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#283 - Race Ready - Why The Little Things Are So Big

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Release Date: 07/08/2019

#328 - Energy and Pacing Are Everything show art #328 - Energy and Pacing Are Everything

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Are you truly honest with yourself about your race goals or are you basing targets on the Triathlon False Positives? Today, we look at energy exertion and how triathletes trick themselves into thinking training days equal race performance. We look at smart race planning for bike with real average and normalized watts. How running with music and cycling to movies can affect your race energy, and how Power Meters should be used to make you a better runner. 

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Sometimes the things we hate most wind up being our strongest loves. Today we look at recognizing true strengths, dealing with global stress, and finding consistent energy. We also look at our baggage stories and how they grow roots that talk us out of exploring things we are meant to do. Do you have pre-conceived beliefs about "why" you can't do something? Believe in yourself, but don't always believe yourself. 

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Are you battling a nagging injury or annoying pain? Having trouble finding the time? Struggling with the off-season routine? This is the podcast for you. Today, we look at how to frame your thought for manageable wins. Beat negative energy and remove internal conflict to unleash a process that helps you feel alive and energized -- and lets you to train, so you can train, like you need to train. 

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#325 - 6 Steps To Plan Your 2020 Triathlon Season Like A Business show art #325 - 6 Steps To Plan Your 2020 Triathlon Season Like A Business

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Ready to plan your 2020 Triathlon Season in a concrete, proven way for success? Today, we lay out a systems that keeps you honest and focused while going after your hopes and dreams. We look at important variables when you're picking races, the best people to help you make honest choices, and how your ego gets in the way of success.

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

A lot of talk this time of year about being grateful, but do we remember what it really means? Today, some of the harsh judgements we make on ourselves and how easy it is to be unappreciative of what we have and how things are going. A couple of important stories to remind us that sometimes our truest fortune is being able to do what we're already doing.

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Are you burning too many brain calories on doubt and confusion? Today, we look at how athletes can be their own Energy Vampires. We look at the concept of planting "training seeds" instead of digging deep mental and emotional holes that serve no purpose. Each day we have a limited amount of energy and many times we overspend on the athlete and pilfer from the human.

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#322 - How To Not Suck At Cycling - Part 3 show art #322 - How To Not Suck At Cycling - Part 3

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

How do we get better at cycling while retaining a strong run? Today we look at how your FTP can be misleading and taking you down the wrong road. We also look at key training sessions that make the difference in long distance racing. Better testing, cycling's body punches, and how every session is connected. 

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#322 - How To Not Suck At Cycling - Part 3 show art #322 - How To Not Suck At Cycling - Part 3

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

How do we get better at cycling while retaining a strong run? Today we look at how your FTP can be misleading and taking you down the wrong road. We also look at key training sessions that make the difference in long distance racing. Better testing, cycling's body punches, and how every session is connected. 

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Many of us primarily identify as “triathletes” but does that take away from who we really are as a person? And does it make training harder? Today we look at designing your own lifestyle instead of forcing too many things and being scattered. We also look at approaching our lives with balance and fueling the real you, all while remaining someone who plays triathlon, does it to the best of your capabilities, and finds a well-rounded satisfaction in all the above.

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#320 - Practice Creating A Habit show art #320 - Practice Creating A Habit

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It’s one thing to believe “anything is possible” but another to think “everything” is possible. Today, we talk about the best ways to use your offseason both mentally and physically. How to stay on track if you miss a workout or have a hiccup in your new diet. This is a great time of year to build for down the road, and do it without guilt or a self defeating mentality. It takes a lot of energy in the beginning, but eventually the new you will be on auto pilot. You just have to get there.

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Are you drinking too much water? Training for the wrong course? Pushing hard at the wrong times? Today, it’s all about why races fall apart, both because in-race decisions and lack of race specific training. We look smart heat acclimation, sweat tests, replicating your race course, and how to nail nutrition. The difference between a decent race and a great one comes down to the little things. 

Topics:

  • Mind tricks of big training blocks
  • The Dead of Summer Heat
  • Being blind to getting fit
  • Optimal training conditions 
  • Summer training is hard to compute
  • The body as a machine
  • Heat and Hydration
  • Why You Should be taking notes
  • Dialing in Nutrition in the Heat
  • How athletes typically screw up races
  • Sweat Tests 
  • Why straight water is bad for your race
  • Is the Run the problem or what you do before it?
  • When nutrition mistakes are amplified
  • Practicing Race Day 
  • Replicating the Ironman bike 
  • Detailing Demands of the course you’re racing
  • Race specific training
  • Heat Acclimation vs. Fitness 

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