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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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Now displaying: April, 2018
Apr 30, 2018

Ironman Texas created a shit-storm over on-course drafting so we thought we'd banter some ideas around to see what came up. We think we have found a real solution that has nothing to do with extra marshals, more timing mats, or extra cameras on the course. Essentially it all comes down to how they start the race. We start warming up and getting closer to the answer about halfway through the podcast. 

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Apr 26, 2018

Today's podcast is a discussion based on this rant titled, "The Watering Down of Ironman" by Bruce Butler. 

Here's an excerpt from the post: 

"This change was part of Ironman’s “SwimSmart initiative,” with the goal of “improving athlete satisfaction and reducing anxiety during the swim portion of the race.” As part of this initiative, floats are also available so swimmers can stop and take a breather if needed.

Seriously?"

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We address his post, but look at many other ways we can all enjoy the sport more and offer a solid potential solution for the Mass Swim Start dilemma.

- Does the SwimSmart Initiative Really Make Things Safer?
- What Does Ironman REALLY Do For People?
- Why not have some Mass Starts?
- Don't people like the idea of picking races because they're different?
- Are You Trained Up Enough To Enjoy Your Races?
- Obsessing On Accomplishment vs. The Process
- The AWA - All World Athlete? 
- How We Feel About People Who Say Ironman is Easy
- The Underdog Story

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If you enjoy the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us with a direct pledge 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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Crushing Iron Podcasts Hosts: Mike Tarrolly and Coach Robbie Bruce

 

 

Apr 23, 2018

Racing Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga or another half this year? Today we break it all down so you can be ready for your best 70.3 race. We focus on Chattanooga's course, but there are a lot of other little nuggets you can use for your next race.

Hot And Cold Diet
Vegan Struggle 
Juicing To Feel Lighter
Swim Anxiety
Preparing open water Swim Starts in the pool
How To Start an Upstream Swim
Crossing a river current
Hug the buoys or create your own line?
Riding Rollers
The Hills of Chattanooga 
Knowing How, Why, and Where The Wind is Blowing
BestBikeSplit.com
How To Run The Chattanooga Run Course
Descending Hills on the Run

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Crushing Iron Podcasts Hosts: Mike Tarrolly and Coach Robbie Bruce

Apr 19, 2018

Many of us grew up in the "Just Do It" era, but when does "Just Do It" throw you into a triathlon training funk? Today we explore the concept of staying within your limits when that next set or interval is tantalizing you to prove you can. We also talk about your race of the perspective of 30 Days Out. 

  • Finding Your Comfort Zone In the Water
  • Short or Long in The Pool?
  • Smart Approaches To Durability
  • You Don’t Want To Do Less, Do Enough
  • How To Know When To Stop A Workout
  • The Point of Cool Downs
  • Why You Don’t Want To Slow Down In a Race
  • Don’t Overthink The Weather 
  • The Best Way To Ruin Tomorrow’s Workout 
  • Setting Yourself Up To Run Off The Bike
  • How To Reign It In When You’re Feeling Great
  • What’s Enough? What’s Too Much?
  • When Less Is More
  • Error on the Side of Caution With The Run
  • How You Can Overdue The Bike But Not Realize It
  • The Secret Workout?

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If you enjoy the Crushing Iron podcast, you can support us with a direct pledge 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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Apr 16, 2018

The Crushing Iron April Triathlon Camp is in the books. Today we look at lessons we learned from other athletes. Great people and attitudes made for a lot of fun and solid work. Topics include: 

  • Running Hills- Climbs and Descents
  • Opening Up The Legs
  • Nurturing Your Introvert AND Extrovert
  • Dialing In Training Recovery
  • Choosing The Harder More Difficult Path
  • Adjusting to Very Cold Water
  • Contact in the Water
  • Open Water Sighting on Windy Days
  • Recognizing Limitations We Put on Ourselves
  • The Difference Between Rollers and Climbs
  • Race Pace off The Bike
  • Getting Comfortable In Aero
  • Going Beyond Your Beliefs
  • Negative Splitting Your Run off a Hard Bike
  • Pushing Yourself More When Someone Is Watching
  • The Power of Group Training
  • Camp As Race Simulation
  • Race Day Nutrition 
  • Week of Race Nutrition

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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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Apr 12, 2018

We get back into the flow by talking about Race Recovery Techniques, Diet, and also how important it is to race with gratitude. Meeting people at races. Building friendships and how that can be a major fuel.

- The importance of your mind for the future of racing
- Studying Topics In Line with Your Thinking
- Carnivore and Ketosis Diets
- Recovering From Your Race
- Dietary Principles and Racing
- Alex Hutchinson Interview's Interview on the Rich Roll cast 
- Floundering From Your Beliefs
- The Overwhelming Information Highway of Training
- Self-talk about getting better (in a good way)

Looking for a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video

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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Twitter: CrushingIron
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Crushing Iron Podcasts Hosts: Mike Tarrolly and Coach Robbie Bruce

 

Apr 9, 2018

What we learned about the course. Overall Spectator Experience. Race Conditions and many more insights. 

Apr 6, 2018

Coach Robbie will toe the start line at Ironman Texas 70.3 on Sunday and he talks about his race planning while breaking down the wave swim start, the out and back bike course and the 3 loop run. We dig into an absolutely LOADED Pro Field. And finish up with some sappy reflection on why we keep doing this podcast.

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Looking for a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video

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

Facebook: CrushingIron
YouTube: Crushing Iron
Twitter: CrushingIron
Instagram: C26_Triathlon

www.crushingiron.com

Crushing Iron Podcasts Hosts: Mike Tarrolly and Coach Robbie Bruce

 

Apr 2, 2018

Are you confident going into a race or filled with nerves? There's a lot you can do in training that translates into a successful race. For example, do you understand your efforts and how they should play out in each phase of triathlon? Do you do a bunch of track work that wears you out or injures you and doesn't apply to your race? Do you understand how to execute the Crushing Iron mantra, "Hurry Slowly?"  

  • Tapering is Relative To How You Felt You Trained 
  • The Worst Running Ideas
  • Understanding How Effort Relates to Pace
  • How much should you alter routine in Taper?
  • Hurrying Slowly 
  • Why Running Training Is The Hardest To Master 
  • Which Sport You Can Over do in Training
  • Addiction To Speed
  • The Perils of Chasing Your Great Days
  • Are you REALLY in Shape Enough For Speed Work?
  • The Many Troubles With Track Workouts
  • Training Your Body To Do Late Race Zone 3
  • Going Faster With Tired Legs
  • Why Train Your Body To Do Things It Doesn’t Need To?
  • The Danger of Training For Race Pace
  • Don’t Waste Your Best Days In Training 
  • Why Swimming Can Be Your Best Fatigue Indicator
  • The Tri-Scientology Program

Looking for a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video

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

Facebook: CrushingIron
YouTube: Crushing Iron
Twitter: CrushingIron
Instagram: C26_Triathlon

www.crushingiron.com

Crushing Iron Podcasts Hosts: Mike Tarrolly and Coach Robbie Bruce

 

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