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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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Dec 31, 2018

What could be more powerful than finishing a workout and looking forward to the next? Triathlon can seem like a complicated onslaught of never-ending work, but it doesn't have to be that way. Today, we look at simple ways to keep the day, the month, and the season a little simpler. 

Topics:

  • They Need To Create Some Urgency
  • Don’t Over Commit
  • Creating time for Commitment 
  • Add a small thing 
  • How to build a failing attitude 
  • Type A and nothing being good enough
  • Finishing your week strong
  • Stop trying to create results - create patterns
  • Run Slow, Then Run Slower if it feels right
  • Chasing Goals Too Early
  • We can’t be ON 24/7 
  • The Ebb and Flow of The Year
  • Natural Cycles of Nature
  • Train So You Can Train How You Want to Train
  • Train To Trend Up Every Month 

Want to be part of a great community of people that you can share triathlon stories with and hang out with at races? Have access to ALL of our training plans (over $1,000 value). Get a consultation and a CUSTOM 12-week training plan to get you on the right track? Check out the newly revised C26 Club Membership! Only $299 for the entire year (price increases January 1, 2019)

Support the Crushing Iron podcast on Patreon, where the community pledge is only $3.26 per month. There are other options, but every little bit helps us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance.

You can also support us at our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Support the cast and get some new gear for it!

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.

Support our podcast with some 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 

Dec 27, 2018

2019 is here and we all look for ways to make lasting change. Today we talk about how triathlon fits into that puzzle. We look at training smart and strong vs. "fast or fail." We also contemplate the concept of doing "Just Enough" to make a difference and keep you on the right track. 

  • Why you’re a leader
  • The concept of relentlessness
  • Panic Training
  • Keep showing up
  • What today means to your goal
  • Always strive to do just enough
  • Be Recovered Often
  • Good fitness, adherence and load
  • Day in and day out
  • Being Good instead of Great
  • What’s the point of a 20 minute run??
  • Training as an uneventful part of life
  • Managing the emotional turmoil
  • The hardest thing to do is stay the course
  • Latching on to being a winner
  • Do you want the answer or the solution?
  • Racing Your Own Race
  • Big Pictures Take Time
  • Don’t Chase the other lane random
  • Swimming Strong vs Fast
  • Don’t Train Fast of Fail

Want to be part of a great community of people that you can share triathlon stories with and hang out with at races? Have access to ALL of our training plans (over $1,000 value). Get a consultation and a CUSTOM 12-week training plan to get you on the right track? Check out the newly revised C26 Club Membership! Only $299 for the entire year (price increases January 1, 2019)

Support the Crushing Iron podcast on Patreon, where the community pledge is only $3.26 per month. There are other options, but every little bit helps us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance.

You can also support us at our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Support the cast and get some new gear for it!

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.

Support our podcast with some 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 

Dec 24, 2018
  • What’s the best thing you learned this year
  • How important it is to care
  • Useful and genuine connection
  • Energy for being around people
  • Coaching Remotely
  • Finding Positive Influence in a digital world
  • Why most people quit
  • Honesty as a way of life 

Want to be part of a great community of people that you can share triathlon stories with and hang out with at races? Have access to ALL of our training plans (over $1,000 value). Get a consultation and a CUSTOM 12-week training plan to get you on the right track? Check out the newly revised C26 Club Membership! Only $299 for the entire year (price increases January 1, 2019)

Support the Crushing Iron podcast on Patreon, where the community pledge is only $3.26 per month. There are other options, but every little bit helps us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance.

You can also support us at our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Support the cast and get some new gear for it!

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.

Support our podcast with some 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 

 

Dec 20, 2018

Triathlon takes a lot of time. It's easy to feel selfish about the training, but if you look close you'll see transformations that change athletes and people around them for the better. But perspective is everything and change happens slow. Are you training for a race or an expiration date?

