The IREP Triathlon Podcast
Episode 6: Coach K and Coach Scott Discuss Triathlon Hot Topics and News

Episode 6: Coach K and Coach Scott Discuss Triathlon Hot Topics and News

January 19, 2019

Episode 6: Coach K and Coach Scott Discuss Triathlon Hot Topics and News

Triathlon News:

  1. Andrew Starykowicz return to triathlon will be documented through youtube vids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghrMwQANLS4&feature=youtu.be
  2. Former Oregon NG member, Kelly Hafer, who was exposed to dangerous chemicals while serving in Iraq.  The chemical gave him a very high chance of developing cancer.  He got into triathlon to decrease that risk and has since completed multiple triathlons including Ironman Vineman
  3. AG doping violation: Holly Balogh tested positive for exogenous testosterone from a sample collected at 2016 Ironman North American Championship in Texas.  She did not have a TUE.  The worst part was she knew what she was doing.  
    1. “Through this investigation, IRONMAN confirmed that Ms. Balogh was aware of the inherent risks associated with her conduct and proceeded to knowingly take the prohibited substance”

 

Race Results from the Pros

  1. Ultraman Florida - 3 days of racing (6.2swim/92bike, 171bike, 52.4double marathon)

    1. Women: Steffi Steinberg broke Ultraman Florida record by 32 minutes and 53 seconds to take the overall win w/ time of 24:55:13
    2. Men: Canadian David Hainish won in an overall time of 22:08:48 after taking the lead on the second day of racing
  2. 43 year old Craig Alexander taking 70.3 Big Husky Triathlon (Australian) but not a very strong field
  3. Australians dominate Ironman 70.3 Geelong w/ the mens and womens title.
    1. Sam Appleton took the mens title after a great battle with Josh Amberger through the swim and bike legs.  Appleton squeezed out a 48 second lead by the end of the run
    2. Luxford dominated the field by having the womens best swim and bike time allowing her to ease through the run for the overall win.
  4. Challenge Wanaka (140.6 distance)
    1. Kiwi Dougal Allan broke the course record by 8 minutes to take the overall lead.  He had to come back on the swim and posted a race best bike and run
    2. Yvonne Van Vlerken also had to make up a deficet out of the swim.  Van Vlerken and Laura Siddall duked it out posting almost identical womens best bike splits.  Vlerken made her move at the 25k mark and maintained her lead until the end.
      1. Shoutout to American Alyssa Godesky for finishing 4th overall

 

Upcoming Races for IREP Athletes:

  1. Ironman Cuba 70.3

    1. http://www.triathlonhavana.com/
  2. Coach K is going to battle it out in Greenville, SC for the final weekend of Hincapie Spring Series

Hot Topics (from forums):

Training solely indoors on the bike: (I have one client that does this.) Pros/cons (lionel sanders)Zwift, TrainerRoad - Pro's and Con's

Best Books to recommend for training advice?

Episode 5: Interview- Optimize performance through precision biomarker analysis with InsideTracker

Episode 5: Interview- Optimize performance through precision biomarker analysis with InsideTracker

January 19, 2019

In this episode of The IREP Triathlon Podcast, Coach K talks with Mike Tarnapoll from InsideTracker (www.InsideTracker.com).  They cover Coach K's battle with low testosterone and touch on symptoms and recommendations on how to boost testosterone levels.  Additionally, they cover other bio-markers that endurance athletes should focus on their blood panels.

Every athlete should have at least one blood test a year.  Use code IREPATHLETICS at checkout and you will receive 10% off of your test.

If you have questions about your results or the testing process please connect with colin@irepathletics.com or Mike at mtarnapoll@insidetracker.com. If you're looking to reminiscence about Triathlon shoot Mariah Bridges an email at mbridges@insidetracker.com

Episode 4: Triathlon Doping Bans and Athlete Supplementation

Episode 4: Triathlon Doping Bans and Athlete Supplementation

January 19, 2019

In this episode of the IREP Triathlon Podcast the coaches discuss the two recent Ostarine Bans by professional triathletes Beth Gerdes and Lauren Barnett and provide resources to help triathletes identify reputable and high risk brands of supplements..  They also review research on Protein, Beta- alanine, and Beet Root Nitrates.

USADA Supplement 411 List: http://www.supplement411.org/hrl/

NSF Certified Product List: http://www.nsfsport.com/listings/certified_products.asp

Episode 3: Gait Analysis, Mobility and More

Episode 3: Gait Analysis, Mobility and More

January 19, 2019

Scott and Anthony dive into a few different aspects of prehabilitation and injury prevention for the triathlete.

Episode 2: Limiters: Body Composition and Nutrition

Episode 2: Limiters: Body Composition and Nutrition

January 19, 2019

Late night discussion on all things Body Composition and Daily Nutrition.

Episode 1: Starting Your Triathlon Training

Episode 1: Starting Your Triathlon Training

January 19, 2019

The IREP Triathlon Podcast is a podcast on High performance triathlon training and racing strategies, techniques with rationale appropriate for all abilities from the first time triathlete to the perennial Kona Qualifier.  The IREP Triathlon Podcast is powered by a group of exercise Science, Sports Medicine and Engineer professionals who deliver Research based best practices for your best triathlon ever.  Your Host Coach K along with Coaches Scott and Anthony come together in this episode to discuss how they intake new athletes and the key components of their baseline testing. We hope you enjoy episode #1 of the The IREP Triathlon Podcast proudly sponsored by www.IREPAthletics.com 

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