That Triathlon Show
That Triathlon Show is a free, weekly, video and audio interview show.
We want to bring you the best, smartest, most inspiring, and hottest peeps in the sport teach you how to become a better triathlete and answer your specific questions.
Episode 18: Run like sub-4 minute miler and pro triathlete Sean Jefferson
Sean Jefferson is a former professional mid-distance runner with a mile personal best of 3:56. He joins us today to talk about triathlon running and how to become faster in the deciding leg of the sport.
Episode 17: How to train like an Olympian with Ben Kanute
Ben Kanute is a US Olympic triathlete who competed in the Rio 2016 games. In today's show we discuss his training through his career, coming through the youth ranks and making it to the pro level, and his participation in the Rio Olympics and winning the mixed relay World Championships in 2016.
Episode 16: The pillars of triathlon performance with elite coach Matt Dixon
Matt Dixon is an elite triathlon coach and founder of Purplepatch Fitness. He coaches athletes like Tim Reed, Sarah Pimpiano, and Jesse Thomas, and is the author of the book "The Well-Built Triathlete". In today's show we discuss the invaluable lessons Matt learned the hard way in his own athletic career, that have shaped his coaching philosophy, and the pillars of performance in triathlon: endurance training, nutrition, recovery, and strength and conditioning.
Episode 15: Faster Triathlon Swimming the Tower 26 way with Gerry Rodrigues
Gerry Rodrigues is the founder and head coach of Tower 26, a triathlon swimming program in Los Angeles. In today's show we discuss how to improve swim mechanics by mastering tautness, alignment and propulsion, how your swim training should develop over the course of a triathlon season, the architecture of a good swimming workout, and lots more.
Episode 14: Strength and conditioning for triathletes with Frank Velasquez Jr.
Frank Velasquez Jr. is a Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and the Director of Sports Performance at Allegheny Health Network. In this interview he discusses why strength and conditioning is essential for triathletes, and lays out the exact strength training methodology he uses with his triathletes.
Episode 13: Brain training and sports psychology for peak performance with professor Samuele Marcora
Professor Samuele Marcora is Director of Research at the School of Sports and Exercise Sciences at the University of Kent, and a world-renowned expert on psychobiology in endurance performance. In this interview he goes into detail on why we are limited by our minds just as much as by our muscles, and what we can do to push through these limitations.
Episode 12: The problems with traditional swim technique with world champion and International Swimming Hall of Famer Karlyn Pipes
Karlyn Pipes is an age-group world champion, International Swimming Hall of Famer, motivational speaker and swim technique guru residing in Kona, Hawaii. In this interview she presents compelling arguments for why conventional wisdom may be false and why you should quit pushing through your stroke all the way past your hip. And of course she gives tons of other incredibly great swim technique advice.
Episode 11: Data-driven triathlon training with coach, author, and former pro triathlete Jim Vance
Jim Vance is a former pro triathlete and the founder and Head Coach of Formula Endurance, a USAT High Performance Team focused on developing youth and junior elite triathletes. He is the author of the books "Run With Power" and "Triathlon 2.0", as well as the co-editor of "Science of Triathlon". In this chat with Jim we talk data-driven triathlon. How do you use data effectively in your training and racing, and why will triathletes and coaches not adopting a data-driven mindset likely soon get left behind their competitors.
Episode 10: How to individualize triathlon nutrition with coach, pro triathlete, and registered dietitian Kim Schwabenbauer
Kim Schwabenbauer is a professional triathlete, triathlon coach, and registered dietitian at Fuel Your Passion. In this chat with Kim we talk about how to adapt your nutrition for your personal training and racing levels, and Kim gives examples of how she tells different types of athletes to plan their nutrition.
Episode 9: Open water swimming training and racing tips with swim coach Brenton Ford
Brenton Ford is an expert swim coach who has helped countless swimmers and triathletes master their freestyle technique an their triathlon swim. He also hosts the Effortless Swimming podcast. In this interview we discuss how to improve your open water swimming and swim faster on race day.
Episode 8: What age-groupers can learn from the training of a professional with pro triathlete Cody Beals
Cody Beals is a professional triathlete and a self-proclaimed "nerd in jock's clothing". Cody specializes in 70.3, and applies an analytical and data-driven approach to training, inspired from his academic studies in physics (he graduated top of his class). In this episode, Cody discusses what age-groupers can do to emulate the training of pro triathletes, how to use a data-driven approach to training, and why that can be so useful.
Episode 7: Improve your triathlon run and give duathlon a go with coach and duathlon national champion Eric Schwartz
Eric Schwartz is a triathlon and duathlon coach, and host of the Triathlete Training Podcast. He used to race at a high level, and his run off the bike was his biggest strength. In 2004, he won the US Duathlon National Championship. In this interview, Eric talks about how to develop a strong triathlon run.
Episode 6: Structured training, periodization and the Triathlete's Training Bible with coach, author and pioneer Joe Friel
Joe Friel is one of the greatest minds in triathlon. His coaching experience spans over three decades. He is the author of ten books on training for endurance athletes including the popular and best-selling Training Bible book series, and is the founder of Training Peaks. On this interview we discuss how to structure and periodize your triathlon training, as laid out in the Triathlete's Training bible.
Episode 5: How to get started swimming, biking, running and racing triathlons with coach and world champion Wendy Mader
Wendy Mader is founder and head coach at t2coaching, eight time Ironman World Championships participant and age-group world champion in 2008. Wendy's life is dedicated to coaching age-groupers and helping them reach their goals. This episode is about how beginner triathletes can get started in triathlon.
Episode 4: Motivation, mindset and the importance of psychology in triathlon with sports psychologist Dr. Justin Ross
Dr. Justin Ross is founder of Mind Body Health, and specializes in sports and performance psychology. In this episode we discuss how you can improve your mental game, what the role of psychology in triathlon really is, and different techniques you can apply to make your mind one of your greatest triathlon assets.
Episode 3: Set up your perfect 70.3 or Iron distance performance with world champion Bevan McKinnon
Bevan McKinnon is an extremely merited coach and athlete, and host of the popular podcast Fitter Radio. He is a double world champion, winning his age-group at both the 70.3 and Ironman World Championships in 2016. This interview is all about setting you up for your best 70.3 or Iron distance race so far.
Episode 2: How to improve your triathlon swim with coach Kevin Koskella
Kevin Koskella is the founder and head coach of Tri Swim Coach. His approach incorporates technique training and drills in workouts and uses video analysis to allow swimmers and triathletes to get more out of their strokes, swim faster, and swim more fluidly. In this interview Kevin gives you advice on how to train to swim faster and laugh at the water.
Episode 1: Performance nutrition for triathletes with registered dietitian Steph Saullo
Steph Saullo (MS, RD, LDN) is a registered dietitian at Ritter Sports Performance and host of the Performance Nutrition Summit. In this interview you'll learn about performance nutrition to fuel your training and racing.