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#286 - Finding Genuine Satisfaction In Training

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Release Date: 07/18/2019

Do you look at the big picture of your triathlon journey? For many it becomes an endless cycle of similar results and a lot of struggle. Today, we look at things like, why feeling good could be a sign to reign it in and why your upcoming race may not be the thing to hang your hat on. How does today help your tomorrow? Getting unstuck and looking at your Taper in a totally different way. 


  • Do You Truly Love The Sport?
  • The 12 Month Training Cycle
  • Periodization
  • Are You Stuck?
  • Is it time to scrap your year?
  • Straddling the hurt and injured fence
  • Regrouping and taking inventory of your situation
  • Random exercise vs. Training 
  • How Does Today Help Tomorrow?
  • You have to be in shape to train
  • The glamor and romanticism of addiction
  • Pool Swimming vs. Open Water
  • Why Speed Work is Risky 
  • Losing Patience and when it costs you
  • When Ego and Pride Clouds Judgement
  • The common thread of great triathletes
  • Why you shouldn’t add a short race b4 your big race
  • The challenge of the Taper 
  • The Final Lead in to your race
  • Arrive on Time and Be Your Best 

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