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Apr 16, 2018
The art and the science of tapering and peaking for triathlons uncovered.
 

IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
* How big a performance improvement can you expect from tapering?
* What's the ideal taper duration? 
* How should your training volume, intensity, and frequency change in the taper?
* What do we know from science about tapering, and how much is down to the art of coaching?
* How does tapering apply when having multiple races in a short time-span?
* Practical examples of the taper in training programs


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LINKS AND RESOURCES:
"How to optimize your triathlon taper" - Scientific Triathlon blog post
Tapering for triathlon competition (Mujika, 2011)
Peaking for optimal performance: Research limitations and future directions (Pyne et al., 2009)
Scientific Bases for Precompetition Tapering Strategies (Mujika and Padilla, 2003)
Effects of Tapering on Performance: A Meta-Analysis (Bosquet et al., 2007)
The Road to Gold: Training and Peaking Characteristics in the Year Prior to a Gold Medal Endurance Performance (Tønnessen et al., 2014)
*  Short-term performance peaking in an elite cross-country mountain biker (Rønnestad et al., 2016)
*  Specific Intensity for Peaking: Is Race Pace the Best Option? (Munoz et al. 2015)
*  A theoretical study of taper characteristics to optimize performance (Thomas and Busso, 2005)
*  Functional Overreaching: The Key to Peak Performance during the Taper? (Aubry et al., 2014)


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