Topics:

  • When is Triathlon Training Selfish?
  • The Importance of Being Yourself 
  • No is a powerful word
  • The power of being honest
  • We’ll Be Your Strava
  • Running Blind to Recover
  • Appreciation and Joy for Where We’re Going
  • Be Excited to Get on the Road
  • Getting Rid of the Highs and Lows
  • Balancing Body and Mind
  • Trending The Best of Your Ability
  • Smart Approaches to Sickness and Injuries
  • Understanding Growing Pains
  • Why We Get Side Stitches
  • Confusing Answers With Solutions
  • So Fragile or So Invincible 
  • How Do You Approach The Day?
  • The Garage Was The Good Ole Days
  • What it’s Like BECOMING an Ironman
  • Race Day or Expiration Date?

Want to be part of a great community of people that you can share triathlon stories with and hang out with at races? Have access to ALL of our training plans (over $1,000 value). Get a consultation and a CUSTOM 12-week training plan to get you on the right track? Check out the newly revised C26 Club Membership! Only $299 for the entire year (price increases January 1, 2019)

Support the Crushing Iron podcast on Patreon, where the community pledge is only $3.26 per month. There are other options, but every little bit helps us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance.

You can also support us at our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Support the cast and get some new gear for it!

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.

Support our podcast with some 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 

 

Dec 17, 2018

Trying to motivate yourself at “A-Race-Level” all the time is a surefire way to injury, fatigue, and burnout. In the name of sanity, this is a great time of year to set your bar low. Instead of looking at yourself through a “race-shape-filter” be who you are and Just Do Something. The little things you do now will keep you out of a funk and eventually put you in the right place to train hard when the time is right. 

Topics:

  • New Years Resolutions Based on December
  • Don’t Call Yourself A Failure
  • Feeling Great Today isn’t a License to Kill Yourself 
  • Running SLOW Explained 
  • Hanging on by a thread 
  • When and Why Most Injuries Happen
  • Let your body move in different directions
  • Embracing the basics
  • Just DO SOMETHING
  • What’s the Root Cause of Your Funk?
  • Riding the Fence in Limbo
  • The Filters We See Ourselves Through
  • Why we bite off more than we can chew
  • How the little things pay off 
  • Training AVAILABILITY is key
  • The secret to building good habits
  • Late Season Active Recovery 
  • Fitness and Speed Go together
  • Defining a Durable Body
  • Quit Pulling Expectations out of Thin Air
  • Committing to the Big Picture

Want to be part of a great community of people that you can share triathlon stories with and hang out with at races? Have access to ALL of our training plans (over $1,000 value). Get a consultation and a CUSTOM 12-week training plan to get you on the right track? Check out the newly revised C26 Club Membership! Only $299 for the entire year (price increases January 1, 2019)

Support the Crushing Iron podcast on Patreon, where the community pledge is only $3.26 per month. There are other options, but every little bit helps us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance.

You can also support us at our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Support the cast and get some new gear for it!

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.

Support our podcast with some 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 

 

Dec 13, 2018

Are you training with a purpose or winging it? Today, we look at how a workout can and should mesh with what's coming next. We also explain the importance of a 72 hour window and why most athletes rarely think about it. And, is your mind lying to you? How memories and false believes can push you too hard, or slow you down. The best way to get faster on the bike. 

 Topics:

  • Early Season Ironman and Winter training
  • Choosing Races Based on Family, Jobs, Life
  • Workouts as Links in a chain
  • Nailing today AND tomorrow
  • The 72 Hour Window
  • The Weekend Warrior Mindset
  • Oly or Olly?
  • How Your Mind Tricks Your Fitness
  • The Power of Blind Intervals 
  • Understanding Interval Power Targets
  • FTP Ranges and Tests
  • Building Long Course Power On The Bike
  • Why FTP can be overrated for Long Course
  • The Best Way To Get Faster On The Bike
  • How old memories can slow you down

Want to be part of a great community of people that you can share triathlon stories with and hang out with at races? Have access to ALL of our training plans (over $1,000 value). Get a consultation and a CUSTOM 12-week training plan to get you on the right track? Check out the newly revised C26 Club Membership! Only $299 for the entire year (price increases January 1, 2019)

Support the Crushing Iron podcast on Patreon, where the community pledge is only $3.26 per month. There are other options, but every little bit helps us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance.

You can also support us at our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Support the cast and get some new gear for it!

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.

