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#261 - Don't Let Your Race Plan Your Body - The Building Blocks of Training

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Release Date: 04/22/2019

Are you forcing your body into shape based on a date on the calendar? Today, we talk about why that is usually a losing proposition for long-term health, happiness, and success. We also hit on shortening your recovery time for effective intervals, the Sophomore slump, and why things like massages can be your worst decision on race week. 

Topics: 

  • reverse bricks
  • mental approach to long build phases
  • why it takes you a while to feel right
  • shortening your recovery time 
  • damage, repair, damage, repair
  • athlete pitfalls 
  • the Triathlete’s Sophomore Slump
  • massages good, bad, ugly
  • pain from the bike that hurts the run
  • fueling and hydration - all day long
  • how to make your intervals effective
  • the Amazon cure to loneliness
  • anxiety 
  • meditation
  • yoga
  • being AWARE of everything that’s going on
  • emotional and mental stress 
  • Your body doesn’t care
  • Don’t Let Your Race Plan Your Body
  • When it’s a good decision to not race
  • How to deal with Race Week Anxiety 
  • focus on executing to the best of your ability
  • start slow 
  • lower expectations and enjoy the day

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