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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: January, 2019
Jan 31, 2019

Mike was listening to an interview with Din Thomas who trains MMA fighters and he classifies them into four categories: Fighter, Athlete, Competitor, and Artist. He believes different athletes require different approaches and today, that’s the topic that starts us off. What type of triathlete are you, and what type of approach will give you the best results?

Topics: 

  • different approaches and personalities
  • coaching as education 
  • athletes need to take ownership 
  • how to feel empowered 
  • inspiration vs. condemnation
  • Can coaches really motivate you?
  • Understanding consistency 
  • Red, Green, Yellow in Training Peaks
  • Coaches aren’t Always Right
  • Getting to the Edge but Not Going Over
  • Ebbs and Flows of Coaching 
  • Learning From Your Mistakes
  • How to know if you’re going the right direction
  • The unrecognizable build

We've extended the C26 Club Discount price until January 31. 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.

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 

Jan 28, 2019

How do you measure progress? Your watch, power meter, or simply by being healthy? Today we dive into the pressures created by analyzing our workouts, sleep patterns, diets, etc.

Topics: 

• Are you measuring the right things?
• Are You Too Self-Critical?
• Run Retreat
• Should You Race Out of Season?
• Do You Measure Yourself Too Much?
• Digging Deeper into the meaning of Burnout
• The Perils of Weighing Yourself Daily
• Daily Punches In The Face
• The gadgets that control us
• Pre-measuring Success
• Does everything always have to be better?
• The best you have TODAY
• #BeatYesterday
• What Brings Triathletes Happiness?
• The most underestimated part of having a coach
• You can’t turn your ship around on a dime
• Racing = Work + Ability
• David Goggins quoting
• How deep to dig Mental and Emotional Well
• When You Panic You Make Mistakes
• The Slow Burn Analogy Returns
• The Data That Matters The Most 

We've extended the C26 Club Discount price until January 31. 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.

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 

Jan 24, 2019

If you're not a strong swimmer, it has a big impact on the rest of your race. Today we look at how to simplify the complications surrounding swimmer so you can get faster, understand fatigue, and build purpose into your swim workouts. 

Topics:

  • Missed Workout guilt
  • The Power of Walking
  • Sitting at a Desk
  • Losing Weight, Body Image
  • Cotton Candy Body
  • Why You Don't Get Faster in the Water
  • Being Too Hard On Yourself
  • The Anatomy of a Master’s Swim
  • Busy Work in the Pool
  • Technology in the pool
  • Making Swimming Simple
  • Why You Should Swim Hard
  • Why triathletes only have one speed
  • Understanding Fatigue
  • Taxing Your System
  • 3 phases of your stroke
  • Don’t make swimming the least important
  • Building Purpose into your swimming
  • Do the work and don’t suck

If you'd like to listen to other "How to Not Suck at Swimming" Podcasts, you can find them here: 

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

We've extended the C26 Club Discount price until January 31. 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.

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 

Jan 21, 2019

Your big race should be a celebration, but it shouldn't be the end. But for a lot of us, the high of the race is equaled by the low of the post-race feeling. Today we talk about why you get that feeling and how to beat it. 

Topics: 

  • Should Mike hook up Echo Dot?
  • Recovering Mentally from Your First Big Race
  • Post Race Depression
  • Drives and Addiction to Media
  • How to get out of funks
  • Grinding Isn’t Fun
  • Stop Looking the Race as an Expiration Date
  • The Larger the Pre-Parade, the Harder The Fall
  • Triathlon Doesn’t Have to End
  • Ironman infatuation stage
  • Long Term Results that Last
  • Making Training More Fun

We've extended the C26 Club Discount price until January 31. 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.

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 

Jan 17, 2019

Do the numbers really tell the story in cycling as it applies to triathlon? Are you being honest with yourself when it comes to your actual fitness and power? Today, we look at the nuances of cycling, testing, and how that translates to the human element of Race Day. 

Topics Include: 

  • FTP tests? Should you even do them?
  • Mike's Latest Theory on busting your ass
  • Absolute max heart rate
  • Strategy that may change training methodology…
  • Especially true through May…..
  • Indoor Power vs. Outdoor Power
  • That “I’m Just Wrecked” feeling
  • How to play small ball in triathlon
  • How to bike fresh and run a solid marathon
  • Why to Look at the whole BODY of work
  • The problem with ALL OUT
  • Ranges within your Zones
  • Misplaced Ego on the Bike
  • The Human Element on Race Day
  • Why people fail on the run
  • The importance of warming up your ride
  • Burning Biscuits out of the gate

We've extended the C26 Club Discount price until January 31. 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.

