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Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast

Find out why thousands of beginner, intermediate, and advanced athletes are improving their training and racing with accessible, functional and genuine conversation about triathlon. An Age Group triathlete and his coach, who aren't afraid to laugh at themselves,look for smart and enjoyable solutions in a sport that's often dumb and painful. Mike Tarrolly and Robbie Bruce explore the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual side of training and racing everything from Ironman to a Sprint. on Monday and Thursday.
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Jul 31, 2017
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This was a great weekend for the C26 Triathlon Athletes. There were some podiums, first timers, and PR's, but it's how everyone racing "went about" their race that caught our attention. Despite some pain and struggle, everyone genuinely seemed to have rewarding and fun races. This got us thinking about the grounding question of, "Why Do We Do Triathlon" in the first place? We are very excited about the supportive C26 community and it's definitely having an impact on us as we train for Louisville. Lot's of good stuff in here as we just went down the road of racing with gratitude and appreciation for the process of our sport.
 
- What brought you to triathlon, and what keeps you here? 
- How triathlon helps us figure out who we really are
- Why it's so hard to run slow in training
- We can always get better, but race day is the day to celebrate how far you've come
- Rebounding from a disappointing race by "Playing Triathlon"
- Your time isn't who you are
- How to genuinely enjoy your race
- Why you shouldn’t throw away your year because of how you feel now
- Don’t be held hostage by digital software
- How to relax and let your body flow
- What does hard and/or moderate FEEL like?
- Do you buy into “how good can I be today?”
 
Here's the Ironman Louisville Tribute link Coach Robbie talks about 

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Jul 27, 2017

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On Today's Crushing Iron Podcast we welcome Age Grouper Jaime Lopez. He talks about his entry into the sport, his obsession with YouTube swim videos, and walks us through his first painful 70.3 in Muncie. Then he shares how he cut a full hour off his time, including nearly 20 minutes in the swim, on the same course. And You Must hear the story of his pre-Ironman Louisville breakfast. We can't imagine anything worse, but his perseverance that day is something we can all learn from, including using cough drops for his run nutrition.

We love to share good stories of people who have decided to change their lives for the better and show us how far they've come since they got into the sport. We hope you enjoy it too... guys and girls just like us trying to be the best we can be. Enjoy!

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Jul 24, 2017

Are you the kind of person who has to swim, bike, and run the full distance of your race all the time? Or are you okay with building a few days in a row? Today we talk about the power of accumulated fatigue and how to get the most out of consecutive workouts. We also talk about kilojoules and your TSS (Total Stress Score). If that wasn't enough we look into the NEW IRONMAN TRACKER's debut performance and so much more! 

- Accumulating fatigue and how that should and will affect your training/racing
- When training in heat is a bad idea
- TSS - Total Stress Score
- How kilojoules relate to your training
- The NEW IRONMAN TRACKER
- Music City Triathlon 
- The power of habit and routine
- Learning from your pain
- How to be better at recovery
- And, Should Ironman Pay Volunteers??

Feel like your swimming sucks? Inquire about our Personalized Swim Analysis that's helping tons of people get faster in mere days. Email C26Coach@gmail.com for details.

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For information on the C26 Coach’s Eye custom swim analysis, coaching, or training camps email: C26Coach@gmail.com

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Jul 20, 2017
In the spirit of transparency, the Vegan discussion starts at the 14:00 mark.

In today's Crushing Iron Podcast, Mike and Robbie explore how we can pay attention to being more mindful of what goes into our body. They also talk about how that could impact their lives and racing. So, how do you go about a dramatic change in your diet? They also talk about yet another cancelled swim at Racine 70.3 and look at the history of KONA winner times and ask if guys like Mark Allen and Dave Scott were just tougher, or is their another reason why they were going so fast without the technological advancements? 

- Racine 70.3 Cancelled Swim
- KONA winning times throughout the years. Mark Allen and Dave Scott to Craig Alexander and Jan Frodeno
- Looking for internet articles to confirm your theories
-“What the Health” documentary
- Taking a Series approach to what you put in your body
- “Thug Kitchen” - Eat Like You Give a Fuck
- Do you believe something, or choose to accept it?
- Is there a connection between veganism and patience?
- Does being Mindful make you a better long-distance athlete?
- The backlash of sugar

Don't waste anymore time with a bad swim stroke. Check out the C26 Coach's Eye. Email C26Coach@gmail.com for a personalized analysis of your swim stroke. 

If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us here. Thanks for listening!

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For information on the C26 Coach’s Eye custom swim analysis, coaching, or training camps email: C26Coach@gmail.com

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Jul 17, 2017

We just finished our first C26 Triathlon Camp and it fueled a lively discussion about training, racing, and living life to the fullest. We cover a lot of ground including how we're training for Ironman Louisville, but the overall theme of this podcast is how to train and race in ways that keep you healthy and happy. We talk about building and adapting your philosophies surrounding how you train and who you train with. Here are some bullet points from today's podcast:

- running hills vs. flats
- bike trainer vs riding on the roads 
- training in a group vs flying solo
- how to prevent your body from collapsing into a walk (on the run)
- It’s not how to go the fastest, it’s how to slow down the least
- Easing your way into the sport despite what your friends want you to do
- How to learn more about yourself off the course than on by reshaping your perspective.
- Why healthy and happy is the most important part of triathlon
- Can you smile when your crank falls off?
- Getting rid of excuses
- Committing to Consistency
- More Camps on the way
- Getting Clear with Fixing Your Swim

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If you want to fix your swim, email C26Coach@gmail.com to learn more about personalized swim analysis, no matter where you live. 

