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Running Power Meters with Chris Hague | EP#59

Running power meters have the potential to disrupt running just like it happened to cycling once upon a time. Coach Chris Hague and I have an in-depth discussion about how to use running with power meters to improve your running to bring us one step closer to that disruption point. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -What is running power meters, and what are their benefits -Pacing with power -Training with power -Improve your running efficiency with power -Geeking out on power -...

Duration: 00:46:00

Morning workout benefits - backed by science | EP#58

If you want to stay consistent in your training (it's the number one way to improve performance, so you should) then working out in the morning is your best bet to make sure you don't miss workouts. But there are other benefits to morning workouts than just consistency. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information...

Duration: 00:25:32

How to train for a Swimrun | EP#57

How do you train for a swimrun? In this episode you'll get an overview of a Swimrun training plan I'm using (and the actual plan including specifics in the shownotes), and learn the main principles behind good swimrun training. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me your question via email or Twitter (contact information below). NOTES: If you enjoy the show, please help...

Duration: 00:32:32

Q&A: Training when overweight, improving at 48, old breaking through plateaus, and optimising recovery | EP#56

Listener questions and answers. I answer some of the triathlon questions you have been sending in over the last couple of months. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Training and running for heavy or overweight athletes -Can you still improve at 48 years young? -Core strength and maintenance routines - what to do when? -How to break through a performance plateau -How to optimise recovery by getting the fundamentals right LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me...

Duration: 00:29:06

"Be comfortable being uncomfortable" with Danielle Stefano | EP#55

Danielle Stefano has been working in high performance sport since 2003, including going to the London Olympics in 2012 as a coach for Australia's triathletes. She first began her career as a Sport Scientist working not only with Triathlon, but also with Swimming, Track & Field, Cycling, Hockey and Soccer. Today she runs the professional triathlon squad Elotik Pro Triathlon. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -What Danielle considers cornerstones of successful triathlon training -What...

Duration: 00:38:55

Beginner triathlon training with Gale Bernhardt | EP#54

Learn how to train for your first triathlon, and how to train when you've got your first sprint behind you and want to move up the distances to an Olympic, or get faster in the sprint. Joining me to discuss these topics is Gale Bernhardt, Olympic coach, who has helped countless beginner triathletes using the concepts we discuss today. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How to lay out your training as a beginner triathlete -How much do you need to train to complete your first...

Duration: 00:49:09

Training talk: splicing workouts, cognitive load, and more with David Tilbury-Davis | EP#53

David Tilbury-Davis, coach of among others Cody Beals and Lionel Sanders, shares fascinating insights about training, including the cognitive load of triathlon, splicing workouts (based on the WHY of your workout), and action steps for how self-coached athletes can get started coaching themselves more effectively. We also dive a bit deeper into bike training specifically. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How to become a more effective self-coached triathlete -Splicing workouts to...

Duration: 00:51:11

Sleep, recovery, and performance with Shona Halson | EP#52

You know that recovery is important for triathlon performance. But just how important is it? And how can you improve your recovery status without disrupting your life? Shona Halson, PhD, of the Senior Recovery Physiologist at the Australian Institute of Sports (AIS) discusses that today. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How important is recovery for triathletes? -Different recovery methods and their relevance -Sleep and its impact on performance -Screens, electronic devices and...

Duration: 00:43:59

6 ways triathletes self-sabotage mentally with Dr. Patrick Cohn | EP#51

Triathletes are prone to mental self-sabotage that ruins their chances of race success. Dr. Patrick Cohn, a master mental game coach with Peak Performance Sports, explains the six most common ways athletes self-sabotage mentally, and what you can do to avoid it. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Placing strict expectations on performance and striving for perfection -What to do with pre-race jitters -Worrying about results, outcomes, and what others think -Proactively building...

Duration: 00:29:27

Episode 50 Special | EP#50

Highlights and hidden gems from the best of the best of the first 49 episodes of That Triathlon Show, to celebrate the show turning 50 episodes old! EPISODE 50 SPECIAL: -Top-10 highlights: the best of the best in terms of advice, tips, tools, and tactics -Hidden gems: unconventional or more unknown pieces of advice and information -The most voted for favorite books, blogs and resources, triathlon gear and equipment, and personal habits of all TTS guests -The 5 most downloaded TTS...

Duration: 00:44:05

Hydration, sodium and cramping with Andy Blow | EP#49

Andy Blow, founder of Precision Hydration is a former elite triathlete, who suffered a lot from cramping and sodium-depletion related performance drops. Especially in hot environments in his long course racing career. So he scratched his own itch and came up with a product range that solved his issues, which led to founding Precision Hydration, a company that makes a range of electrolyte products for athletes. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Why sodium is a critical component of...

