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Q&A #35 - Lactate and VO2max testing, thresholds and zones, and dealing with illness

5/23/2019
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Q&A #35 - Lactate and VO2max testing, thresholds and zones, and dealing with illness Lactate and VO2max testing: good and bad testing protocols What do the results from lactate or VO2max tests really mean and how do you use them? How do you set training zones based on your threshold found in testing? How do you change your training when illness strikes? LINKS AND RESOURCES: That Triathlon Show website Coaching Training Plans To lab test or not to lab test with Alan Couzens |...

Duration:00:27:15

Strength training for triathlon and endurance sports part 1 with Menachem Brodie | EP#182

5/20/2019
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Menachem Brodie is one of the leading strength training coaches for cyclists and triathletes. Among other achievements, he has been heavily involved in USA Cycling and educating USAC coaches since 2011, and is the creator of the Training Peaks course "Strength Training for Triathlon Success". In this two-part episode, we dive deep into a number of important aspects triathletes and endurance athletes need to know when it comes to strength training. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN...

Duration:01:12:35

Q&A #34 - Strength training on the bike, training changes during forced time off from swimming, and Sprint Interval Training

5/16/2019
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Q&A #34 - Strength training on the bike, training changes during forced time off from swimming, and Sprint Interval Training How to use "strength training on the bike" (high power sprints and strength endurance/low cadence training) How to change your training when injury forces you to stay away from the pool Sprint interval training on the bike - should you do them in the TT position or sitting up? LINKS AND RESOURCES: That Triathlon Show website Coaching Training Plans Sprint...

Duration:00:25:04

Endurance sports nutrition: state of the art in 2019 with prof. John Hawley | EP#181

5/13/2019
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Professor John Hawley is one of the leading researchers in the world on sports nutrition, the interaction between exercise and diet on fat and carbohydrate regulation, and the cellular and molecular basis of endurance sports adaptations. He gives us a complete update on what we actually know as of today about endurance sports nutrition, and where evidence is still lacking. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Nailing the basics of endurance sports nutrition - what's most important to...

Duration:01:23:11

Q&A #33 - Incorporating bike or run commutes to work in training, and distinguishing between good and bad lower heart rate

5/9/2019
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Q&A #33 - Incorporating bike or run commutes to work in training, and distinguishing between good and bad lower heart rate How should you effectively incorporate bike or run commutes into your training to get training benefits without compromising quality in other key workouts? How does this change if you do both a regular workout and the morning bike/run commute? How should you think about nutrition around training in the morning and commuting to work? How do you distinguish between a...

Duration:00:23:40

Cycling movement quality and using the Leomo Type-R to assess it with Sebastian Weber | EP#180

5/6/2019
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Sebastian Weber is a sports scientist and highly successful coach, in both professional sports (having worked with athletes like Peter Sagan, Tony Martin, and André Greipel) and with age-group endurance athletes. He is also the co-founder of the physiological performance software INSCYD. In this episode we discuss cycling technique, quality of movement, and holding a good (aerodynamic) position, and how the LEOMO Type-R device can be used to improve these important but easily forgotten...

Duration:00:58:39

Q&A #32 - Training on 3-5 hours per week, and how to get started with adding high-intensity training to your program

5/2/2019
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Q&A #32 - Training on 3-5 hours per week, and how to get started with adding high-intensity training to your program How should you train on just 3-5 hours of available training time per week? Should you still periodise your training, and if so, how? How do you introduce more high-intensity training to your program without doing too much? How can you evaluate and review this change in training? LINKS AND RESOURCES: That Triathlon Show website Coaching Training Plans Q&A #28...

Duration:00:25:58

Nike Vaporfly 4% - can these shoes really make you run faster? with Wouter Hoogkamer | EP#179

4/29/2019
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The Nike Vaporfly 4% running shoes are supposed to improve running economy by 4%. Wouter Hoogkamer, PhD, is one of the researchers who found out that this improvement is actually legit. What's more, he has researched how much faster that improvement in running economy could make you. In today's episode we discuss the Vaporfly 4% shoes, running shoes in general, running economy, breaking two hours for the marathon, and more. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The Nike Vaporfly 4% shoes,...

Duration:00:48:40

Q&A #31 - Cycling cadence in training and racing - the scientific and anecdotal evidence

4/25/2019
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Q&A #31 - Cycling cadence in training and racing - the scientific and anecdotal evidence What does science say about the pros and cons of cycling at different cadences? What cadence ranges are most effective in racing? What are the potential performance benefits of training at high and low cadences? A 2018 cycling cadence research round-up LINKS AND RESOURCES: That Triathlon Show website Coaching Training Plans Q&A #2 - Back to back workouts and low-cadence bike training FTP,...

Duration:00:20:51

Polarised training Q&A and Mikael's thoughts and perspective | EP#178

4/22/2019
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An in-depth discussion and Q&A session on the ins and outs and dos and don'ts of polarised training for triathletes and endurance athletes in general. This episode is a follow-up to the extremely popular interview with the godfather of polarised training, Dr. Stephen Seiler in EP#177. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Personal case examples from Mikael Eriksson's and Stephen Seiler's training and resulting performance improvements -Common objections to polarised training -How can...

