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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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Jan 18, 2018

WTF is up with Ironman Age Group Dopers? I mean, we sorta get it on an addictive and narcissistic level, but are they really living that hard in their Glory Days? Well, we have news for you, you'll never be Sebastian Kienle. Today we explore how and why this happens, plus look at ego driven attitudes in triathlon and why they need to go. 

  • PEDs in Ironman - 
  • TUE - Therapeutic Use Exemption 
  • The Competitive Advantage
  • Vitamin Supplements… do they work?
  • Do we really need a pill?
  • Drafting Discussion 
  • Triathlon Bullies
  • Purposeful Cheating
  • Some people need to get off their high horse 
  • Can We Really Change?
  • Win At All Cost Mentality
  • Addiction to Narcissism
  • The Willingness to Help Others Get Better
  • We Play Triathlon 
  • We We Aren’t Always Right
  • The Power in Sharing Your Secrets
  • You Don’t Build Community By Being A Dick

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Jan 15, 2018

What can we learn about the differences between training and race speed of triathlon? How can the seemingly simplest workouts make a difference at the end of your race? Today is all about training your way to race speed so that day doesn't fall apart. Nobody knows more than you, but are you paying attention to the right things?

  • Preparation lessons from Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and the Patriots
  • Let’s Talk About That Final Play in the Vikings/Saints game
  • Training Speed vs. Race Speed
  • Being Ready To Be Ready
  • Respecting each workout
  • When You Should Eat Sugar
  • Overlooking comes back to haunt you
  • Never Trust How You Feel In Racing 
  • Identifying with Pain
  • The Difference Between Being Hurt and Injury
  • Who Knows Better Than You?
  • What Does Nailing A Workout Even Mean?
  • More Silent Confessions
  • New Segment- Quoting from Ironman Singles
  • New Segment - Athlete Confessions

If you enjoy the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us with a direct pledge 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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Jan 11, 2018

This Crushing Iron Podcast is based on a post from our closed Facebook Group: 

“I have a question about being "race ready" for a 70.3. We sign up the previous when we are at "peak performance". The holiday season passes, and you find yourself in January with 4 months to go for your first 70.3, and you can't even imagine being close to "ready". You don't know if you're training too much, or not enough. Any thoughts or help much appreciated!”

It opened the floodgates and we dove into all things self-doubt regarding triathlon. Topics include:

  • Keeping An Eye On The Big Picture 
  • Reflecting on Where You’ve Come From
  • Not Living In A Problem That Doesn’t Exist
  • Recharging 
  • Why Peak Fitness Year Round is Impossible
  • Between Fresh and Fatigued
  • Self-coaching benefits and challenges
  • Beating Negative-Talk Loops
  • Meditation Detox 
  • Mike’s Silent Confessions
  • Peaking too early
  • Why You Should Write About Training
  • The True Benefits of Coaching
  • When You’re In Love, Go There
  • How Do You know You’re going the Right Direction?
  • How Experts Make Our Lives Easier
  • Hard Is Never Easy And Why This Comment Doesn’t Fit The Podcast

If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us with a direct pledge 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

 

Jan 8, 2018

Are you training for long term success in triathlon? 

  • Complaining Gets You Nowhere
  • Testosterone and Estrogen Balance
  • National Title Predictions
  • Lifetime Fitness Bans News On TVs
  • What is Stealing Your Joy 
  • Temperament fluctuation through the year
  • Structuring Your Lives In January for Success
  • Commitment or Shattered Dreams?
  • Premature Optimization 
  • Triathlon as a Year Round Affair
  • Why Scheduling Days Off Backfires
  • Setting Up A Positive and Supportive Environment
  • Chronic Training Injuries
  • Training Should Give You Energy, Not Take it Away
  • Ego vs. Lack of Confidence
  • Accepting What The Day Gives You
  • Why Ordinary is the Key To Extraordinary
  • Long-term Committed and Patient Investment

If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us with a direct pledge 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

Jan 4, 2018

Triathlete's can't get enough swim talk and the Crushing Iron Podcast is listening. Here is Part 4 of our popular "How To Not Suck At Swimming" series. Swimming has so many moving parts and aside from the topics below the guys get into a general "How To Learn" and get in the right mindset mode when it comes to swimming.

  • Are Swimming Tools like a Drag chute right for you?
  • How many days in pool to see faster times?
  • How to avoid bending at knees while kicking?
  • Need to bilateral breathe?
  • How to stop crossover arms? Drills?
  • Importance of stroke cadence… what to measure and wis it important? why? confused about speeding up stroke
  • The Truth about Total Immersion swimming?
  • Strength work outside of the pool?
  • What muscles should we target?
  • When and why to use stretch cords?
  • How to practice sighting in a pool
  • Master’s Swimming Rant?

Note: How To Not Suck at Swimming Part 1 is episode #12. How to Not Suck at Swimming Part 2 is episode #20. Part 3 is #125.

If you like the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us with a direct pledge 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

The Crushing Iron Podcast is co-hosted twice a week by Mike Tarrolly and Robbie Bruce

Jan 1, 2018

The Crushing Iron Podcast kicks off 2018 with a return to our popular "How To Not Suck at Swimming" podcasts with Volume #3. Today's cast is driven by listeners and Mike and Robbie give you solutions to a lot of swimming issues for triathletes. You'll find answers for these questions and more to get you off to a great start in the water. Please check out www.crushingiron.com for information on our Swim Camps and Swim Analysis Videos. 

  • Beating Drag. What to do about Sinking Legs - 
  • How do I beat periods of Breathlessness in a race? 
  • Fixing incorrect kick timing after years of doing it wrong
  • How much kicking is ideal to “save legs” vs. going faster
  • Is your kick actually slowing you down?
  • How to get into cold water? inch in, use ladder, jump in?
  • Benefit to using other strokes? breast, back, butterfly?
  • How to beat goggle fogging?
  • Flip turns? Beneficial? 
  • What’s the ticket to speed?

Note: How To Not Suck at Swimming Volume 1 is episode #12. How to Not Suck at Swimming Volume 2 is episode #20

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

The Crushing Iron Podcast is co-hosted twice a week by Mike Tarrolly and Robbie Bruce

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