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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: September, 2018
Sep 27, 2018

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The Magic and Mystery of the Taper

It's late in the season and many of us on in or close to taper. Tapering has this sort of "we're done" image, but that's really the furthest thing from the truth. Done right, the taper can produce amazing results on race day. It's all about sharpening the sword, but not using it. 

• It Takes Courage To Race
• Your Goals and Dreams on Display
• Race Anxiety and Phantom Pain
• Ironman Louisville on its last leg?
• Chocolate Milk
• Ironman Chattanooga and Maryland Loom
• Why aren’t Lava or SIM shorts legal?
• What Do We Know?
• What To Do About The Pressure
• Relaxing on Race Morning
• How To Get Positive During Taper
• How do you trust that taper is building your body?
• The Difference between being Fresh and Fit
• The Magic and Mystery of The Taper
• Sharpen the Sword, Just Don’t Use It

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Are you thinking about raising your game or getting started in triathlon with a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video
 
We still have a few slots left for next year's camp, but they're going fast. Check out our 2019 Camp Schedule here

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Sep 24, 2018

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On the heels of Ironman 70.3 Atlantic City and Augusta we dive into perspective. So many things can go wrong in training, racing, and life, but there's always a way to shift perspective. How do you really believe you belong? You're a swimmer, you're a cyclist, you're a runner. Believe it. As Ryan Holiday says, "The Obstacle Is The Way." 

• Beast Mode?
• Is Your Mindset Straight Before A Race
• Poolside Selfies
• Getting A Great Perspective
• Crying On The Run
• Racing In The Heat - Never a Dull Moment
• Believe You’re A Swimmer, Biker, and Runner
• The Obstacle Is The Way - Ryan Holiday
• Tiger Woods Analogy - He Keeps Showing Up
• Changing Tires and Co2
• On Death Row Focused On Love
• If You Didn’t PR, Did You Get Slower?
• The Importance of the Taper
• If Every Test Was The Same, It Wouldn’t Be A Test

If you'd like to support the podcast, please check out our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Thanks for listening! 

Are you thinking about raising your game or getting started in triathlon with a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video
 
We still have a few slots left for next year's camp, but they're going fast. Check out our 2019 Camp Schedule here

Please subscribe and rate Crushing Iron on YouTube and iTunes.

Keep an Eye out for New Gear at CrushingIron.com

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  

Mike Tarrolly - crushingiron@gmail.com
Robbie Bruce - c26coach@gmail.com 

Sep 20, 2018

Who we are. What we do. Why we do it.

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If you'd like to support the podcast, please check out our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Thanks for listening! 

Are you thinking about raising your game or getting started in triathlon with a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video
 
We still have a few slots left for next year's camp, but they're going fast. Check out our 2019 Camp Schedule here

Please subscribe and rate Crushing Iron on YouTube and iTunes.

Keep an Eye out for New Gear at CrushingIron.com

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  

Mike Tarrolly - crushingiron@gmail.com
Robbie Bruce - c26coach@gmail.com 

Sep 17, 2018

What happens when you miss or have a bad workout? We mean, a really bad workout. Are you judgmental or objective? Today we talk about learning from those dark places we seem to hit in this sport. We also hit on the power of amazing one day recoveries, plus, keeping the excitement for your next workout. Also, power meter strategies and what to do when your goals seem to backfire.

• How Objectivity Makes For a Better Race Experience
• Why You Need to Be Flexible and Forgiving
• Dark, dark places on the ride
• How To Look At Terrible Workouts
• Amazing one day recoveries
• Retaining that tinge of excitement to workout
• Having the fitness to not be intimidated
• Why You Have Bad Workouts
• Mike’s Power Meter Experience on Natchez Trace
• Power Meter Insights from Coach Robbie
• The Unlikelihood of a Perfect Year
• There’s Nothing Wrong With Being Objective
• When Goals Backfire
• Are You Being Honest With Yourself?
• The Best Investments For Long Term Success

Are you thinking about raising your game or getting started in triathlon with a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video
 
We still have a few slots left for next year's camp, but they're going fast. Check out our 2019 Camp Schedule here

Please subscribe and rate Crushing Iron on YouTube and iTunes.

Keep an Eye out for New Gear at CrushingIron.com

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  

Mike Tarrolly - crushingiron@gmail.com
Robbie Bruce - c26coach@gmail.com 

Sep 13, 2018

Coach Robbie launched a great analogy today, saying, "Look at your race like a business, it's all about return on investment." Are you making the right decisions on race morning, during the swim, or on the bike to get your best run? Today we break it all down and show why once you burn a biscuit, you can't get it back.  

