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#260 - Bad Habits of Triathletes and How To Break Them

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Release Date: 04/18/2019

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

This is the perfect time to learn and understand the power of competing with yourself. Competition without pressure is a great time to build your ability to compete at your highest level. We will set expectations and often not even give ourselves a “win-credit” when we hit them. Be in the moment, do the quiet work, be consistent and accept and acknowledge the fact that you are getting better. We definitely negative split this podcast.

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

A lot of people look at what you're doing and think it's risky, but you have to do it for your soul. It's your passion and you have to follow that direction. Today, we talk about taking risks in triathlon and life, including opening our new training center during a pandemic. We talk about the polar opinions in the world and how it's time to carve your own path to reach your potential. This is also our first video podcast which will soon be available in the online hub at C26Triathlon.com. 

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Today, we go inside the coach/athlete relationship and show how it's much deeper than training and racing. We look at the importance of a clear mind so you can recalibrate during the day (or race) and create your own finish line. We also look at racing and how you can just see the anxiety in some people's eyes race morning. Where does it come from and how to find your pre-race calm.

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

"I always thought, I'm just a swimmer and not a human being." That's the quote from Michael Phelps that drove this podcast. Even thought we're amateurs our identity can get tangled and out of balance with the sport. We talk about using triathlon in a way that can truly change your life . . . if you're not running away from other problems. And we look at the idea that breakthroughs usually happen when things are getting the hardest. 

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Have you ever purposefully tried to “blow up” in a race? Maybe this is the time. Are you faster and stronger than you think? Today it’s all about understanding your body/effort vs. pace. Navigating the terrain between smart and free to understand how we get better. The mental and emotional pieces of getting to know your body. Also, the concept of coloring outside the lines while training. This is how we learn and get faster by being free and understanding gratitude for the experience.

#393 - What We Miss Most Right Now - And How To Find It Without Racing show art #393 - What We Miss Most Right Now - And How To Find It Without Racing

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

There's something really special about knowing your friends and family are waiting for you out on the course. It's a feeling of excitement and belonging that's difficult to replicate. Today, we look at ways to find similar moments in training while most races are off the board. We also challenge you to ask if you're wasting time and finding excuses. Plus, will Ironman offer better races under new ownership?

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Chronic pains and fighting through injury don't have to be a way of life. Today we walk through all the little things that could be a big deal regarding your triathlon health, including the single most underrated part of healthy running. We get into flexibility, the bike's impact on your run, sleeping position, counter balance exercise, and noticing when you compensate. All of this aimed at helping you be the best and healthiest triathlete you can be moving forward. 

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

The hits keep coming, the latest Chattanooga 70.3 and Full, but we keep pushing on because we see the OPPORTUNITY. Whether it's time for a change in your life, a chance to fully heal those nagging injuries, or work on your weaknesses, now is the time. We get frustrated too, but life is so much easier when you create your own finish line and see light at the end of the tunnel. Hopefully you find something in here to spin a string of negative events into positive.

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Struggling with motivation? You're not alone. If we were boxers this would be known as the Summer of Body Blows. Cancellations, adaptations, and heat have made it tough and today we acknowledge that while trying to talk ourselves into a positive space. Hopefully you can find some motivation, and get a better grip one how this bizarre little stretch of life can help us become better athletes and people. 

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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Today we cover a lot of ground. Heat and humidity's impact on swimming. Best hill workouts. How to manage strength, speed, and PRs as you age. Switching gears from triathlon to ultra marathons. Popularity build of "alternative" races. Ironman brand going forward. Supplements. Hiking vs. Running. Core temp recalibration. Strength training. Going from a 70.3 to a Full. 

More Episodes

It's all connected. What we eat affects how we feel and think, and with intense demands of training, triathletes can be especially vulnerable. Today we look at ways to keep yourself in check with diet, sugar, and over-training. 

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  • New Ironman Coming to Midwest
  • Augusta 70.3
  • Chattanooga 70.3 
  • We Are Not Nutritionists
  • The Problem with Sugar
  • Triathlete Mood Swings
  • Why Weight Can Be Harder to control in long distance training
  • Training Dehydration 
  • Are you Eating Your Feelings?
  • Lost Motivation for Workouts
  • Why do we tend to dig training holes?
  • Most of us have a Yes problem
  • Are Triathletes Outgoing?
  • The power of saying No
  • The Like Purpose of Triathletes
  • There’s only so much we can do by ourselves

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