If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us here. Thanks for listening!

Please subscribe to Crushing Iron on YouTube and iTunes.
For information on the C26 Coach’s Eye custom swim analysis, coaching, or training camps email: C26Coach@gmail.com

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Instagram: C26_Triathlon

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Jul 13, 2017

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Most triathletes abandon their game plan for a variety of reasons. Today we look at why it's so easy to lose your way in a triathlon. We talk about proper pacing in the swim and the bike, and a deep exploration of how that impacts your run. We also talk about having patience with pain. Also, we both signed up for Ironman Louisville last week and are on Day 6 of our "100 Days To Louisville." We talk about the first week of training for Ironman and the video series that will accompany our entire journey.

- Don't chase in your race
- How to execute the game plan you brought to race day
- The concept of being patient with pain
- Riding Hills the right way
- Why consistency is the key to racing well
- The energy of building a connected group
- Robbie tells a heart wrenching story about the birth of his son, Hayden
- What your coach should be doing for you
- How Mike and Robbie are attacking their Ironman Louisville training on week one
- Pacing your swim
- Pacing your bike
- Andy Potts's evolution
- The evolution of "100 Days To Louisville"

Want to fix your swim fast? Contact Coach Robbie for a swim analysis: C26Coach@gmail.com
 
If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us here. Thanks for listening!

Please subscribe to Crushing Iron on YouTube and iTunes.
For information on the C26 Coach’s Eye custom swim analysis, coaching, or training camps email: C26Coach@gmail.com

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Twitter: CrushingIron
Instagram: C26_Triathlon

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Jul 10, 2017

Triathletes struggle with their swim, but we're here to say, with the right information, you can change the game. Don't spend another day swimming wrong and building bad habits. Fix your swim now! Also, another lackluster showing by Ironman Live Tracking at Muncie. Why can't they get that figured out? Or have they? We may have a scoop on the future of Ironman Live Tracking. And we take a closer look at Mike and Robbie's journey, "100 Days to Louisville" and how you can be on the inside with tons of video on their training tactics, diet choices, and mood swings. 

- An easy and affordable way to fix your swim stroke and get stronger with the right form.
- Ironman 70.3 Muncie success stories, including a near 1 hour PR by a C26 Athlete
- Ironman Live Tracking. Why does it continually disappoint
- Could Ironman be unveiling a new tracking system?
- 100 Days To Ironman Louisville. The journey begins for Mike and Robbie and they openly share their training, goals, and fears.
- Breaking news cut in from Rev3 Williamsburg
- Help us get Chrissie Wellington or Rich Roll for our 100th podcast
- News on our new website
- On and on . . . 

If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us here. Thanks for listening!

Please subscribe to Crushing Iron on YouTube and iTunes.
For information on the C26 Coach’s Eye custom swim analysis, coaching, or training camps email: C26Coach@gmail.com

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Instagram: C26_Triathlon

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Jul 7, 2017

We have a lot of athletes racing Ironman 70.3 Muncie and Ironman Louisville. Consider this a pump up with some great pre-race lessons. Why Louisville is one of Robbie and Mike's favorite races and a summary of the course. Plus, an explanation of C26.  

- C26 Shout Outs
- How to have your best Muncie 70.3
- Ironman Louisville changes and why they're mostly good
- Emotional moments

If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us here. Thanks for listening!

Please subscribe to Crushing Iron on YouTube and iTunes.
For information on the C26 Coach’s Eye custom swim analysis, coaching, or training camps email: C26Coach@gmail.com

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Instagram: C26_Triathlon

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Jul 6, 2017

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- How you will train different for different distances
- Should you swim, bike, and run each of the distances in training?
- Why do triathletes put their food preference in their social media profiles?
- Is it harder to go from an Oly to a Half or a Half to a Full?
- How to figure out the "time" training for an Oly, Half, and Full
- The key training variable for going from a Half to a Full
- Why your arms may be the key to a solid Ironman ride
- What to focus on when you're within a month of your race
- What's a bigger relief, finishing the IM swim, bike, or run?
- Hills are king, but why you shouldn't avoid flats
- Robbie's infamous track workout and why it will tune you perfectly for your race
- Road vs. TT bikes
- Are you spending enough time in aero on your bike?
- There's only one time there are dumb questions

If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us here. Thanks for listening!

Please subscribe to Crushing Iron on YouTube and iTunes.
For information on the C26 Coach’s Eye custom swim analysis, coaching, or training camps email: C26Coach@gmail.com

Facebook: CrushingIron
Twitter: CrushingIron
Instagram: C26_Triathlon

www.crushingiron.com

Jul 3, 2017

Coach Robbie didn't ride a bike from December 2016 to July 1, 2017 and today talks about the loss in power, which isn't as much as you think. We explore what a layoff means, how to keep from big losses, and how to return to action. There's also a lot of other cool stuff in here about power and it translates to your race. 

- The bike layoff that didn't have much of an effect
- What to take into consideration regarding Functional Threshold Power
- Why higher power numbers can be deceiving
- New Bike psychology
- Racing without your watch 
- We talk about the 5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon and marathon world records
- Roller Blading as a cross train
- Coach Robbie's Leadville update
- Mike's speculation on Ironman Louisville

If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us here. Thanks for listening!

Please subscribe to Crushing Iron on YouTube and iTunes.
For information on the C26 Coach’s Eye custom swim analysis, coaching, or training camps email: C26Coach@gmail.com

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Twitter: CrushingIron
Instagram: C26_Triathlon

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