Announcement: Looking for a coach to join the Scientific Triathlon team
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by Mikael Eriksson
1M ago
Email your application to mikael@scientifictriathlon.com. We have an exciting career opportunity for coaches out there. As our team is approaching full capacity of coached athletes, we are looking to bring on a new coach to join our team and work with athletes from around the world.  To apply, respond to this email with your CV and tell me a bit more about yourself as a person, as a coach, and why you want to join Scientific Triathlon.  Here is a list of a few important characteristics, skills, and experiences in a prospective coach:  Cognitive skills and desire to learn  ..read more
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Q&A (supersized holiday edition) | EP#422
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by Mikael Eriksson
2M ago
Mikael and David Dhooge answer listener questions in a supersized Q&A edition for the holiday season.              IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Favourite TTS episodes of the year -Differences in training between sprint and middle distance races -Weight loss -Muscle fibre composition - how to estimate your phenotype -When and how to get back into training after illness -Pace or heart rate targets for Zone 2 training -"Big Days" in Ironman preparation -Our proudest athletic achievements, and bucket-list events -Threshold-tra ..read more
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Craig Kirkwood | EP#421
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by Mikael Eriksson
2M ago
Craig Kirkwood is a triathlon and endurance coach from New Zealand. His introduction to endurance sports was in running where he raced at a high level (marathon PB 2:13) and got his introduction to coaching, working under Kim McDonald with numerous high-level athletes including World Championships and Olympic Games medalists. As a triathlon coach Craig is known as the long-time coach of Hayden Wilde, bronze medalist from the Tokyo Olympics, but he also coaches age-group runners and triathletes of all different levels.          IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEAR ..read more
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Jem Arnold | EP#420
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by Mikael Eriksson
2M ago
Jem Arnold is a PhD candidate at the University of British Columbia, where his primary research focuses on sport-related vascular conditions. Jem is a physiotherapist, a physiologist, and an avid cyclist and trail runner interested in optimising endurance training.   IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Including training above "threshold" in your program improves VO2max, but may not improve Time Trial performance more than training only up to threshold-intensity (a recent meta-analysis) -Implications of these findings for athletes and coaches - what does it mean in practice?  -How c ..read more
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Q&A about training, coaching and science | EP#419
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by Mikael Eriksson
3M ago
Mikael answers listener questions about training, coaching and performance.     IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -How hard should your hard workouts be -Mikael's coaching philosophy and how it has evolved over the years -Mikael's views on science within coaching   SHOWNOTES: https://scientifictriathlon.com/tts419/   SCIENTIFIC TRIATHLON AND THAT TRIATHLON SHOW WEBPAGE: www.scientifictriathlon.com/podcast/   SPONSORS: Precision Fuel & Hydration help athletes perform at their best through their online tools, patented Sweat Test and range of electrolytes and f ..read more
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Dan Lorang | EP#417
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by Mikael Eriksson
3M ago
Dan Lorang is the Head of Performance / Head Coach at World Tour cycling team Bora-hansgrohe, and he is the coach of a small roster of world-class triathletes, including Lucy Charles-Barclay, Anne Haug, Frederic Funk and until his recent retirement, Jan Frodeno.   IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Lucy Charles-Barclay's training progression and changes since starting working with Dan -Her final big training block leading into Kona -Doing a home-based "training camp" with lots of indoor training instead of going to a warm-weather training location -Lucy's heat acclimation protocol -Age ..read more
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David Tilbury-Davis | EP#416
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by Mikael Eriksson
3M ago
David Tilbury-Davis is the coach of an impressive roster of pro triathletes, including the likes of Ashleigh Gentle, Skye Moench, Amelia Watkinson (all three women ranked in the top-20 in the PTO rankings), Josh Amberger and others. He also coaches a handful of age-group triathletes. In this interview we discuss the training of professional-level triathletes, in particular at the pointy end of women's racing, and we discuss the off-season for age-group triathletes in detail.     IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The current level of racing at the top level in professional wom ..read more
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David Lipman | EP#414
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by Mikael Eriksson
4M ago
David Lipman works in sports technology and has a particular interest in the intersection of health and performance. He has degrees in medicine and exercise science, a background in coaching, and a strong understanding of both endurance sports and strength and conditioning.     IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -The evolution of world-class endurance training (a discussion about a recent publication) -Dave's perspectives on triathlon training - are there things that we could do better when looking at the way triathletes typically train?  -Finding your balance of health an ..read more
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Parker Spencer | EP#413
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by Mikael Eriksson
4M ago
Parker Spencer is the head coach of USA Triathlon's Project Podium, a men's elite development program based at Arizona State University. The project already has produced alumni like Chase McQueen, and Parker himself won the USAT Olympic Coach of the Year award for 2022.    IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Parker's role as head coach at Project Podium -The long-term development plan - how to take an athlete from talent to world-class -Using personality assessments -Using metabolic testing to fine-tune training prescription -A typical training week in the squad -Parker's top pieces ..read more
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Torben Rokkedal Lausch | EP#412
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by Mikael Eriksson
4M ago
Torben Rokkedal Lausch is the head coach of the triathlon centre in Aarhus, one of three high-performance centres in Denmark. He is also close to finalising his PhD in Sports Science, and he is the individual coach of age-groupers, short-course athletes, and long-course athletes like Kristian Høgenhaug and Mathias Lyngsø Petersen.             IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT: -Torben's coaching methodology -How to adapt training to the athlete based on where they are in their career -Involving the athlete in the planning process -How he ..read more
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