This is The TriDot Podcast! We are here to educate, inspire, and entertain. We’ll talk all things triathlon, swim, bike, run, nutrition, recovery, & strength training, with expert coaches and special guests. So whether you are a triathlete training for a sprint, olympic, or IRONMAN event. Join the conversation, and let's improve together.
Successfully Refine Your Swim Stroke
You've heard that swimming is all about technique. But how can you assess and improve your freestyle stroke? On today's episode, two expert coaches, Jeff Raines and Joanna Nami, identify some of the most common stroke deficiencies. Then they break down the freestyle stroke, provide an outline for improvement, and address how to best adapt your stroke to open water swimming. Learn what each coach looks for during a swim analysis and get tips that you can apply in your next swim session!
Huge thanks to deltaG for partnering with us on this episode. To learn more about the performance boosting benefits of deltaG Ketones head to deltaGketones.com and use code TRIDOT20 for 20% off your order. On their site you can:
1. Learn more about fueling with deltaG ketone products
2. Make a standalone purchase, or subscribe for ongoing deltaG ketone deliveries
3. Book a FREE 15 minute video consultation with Brian, an expert on exogenous ketones, and deltaG in particular, to discuss your individual goals and best choice of deltaG drink to exceed those goals.
Easier Said Than Run: Choosing the Right Shoes
With so many running shoes on the market, how do you select the right shoe for you? On today's episode, host Andrew Harley is joined by Thomas Neuberger and Meaghan Murray, leaders of Believe in the Run. For over ten years, Believe in the Run has provided their readers with straightforward write-ups and engaging video reviews. Their goal is to provide detailed information to guide your next gear choice by spelling out both the nerdy shoe specs, and sharing a "hands-on" experience for all the most popular shoes on the market. Listen in as Thomas and Meaghan describe the shoe review process, discuss carbon-plated shoes, advise what you should be paying attention to for your next purchase, and see what specific considerations they have for triathletes.
Huge thanks to Precision Fuel & Hydration for partnering with us on this episode. To learn more about Precision Fuel & Hydration, head to precisionfuelandhydration.com and use code TRIDOT10 for 10% off your electrolytes and fuel. On their site, you can:
1. Take the free online Sweat Test to receive a personalized hydration plan.
2. Complete the Quick Carb Calculator to understand how many grams of carbohydrate you need to consume during your next race.
3. Book a free 20-minute video consultation with a member of the Precision Hydration team to discuss your fueling strategy.
Preventing & Treating Triathlon Injuries: Above the Waist
With all the swimming, biking, running, stretching, and lifting you do to train for a multi-sport lifestyle, you put your body through A LOT! Chances are you've dealt with an unpleasant ache or pain. Today's episode is part two in a three-part series covering injury prevention for various portions of your body. In part two, Dr. B.J. Leeper provides an injury-prevention-focused anatomy lesson on a triathlete's upper body! Learn to prevent and treat "swimmer's shoulder," nerve compression in the arms and hands (cyclist's palsy), neck and back pain in your aero position, and more.
19 Tips to Transform Your Triathlon Training
Your best triathlon season awaits! On today's episode, coaches John Mayfield and Elizabeth James provide 19 tips to help you make the most of your training sessions and prepare for race day. This episode is packed with practical information to help you maximize your fitness gains, skills, and enjoyment of the sport. From race-day skills to strength training, nutrition, mental training and training quality, this episode has information for everyone! As you begin a new year, use these tips for your best season yet!
The TriDot Podcast's Best of 2021
Join coaches John Mayfield, Elizabeth James, Matt Bach, Jeff Raines, and host Andrew Harley, as they reflect on some of their favorite TriDot Podcast episodes from the past year. Revisit the year's top coaching tips, highlights from key episodes, and special moments with guests of the show. Whether you're a first-time listener or long-time subscriber, there's a piece of advice in here for you! Find out which episodes the coaches say deserve a second listen!
Learning from IRONMAN: Reflections from First-Time Finishers
Many triathletes say that they've "learned a lot" while training for an IRONMAN. But what exactly did they learn? On today's episode, host Andrew Harley interviews two athletes who belong to the IRONMAN class of 2021. Why did they choose to race the 140.6 distance, and how did they choose which event they wanted to complete? What did the physical and mental preparations teach them? Is there anything they would have done differently? What wisdom would they pass along for others considering the full distance? What lessons from IRONMAN can be applied to other areas of your life? Don't miss the reflections from two first-time finishers!
A podcast to designed to inspire, educate and entertain… perfectly complements the TriDot training app. Trust the process has never been a more true and accurate phrase; and doing the right training right has never made more sense! Professional, intelligent and fun.
An informative & easy to listen to podcast. I’m looking for motivation to start racing again (for fun not competitive) and finding these just what I need.