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The one triathlon show focusing on practical and actionable advice that you can use in your own triathlon training and racing. New episodes are released twice per week. The episode types are interview episodes with the greatest and smartest people in triathlon and endurance sports, and solo episod…

Mikael Eriksson


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    Run training load, biomechanics, and injury risk with Max Paquette, PhD | EP#321

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 81:00

    Associate Professor Max Paquette of the University of Memphis joins us to discuss training load in running, as well as running biomechanics and injury risk.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Training load in running: how should we approach it, and the issues with commonly used methods -Neuromuscular load or mechanical load: what is it and which factors impact it -The impact of ground surface on mechanical load and injury risk -Uphill running vs. running on the flats and injury risk -Intensity control and the impact of intensity on mechanical load and injury risk -Injury risk and recovery times for the aging runner -Footwear, shoe rotation and shoe replacement   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts321/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using the free online Sweat Test and Quick Carb Calculator on precisionfuelandhydration.com. Then book a free one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@precicionhydration.com and they will be happy to help.     ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a one of a kind swim bench for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve their swim technique, power and propulsion, and consistency of swim training. It is very affordable, about the price of a pair of running shoes, and Zen8 offer free shipping in the US and the UK. Best of all, you can try it risk-free. If you don't love it after two weeks, send it back and get a full refund. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Max's profile on Twitter, ResearchGate, and the University of Memphis website Running biomechanics, economy, and training load with Izzy Moore, PhD | EP#241 Max interviewed on the Physical Performance Show about running surface interactions Moving Beyond Weekly ‘Distance': Optimizing Quantification of Training Load in Runners - Paquette et. al 2020 Comparison of different measures to monitor week-to-week changes in training load in high school runners - Ryan et. al 2020  All previous Running-related episodes on That Triathlon Show   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.

    Technique improvement and swim training for triathletes with Brenton Ford | EP#320

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 71:04

    Brenton Ford is a swim coach based in Australia. Brenton is the founder of Effortless Swimming, a swim coaching business through which he helps triathletes and swimmers improve their swim technique with free content (e.g. Youtube and podcast) as well as in-person clinics and online programs.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Limiters for swim performance in age-group triathletes -What is good freestyle swimming technique in an age-group triathlon context?  -How to improve your freestyle swimming technique -Training structure, and how to train for fitness improvements -The value of video analysis and how to get the most out of it   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts320/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Fuel & Hydration - Optimise and individualise your fueling and hydration strategy using the free online Sweat Test and Quick Carb Calculator on precisionfuelandhydration.com. Then book a free one-on-one consultation to chat with the team and refine your even further. Listeners of That Triathlon Show get 15% off their first order of fueling and hydration products. If you didn't catch the discount code in the episode, email Andy and the team at hello@precicionhydration.com and they will be happy to help.    ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Effortless Swimming (Brenton's business) website, Youtube, podcast and Instagram Open water swimming: training and racing tips with coach Brenton Ford | EP#18 All previous Swimming-related episodes on That Triathlon Show   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.

    Power profiling, critical power, and U23 cycling research with Peter Leo | EP#319

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 76:45

    Peter Leo is an applied exercise physiologist and high performance coach from Austria. Peter has done extensive research in profiling performance and physiological characteristics of U23 cyclists which we discuss in this interview. We also discuss power profiling and using Critical Power.   IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Best practices for power profiling (e.g. formal testing vs. raw training data) and methodological considerations -What is Critical Power, and why use that as a main physiological marker over others (such as MLSS and FTP) -Power changes in U23 cyclists across a season -How training characteristics (e.g. training intensity distribution as well as added load from racing) impacted the change in power profile across the season -Practical takeaways from these studies - what can we learn when thinking about how we go about our own training and racing across an entire season?     SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts319/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Peter's Twitter and Research Gate  Longitudinal physiological and performance characteristics of U23 elite cyclists - Peter's PhD thesis Power profiling and the power-duration relationship in cycling: a narrative review - Leo et al. 2021 Power Profiling in U23 Professional Cyclists During a Competitive Season- Leo et al. 2021 Training Characteristics and Power Profile of Professional U23 Cyclists throughout a Competitive Season - Leo et al. 2020 Power Profiling, Workload Characteristics, and Race Performance of U23 and Professional Cyclists During the Multistage Race Tour of the Alps - Leo et al. 2021 Climbing Performance in U23 and Professional Cyclists during a Multi-stage Race - Leo et al. 2021 All-Out Physiology - Youtube-channel by Dr. Mark Burnley Exercise intensity domains and phase transitions: the power-duration relationship - blog post by Dr. Mark Burnley Tools and calculators by PhD candidate Felipe Mattioni Previous guests on That Triathlon Show mentioned in this episode (may not be an exhaustive list): Mark Burnley, Andy Jones, Philip Skiba, James Spragg, Teun van Erp, Robert Lamberts, John Hawley, Louise Burke, Dan Lorang   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.

    Year in review: what we learnt in 2021 | EP#318

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 62:57

    Scientific Triathlon coaches Lachlan Kerin and David Dhooge join for this special end-of-year episode, where Lachie, David, and Mikael share their thoughts and learnings from 2021. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -What worked well for us in our coaching -What did not work well, or things we would do differently -What were the key areas or topics we dived deeper into and committed to learning about? -Things we changed in our coaching compared to previous years -Tips for the listeners to help their training in 2022 SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts318/ SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/ SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range. ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a one of a kind swim bench for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve their swim technique, power and propulsion, and consistency of swim training. It is very affordable, about the price of a pair of running shoes, and Zen8 offer free shipping in the US and the UK. Best of all, you can try it risk-free. If you don't love it after two weeks, send it back and get a full refund. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts. LINKS AND RESOURCES: Lachie's coaching profile and Instagram David's coaching profile and Instagram 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.

