19 Dec Endurance Innovation 32 – Thermal Stress Management with Paul Laursen
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- 3:30 the sources of heat stress and its effects
- 10:45 the heat ‘bucket’
- 12:30 the bucket overflowing example
- 12:45 factors contributing to overheating
- 19:00 how Andrew filled his bucket at IM Cozumel
- 23:00 summary of Paul’s research into managing heat stress
- 25:45 why ingested ice drinks / slushies are so effective at cooling
- 30:00 the Floe bottle
- 33:15 slushie machines at races?
- 35:00 Paul’s study using slushie drinks vs cold water allowed subjects to run an average of 10 minutes longer in a time to exhaustion run test.
- 40:30 slushie drinks used to great effect in Qatar at a UCI TT championship. Details here.
- 42:30 the psychological effects of an ice mouth rinse vs actual ingestion
- 46:15 cooling strategies using ice cubes
- 48:30 the psychological benefits of agency
- 50:15 heat adaptation training: critical component is time at a high core temperature
- 55:00 training quality prioritized over heat training!
- 56:30 non-responders to heat adaptation training
- 58:00 hot conditions demand changes to race plans!