Episodes
This week we started with Paula's riveting recap from Ironman 70.3 Indian Wells,  and then we move onto your questions about swimming faster, running shoes,  breaststroke swimming in a race, and more! To support the podcast and submit your questions, head over http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 12/08/22
Next week Paula, and maybe Eric, are racing Ironman 70.3 Indian Wells. We talk a little bit about that, and answer your triathlon questions! Questions about fueling on the bike for a good race, favorite Zwift courses,  using kJs as a training metric, and more! To submit your questions, support the podcast, as well as check out TTL gear, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 12/01/22
Published 12/01/22
We recorded this on thanksgiving day, and we are all very thankful for all of you listening to the podcast! This week we spend a huge chunk of time answering bike questions on "Bike Tech with Eric". Lot's of good ones this week. After that we move straight onto more general questions about triathlon. To submit your questions, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 11/25/22
This week, thanks to our subscribers, we have a brand new recording setup for Eric and Paula in Bend! We start out with some fun This or That with TTL, and then move right onto questions. Questions about toenails turning black, swim strokes other than freestyle, split boarding, winter training, and much more. To support the podcast, submit a question, and check out gear, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 11/17/22
This week Paula surprises us with a new segment called “Pop Quiz with Paula” and then we go right into your questions. Questions about clipping into your shoes in T1, using stationary bikes with power meters at the gym, how pros warm up before a race, and more! To help support the podcasts, and submit your question, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com/podcast
Published 11/10/22
This week we are over the moon with Paula's 2nd place finish at Ironman 70.3 World Championships in St. George, Utah. We spend the first 30 minutes recapping Paula and Eric's races, so feel free to skip to 30 minutes if you want to go straight to questions. This week we talk about sweaty visors, watch bands, race week logistics, and much more. Head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com to submit your questions, and for TTL gear.
Published 11/03/22
We're all in the same room this week! Recording from IM 70.3 World Championships in St. George, Utah. Both Eric, and Paula are racing this weekend so we spent a little time talking logistics and pre race excitement before moving onto a Bike Tech with Eric, then straight into questions. We talk about training partners, how long to rest between races, recording swim workouts, and more! To help support the podcast, keep it ad free, and for gear, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 10/27/22
This week we start out with some "this or that with TTL" and then move right on to your questions! Questions about being a mom and racing competitively, using the Lever treadmill system for injury and more, what cycling groupsets are worth it, and much more! For gear and all things TTL, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 10/20/22
This week we let out our post Kona blues, and answer some of your triathlon questions. Questions about why a professional would need a coach when they already have so much knowledge, winter triathlons and how applicable they are to road triathletes, van life and more! For a video about the TTL van, click here: https://youtu.be/vJ_MzGZiWfU For gear head to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 10/13/22
This week we finally introduce an option to support the podcast at: https://thattriathlonlife.com/podcast We make our Kona predictions, play a round of TTL Spelling Bee, and then move straight on to your questions! Triathlon questions about being too cold, winter motivation to train, how to keep slow runs slow, and more! For gear, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 10/06/22
This week we start out with Eric giving us his expert opinions on tires in our "Bike Tech with Eric" segment. After that, straight into questions about Triathlon! How often Eric and Paula do speed work, power meters, split boarding, and more! For gear and our new collaboration with Dusty Nabor Wines, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 09/29/22
This week we start with Paula going over the triathlon she raced in Dallas, then we introduce a new segment called "hot or not", and finally we get to your questions about triathlon! we discuss if it makes sense to use a road bike or a triathlon bike for a specific course, taking "pulls" in a pro race, paying your coach during a hiatus, and more! For the new TTL swim caps and more, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 09/22/22
This week we changed the format of the podcast a bit to give the full run down of the two triathlons the boys raced. First Eric's big win in Santa Cruz and then Nick's tragic defeat at Ironman Wisconsin. Next week we will be back to our normal groove after discussing Paula's PTO race. For gear head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 09/15/22
This week Eric and Nick gear up to race triathlons this weekend. Eric is racing IM 70.3 Santa Cruz and Nick is doing his first Ironman in Wisconsin! Paula hits the boys with some rapid fire questions and then we go straight into your questions about picking an A race in North America, the best kind of mountain bike for Leadville, if shaving your legs is worth it, and more! For some TTL gear, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 09/08/22
This week we start out with a recap of a 100 mile ultra running race that Eric's sister competed in, then some Bike Tech with Eric about wheels and tires, and finally we move on to your questions about triathlon! We discuss the strength of carbon wheels, racing at altitude and how soon before the race you should be getting there, putting on wet wetsuits, and more! For gear, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 09/01/22
Paula crushes at The Collins Cup triathlon where she won her matchup! Paula gives us her rundown of the race and then we move onto questions. We then get right into your questions about what to do with power meter data, how much kicking pros do during the swim, and much more! For gear head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 08/25/22
The most anticipated guest we've had, the world renowned Trixie Mattel joined Eric, Paula, and Nick on this episode. We started with explaining to Trixie what the Collins Cup is, then did a special version of the TTL spelling bee where Eric had to spell Drag Queen names, and finally we got to your questions about injury, staying motivated, and more! Head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com for gear and inspiration.
Published 08/18/22
This week we start off by getting a little triathlon race recap from Eric's win at XTERRA Portland. We get into some philosophy with a "This or That" segment. And finally we get into your questions about nutrition, Paula's TT future, training with professionals as an age grouper, and more! For gear and everything else, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 08/11/22
This week we start off our triathlon show with some Bike Tech with Eric. Eric lets us know when to replace your chainring, how to adjust your brake level reach, and what PSI you should be running our tires at. From there we get straight into your triathlon questions about how and when to shift properly, dealing with burn-out as a professional, racing at altitude without the preparation, and more! For gear and more, head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 08/04/22
Paula had a fantastic race at the PTO Canadian Open triathlon. Eric and Nick talk about their race experiences as well, and then we even answer a few questions about the race at the end. Check out http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 07/28/22
This week we get ready to all go race a triathlon in Edmonton, Alberta for the PTO Canadian Open! Paula racing on Saturday, Eric and Nick on Sunday. In this episode we continue to answer your questions about close calls on the bike, balancing the bike/run effort in a race, van life, grizzly bears and more! Head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com for TTL gear
Published 07/21/22
This week we answered more of your Triathlon questions. Ones about improving your swim as a triathlete, some simple tips on descending faster, tapering for a 70.3 as a pro vs age grouper, how bike pickup works at the end of a race, and more! Head over to http://www.thattriathlonlife.com to check out our gear!
Published 07/14/22
This week we are back into our groove, answering your questions about triathlon. We start with  "This or That with TTL" and then go straight into questions sent in by you! We talk about the new TTL gear that just came out, dealing with race anxiety, returning form injury and much more. Check out the new apparel here: http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 07/07/22
This week we had a quick turnaround from last week, but we still somehow got enough triathlon questions to do an episode thanks to all of you. We did some bike tech with Eric, discussed what it takes to make it onto the start list of PTO Edmonton, talked about how important equipment is, and more! Check out http://www.thattriathlonlife.com
Published 06/30/22