    Season planning - how many races should you do in one year? | EP#317

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 72:34

    In this episode, coaches Helle Frederiksen, Philipp Seipp and Emma Carney each give their perspective and recommendations on how many races you can do in a season without sacrificing performance.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The difference between different race distances (from super sprint to Ironman) -The physical and mental costs of racing, and the opportunity costs of missed training -How many races can you do at a high level of performance for different distances -How to think about placing these races in your season calendar -Differences between pros and age-groupers when it comes to race planning   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts317/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Helle's Twitter, Instagram, and website Philipp's Instagram and website Emma's Twitter, Instagram, and website Season break - best practices of top coaches | EP#314 Training Talk with Helle Frederiksen | EP#279 Philipp Seipp – coach of Sebastian Kienle and Laura Philipp | EP#219 Training Talk with coach Emma Carney (double ITU World Champion) | EP#276   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.

    Long distance triathlon training with Mario Schmidt Wendling | EP#316

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 92:36

    Mario Schmidt-Wendling is a Frankfurt-based long-distance triathlon coach with an athletic background in professional road cycling and educational background in sport science. Mario has coached more than 1000 long-distance triathlon finishes over the last 17 years across both age-group and professional athletes, and has recently published a book on training for long distance triathlon.     IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Different types of athletes, and the implications for training and preparation -Criticism of the traditional periodisation model and the supercompensation model -At what point in your triathlon career are you ready for an Ironman, and how much training volume is recommended for doing an Ironman? -Specific advice on swim, bike, and run training and preparation for an Ironman -Nutrition and hydration in training and racing -Heat preparation and the CORE body temperature sensor  -Mario's new book: "Triathlon - Erfolg Auf Der Langdistanz"   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts316/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a one of a kind swim bench for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve their swim technique, power and propulsion, and consistency of swim training. It is very affordable, about the price of a pair of running shoes, and Zen8 offer free shipping in the US and the UK. Best of all, you can try it risk-free. If you don't love it after two weeks, send it back and get a full refund. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Mario's website, Twitter, and Instagram "Triathlon - Erfolg Auf Der Langdistanz" - Mario's book Training talk with Sebastian Zeller | EP#259 RED-S (Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports) with Margo Mountjoy | EP#233 Periodisation Theory: Confronting an Inconvenient Truth with John Kiely | EP#148 Applied triathlon science with Olav Aleksander Bu (Norwegian Triathlon Olympic team) | EP#264 Dan Lorang – coach of Jan Frodeno, Anne Haug and Bora Hansgrohe pro cycling team | EP#175 CORE Body Temperature Sensor   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.

    Run training talk with Jon Green | EP#315

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 73:26

    Jon Green is a former professional runner turned running coach. He is currently the head coach of the Atalanta NYC women's professional running team (founded by Mary Cain) and he is the coach of Molly Seidel, Olympic bronze medalist in Tokyo and recent new American course record holder for the New York City Marathon.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -What Jon learnt about training and coaching through his own professional running career -Jon's training and coaching philosophy -Coaching Molly Seidel, and the preparation for her bronze-winning performance in the Tokyo Olympics marathon -Training for different distances (from the 5k to the marathon) -Key workouts in preparing for a marathon -How important is speed for distance runners, and how to develop it   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts315/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Jon's Instagram and Twitter profiles Atalanta NYC website All previous Running-related episodes on That Triathlon Show   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

    Season break - best practices of top coaches | EP#314

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 48:09

    In this episode, coaches Helle Frederiksen, Philipp Seipp and Emma Carney each give their perspective and recommendations on whether you should take a season break, and how to go about it.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Why (or why not) you should take a season break -How long should a season break be?  -Does a season break mean complete rest, or can you do some exercise or physical activity?  -Differences between pros and age-groupers when it comes to the season break   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts314/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Helle's Twitter, Instagram, and website Philipp's Instagram and website Emma's Twitter, Instagram, and website Training Talk with Helle Frederiksen | EP#279 Philipp Seipp – coach of Sebastian Kienle and Laura Philipp | EP#219 Training Talk with coach Emma Carney (double ITU World Champion) | EP#276   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.

    Skeletal muscle determinants of endurance performance with Stephan van der Zwaard, PhD | EP#313

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 64:24

    Stephan van der Zwaard, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam as well as a data scientist at Leiden University. With his background in both sports science and exercise physiology as well as data science, Stephan is able to work at the intersection of these fields to provide unique perspectives both in academia and applied sports such as cycling and speed skating. Today we discuss one of Stephan's most recent papers, titled "Under the hood: Skeletal muscle determinants of endurance performance".     IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -A summary of VO2max, lactate threshold, and exercise economy (whole body-determinants of endurance performance) -A deep dive into skeletal muscle determinants of endurance performance (including muscle fiber type, mitochondrial oxidative capacity, capillarisation, myoglobin and others) -Different training types and training intensities (e.g. low intensity, moderate intensity, high intensity, sprint interval training etc), and how they might impact the skeletal determinants of endurance performance -Why the polarised training model tends to work so well for endurance athletes   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts313/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Stephan's Twitter, Research Gate and website Under the Hood: Skeletal Muscle Determinants of Endurance Performance - van der Zwaard et al. 2021 All "Science and Physiology" episodes on That Triathlon Show   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.

    Long-term athlete development with Rick Velati | EP#312

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 61:04

    Rick Velati is a national coach with British Triathlon's World Class Programme, where the ultimate goal is to achieve Olympic medal and gold winning performances. Prior to his current role, Rick spent almost 12 years as the Head Coach of the Great Britain and England Talent Programme under British Triathlon.     IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Reasons behind the massive success of Team GB at the Olympic level over the last few Olympic cycles.  -Rick's coaching and training philosophy -Long-term athlete development -Early specialisation or range? -Talent identification -Main stumbling blocks in developing youth and junior athletes, and tips for coaching youths and juniors  -Rick's top pieces of advice for amateur athletes   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts312/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Rick's Instagram and LinkedIn profiles Developing the future stars of triathlon with coach Joachim Willén | EP#266   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.

