300 episodes

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 episodes with host Mikael Eriksson where you'll learn tactics and strategies you can apply in your triathlon training and racing, and all things swim, bike and run. All episodes, both interview and solo episodes, are produced with the goal in mind of giving age-group triathletes actionable advice.

That Triathlon Show is brought to you by www.scientifictriathlon.com and is hosted by Mikael Eriksson. Learn more about That Triathlon Show at www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

That Triathlon Show Mikael Eriksson

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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 episodes with host Mikael Eriksson where you'll learn tactics and strategies you can apply in your triathlon training and racing, and all things swim, bike and run. All episodes, both interview and solo episodes, are produced with the goal in mind of giving age-group triathletes actionable advice.

That Triathlon Show is brought to you by www.scientifictriathlon.com and is hosted by Mikael Eriksson. Learn more about That Triathlon Show at www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/

    Tapering, periodisation and recovery with Iñigo Mujika, PhD | EP#256

    Tapering, periodisation and recovery with Iñigo Mujika, PhD | EP#256

    Iñigo Mujika is a sports physiologist, associate professor at the University of Basque Country, and an elite triathlon and swimming coach. His research areas include topics such as tapering, recovery, detraining and overtraining. Through all of his coaching and applied physiology work, Iñigo is extremely knowledgeable in how to transfer his scientific knowledge into practical and actionable training and planning insights.  
     
    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
    -Periodisation in practice: linear, reverse, block... who might benefit from what type of periodisation and when? 
    -How to structure recovery from a macro level (taking a season break) to a micro level (time required between hard sessions) into your training plan
    -Tapering: best practices, scientific findings, potential benefits, and how to factor in individuality
    -The time course of building and losing fitness (gaining adaptations vs. detraining)
     
    SHOWNOTES:
    https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts256/
     
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    LINKS AND RESOURCES:
    Iñigo's website Iñigo's Twitter and Researchgate profiles Iñigo's books (Endurance Training – Science and Practice, Endurance Training – Infographic Edition, Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance, Recovery for Performance in Sport) An Integrated, Multifactorial Approach to Periodization for Optimal Performance in Individual and Team Sports (Mujika et al. 2018) Effects of Tapering on Performance (Bosquet, Mujika et al. 2007) Tapering for competition: A review (Le Meur, Mujika, Hausswirth 2012) Tapering for triathlon competition (Mujika 2011)  
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    • 1 hr 30 min
    Q&A #108 - MAF Training and the MAF 180 Formula

    Q&A #108 - MAF Training and the MAF 180 Formula

    Q&A #108 - MAF Training and the MAF 180 Formula
    What is MAF training and the MAF 180 Formula?
    How the underlying objective of MAF Training is important and relevant for all endurance athletes
    The issues with the formula and method that makes the means of achieving the objective sub-optimal
    Alternative (better) ways of establishing your aerobic target intensities
    Understanding proper intensity-control, dosage, and purposeful training in endurance sports
     
    LINKS AND RESOURCES:
    Scientific Triathlon website
    Coaching
    Training Plans
    Q&A episode archive
    The MAF 180 Formula: Heart-rate monitoring for real aerobic training.
    Maximum Aerobic Function: Clinical Relevance, Physiological Underpinnings, and Practical Application (Maffetone and Laursen 2020)
    Exercise prescription when there is no exercise test: The talk test (Foster et al. 2018)
     
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    • 35 min
    Triathlon swimming with Conrad Goeringer and Rob Sleamaker | EP#255

    Triathlon swimming with Conrad Goeringer and Rob Sleamaker | EP#255

    Conrad Goeringer and Rob Sleamaker are the authors of the newly released book "Triathlon Freestyle Simplified". In this episode we discuss how triathletes can get the most out of their swim training, even on a typically limited time budget.  
     
    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
    -The differences between swimming demands and swim training for triathletes compared to pool swimmers
    -Maximising efficiency and improving your swim technique 
    -Improving swim fitness, and why you cannot neglect hard, fitness-boosting training
    -Training for the demands of open water swimming
    -Workout structure, weekly training structure, and periodisation through the season
    -Performance testing and setting target intensities in workouts
    -Tools and equipment for training in the water and on dryland
     
    SHOWNOTES:
    https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts255/
     
    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.
     