Support our podcast with some 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 

 

Dec 10, 2018

External motivation can help in the moment, but lasting change comes from discovering real belief in yourself and your path. It's not easy or clear, but once you figure out how to do things for yourself and recognize results, the hard stuff gets easier. Use external stimulation as a spark, and internal motivation as the fire. 

Topics: 

  • Learning How To Finish 
  • You Become what you consistently tell yourself
  • How is your motivation distributed?
  • Creating Authentic Internal Motivation 
  • Having The Confidence To Stick With It
  • Ordinary is Underrated 
  • Finding Motivation from Going Slow
  • Strength and Power Through Restraint
  • Looking at the entire body of training work
  • Learning from Failure
  • Stopping The Negative Self-Talk
  • Why Shortcuts Usually Backfire
  • The Reality Behind Getting to Kona
  • What Season of Life Are You In?
  • Challenge To the Closed Facebook Group

Want to be part of a great community of people that you can share triathlon stories with and hang out with at races? Have access to ALL of our training plans (over $1,000 value). Get a consultation and a CUSTOM 12-week training plan to get you on the right track? Check out the newly revised C26 Club Membership! Only $299 for the entire year (price increases January 1, 2019)

Support the Crushing Iron podcast on Patreon, where the community pledge is only $3.26 per month. There are other options, but every little bit helps us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance.

You can also support us at our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Support the cast and get some new gear for it!

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.

Support our podcast with some 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 

 

Dec 6, 2018

Do you feel like you're hitting a ceiling with your training? Are you sore and unmotivated? Maybe it's time to take a step back. Today we look at the little things and habits that help in the long run, but we rarely seem to stick with them. Also, the constant desire for change in your routine that can lead to getting stuck, or regression. 

Topics: 

  • How To Get Your Body Right 
  • That feeling at the end of a race or a good run 
  • How do we get it more often? 
  • Age Really Is a Number
  • What are you willing to skip and not
  • Injuries and balance 
  • Are you bending and about to break?
  • Chronic inflammation 
  • Just Say No 
  • Do You Race Too Much?
  • Variety is for the Weak
  • Chasing The Highs of Life
  • Why It’s Easier To Place Blame

Want to be part of a great community of people that you can share triathlon stories with and hang out with at races? Have access to ALL of our training plans (over $1,000 value). Get a consultation and a CUSTOM 12-week training plan to get you on the right track? Check out the newly revised C26 Club Membership! Only $299 for the entire year (price increases January 1, 2019)

Support the Crushing Iron podcast on Patreon, where the community pledge is only $3.26 per month. There are other options, but every little bit helps us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance.

You can also support us at our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Support the cast and get some new gear for it!

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.

Support our podcast with some 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 

 

Dec 3, 2018

Why do we give up on positive changes? Maybe because we try too many things at once and tend to focus on the failures. Today we explore how making small changes add up in triathlon. Also, how to shift perspective and find purpose and enthusiasm for healthy progress that enhances your life. 

Topics:

  • putting less pressure on yourself
  • consistency breeds consistency
  • how to gain strength from the GOOD things
  • what happens when we focus on the fail
  • the “faults mentality"
  • short term optics vs. long term vision
  • Cody Beals - Anatomy of an Ironman 
  • Being in touch with your intuition 
  • Epic Training Days
  • Running 7-9 Days a Week
  • Creating Confidence and Awareness
  • Enhancing Your Life with Triathlon
  • Hey, remember . . . this is supposed to be fun
  • The power of making things “easy” 
  • The New Crushing Iron Cologne 

Want to be part of a great community of people that you can share triathlon stories with and hang out with at races? Have access to ALL of our training plans (over $1,000 value). Get a consultation and a CUSTOM 12-week training plan to get you on the right track? Check out the newly revised C26 Club Membership! Only $299 for the entire year (price increases January 1, 2019)

Support the Crushing Iron podcast on Patreon, where the community pledge is only $3.26 per month. There are other options, but every little bit helps us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance.

You can also support us at our new store at CrushingIron.com. We have some NEW classic logo t-shirts and the Official Crushing Iron Spectator shirt for sale. Support the cast and get some new gear for it!

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.

Support our podcast with some 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 

 

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