    Scientific Training for Endurance Athletes with Dr. Philip Skiba | EP#311

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 74:11

    Dr. Philip Skiba is a medical doctor specialising in Sports Medicine, and also holds a PhD in exercise physiology. Dr. Skiba is also a highly-regarded endurance coach and endurance performance consultant. He has coached a number of Olympians and World Champion endurance athletes, including for example Joanna Zeiger in triathlon, and has been consulting on projects such as Nike's Breaking2 project.   IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The new edition of Phil's much sought-after book: Scientific Training for Endurance Athletes -Understanding and training your physiology -The role of periodisation -The importance of specificity -When, why and how endurance athletes need to focus on power and speed development   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts311/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Dr. Skiba's Twitter profile and website Intensity, volume, rest, nutrition, coaching and triathlon myth-busting with Dr. Philip Skiba | EP#173 Nitrate loading, marathons, and endurance sports science with prof. Andy Jones | EP#187 Scientific Training for Endurance Athletes - Dr. Skiba's book, coming soon   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.

    Triathlon swim training with Russ Barber | EP#310

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 94:43

    Russ Barber is the British Triathlon swim coach at Leeds Triathlon Centre, where his sessions are frequented by athletes like Olympic gold medalists Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth. Russ has also coached swimmers on four Olympic swim teams over his long career in swim coaching.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The training and coaching methods Russ uses at the Leeds Triathlon Centre to develop the swim of some of the best triathletes in the world -Technical elements of the training to work on weak spots in many triathletes' technical competency -Why he focuses on VO2max and speed more than threshold training -Example training sessions and weekly structures -Recommendations for how amateur athletes can better develop their technique and fitness -Coach and athlete welfare, mental health, and chronic fatigue SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts310/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Russ' Twitter profile, and the Swim Coach Network Twitter profile and Facebook page Running, Peaking, and Suffering with Olympic gold-medal coach Malcolm Brown | EP#96 Swim training talk with Ian Armiger | EP#263 Open water swim training with Olympic gold medal coach Marcel Wouda | EP#246 All swimming-related episodes on That Triathlon Show   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.

    Kona preparation - best practices of top coaches | EP#309

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 72:29

    In this episode, coaches Frank Jakobsen, Val Burke and Ryan Bolton and Björn Kafka each give their perspective and recommendations on how to prepare for and race well in the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -What should you do differently when preparing for Kona compared to a "regular" Ironman or full distance triathlon event?  -What are the most common mistakes athletes make that you should avoid?  -Considerations regarding the course -Considerations regarding the environmental conditions: wind, heat, and humidity -Logistical recommendations, time-zone adjustments, and more   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts309/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Ryan's (Bolton Endurance) website, Instagram and Twitter Val's website and Instagram Frank Jakobsen – Performance, training and mindset | EP#231 Training, racing, and metabolic testing with Val Burke | EP#290 Ryan Bolton – Olympian and coach of Ben Hoffman and Caroline Rotich | EP#221   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.

    HRV and applied sports science with Jamie Stanley, PhD | EP#308

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 71:07

    Jamie Stanley, PhD, is a sports physiologist with the South Australian Sports Institute. Jamie did his PhD thesis on the topic of Heart Rate Variability (HRV), but in his applied sports science role today he has a wide breadth of performance and recovery optimisation expertise, and we tap into that expertise on a number of interesting applied sports science questions in today's interview.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The responsibilities and day-to-day work of Jamie in his role as sports scientist supporting athletes and coaches -How to use HRV to monitor training adaptations -Looking at medium and long-term HRV trends rather than daily values -Tools of the trade: recommendations for tools with which to measure HRV and analyse the data -Tracking resting heart rate, sleep duration, and sleep quality -Lab and field testing - who should use what kind of testing, and when?  -Best practices for monitoring training load -How to find your individual physiological limiters, and when to work on strengths vs. weaknesses -Continuous blood glucose monitoring   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts308/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Jamie's Twitter, Research Gate and LinkedIn profiles Heart rate variability as a tool to monitor cardiac parasympathetic function during short-and long-term recovery from exercise - Jamie's Thesis Heart Rate Variability (HRV) – Applications and Insights in 2018 and Beyond with Marco Altini | EP#144 How to use HRV to measure and manage Total Load with Simon Wegerif | EP#162 Heart Rate Variability (HRV) for triathletes with Dan Plews | EP#42 Interval Training – Science and Application part 1 with Paul Laursen | EP#128 Interval Training – Science and Application part 2 with Paul Laursen | EP#129 Interval Training – Science and Application part 3 with prof. Paul Laursen | EP#163   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.

    How do track sprint cyclists train, Tokyo Olympics, and W' research findings with Mehdi Kordi, PhD | EP#307

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 83:23

    Mehdi Kordi, PhD, is a track cycling coach (sprinting in particular) working with the Royal Dutch Cycling Federation. In Tokyo, the Dutch track sprinters brought home multiple golds and medals, and Mehdi joins us to discuss how these athletes train to be the fastest on the planet. Also we discuss the physiology of W' and how it relates to neuromuscular function, and other bits and pieces from Mehdi's research.        IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Mehdi's take on the Olympics in Tokyo and how his team performed -How do track sprint cyclists train? -The relationship between neuromuscular function and W' (anaerobic work capacity)  -The importance of muscle size (rather than neural functions, fiber type etc.) and maximum force capacity on W' -What sort of strength training might be used to improve W'? -Reliability and sensitivity of the Notio Konect aero sensor    SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts307/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Mehdi's Twitter and Research Gate profiles The Relationship Between Neuromuscular Function and the W′ in Elite Cyclists - Kordi et al. 2021 Reliability and Sensitivity of the Notio Konect to quantify Coefficient of Drag Area in Elite Track Cyclists - Kordi et al. 2021 Training talk and Tokyo 2020 with Nate Wilson | EP#303 Olympic gold medal training and preparation with Arild Tveiten | EP#304 Aerodynamic testing in the field with Michael Liberzon | EP#294   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.

