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#265 - Testing Your Limits

Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Release Date: 05/06/2019

Are you going through the motions, or testing your comfort zone? Do you train with people who focus on growth or get stuck in a routine? No matter who you are, there is always room for growth. Our potential is vast, but we have to find ways to push ourselves and test the limits. Even if that means we won’t have something pretty to post on Instagram or Strava.


  • Confidence, Consistency, Community
  • Giving athletes opportunities
  • Put yourself in a situation to be vulnerable
  • How to breakthrough with confidence
  • Mike fixes a lawnmower
  • New locations and breaking limits 
  • Day to day regiments can create comfort zones
  • Why we conform to our own constraints
  • How to see yourself as a better athlete 
  • Making yourself uncomfortable 
  • Are you going through the motions?
  • Taking challenges head on
  • Robbie’s Open Water Swim Soap Box
  • When to choose Open Water practice over the pool
  • Why mental breakthroughs are more memorable 
  • How to break the routines of your ride and run routes
  • Group and training partner traps
  • Find people who are supportive of growth
  • How to see growth outside of your pace
  • Recognizing gains that aren’t obvious
  • Changing behavior with consistency
  • Coaching is setting you up for success
  • Mental and emotional shifts
  • Don’t forget who you are
  • Being paralyzed with “fine"

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