the most important messages covered in this book for triathletes, including getting an understanding of the inner workings of your brain, as well as common and specific psychological challenges that triathletes face on a regular basis in racing, training, and in the day to day.     

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Applied neuroscience: understanding how your brain works and how to (as well as how not to) work with your brain rather than against it. 

-How to build confidence (even if you are not a confident person)

-How to use social media and avoid the comparison trap

-How to get out of your comfort zone and learn to embrace the suck

-Tips for how athletes can go about improving their psychological and mental skills

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts282/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:

 

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Apr 15, 2021
Training adaptations and timescales | TTS Thursday #7
  • From short to long timescales, from molecular to functional adaptations
  • The types of research methods used to study these different levels
  • What levels of adaptations you should focus on, and what timescale you need to look at those adaptations from
  • Practical tips and advice to take into your training
 
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
 
SPONSORS:
Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.
 
ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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Apr 12, 2021

Paulo Puccinelli is a sports medicine physician with a PhD in exercise physiology. In this episode we discuss his recent study, on the most important predictors for performance in amateur triathletes.  

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-An overview of the study Paulo and his team conducted on predictors of performance in amateur (Olympic distance) triathletes

-The importance of VO2max and Maximum Aerobic Velocity (MAV)

-The importance of triathlon experience

-The relative insignificance of (running) economy

-A discussion on body composition

-A discussion on chronotype

-Paulo's coaching advice and takehome messages 

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts281/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gmez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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Apr 8, 2021
Group training: pros, cons, and how to do it right | TTS Thursday #6
  • Options and contexts for group training in triathlon and endurance sports
  • Pros and cons of group training
  • Evidence of the benefits of group training
  • How to strategically use group training to maximise its benefits and your performance improvements
 
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
 
SPONSORS:
ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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Apr 5, 2021

Kelly McNulty is a PhD candidate at Northumbria University. Kelly's research investigates the effect of the menstrual cycle and hormonal contraceptive use on performance, recovery, and adaptation in women in sports. In this interview, Kelly walks as through the evidence-base and practical recommendations for all female athletes and coaches of female athletes.      

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The different phases and hormonal changes of the menstrual cycles

-How these changes (theoretically) might impact exercise performance

-The actual evidence-base and state of the science on menstrual cycle phase and its impact on exercise performance

-Practical advice for individualising your approach to training according to the menstrual cycle phases

-The evidence-base and state of the science on hormonal contraception use and its impact on exercise performance

-General advice and takehome messages for female athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts280/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES:

 

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Apr 1, 2021
Home-based Strength Training | TTS Thursday #5
  • Objectives and importance of strength training for triathletes and endurance athletes
  • Equipment for home-based strength training
  • Structure of home-based strength workouts
  • Recommended exercises
  • How  strength workouts fit into your overall triathlon program
 
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Mar 29, 2021

Helle Frederiksen is a coach and former professional athlete. In her racing days, Helle competed in the London 2012 Olympics, she is the ITU Long Distance World Champion from 2018, and she holds the fastest ever time in women's half distance racing, with a 3:55:50 from Challenge Bahrain. In this interview, we discuss Helle's training and coaching philosophies, as well as the importance of racing to develop, and how to get the best out of yourself on race day. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Helle's background as a professional athlete

-Her coaching and training philosophy

-Training on feel

-The importance of racing, and how to execute on race day

-Advice on fitting training into a busy lifestyle

-Differences and similarities in how to approach training between amateurs and pros

-Advice on improving your swim, bike, and run, respectively

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts279/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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Mar 25, 2021
Triathlon Run Training | TTS Thursday #4
  • The demands of triathlon running: strength, stamina and fatigue resistance
  • Top tips for improving your triathlon run training
  • Example workouts and weekly structure
  • Common run training mistakes to avoid
     
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
 
SPONSORS:
ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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Mar 22, 2021

Golo Röhrken is a medical doctor, sports scientist, and triathlon coach. In this interview we discuss a study he conducted, which was the first ever randomised controlled trial comparing polarised training with other training intensity distributions specifically in the sport of triathlon. 

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-The first ever randomised controlled trial of polarised training and moderate intensity training distributions in triathletes

-How the two training programs were implemented and executed

-Different ways of quantifying training intensity distributions, and problems or misunderstandings that these differences lead to

-Golo's coaching advice and practical takehome messages from this study and beyond

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts278/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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Mar 18, 2021
Triathlon Bike Training | TTS Thursday #3
  • The demands of triathlon cycling: sustained power and aerodynamics
  • Example workouts and weekly structure
  • Common bike training mistakes to avoid
  • Top tips for improving your triathlon bike training
 
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
 
SPONSORS:
Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.
 
ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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Mar 15, 2021

Lesley Paterson is a coach and multiple World Champion across XTERRA and ITU Cross-Triathlon. Lesley joins us to discuss training principles as well as specific advice for racing XTERRA or cross-triathlon.     

 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

-Leslie's training principles and approach to coaching 

-Top tips for improving your swim, bike, and run

-Key workouts in each of the three disciplines, and an example training week

-Training advice for XTERRA, including when and how to do specific training

-Racing advice for XTERRA, including nutrition, gear, and more

-Advice for time-crunched athletes

 

SHOWNOTES:

https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts277/

 

SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:

www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

 

SPONSORS:

Precision Hydration - One-size doesn't fit all when it comes to hydration. Take Precision Hydration's FREE sweat test and learn how you should hydrate. Use the discount code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your order OR use the code THATTRIATHLONSHOW and get your first box for free.

 

ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.

 

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Mar 11, 2021
Swim Training | TTS Thursday #2
  • The demands of triathlon swimming: technique,  fitness, and open water readiness
  • Example workouts and weekly structure
  • Common swim training mistakes to avoid
  • Top tips for improving your swim training
 
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
 
SPONSORS:
ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. Trusted by BMC PRO Triathlon Team, age-group triathletes, coaches and physios around the world. Visit zen8swimtrainer.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
 
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