    Workout fuelling - best practices of top coaches | EP#306

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 138:34

    In this episode, coaches Frank Jakobsen, Val Burke, Kolie Moore, Ryan Bolton and Björn Kafka each give their perspective and recommendations on how to fuel workouts.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How much energy to consume for different kinds of workouts?  -In what form should you consume energy?  -Pre- and post-workout fuelling -Is there a time and place for "training low" - i.e. training in a state of low glycogen (e.g. fasted training)   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts306/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Frank Jakobsen – Performance, training and mindset | EP#231 Training, racing, and metabolic testing with Val Burke | EP#290 Training Talk with Kolie Moore | EP#271 Ryan Bolton – Olympian and coach of Ben Hoffman and Caroline Rotich | EP#221 Training, testing, metabolism and physiology with Björn Kafka | EP#286   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.

    Triathlon Training with Power with Chris Myers, PhD | EP#305

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 62:26

    Coach Chris Myers, PhD, is the co-author of the book "Triathlon Training with Power", which brings together training with a power meter in not just cycling, but in swimming and running as well. In this interview, Chris discusses topics ranging from equipment and technology validity to training tips.      IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How to measure power in swimming: using the Trainesense Smartpaddle and the Vasa SwimErg -Use cases for training with power in swimming -The latest takes on training with a power meter in cycling -Running power meters: what do we measure and is the technology valid and reliable?  -Use cases for training with running power   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts305/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Chris' Research Gate and Peaks Coaching Group profiles Triathlon Training with Power - book by Chris Myers and Hunter Allen Triathlon periodisation with Chris Myers | EP#112   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.

    Olympic gold medal training and preparation with Arild Tveiten | EP#304

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 81:03

    Arild Tveiten is the head coach and sports director of the Norwegian Triathlon Federation. At the Olympics in Tokyo 2021, Kristian Blummenfelt, who has been coached by Arild for 11 years, took the gold medal in the men's individual event, and fellow Norwegian athletes Gustav Iden, Casper Stornes, and Lotte Miller finished 8th, 11th and 24th, respectively. Here, Arild makes his third appearance on That Triathlon Shown to discuss the specifics around training and preparing for the Tokyo Olympics, including heat preparation, tapering, race schedules, and much more.       IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How Arild viewed the Norwegian results in the triathlon events at the Olympics -Training camps and racing blocks in preparation for Tokyo -Tapering strategies -Heat preparation protocols -Preparing for the bike course with near-constant cornering and accelerations -Kristian's swim strategy to lose minimal time to the front pack -Arild's verdict on what went well in the preparations and what could be improved for Paris 2024 -The next big goals for the Norwegian team and individual athletes -Shifting training focus to long-course (half and full distance) racing   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts304/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Arild's Instagram and Twitter profiles Arild Tveiten – coach of Kristian Blummenfelt, Gustav Iden and Casper Stornes on triathlon training the Norwegian way | EP#223 How Norway became a triathlon powerhouse with head coach Arild Tveiten | EP#154   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.

    Training talk and Tokyo 2020 with Nate Wilson | EP#303

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 72:29

    Nate Wilson is the coach of triathletes Flora Duffy, Olympic Gold Medalist from the women's individual event, and Kevin McDowell, 6th in the individual event and silver medalist in the Mixed Relay with the United States. Nate has an extensive background in the world of professional cycling, and is currently also the Professional Cycling Performance Manager of the World Tour team EF Education First. On this episode, we discuss Nate's views on training and coaching, and specifics around how Flora and Kevin prepared for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.      IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Nate's coaching and training philosophy -Balancing blocks of intensity and blocks of aerobic training -Tapering for the Olympic Games -Heat preparation for the Tokyo heat and humidity -Flora's run volume to run one of the fastest women's triathlon 10k:s in history -The art of coaching -Nate's top tips for amateur triathletes and endurance athletes   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts303/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ZEN8 - The ZEN8 Indoor Swim Trainer is a tool for time-crunched triathletes looking to improve swim specific strength and technique. The swim trainer is a perfect complement to your training in the pool. On days when you don't have time to go to the pool, you can now do a short but effective home-based workout on the trainer. It is inflatable, so doesn't take up much space, and best of all, it is very affordable. Get 20% off your order at zen8swimtrainer.com/tts.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Catalyst Coaching website, Instagram and Twitter profiles, and Nate's personal Instagram profile   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.

    Mortality (all-cause, cardiovascular disease, and cancer) and longevity in former elite athletes with prof. Melitta Mcnarry | EP#302

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 39:25

    Professor Melitta Mcnarry of Swansea University has recently published a meta-analysis on the health and mortality (all-cause, cardiovascular disease, and cancer) consequences of an elite sporting career. Here, she discusses the findings and the potential implications.        IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Reasons for conducting the meta-analysis, including questions marks around whether a high amount of exercise might be detrimental rather than beneficial for health and longevity -The significantly reduced mortality in elite athletes, in particular endurance athletes and team sport athletes -Potential reasons for the reduced mortality -The relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and protection against cardiovascular disease -Potential reasons for why elite endurance athletes had greatly reduced cardiovascular disease mortality, but no difference compared to the general population for cancer mortality   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts302/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Melitta's Twitter, Research Gate, and Swansea University profiles Health Consequences of an Elite Sporting Career: Long-Term Detriment or Long-Term Gain? A Meta-Analysis of 165,000 Former Athletes - Runacres, Mackintosh and Mcnarry 2021   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.