Duration: 00:42:40

5 keys to running well off the bike | EP#48

Bike for show and run for dough. A poor run rarely leads to a good race overall. And yet, so many triathletes struggle mightily with running well off the bike. Today you'll learn the 5 keys to having a great run off the bike in your next race, and most races after that. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The 5 keys to running well off the bike! -How much slower should your triathlon run splits be compared to open running races? -Is your cadence on the bike important for running...

Duration: 00:35:51

Virtual Wind Tunnel with Andrew Buckrell and Michael Liberzon | EP#47

The Virtual Wind Tunnel is an exciting new innovation by Canadian startup STAC Performance, co-founded by Andrew Buckrell. It allows triathletes to get a complete, accurate aerodynamic analysis done in an affordable and convenient way, just by taking a few iPad scans and sending them to STAC for computational analysis, Joining Andrew and myself in the conversation is VWT-provider Michael Liberzon, who discusses the importance of combining aerodynamics with a good bike fit. IN THIS...

Duration: 00:40:45

Develop swim technique and power with the Vasa Trainer and Rob Sleamaker | EP#46

Rob Sleamaker is the founder of Vasa, a company that pioneered the market for swim training benches and changed dryland swim training forever. Vasa Trainers have been used by the US Olympic swimming squads for all Olympics since 1996, and are now starting to make headway into triathletes' training regimes as well. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How Vasa's SwimErg allows you to train in precise power zones just like in cycling and how this allows you to improve your fitness at a...

Duration: 00:49:09

Dysfunctional movement patterns, injuries and reduced performance with James Dunne | EP#45

James Dunne is a Sports Rehab Therapist withe a passion for identifying and correcting dysfunctional movement patterns that cause overuse injuries or impair efficiency in endurance athletes. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How a little and often goes a long way to preventing injuries and reducing movement inefficiencies -What prehab, mobility, strength and conditioning, etc. you should to stay fast and injury-free -How to identify and correct dysfunctional movement patterns that...

Duration: 00:52:46

Low-carb high-fat (LCHF) for endurance sports with professor Tim Noakes | EP#44

In part 2 of our interview with professor Tim Noakes we discuss low-carb high-fat diets and the role it can play both for general health and endurance performance. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The relation between high-carbohydrate diets and diabetes -How Tim ran the same times aged 61 as 41 when switching to a low-carb diet -Tim’s take on ketogenic diets LISTENER QUESTIONS: If you have questions that you want me to answer on the show or off the show (in an email), send me...

Duration: 00:39:29

Psychology and the Central Governor Model with professor Tim Noakes | EP#43

The Central Governor Model implies that the brain governs how hard your muscles are allowed to work in order to protect them. Thus, we never truly use the full capacity of our body. Professor Tim Noakes is world-renowned for coming up with the theory and proving it in research studies, and joins us today to explain more. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How big an impact the brain really has on your performance -What you should do to try and override the perceived barriers -How...

Duration: 00:28:53

Heart Rate Variability (HRV) for triathletes with Dan Plews | EP#42

Dan Plews, PhD, is a world-leading researcher in the field of Heart Rate Variability (HRV), and an elite-level coach. Today, we discuss how you can use HRV as a tool in your triathlon training to find the right balance between rest and stress, to help push your rate of improvement in the sport and give you an extra edge. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How HRV can help you decide when to do high-intensity workouts and when to hold back, and why that may be better than sticking to...

Duration: 00:34:35

Nutrition advice: Fuelled by Science with Ted Munson | EP#41

Science in Sport is a leading sports nutrition company that among other accomplishments and accolades, recently partnered up with the British Triathlon Federation to be the official supplier of sports nutrition for all Great Britain athletes. Their products are completely "Fuelled by Science" - developed by sports scientists in conjunction with international athletes through partnerships like that with BTF, Team Sky, and others. Performance nutritionist Ted Munson joins us today to talk...

Duration: 00:46:25

Race-day fueling and The Core Diet with Jesse Kropelnicki | EP#40

Fueling is the fourth discipline in triathlon, but in long-course racing, it's no less important than swimming biking and running. Jesse Kropelnicki, elite coach and founder of QT2 Systems and The Core Diet, has worked with a great number of athletes and made race-day fueling their strength using the principles of The Core Diet. If you've struggled with race-day fueling, you'll walk away from this interview with a clear path for how to make it right. IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN: -How...

Duration: 00:55:58

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