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    LINKS AND RESOURCES:
    Triathlon Freestyle Simplified: Swim Stronger, Better, Faster - Conrad's and Rob's book Working Triathlete - Conrad's website Vasatrainer.com - Rob's company website Training for time-crunched athletes with Conrad Goeringer | EP#202 Develop swim technique and power with the Vasa Trainer and Rob Sleamaker | EP#46 Follow Conrad on Instagram Follow Vasa on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube


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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Q&A #107 - Muscle Oxygen Saturation (SmO2) applications in endurance training

    Q&A #107 - Muscle Oxygen Saturation (SmO2) applications in endurance training

    Q&A #107 - Muscle Oxygen Saturation (SmO2) applications in endurance training
    What is oxygen saturation and how can it be measured? 
    Potential use cases of oxygen saturation for triathletes and other endurance athletes
    SmO2 devices: Moxy and Humon
    Recommendations: who (if anybody) might benefit from using SmO2 in their training 
     
    LINKS AND RESOURCES:
    Scientific Triathlon website
    Coaching
    Training Plans
    Q&A episode archive
    Muscle Oxygen Saturation (SmO2) with Roger Schmitz | EP#85
    Humon
    Validation of a novel wearable, wireless technology to estimate oxygen levels and lactate threshold power in the exercising muscle (Farzam 2018)
    Moxy
    Validity and reliability of the Moxy oxygen monitor during incremental cycling exercise (Crum 2017)
    Muscle Oxygenation Applications to Endurance Training - case report by Dr. Christopher Myers
     
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    • 26 min
    Bike Fitting Q&A with Phil Burt | EP#254

    Bike Fitting Q&A with Phil Burt | EP#254

    Bike Fitting Q&A with Phil Burt | EP#254
    Phil Burt is a world renowned bike fitter and physiotherapist who has spent 12 years with British Cycling and 5 years with Team Sky. Phil is back for his second interview on That Triathlon Show to answer listener questions around bike fitting.
     
    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
    -Crank length - are shorter cranks beneficial? 
    -Finding the right balance of comfort, power, and aerodynamics
    -Saddle considerations
    -The process of do-it-yourself bike fitting
    -How to find a really good bike fitter
    -Cleat position
    -Oval chainrings
    -Bike fitting considerations for road bikes, TT bikes and mountainbikes
    -Prevention and remedies for various aches and pains in cycling



    SHOWNOTES:
    https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts254/
     
    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.
     
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    LINKS AND RESOURCES:
    Phil's website Phil's Twitter and Instagram Bike fitting with Phil Burt (former Team Sky) | EP#232  
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    • 1 hr 34 min
    Q&A #106 - The menstrual cycle's impact on endurance training; Swimming and running drills; External and internal cues

    Q&A #106 - The menstrual cycle's impact on endurance training; Swimming and running drills; External and internal cues

    Q&A #106 - The menstrual cycle's impact on endurance training; Swimming and running drills; External and internal cues
    When, how and why should you be doing running and/or swimming drills in training?
    What are internal and external cues, and how do they relate to motor skill acquisition and retention?
    The latest science on managing training according to the menstrual cycle
     
    LINKS AND RESOURCES:
    Scientific Triathlon website
    Coaching
    Training Plans
    Q&A episode archive
    Attentional focus and motor learning: A review of 15 years
    The effect of attentional focus on running economy (Schucker 2009)
    Does the attentional focus adopted by swimmers affect their performance? (Stoate 2011)
    Coaching cues - article by Owen Walker and Brett Bartholomew
    Honing your swimming skills: constrain to gain! - article by Andrew Sheaff
    Pre-run mobility routine
    Pre-swim mobility routine
    The Effects of Menstrual Cycle Phase on Exercise Performance in Eumenorrheic Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (McNulty 2020)
    How the Menstrual Cycle Affects Athletic Performance - article by Alex Hutchinson
    FTP #35: Kelly McNulty & Kirsty Elliott-Sale – The Female cyclist series: Menstrual cycle and endurance exercise performance - Fuel the Pedal podcast
    Triathlon training and nutrition considerations for female athletes with Stacy Sims, PhD | EP#105
     
    SPONSORS:
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    ROKA - The finest triathlon wetsuits, apparel, equipment, and eyewear on the planet. Trusted by Javier Gómez, Gwen Jorgensen, Flora Duffy, Mario Mola, Lucy Charles and others. Visit roka.com/tts for 20% off your order.
     
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    • 27 min

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