    Training talk with Louis Delahaije | EP#301

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 79:50

    Louis Delahaije is the head coach of the Netherlands Triathlon Federation and the individual coach of athletes like Rachel Klamer, Maya Kingma and Richard Murray in triathlon, and Annemiek van Vleuten in cycling. After great Olympic success (the Netherlands were 4th in the Mixed Team Relay, Klamer was 4th in the individual race, and in cycling, van Vleuten took silver in the women's road race and goal in the Time Trial) in Tokyo, Louis joins us to discuss his training and coaching philosophy, preparing for peak performances in Tokyo, and much more.          IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Louis' coaching philosophy -Polarised training -How much "quality work" do you need?  -How much training volume do you need?  -Specific tips for effective swim, bike and run training -Preparations for a very successful Tokyo Olympics - tapering strategies and heat adaptation   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts301/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   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. Until mid-August, get an ADDITIONAL 20% OFF on the already incredible Summer Sale offer, taking the total discount to more than 40% when you purchase the Swim Trainer on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts and add the coupon code at checkout.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Louis's Twitter and Instagram profiles Louis Delahaije interviewed on The Physical Performance Show and the Real Coaching podcast     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.

    Including sprint training in cycling - training responses and peformance improvements with Nicki Winfield Almquist, PhD | EP#300

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 57:43

    Nicki Winfield Almquist, PhD, is a researcher at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. In this interview, we discuss the effects on performance as well as acute muscular and hormonal responses of including sprints in otherwise low-intensity cycling (and other endurance) training.      IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Effects on (cycling) performance of including sprints in otherwise low-intensity, long-duration endurance training -Muscular and hormonal responses to this type of training -Recovery time-course when including sprints  -How might the results seen in studies in cyclists translate to running and swimming?  -Practical applications - when, how and why might triathletes benefit from including sprints in their endurance training?   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts300/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   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. Until mid-August, get an ADDITIONAL 20% OFF on the already incredible Summer Sale offer, taking the total discount to more than 40% when you purchase the Swim Trainer on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts and add the coupon code at checkout.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Nicki's Research Gate and Twitter profiles Optimising endurance training of elite cyclists by inclusion of sprints during low-intensity sessions - Nicki's Thesis Effects of including sprints during prolonged cycling on hormonal and muscular responses and recovery in elite cyclists - Almquist et al. 2020 The Inclusion of Sprints in Low-Intensity Sessions During the Transition Period of Elite Cyclists Improves Endurance Performance 6 Weeks Into the Subsequent Preparatory Period - Taylor et al. 2020 Effects of Including Sprints in LIT Sessions during a 14-d Camp on Muscle Biology and Performance Measures in Elite Cyclists - Almquist et al. 2021 The Aerobic and Anaerobic Contribution During Repeated 30-s Sprints in Elite Cyclists - Almquist et al. 2021 What types of intervals are most effective? A scientific analysis with Michael Rosenblat | EP#243 Sprint Interval Training with Jerome Koral | EP#151   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.

    Markers of overreaching, and the LSCT cycling test with prof. Robert Lamberts and Annemiek Roete | EP#299

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 71:35

    In this episode, Professor Robert Lamberts (Stellenbosch University) and Annemiek Roete (University of Groningen) discuss their recent systematic review on (noninvasive) markers of functional overreaching in endurance athletes. We also discuss the Lamberts Submaximal Cycle Test (LSCT), and it's application in triathlon as a monitoring tool as well as its application as a performance indicator.          IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Physiological (VO2max, submaximal power output, PPO), heart rate (resting, max, submax, HRR, HRV), and subjective (RPE, POMS, DALDA) markers of functional overreaching -Which markers are the best for assessing non-functional overreaching, and how many (or how few) should you be monitoring?  -Is functional overreaching necessary or beneficial for endurance adaptations?  -What is the LSCT (Lamberts Submaximal Cycle Test) protocol?  -The LSCT as a performance predictor in triathlon -The LSCT as a method to monitor training adaptations and overreaching    SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts299/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Robert's Twitter and Research Gate profiles Annemiek's Twitter and Research Gate profiles A Systematic Review on Markers of Functional Overreaching in Endurance Athletes - Roete et al. 2021 The use of the Lamberts Submaximal Cycle Test in Triathlon; an exploratory study in young professional sprint triathletes - de Joode et al. 2021 LSCT, a novel submaximal cycle test to monitor fatigue and predict cycling performance - Lamberts et al. 2010 Muscle fiber types, recovery and training adaptations, and overreaching with Phil Bellinger, PhD | EP#297 Non-functional overreaching with Cyril Schmit | EP#159   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.

    FTP, Maxmimum Lactate Steady State, and field testing protocols with José Ramón Lillo, PhD | EP#298

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 61:35

    José Ramón Lillo, PhD is a researcher at the University of Alicante. In this interview, we discuss a study where Functional Threshold Power (FTP, as measured by 95% of the average power from a 20-minute all-out time trial) was compared to maximal lactate steady state (MLSS) and other physiological markers.        IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Definitions of testing protocols for FTP and MLSS -How does FTP compare to MLSS according to Dr. Lillo's research?  -How does the warm-up protocol of the FTP-test (Coggan and Allen proposed a long, intense warm-up including a 5-minute time trial) impact the measured FTP?  -Recommendations for a lower correction coefficient than the original 95% to get a better estimate of MLSS -General testing recommendations for field and lab testing    SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts298/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   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. Until mid-August, get an ADDITIONAL 20% OFF on the already incredible Summer Sale offer, taking the total discount to more than 40% when you purchase the Swim Trainer on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts and add the coupon code at checkout.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: José's Research Gate profile Is the Functional Threshold Power a Valid Metric to Estimate the Maximal Lactate Steady State in Cyclists? - Lillo-Bevia et al. 2019 Functional threshold power: Relationship with respiratory compensation point and effects of various warm-up protocols - Barranco-Gil et al. 2020 La velocidad de ejecución como referencia para la programación, control y evaluación del entrenamiento de fuerza - book by Juan Jose Gonzalez Badillo   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.

