Mikael and Lachlan Kerin answer listener questions on the topic of bike training for triathlon.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Road bike and TT bike power differences
-Doing intervals uphill vs on flats
-Can your easy cycling be too easy?
-How to execute endurance rides when the terrain is hilly
-Low cadence training
-Pacing strategies for races
-Using rollers instead of trainer
-Misc. equipment questions
SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE:
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.
LINKS AND RESOURCES:
Q&A on season planning, goal setting, and personal limiters | EP#372
Torque training in cycling - the never-ending debate (article by Prof. Sebastian Sitko)
Watts it Worth - article by Dan Bigham on the £/W ratio of aerodynamic upgrades
Bike Fit 2nd edition: Optimise Your Bike Position for High Performance and Injury Avoidance - book by Phil Burt
Bike Fast Fit - app for bike fitting
MyVeloFit - another app for bike fitting
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