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#273 - The Art of Learning Triathlon

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Release Date: 06/03/2019

This is triathlon as a reflection of your life. Are you self aware when it comes to your training? Understand the big picture and/or when to take a day off? Today, we talk about training plans and how they should unfold, understanding boundaries and how recognize when you're getting better.


  • When to take days off
  • Self awareness 
  • Emotional Investment required for Ironman
  • Poor time management 
  • Are you willing to give up things?
  • Being proactive in beating burnout
  • Triathlon as a Reflection of our Life
  • Why your get in a stress cycle
  • Are you afraid of losing fitness in a week?
  • Triathlon as a metaphor for life
  • Life and training constancy reflect each other
  • Why “In the moment” really works
  • How do you know when you really learned?
  • Data: The most overrated part of triathlon
  • Learning vs. Deep Understanding 
  • Development takes time 
  • Do it correctly or just complete it?
  • Perfectionism is a Grandiose word for Procrastination 
  • Confusion equals Uncomfortable
  • Investing in your foundation
  • Farming out your work 
  • It only works if you work it 
  • Building the icing but not the cake
  • When your specific workouts mean nothing

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