    Muscle fiber types, recovery and training adaptations, and overreaching with Phil Bellinger, PhD | EP#297

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 66:36

    Phil Bellinger, PhD, is a researcher and lecturer at Griffith University, Australia. His work includes training interventions, nutritional interventions, and more recently using magnetic resonance spectroscopy to non-invasively assess muscle fibre typology and investigate how it relates to performance and training adaptations. He has also recently published a literature review on functional overreaching in endurance sports.       IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Fundamentals of different muscle fibre types, and muscle fibre type distribution  -How an athlete's muscle fibre typology impacts recovery within and from high-intensity exercise -How an athlete's muscle fibre typology impacts adaptations to training resulting from periods of "overload training" (increased volume) -The differences between acute fatigue, functional overreaching, and non-functional overreaching -Is functional overreaching necessary to induce training adaptations?    SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts297/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   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. Until mid-August, get an ADDITIONAL 20% OFF on the already incredible Summer Sale offer, taking the total discount to more than 40% when you purchase the Swim Trainer on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts and add the coupon code at checkout.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Phil's Research Gate and Twitter profiles Muscle fiber typology substantially influences time to recover from high-intensity exercise - Lievens et  al. 2020 Muscle fiber typology is associated with the incidence of overreaching in response to overload training - Bellinger et al. 2020 Muscle Typology of World-Class Cyclists across Various Disciplines and Events - Lievens et al. 2020 Functional Overreaching in Endurance Athletes: A Necessity or Cause for Concern? - Bellinger 2020   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

    Training talk with Björn Andersson | EP#296

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 63:42

    Björn Andersson is a Swedish triathlon coach coaching both age-groupers and professionals, including Patrik Nilsson. Björn is also a former professional athlete himself. In this episode we discuss Björn's thoughts on training and coaching, and tips and advice geared towards both age-group athletes and professionals or aspiring professionals.         IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Björn's coaching and training philosophy -Differences in training, coaching, and knowledge now vs. "then" (when Björn was racing professionally until 2011) -Key tips to improve your swim, bike and run training, respectively -How to execute your best on race day -How age-group athletes can fit in training and adapt to it into already busy lives -What does it take these days to race professionally   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts296/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Björn's website and Instagram Intensity, volume, rest, nutrition, coaching and triathlon myth-busting with Dr. Philip Skiba | EP#173 Training, testing, metabolism and physiology with Björn Kafka | EP#286 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.

    Durability in endurance sports with Ed Maunder, PhD and Stephen Seiler, Phd | EP#295

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 57:08

    Durability can be defined as the time of onset and magnitude of deterioration of physiological performance parameters over time during prolonged exercise. Dr. Ed Maunder (Auckland University of Technology) and Dr. Stephen Seiler (University of Agder) join us to discuss their recent publication and the overall scientific knowledge on the topic of durability, as well as best practices for assessing and developing durability.        IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -What is durability, why is it important, and what are the implications of it in racing and in training? -What do we know about durability and the mechanisms of it from the scientific literature?  -How to assess and quantify durability in the lab or in the field?  -How to train to develop and improve durability? -What is high-intensity repeatability and how does it relate to durability?  -Practical recommendations for athletes and coaches    SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts295/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: ROKA - Exceptional quality triathlon wetsuits, trisuits, swimskins, goggles, performance sunglasses as well as prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.  Online vision test for prescription updates and home try-on options available for eyeglasses. Ships from  the US, UK and EU. Trusted by world-leading athletes such as  Lucy Charles-Barclay, Javier Gómez Noya, Flora Duffy, Morgan Pearson, Summer Rappaport and others in triathlon, cycling, speed skating, and many more. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.   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. Until mid-August, get an ADDITIONAL 20% OFF on the already incredible Summer Sale offer, taking the total discount to more than 40% when you purchase the Swim Trainer on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts and add the coupon code at checkout.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Ed's Twitter and Research Gate profiles Stephen's Twitter and Research Gate profiles, and his Youtube-channel The Importance of ‘Durability' in the Physiological Profiling of Endurance Athletes - Maunder et al. 2021 Temperate performance and metabolic adaptations following endurance training performed under environmental heat stress - Maunder et al. 2021 Polarised training with Stephen Seiler, PhD | EP#177   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.

    Aerodynamic testing in the field with Michael Liberzon | EP#294

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 76:00

    Michael Liberzon is a triathlon coach and host of the Endurance Innovation Podcast. With his background in mechanical engineering, Michael has a keen interest and expertise in aerodynamics, and has plenty of hands-on experience of aerodynamic testing as well as expertise gained from talking to some of the smartest people in the industry. Michael joins us today to discuss different methods of aero testing in the field and the new product category of on-the-bike aero sensors that are starting to proliferate in the triathlon and cycling marketplace.        IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Aerodynamic field testing methods: pros and cons of different methods, recommendations, and practical considerations -On-the-bike aero sensors: use cases, maturity level of this product category, recommendations, and practical considerations -Different brands and products of aero sensors -How does field testing stack up to traditional aero testing methods (like wind tunnel testing)?   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts294/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Hydration - Want to optimise your performance in hot or humid conditions, avoid cramping, and make sure your hydration is on point? Take PH's free online Sweat Test to get personalised hydration strategy. Also use the Quick Carb Calculator to get fueling recommendations, and book a free one-on-one consultation to refine your hydration and fueling strategy. Use the promo code THATTRIATHLONSHOW15 to get 15% off your first order of PH electrolytes or the Precision Fuel range.   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. Until mid-August, get an ADDITIONAL 20% OFF on the already incredible Summer Sale offer, taking the total discount to more than 40% when you purchase the Swim Trainer on zen8swimtrainer.com/tts and add the coupon code at checkout.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Michael's website and Instagram Dan Bigham – aerodynamic testing, equipment, and making your bike fast | EP#229 Aerodynamics, Rolling Resistance, Weight, and Return On Investment with Sebastian Schluricke | EP#90 Virtual Wind Tunnel with Andrew Buckrell and Michael Liberzon | EP#47 Endurance Innovation 105 – Marc Graveline On Aerometers Endurance Innovation 61 – All About Aero Sensors With Chris Morton Endurance Innovation 46 – Notio Aerometer Endurance Innovation 57 – Notio Aerometer And Swearing Endurance Innovation 99 – Aerotune's Sebastian Schluricke Endurance Innovation 84 – Dan Bigham   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.

