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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.

The TriDot Triathlon Podcast TriDot Triathlon Training, Andrew the Average Triathlete

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 596 Ratings

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.

    Your Ultimate Guide to Using Ketones in Triathlon

    Your Ultimate Guide to Using Ketones in Triathlon

    Can adding ketones to your fueling lead to better triathlon results? Professional triathlete and TriDot coach, Tim O’Donnell, and deltaG’s Human Performance Expert, Brian McMahon, join us for this episode and provide the science behind ketones. They also outline ways to incorporate deltaG into your training, racing, recovery, and everyday use to optimize your performance. Whether it is your first time trying ketones, or you are a seasoned user, Brian and Tim share their tips for ketone success. Consider this the ultimate “how-to” guide for adding ketones to your training regimen and race-day nutrition.

    Big thanks to Precision Fuel & Hydration for partnering with us on this episode! Head over to https://visit.pfandh.com/tridot and check out the Fuel Planner to get your free personalized fuel and hydration strategy and a discount on your first order.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    10 Race-Day Tips from 10 TriDot Coaches

    10 Race-Day Tips from 10 TriDot Coaches

    In this episode, we sit down with 10 experienced triathlon coaches to discuss their top race-day tips. Whether you're a seasoned triathlete, or brand new to the sport, these experts share valuable insights and strategies to help you perform your best on race day. From preparation to mindset to nutrition, each coach provides a key piece of advice they offer their athletes. So whether you're aiming for a personal best, or simply looking to cross the finish line with a smile on your face, you won't want to miss these 10 race-day tips to help you reach your goals and make the most out of your race day experience. Get ready to tackle your next event with confidence and determination.

    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.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    What Triathletes Can Learn from Swimmers

    What Triathletes Can Learn from Swimmers

    What can triathletes learn from pure swimmers? Find out here! In this episode, we dive into the lap lanes with professional triathletes, and former collegiate swimmers, Tim O'Donnell and Dede Griesbauer. Tim and Dede discuss the training methods used by elite swimmers and how they differ from training programs for triathlons. Then, from your training mindset to fueling sessions, and identifying common barriers to swim improvement, Tim and Dede uncover the secrets behind the success of top swimmers. Whether you're a seasoned triathlete or just getting started, this episode is packed with insights and advice from the elites that can take your triathlon training and performance to the next level.

    A big thanks to UCAN for being a long-time partner of the podcast! At TriDot, we are huge believers in using UCAN to fuel our training and racing. To experience UCAN’s LIVSTEADY products for yourself, head to their website UCAN.co! Use the code “TriDot” to save 20 percent on your entire order.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Thin Air, Big Gains: Altitude Training for Triathletes

    Thin Air, Big Gains: Altitude Training for Triathletes

    Are you planning to race at altitude this season? Interested in a high-elevation training camp? Join TriDot Coaches Jeff Raines and Jason Verbracken as they dive into the topic of elevation and its impact on training and racing. The coaches discuss the physiological effects of training at higher elevations and how your body adapts to these conditions. They also examine the recovery time needed for your body to adjust after being at altitude and its influence on training. Additionally, the coaches explore the practice of elevation camps and the potential benefits for athletes preparing for races. The topic of proper fueling and hydration at high altitudes is also addressed, along with tips for athletes looking to race at elevated locations. This information-packed episode is a must-listen for athletes of all levels.

    Looking to improve your freestyle swim? At TriDot Pool School you'll be taught step-by-step how to turn your muscle memory into full-stroke swimming that’s smooth and fast. Ready to jump in? There are Pool Schools currently available in the USA, and around the world. Head to TriDot.com/pool-school to learn more and sign up today.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Bone Health for Triathletes

    Bone Health for Triathletes

    As an athlete, it is crucial to understand the impact that your triathlon training can have on your bones. In this episode, we are joined by two special guests: Dr. Gillian Wooldridge, a sports medicine physician, and Dr. Krista Austin, an exercise physiologist and nutritionist. Dr. Wooldridge kicks off the conversation with an overview of bone health and common injury concerns that triathletes may be prone to. She also explains the concept of bone density and the various methods available to assess it. Then, Dr. Austin dives into the role of nutrition in maintaining strong bones. She highlights the essential nutrients that athletes should be getting enough of, and the consequences of not meeting these targets. The discussion then turns to hormone levels and their influence on bone health, with Dr. Wooldridge shedding light on any potential differences between males and females. Finally, the guests share important red flags that athletes should watch out for, indicating potential bone-related issues and what can be done to address them. Tune in to this informative and insightful episode to learn more about bone health and how to keep your body strong and healthy as a triathlete.

    A big thanks to UCAN for being a long-time partner of the podcast! At TriDot, we are huge believers in using UCAN to fuel our training and racing. To experience UCAN’s LIVSTEADY products for yourself, head to their website UCAN.co! Use the code “TriDot” to save 20 percent on your entire order.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    What Triathletes Can Learn from Cyclists

    What Triathletes Can Learn from Cyclists

    What can triathletes learn from professional cycling? Find out here! In this episode, we dive into the pro peloton with pro-tour cyclist Florian Vermeersch, from Team Lotto-Dstny, and TriDot Coach Chris Navin. We discuss the training methods used on pro teams and how they differ from training programs for triathlons. Florian shares his experience with team group rides and the importance of teamwork in cycling. Then, Coach Chris Navin explains some valuable lessons that triathletes can learn from the training habits of cyclists. From optimizing training plans to fueling strategies, and setting up your bike for a fast split, Florian and Chris uncover the secrets behind the success of top cyclists, and how it can benefit triathletes. Whether you're a seasoned triathlete or just getting started, this episode is packed with insights and advice from the world of professional cycling that can take your triathlon training and performance to the next level.


    Big thanks to Precision Fuel & Hydration for partnering with us on this episode! Head over to https://visit.pfandh.com/tridot and check out the Fuel Planner to get your free personalized fuel and hydration strategy and a discount on your first order.

    Huge thanks to deltaG for also 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.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
596 Ratings

596 Ratings

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Fun and Interesting

I really like the format of this podcast, WU/MS/CD. The guests are great, and the topics are always interesting.

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Love the podcast!

Always fun and informative! Helps my training rides go by so much quicker in my pain cave 😉

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TriDot is a great training platform. The podcasts are excellent examples of the useful teaching tools they offer. I highly recommend giving them a listen.

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