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Welcome to Tri Talk, your podcast source for triathlon tips, training, news and more. Our goal is to help you swim, bike, and run faster, to meet your personal triathlon goals. We cover sprint distance to Ironman distance, whether you’re an elite or amateur triathlete. Tri Talk focuses on the physiology and physics of triathlon, without ignoring the human impact and joy of the sport.

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Archived episodes can be found on our Archive page.

tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 80: Tri Talk and Human Kinetics present the audio presentation of Chapter 17 from the definitive triathlon training guide, Triathlon Science. Flexibility and performance are strange bedfellows. Read by the co-author, David Warden.options noread Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 79: It's Tri Small Talk! Are you looking for a classic Tri Talk episode filled with research, objectivity, and science? Then listen to an archived episode. Today, we discuss questions from the mailbag, trivial triathlon trivia, and regional event coverage.options noread Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 78: Tri Talk and Human Kinetics present the audio presentation of Chapter 16 from the definitive triathlon training guide, Triathlon Science. The science of why and how warmup and cooldown can improve training and race-day performance. Read by the co-author, David Warden.options noread Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 77: Why your choice of apparel may be more important than your choice of helmet or hydration, and what you’ve been missing from the supplemental blog. It’s textiles and typing!options Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 76: Wind tunnel testing on 10 hydration systems, and an interview with Ironman World Champion Chris McCormack. options Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 75: Holographic bracelets, regional bragging rights, and a wind tunnel teaser.options Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 74: The latest research on mitigating muscle cramps, from an unlikely source, and a discussion with a Guinness world record triathlete. options Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 73: Why everything you know about pre and post-race nutrition may be wrong. Ben Greenfield guest-hosts this edition of Tri Talk.options noread Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 72: The staggered taper and staggered race week, a chat with original Ironmen, plus the consequences of following a race plan.options Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 66a: Part 2 of understanding the USAT age group ranking system. How you can maximize your ranking through effective race scheduling and strategy. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth… about 100 spots on your age group ranking.options Home
tri talk logo 7 HomeEpisode 66: Part 1 of understanding the ranking systems of USAT and 3 other major triathlon federations, and how you can maximize your USAT ranking through effective race scheduling and strategy. You will be weighed, you will measured, but will you be found wanting? Let’s find out!options Home

Additional episodes can be found on our Archive page.