    Race nutrition and hydration - current best practices with Andy Blow | EP#293

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2021 82:25

    Andy Blow, founder of Precision Hydration, returns to the podcast to discuss current best practices in race nutrition and hydration. Andy has a first-row seat to see what some of the best professional athletes in the world are doing, and shares the common patterns and potential differences, as well as how things might or might not differ for amateur athletes.         IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Andy's and Precision Hydration's work with pro triathletes and other endurance athletes -What are the common patterns and trends across these top athletes, and what are the differences?  -Getting down to the specifics: what formats of carbohydrate are they typically consuming -Logistics: what nutrition and hydration to carry with you, and how to carry it?  -Should you be completely self-sufficient or also rely on aid stations -The case for going really high (90+ g/h) on carbohydrates in race nutrition, and training your gut to be able to do that -Hydrogels, and what the science currently says about how they work   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts293/   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.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Andy's Twitter Precision Hydration's website, Instagram, and Twitter How much carbohydrate do athletes need per hour? - article by Andy Does the type of carb in your energy products really matter? - article by Precision Hydration Can athletes consume MORE than 90g of carb per hour? - article by Precision Hydration Can you train your gut to optimise your fueling strategy? - article by Precision Hydration Quick Carb Calculator Book a free consultation with Precision Hydration Gordo Byrn's blog   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.

    Strength training for endurance performance with Richard Blagrove, PhD | EP#292

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 74:22

    Richard Blagrove, PhD, is a lecturer in physiology and programme leader at Loughborough University. Richard has a background as a middle distance runner himself, and has done extensive academic and applied work in the field of strength and conditioning for middle and long distance runners.            IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -A new book co-edited by Richard, "The Science and Practice of Middle and Long Distance Running" -Programming and periodisation of strength training for endurance athletes -Workout structure for strength and conditioning sessions -Executing workouts and sets - how hard should you go?  -Plyometric training for runners and triathletes   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts292/   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: Richard's Twitter and Research Gate profiles Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running - book authored by Richard The Science and Practice of Middle and Long Distance Running - book co-edited by Richard Strength training episode archive 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.

    How to train between two (or more) races in quick succession | TTS Thursday #17

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 29:15

    How to train between two (or more) races in quick succession | TTS Thursday #17 How long to recover after a race How long to taper before the next race How much training, and how much hard training should you do between races The importance of building a strong base to maintain fitness between races   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive   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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    Training talk with Björn Geesmann | EP#291

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 98:36

    Björn Geesmann is a triathlon and endurance coach based in Hamburg, with a degree from the German Sport University in Cologne. Björn coaches world class athletes like Patrick Lange, Katrina Matthews, Boris Stein and Daniela Bleymehl.         IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Björn's coaching philosophy -Being a mental coach as well as a sports coach -Tips for effective triathlon swim training -Tips for effective triathlon bike training -Tips for effective triathlon run training -An argument for doing a minimal amount of training at intensities higher than threshold   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts291/   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.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Björn's Instagram and Twitter profiles HYCYS website and Instagram profile   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.

    Top-5 tips for advanced athletes to get faster | TTS Thursday #16

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 42:16

    Top-5 tips for advanced athletes to get faster | TTS Thursday #16 Learn to race (and not just execute a plan) Optimise gear and equipment Explore psychological aspects to performance Increase focus on and commitment to recovery Get a coach, mentor or advisor    LINKS AND RESOURCES: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive Bike fitting, equipment, and triathlon bike training with David Bowden | EP#287 Bike fitting with Phil Burt (former Team Sky) | EP#232 Bike Fitting Q&A with Phil Burt | EP#254 Dan Bigham – aerodynamic testing, equipment, and making your bike fast | EP#229 Physiology, coaching and aerodynamics with Jamie Pringle, PhD | EP#288 Tire pressure, aerodynamics, and smart equipment upgrades with Josh Poertner | EP#235 Aerodynamics, Rolling Resistance, Weight, and Return On Investment with Sebastian Schluricke | EP#90 Sports psychology and applied neuroscience with Simon Marshall, PhD and Lesley Paterson | EP#282 Practical application of sports psychology for triathletes with Dr. JoAnn Dahlkoetter | EP#108 Mental skills and the psychology of suffering with Carrie Cheadle | EP#97 Sleep – the foundation of health and performance with Dr. Charles Samuels | EP#216 Sleep, recovery, and performance with Shona Halson | EP#52 Athlete Sleep Screening Questionnaire Glycogen metabolism and optimising glycogen resynthesis with Bob Murray, PhD | EP#252 Nutrition for endurance and ultra-endurance athletes with Trent Stellingwerff, PhD | EP#265 Endurance sports nutrition: state of the art in 2019 with prof. John Hawley | EP#181   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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    Training, racing, and metabolic testing with Val Burke | EP#290

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 68:22

    Val Burke is a New Zealand based triathlon and endurance sports coach with a background in exercise science and physiology, coaching among others pro triathlete Braden Currie. In this interview, Val shares her expertise on a number of topics related to both training and racing.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Strength training for triathlon -How to improve your triathlon cycling -Metabolic testing, and how to effectively use metabolic test results in training -How to find your race pace for long distance triathlon races   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts290/   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: Val's website and Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Strength training episode archive Bike training episode archive Racing episode archive 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.

    Top-5 tips for intermediate level athletes to get faster | TTS Thursday #15

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 37:45

    Top-5 tips for intermediate level athletes to get faster | TTS Thursday #15 Focus on improving technique and skills Do adequate testing to set training zones Train with proper structure Get a coach Try to increase training volume   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive   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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    Training Talk with Ben Day (Team BikeExchange) | EP#289

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 67:29

    Ben Day is a performance coach at the Team BikeExchange WorldTour team, founder of DaybyDay Coaching, and coach of professional long distance triathletes Chris Leiferman and Greg Close. Ben also raced (cycling) professionally himself for 14 years. In this interview, Ben shares his thoughts and experience on many aspects of training and coaching in both triathlon and cycling.        IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Ben's coaching philosophy -The balance of training volume and training intent and quality -Training the bike component for long-distance triathlon -The balance of aerobic base training and specific training for the race demands -The importance of the coach-athlete relationship -Top tips for age-group athletes   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts289/   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.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: DaybyDay Coaching website and Instagram profile Physiology, Training, and INSCYD with Sebastian Weber (part 1) | EP#237 Physiology, Training, and INSCYD with Sebastian Weber (part 2) | EP#238   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.