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 

Jan 14, 2019

How do we know what we're capable of in a race? Are you aiming too low? Are you using training to prepare for how it will feel to empty the tank when you need to? Today, we were driven by all the inspirational quotes and how that turns into talking about action vs. taking action. How mentally handle your first Ironman, then take it to the next level. 

Topics:

  • Inspirational Quotes 
  • Don't Let Perfect Be The Enemy of The Good
  • Talking and hoping for action 
  • What Training Plan is Right for you?
  • Paralyzed in Perfection
  • The Power of Doing The Same Things
  • Our Need to Feel Special
  • Mike’s Bike 
  • Addiction to More And Different
  • Are You Good at Making Yourself Tired?
  • The Only Things You Control in a Race
  • Are You Good at Getting Injured?
  • Can You Say This Was All I had today?
  • The Pressure of having a race time in mind
  • How to take the fun out of training
  • Why are we obsessed with predictions?
  • Expectations are future resentments
  • The Greatest Feeling of Emptiness 
  • The Perfect “Race Vulnerability” 
  • How To Empty The Tank
  • The Most Underrated Part of Racing
  • The Secret To Getting On The Trainer More
  • The Patriot’s Aren’t Quite Done

We've extended the C26 Club Discount price until January 31. 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.

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 

Jan 10, 2019

How do we get stronger and faster in triathlon? The good, the bad, and the ugly of training devices. Is finding growth really as simple as being consistent? Does social media impede progress and cost us energy? What are the key attributes of our most successful triathletes? All of that and more on today’s episode of the Crushing Iron Triathlon Podcast. 

Topics:

  • Inner Peace and Simplicity 
  • What do we think of getting podcast Sponsors?
  • Sauna Stories
  • Robbie’s Training Update
  • Is HRV for you?
  • Training with a picture in your mind
  • Visualizing to spark the fire
  • Why triathletes rush things
  • Finding your way back
  • Beating Negative Thought Patterns
  • Can you nail two weeks of workouts in a row?
  • Creating good habits
  • Social Media and Energy Loss
  • How we Truly connect with others
  • Why vulnerability gives you energy
  • Attributes of successful triathletes
  • When Devices Become Your Dictator
  • Quit Trying to Control EVERYTHING
  • How you REALLY get faster on bike and run 
  • Finding your Snap Out of It Moment

We've extended the C26 Club Discount price until January 31. 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.

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 

Jan 7, 2019

Today we talk about the importance of being in the moment while training. We hit on everything from running with music to watching Netflix on the trainer. We get into understanding how intervals should work. Also, treadmill running positives and negatives. How we breathe during workouts and finding that elusive Second Wind. 

Topics: 

  • In The Moment Training
  • Crazy weather and hungry diets
  • Breathing Through Your Nose
  • Feeling energized vs. zapped
  • Falling in Love with the heat and Cold
  • Inside Look at Treadmill Running
  • Watch Your Stride and Gate
  • Don’t be afraid to troubleshoot more
  • Picking the right running shoe
  • Running in icy conditions
  • Running Form 
  • Interval Sessions and Netflix
  • Getting Into A Zone 
  • How To Run With Music
  • Acknowledging Pain
  • What is a “Second Wind?”
  • Interval "Systems Mixing" on the Bike and Run
  • Aerobic and Anaerobic Collision 

We've extended the C26 Club Discount price until January 31. 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.

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 

Jan 3, 2019

Is triathlon training a part of you or is it a hassle? How do you make your 2nd OR 3rd OR 4th medal more valuable than the first? Today we look at phases of resilience, little ways to keep your vision on track and in the end the importance of taking a Deep Dive into your Why. 

Topics: 

  • New Years Resolutions/Goals
  • Where Is Your Phone When You Sleep?
  • Getting up to read
  • Living in the Gray Zone
  • Red, Yellow, Green in Training Peaks
  • A Full Year As Micro Training 
  • Phases of Mental Hardness
  • Changing Daily Behavior
  • Sparklers Can Be More Fun Than Fireworks
  • Starting Your Day off Doing Something for You
  • The Avalanche Approach
  • 99% healthy doesn’t mean 100% injured
  • Is training a part of you or a hassle?
  • Figuring out what matters to you
  • A deep search for your why

We've extended the C26 Club Discount price until January 31. 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.

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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