• You Can’t Get Burned Biscuits Back
• Race Your Ironman Like It’s A Business
• An Emotional Ironman Finish
• Is Mike On Board With A Power Meter?
• Linsey Corbin slapping skin with kids
• Juicing?
• Disposable Running Shorts
• Great Things People Do On The Course
• How To Have Fun In A Race
• Mental Engagement 70.3 vs. Ironman
• Handling Emotions in a Race
• Underrated Part about Lack of Preparation
• Stress is Stress is Stress
• Mistakes You Make on the Bike Don’t Show Up On The Bike
• Energy on the Bike Vs. Run
• You Can’t Catch Up Because You’re Already Caught
• Average Power Vs. Normalized Power
• Best Bike Split
• Normalized Power is your - Cost of Business
• Why It’s Easy To Pick Up 30 Minutes On The Run

We still have a few slots left for next year's camp, but they're going fast. Check out our 2019 Camp Schedule here

Are you thinking about raising your game or getting started in triathlon with a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video

Please subscribe and rate 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  

Mike Tarrolly - crushingiron@gmail.com
Robbie Bruce - c26coach@gmail.com 

Sep 10, 2018

Crushing Iron was just in Madison for Ironman Wisconsin. In this podcast we recap the race including the effectiveness of the rolling start, the wind on the bike course, and the always difficult Ironman run. Whenever we spectate it's a stark reminder of just how tough it is to do this sport and offer a little inspiration and motivation to keep you going in the right direction.

• The Emotion of the Red Carpet
• How The Swim Affects Your Bike
• Dealing with hills and wind
• Choppy Water?
• Are you still underestimating the Swim?
• Preparing for rougher rides
• Mass Start vs. Rolling Start at Wisconsin
• His Longest Run Before Wisconsin was 4 miles
• Has Crushing Iron Made VIP status?
• Mike Selfies
• Pushing Through The Pain
• Age Group Male and Female Winners Married
• Looking ahead at Chattanooga, KONA, and Louisville

Looking for a fun weekend of training and meeting awesome people? Check out our 2019 Camp Schedule here

Are you thinking about raising your game or getting started in triathlon with a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video

Please subscribe and rate 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  

Mike Tarrolly - crushingiron@gmail.com
Robbie Bruce - c26coach@gmail.com 

 

Sep 6, 2018

• How To Be Honest With Yourself in a Race
• The Stories We Tell Ourselves
• The Blame Game - Our Reaction to Failure - by Steve Magness 

https://www.scienceofrunning.com/2018/09/the-blame-game-how-our-reaction-to-failure-influences-future-performance.html?v=7516fd43adaa

• Having Honest Conversations with Yourself
• Controlling The Story in Our Head
• The Anatomy of Excuses
• Putting Energy Into Success
• IM Wisconsin Preps
• Our Big Bike Tip to Keep Warm
• Reacting to a Bad or Good Race
• The Second Lap Monkey - Rich Strauss

http://www.everymantri.com/everyman_triathlon/2007/09/monkey-poo.html

• How To Run An Ironman Marathon By Effort
• The Difference Between EFFORT and PACE

Looking for a fun weekend of training and meeting awesome people? Check out our 2019 Camp Schedule here

Are you thinking about raising your game or getting started in triathlon with a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video

Please subscribe and rate 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  

Mike Tarrolly - crushingiron@gmail.com
Robbie Bruce - c26coach@gmail.com 

 

Sep 3, 2018

We talk about Ironman 70.3 Worlds, including the emerging force that is Ironman Live Broadcasts. We touch on college football and why TV games are going losing us. We talk about what it means to hold on during your Ironman run, and practicing Race-Pace-Pain. We look at how you can ruin your race in the first 3 miles of the run. Pros and cons of running with music and why you should be adding hard intervals to your long runs. 

TOPICS

IM 70.3 Worlds
Wisconsin Rain Situation
Is College Football Losing Steam?
Ironman Live Broadcast Evaluations
Ozark on NetFlix
Focus on What You Can Control
Race Pain Pace
Pros & Cons of Running With Music
Adding Hard Intervals In Long Runs and Rides
Practicing "Holding On" in the Run
How The Body Adapts
How One Mile Can Screw Your Race
Ruining Your Race in the First Three Miles
The Correlation between Your First 3 and Last 3 miles
Systems Checks and Cost Benefit Analysis

Looking for a fun weekend of training and meeting awesome people? Check out our 2019 Camp Schedule here

Are you thinking about raising your game or getting started in triathlon with a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video

Please subscribe and rate 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  

Mike Tarrolly - crushingiron@gmail.com
Robbie Bruce - c26coach@gmail.com 

 

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