    Top-5 tips for beginners to get faster | TTS Thursday #14

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 25:45

    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   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive   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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    Physiology, coaching and aerodynamics with Jamie Pringle, PhD | EP#288

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 77:38

    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/   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: Jamie's Twitter Vorteq´s website Tire pressure, aerodynamics, and smart equipment upgrades with Josh Poertner | EP#235 Dan Bigham – aerodynamic testing, equipment, and making your bike fast | EP#229 Aerodynamics, Rolling Resistance, Weight, and Return On Investment with Sebastian Schluricke | EP#90 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.

    Active or passive recovery between intervals | TTS Thursday #13

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2021 35:26

    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   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive Science and Application of High Intensity Interval Training Recovery bout intensity of HIIT – Active or Passive? - HIIT Science Blog   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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    Bike fitting, equipment, and triathlon bike training with David Bowden | EP#287

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 81:25

    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/   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.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: David's website  Bike fitting with Phil Burt (former Team Sky) | EP#232 Bike Fitting Q&A with Phil Burt | EP#254 Tire pressure, aerodynamics, and smart equipment upgrades with Josh Poertner | EP#235   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.

    Return to racing - race planning, prep, and execution | TTS Thursday #12

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 46:35

    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   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive All previous Racing-related episodes on That Triathlon Show   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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    Training, testing, metabolism and physiology with Björn Kafka | EP#286

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 95:59

    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.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Aerotune's website, Twitter, and Instagram Aerotune Powertest Endurance Innovation 100 – Aerotune’s Bjorn Kafka Aerodynamics, Rolling Resistance, Weight, and Return On Investment with Sebastian Schluricke | EP#90 FTP, VO2max and VLaMax: what triathletes need to know with Sebastian Weber | EP#169 Training structure, periodisation and the science of winning with Jan Olbrecht, PhD | EP#198 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.

    How to pace hilly triathlon bike courses | TTS Thursday #11

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 45:44

    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   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive Optimal Bike Pacing and Best Bike Split with Ryan Cooper | EP#131   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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    Training talk with Blair Cartmell | EP#285

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 66:28

    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.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Blair's website and Twitter and Instagram profiles   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.

    How to do your own swim video analysis | TTS Thursday #10

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 37:17

    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: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive All previous swim-related episodes on That Triathlon Show   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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    Training talk with Neil MacPherson | EP#284

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 94:20

    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: Dinamic Coaching website, Twitter, and Instagram TraineSense SmartPaddle   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.

    Masters Athletes | TTS Thursday #9

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 38:35

    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   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive The top-5 challenges for masters athletes and how to overcome them – Bo Falck Hansen, PhD | EP#176 Mastering Triathlon as a Masters Athlete with Karen Smyers | EP#102 Runner Gene Dykes Is Playing the Long Game - article by Alex Hutchinson What We Can Learn from Studying Older Marathoners - article by Alex Hutchinson NEW ADVANCED training plans (Olympic, Half and Full Distance). Get 60% off during the launch period (until 30 April 2021) using the code "ADVANCED" at checkout.    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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    The evolution of coaching principles and practices with David Tilbury-Davis | EP#283

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 73:41

    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.   LINKS AND RESOURCES: David's website and Twitter and Instagram profiles Perspectives on coaching with David Tilbury-Davis | EP#227 Perspectives on training with David Tilbury-Davis | EP#226 Triathlon race planning with David Tilbury-Davis | EP#150 Training Talk: Splicing Workouts, Cognitive Load, and more with David Tilbury-Davis | EP#53 Training or Synergizing? Complex Systems Principles Change the Understanding of Sport Processes - Pol et al. 2020 Theory to Practice: Performance Preparation Models in Contemporary High-Level Sport Guided by an Ecological Dynamics Framework - Woods et al. 2020 The Science of Racing against Opponents: Affordance Competition and the Regulation of Exercise Intensity in Head-to-Head Competition - Hettinga et al. 2017 Super Champions, Champions, and Almosts: Important Differences and Commonalities on the Rocky Road - Collins et al. 2016 Constraints-controlled metastable dynamics of exercise-induced psychobiological adaptation - Hristovski et al. 2010 NEW ADVANCED training plans (Olympic, Half and Full Distance). Get 60% off during the launch period (until 30 April 2021) using the code "ADVANCED" at checkout.  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.

    Workout design principles | TTS Thursday #8

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2021 43:51

    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   LINKS AND RESOURCES: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive NEW ADVANCED training plans (Olympic, Half and Full Distance). Get 60% off during the launch period (until 30 April 2021) using the code "ADVANCED" at checkout.    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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    CONTACT: Want to send feedback, questions or just chat? Email me at mikael@scientifictriathlon.com or connect on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

    Sports psychology and applied neuroscience with Simon Marshall, PhD and Lesley Paterson | EP#282

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 83:25

    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: Simon's profiles on Twitter and Research Gate Lesley's website, Twitter, and Instagram Braveheart Coaching website The Brave Athlete: Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion - Simon's and Lesley's book All previous sports psychology episodes on That Triathlon Show   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.

    Training adaptations and timescales | TTS Thursday #7

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 37:10

    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: Scientific Triathlon website Coaching Training Plans TTS Thursday Episode Archive NEW ADVANCED training plans (Olympic, Half and Full Distance). Get 60% off during the launch period (until 30 April 2021) using the code "ADVANCED" at checkout.    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.   RATE AND REVIEW: If you enjoy the show, please help me out by subscribing, rating and reviewing.    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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