Duration:01:15:09

Q&A #30 - Training reviews for the self-coached athlete and critical power / metabolic profiling tests

4/18/2019
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Q&A #30 - Training reviews for the self-coached athlete and critical power / metabolic profiling tests How should the self coached athlete review their training? What to look at, and how regularly? Metrics and things to track - and what you don't need to track and care about. What critical power / metabolic profiling test options exist, and what are the preferred ones? LINKS AND RESOURCES: That Triathlon Show website Coaching Training Plans Beginner Tip 29 - Metrics you should...

Duration:00:29:20

Polarised training with Stephen Seiler, PhD | EP#177

4/15/2019
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Stephen Seiler, PhD, is known for his research on how elite endurance athletes actually train. In this research, he discovered that most endurance athletes spend the majority of their training time (~90%) at very low intensities (below the first lactate/ventilatory threshold) with most of the remainder of the training time spent at high intensities (above the second lactate/ventilatory threshold), with little time spent in between. This training intensity distribution has become popularised...

Duration:01:33:10

Q&A #29 - Long slow distance and training zones, and LCHF for triathlon - yay or nay?

4/11/2019
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Q&A #29 - Long slow distance and training zones, and LCHF for triathlon - yay or nay? Is it "bad" to stay in a higher heart rate zone (e.g. zone 4) for your long runs and long slow distance training in general? What can you do to get your heart rate down in these workouts? Mikael's perspective on LCHF (low-carb high-fat) diets in endurance sports A sneak peak of the Supernova 2.0 study results LINKS AND RESOURCES: That Triathlon Show website Coaching Training Plans Autonomic...

Duration:00:27:40

The top-5 challenges for masters athletes and how to overcome them - Bo Falck Hansen, PhD | EP#176

4/8/2019
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Bo Falck Hansen, PhD, is a researcher and cycling coach with a special interest in training and performance for the aging athlete. He describes the top-5 challenges that masters athletes in triathlon and other endurance sports face, and how to tackle them. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Reducing the rate of decline in aerobic capacity (VO2max) with the right kind of endurance training -Reducing the rate of loss of lean muscle mass with the right kind of strength...

Duration:01:26:36

Q&A #28 - Time management, training on limited time, mastering workout logistics and transitions, training frequency vs. workout duration and training to distance or to time?

4/4/2019
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Q&A #28 - Time management, training on limited time, mastering workout logistics and transitions, training frequency vs. workout duration and training to distance or to time? How should you structure training for a sprint triathlon when you can only train 4 days per week? Is it more important to have a higher training frequency (more workouts) or longer individual workouts if the total time/duration is the same, and why? Is it better to train to time or to distance, and why? How do you...

Duration:00:30:16

Dan Lorang - coach of Jan Frodeno, Anne Haug and Bora Hansgrohe pro cycling team | EP#175

4/1/2019
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Dan Lorang is the coach of triathletes like Jan Frodeno and Anne Haug, as well as a high performance coach and Head of Innovation of the Bora Hansgrohe professional cycling team. In this Training Talk we dive deep into a variety of topics on training and performance, in particular as it pertains to long-distance triathlon. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The training bull's eye: maximising adaptations -How to structure your training over an entire season (e.g. leading up to an...

Duration:01:46:57

Q&A #27 - Cramping (with expert guest Andy Blow), what CTL is required to get to Kona and a little rant...

3/28/2019
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Q&A #27 - Cramping (with expert guest Andy Blow), what CTL is required to get to Kona and a little rant... How do you solve cramping issues when you've tried everything, with expert guest Andy Blow Is there any particular Chronic Training Load (CTL) number you should shoot for if you want to qualify for Kona? A rant about over-reliance on arbitrary metrics like TSS and how it causes athletes to forget the meaning of training: adaptations and performance LINKS AND RESOURCES: That...

Duration:00:40:55

Eight tips for having a successful triathlon training camp | EP#174

3/25/2019
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Training camps are great (and fun!) ways to increase fitness and build up towards a strong triathlon racing season. But there are several important do's and don'ts you must pay attention to if you want to make the camp a successful one from which you come out the other side stronger. The main reason many age-groupers do not benefit from training camps is that they are unaware of, or do not adhere to these triathlon training camp commandments. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The...

Duration:00:47:50

Q&A #26 - Swim training on two swims per week, what to do when heart rates spikes as soon as you start jogging, the danger of potluck training and the myth of base and build

3/21/2019
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Q&A #26 - Swim training on two swims per week, what to do when heart rates spikes as soon as you start jogging, the danger of potluck training and the myth of base and build How should you structure your swim training on two swims per week? What should you do when you cannot run at a low-intensity heart rate, since it spikes as soon as you start jogging? Why you need to avoid potluck training (or combining incompatible training philosophies) Is the concept of "Base" and "Build"...

Duration:00:29:44

Intensity, volume, rest, nutrition, coaching and triathlon myth-busting with Dr. Philip Skiba | EP#173

3/18/2019
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Dr. Philip Skiba, one of the most sought-after coaches and consultants in the triathlon and endurance sports industry joins us to discuss the fundamentals of designing a training program. He also gives his viewpoint on a number of topics and busts some hard lived myths. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The physiological fundamentals behind effective training -The volume vs. intensity debate -How to include intensity in your training program -How to think about rest in your training...

Duration:01:03:48