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#100: Top Tips & Advice on Training from Katie Bowman, Katerina Nash & More!

Consummate Athlete Podcast

Release Date: 02/20/2018

Why am I Failing Workouts? + Should I Look at Heart Rate in a Race? show art Why am I Failing Workouts? + Should I Look at Heart Rate in a Race?

Consummate Athlete Podcast

Today, Molly and Peter tackle two insightful listener questions on the Consummate Athlete podcast. First, they delve into the topic of failed workouts and how we might misinterpret success in endurance sports training. Then, they look at a second question about which metrics are worth monitoring (or ignoring) during a race to optimize performance. This episode will help you gain a deeper understanding of endurance training and racing strategies.   This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This...

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Do You Have to Do Your Race Distance in Training? show art Do You Have to Do Your Race Distance in Training?

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Join Peter and Molly as they discuss the common question of how much you need to train to be ready for an endurance race. Do you need to complete the race distance or duration, or both! Or can you get by with shorter rides, that might allow more frequency or quality training?  This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by , available in the Training Peaks Store. This ready to go plans are available to start whenever you are and provide a valuable and proven workouts to...

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Heat Adaptation for Exercise Performance - Dr. Stephen Cheung Returns! show art Heat Adaptation for Exercise Performance - Dr. Stephen Cheung Returns!

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Explore the latest insights on heat adaptation and exercise performance with expert Dr. Stephen Cheung. Discover how heat adaptation impacts human performance and how it can benefit endurance training for masters athletes. Gain valuable knowledge from a recent meta-analysis and practical strategies to optimize your training so that you can perform better in hot enviroments.        This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by...

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Can You Train for Cycling Outside? show art Can You Train for Cycling Outside?

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This week, we discuss a common question Peter often receives, that might surprise you! Although cycling typically takes place outdoors, many athletes now start to train for cycling while indoors on smart trainers. Some even begin cycling indoors before considering taking their cycling outdoors for training and competition. This shift outdoors can lead to challenges when transitioning into a more variable enviroment. Join us as we explore how cyclists maintain structured training  for cycling outdoors while still enjoying the simple pleasure of riding a bike!  This Episode is brought...

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Can You Be Fit for 2 Different Types of Races? show art Can You Be Fit for 2 Different Types of Races?

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In this episode, we discuss a listener's question about training for two different types of bike races, like Gravel and Mountain bike, within a single season. We explore how your pst race experience, goals for each event and current training status can influence your approach to this challenge. Additionally, we draw from our personal experiences balancing multiple disciplines simultaneously.   This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by , available in the Training...

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Down Bad, Crying at the Gym - Spring Blahs & Low Motivation show art Down Bad, Crying at the Gym - Spring Blahs & Low Motivation

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In this episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast, we dive into the challenges many athletes face with low motivation, burnout, or what we like to call the 'spring blahs.' As you prepare for early races and navigate through varying weather conditions, including continued indoor riding and messy outdoor conditions, we explore mindset strategies, common errors in fueling, setting realistic expectations, effective goal setting, and essential preparation and equipment options to safeguard your performance. Tune in for valuable insights and practical tips to overcome these challenges and thrive in...

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An Athlete's Journey Through Knee Pain - Mackenzie Myatt show art An Athlete's Journey Through Knee Pain - Mackenzie Myatt

Consummate Athlete Podcast

Join us for a special bonus episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast, where Author, Poet and Elite Racer Mackenzie Myatt shares her recent experience with knee pain and some poetry about the experience! Check out her her recent book with Strong Girl Publishing, 'In Defense of Big Dreams'. Don't miss this inspiring conversation filled with valuable insights into resilience, perseverance, and the pursuit of big dreams in sport and life! This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is...

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Running, Injuries, Jumping - Greg Lehman Returns show art Running, Injuries, Jumping - Greg Lehman Returns

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Tune in to the Consummate Athlete podcast as Greg Lehman shares insights on running injuries like knee pain. Discover Peter's experience in Greg's 'Running Resiliency' course and key takeaways, including a quick jumping routine. Explore Movement Optimism and Greg's return to podcasting with the . Gain valuable knowledge and tips for cycling, running, and overall movement optimization! This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by , available in the Training Peaks Store....

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Training for Leadville 100 Run & Bike - 3 Months Out show art Training for Leadville 100 Run & Bike - 3 Months Out

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Peter and Molly discuss preparing for the Leadville 100 run and bike. Molly is doing the run in 2024 and Peter has done the bike previously and coaches adult athletes to belt-buckle finishes each year! They discuss altitude prep, heat training. technical and tactical preparation as well as the value in trying your best to reduce other factors/projects ahead of A-Races.   This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by , available in the Training Peaks Store. This...

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Q2 Goals, Using a Whoop, Coaching if not a skilled rider & Late Workout Refueling show art Q2 Goals, Using a Whoop, Coaching if not a skilled rider & Late Workout Refueling

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Join Peter and Molly as they conduct a Q2/spring Goal Check-in and address three listener questions. They discuss whether a less skilled rider could be a great cycling coach, strategies for refueling after late-night training, and ways to incorporate wearables like Whoop into training decisions.  This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by , available in the Training Peaks Store. This ready to go plans are available to start whenever you are and provide a valuable...

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More Episodes
This is Episode #100 of the Consummate Athlete Podcast. Thanks for joining us today, and for any other episodes! Today we wanted to share a few of our favorite moments in the first 100 episodes. 
 
We share moments with the following people/episodes: 
1) XC Ski, Cyclocross - Katarina Nash
2) Peak Performance = Brad Stulburg and Steve Magnus
3) Guiding Triathalon/Finding WHY - Caroline Gaynor 
4) Swimming - Total Immersion - Terry Orlick 
5) Polarized Training & Training Needs - Stephen Seiler 
6) How to be great at something - Sven Nys 
7) Why Movement Matters - WALK - Katie Bowman 
8) How to make Coffee you will be Stoked on - Jax Mariash 
 
Let us know if you like these highlight episodes and if you have any suggestions for future episode formats, topics or guests. 
 
Thanks for listening. 
Molly and Peter
 
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