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Andrew and I are launching a recurring episode format. Every few weeks, we'll collect the interesting and the novel pieces of kit or training or our own experiences that don't warrant a stand-alone show, and lump them into a digest. Here's our first. 1:30 Michael’s...

5:00 intensity, duration, and frequency 6:30 the decision tree 9:00 the role of frequency and duration in skill acquisition, running economy, and injury risk 14:15 Anders Eriksson’s ‘deliberate practice’ and the utility of being fresh when learning a new skill 16:00 the value of...

Andrew's back from Kona with stories of new and nearly-new tech that caught his eye on the big island. 3:45 new-ish Specialized Shiv 10:30 custom aero extensions 17:00 form goggles 22:00 platysens marlin 23:15 instabeat 24:45 omius headband 23:40 floe bottle 36:00 run to the...

With a hectic week of racing and travel, Andrew and Michael pull out the Way Back machine to have another listen of our slightly wonky, but potentially super useful episode on legal drafting in triathlon. In that episode Andrew and Michael talked all about drafting in...

Michael welcomes fellow Toronto-based triathlon coach and sports nutritionist Tara Postnikoff for chat about practical, every-day nutrition advice for endurance athletes. 3:00 your daily nutrition and what you may want to add to your current routine. Add vegetables: 7-10 cups per day Add protein in...

Andrew is back from Maryland with battle scars and tall tales. Learn about his encounters with jellyfish, wayward cyclists, and (typically) women's' undergarments. 2:30 book your accommodations early! 6:30 swimming with the (jelly) fishes 9:00 Andrew’s plan 10:00 trying to game the legal draft 10:30...

Michael talks about his first trail ultra experience. Using power to pace the effort, long race psychology, and how good lying down feels. 6:15 – kudos to the race directors 7:00 – time trialing vs racing 10:10 – pacing the race using power 17:45 –...

Fresh off the plane from the world's premier bike showcase, Andrew talks about a few of his favourite innovative finds at Eurobike. 2:30 Innovation awards 8:45 photochromic visors from Uvex 12:00 ultra-waterproof socks from Dexshell 15:30 an all-in, integrated helmet from Cerebellum 22:00 What’s new...

Andrew is at Eurobike, so Michael's flying solo. In this episode, he covers his favourite new Garmin wearable and bike computer features before talking about how he likes to set up his activity profile data screens. New features Body battery Sleep tracking Heat acclimatization Music Contactless...