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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: March, 2019
Mar 28, 2019

We truly believe going into races with confidence matters. Today we talk about how to make the right choices along the way and build confidence will minimizing the impact of your weaknesses. Racing, training, and living with confidence means you're relaxed, and being relaxed translates into better performance.  

Topics:  

Confront Fears - innate alarm system - fear’s only goal is to protect you, so it doesn’t notice when it’s keeping out something good. Anxiety comes from a lack of practice. Most compelling fear is what You Don’t Know. Reprogram by confronting fears. Push yourself out of the comfort zone. Get familiar with things you don’t know

Own Your Strengths - Negative comments outweigh positive ones. Memory takes longer to store good things than bad things. Instinctively drawn to negativity. You’re you’re own worst enemy. We dwell on weaknesses. Commit a little extra time to focus on your strengths. 

Set Attainable Goals - Step by step goal setting to find something we can be proud of. Develop ourselves emotionally using lists. Daily or weekly boxes to check give progress a physical shape. Seeing progress keeps pushing us. Rack up achievement after achievement. Think of each project as a goal. 

Help Someone - Altruism- Donate and volunteer. Give me a sense of purpose and positivity. Stimulates a rush of oxytocin. 

Separate Your Weaknesses - Learn to Truly accept criticism. Separate weaknesses into things you can change and things you can’t. 

Stop Comparing - Destructive habit. Beautiful people and amazing lifestyles. You’ll never be them. You’ll only be you. 

Look Confident - Modify appearance and body language. 

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 

Mar 25, 2019

We all have different body types, strengths, weaknesses, and mindsets, so how do we work with what we have and make the most of it? Today's focus is on how you can make the best decisions for the type of athlete you are and how that applies to different race courses. We also look at how to analyze race results. Work hard, be smart, love what you do. 

Topics:

  • Picking a Race Course that’s best for you
  • how does natural talent play into triathlon?
  • Training to your strengths and weaknesses
  • Is the term athleticism overrated?
  • Work hard, be smart, and love what you do
  • Everyone Has natural strengths
  • Train to your body type
  • What conditions suit you best?
  • How to analyze race results
  • Different courses for different horses
  • What makes a course fast, or slow?
  • How to weigh variables for your best course

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 

  • 5th Avenue bar Review 
  • Setting yourself up for your best day
  • Strategically Patient
  • Apply Your Best Self to Race Day
Mar 21, 2019

How often do you reflect on your health or ability to do triathlon? Do you really believe you can write a new chapter, or even get faster? Well, you can. Improvement, just like ill health takes time. This podcast is really about keeping focused on the big picture while appreciating the small gains. 

Topics:

  • ONE Bracket is enough
  • Appreciating your health and fitness 
  • Do you BELIEVE you can get faster?
  • Mental and emotional transformations
  • How training and racing brings out your Truth
  • Challenging your beliefs
  • It’s never too late to discover the next you
  • “I’ll never be able to do this”
  • Races as a journey of exploration
  • Expectations vs. Satisfaction
  • Why not you??
  • Religion and politics
  • 100 different versions of “fast”
  • Don’t judge yourself
  • Comparing yourself to other people
  • Are you going to be race ready?
  • Fast + efficient = effortless 
  • Candy Bar Discussion

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 

Mar 18, 2019
  • Craving Benchmarks
  • The “Meh” Training Days
  • Impatient with patience
  • Defining “Breakthrough” Workouts
  • Making poor decisions DURING workouts
  • Just when you’re ready to throw in the towel . . . 
  • Stress and accumulation
  • Triathlon Hangry
  • The Pressure of Big Races
  • Emotional Discomfort
  • “I’m not ready”
  • The “Cancun Workout”
  • Try “Hop in” Races
  • Racing with a blank slate
  • Glimpsing Fitness
  • Burning matches vs. Striking Matches
  • How To Trust Your Training
  • Building a deeper relationship with your body
  • Invest and let it sit

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 

Mar 14, 2019

Our 250th Crushing Iron Podcast seems fitting as it's about staying motivated and energized by making sure you're handling your training load in the right way. If you've been around triathlon a while, you realize it's not easy to overtrain, but it's definitely easy to under-recover. 

Topics: 

  • start again today 
  • exercising as you age
  • Load Management
  • How to understand volume
  • When to pick up volume 
  • it’s hard to over exercise but easy to under recover 
  • why athletes under perform in workouts
  • turning fast into far 
  • stress as volume
  • Weekend Warriors
  • making adjustments in training and races
  • how life impacts training
  • training to where you are
  • training to get you to the next step
  • fatigue resistance “reserves”
  • when you should under train
  • who slows down the least?
  • weekend warrior mentality 
  • a glimpse of how it feels to Taper
  • Why weekdays might be more important that big weekends
  • Do yourself and your body a favor
  • What is Epic?

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 

Mar 11, 2019

Building confidence is a daily process that can often come from little things you doing think about. It's difficult for most of us to look at where we came from and apply it to where we're going when we hit a bump in the road. Today, we explore different approaches to gain confidence in your health, training, and racing. 

Topics:

  • Defining our Podcast
  • What is confidence?
  • How does confidence relate to your life?
  • How do you build confidence?
  • Two Types of Athletes as a Race Approaches:
    • Accumulate Confidence over weeks and months
    • Experiential confidence (I rode 112 or a 1/2)
  • Quality vs. Quantity 
  • The Importance of Cycling to Running
  • The mindset of qualifying for Boston
  • Repetition and Results
  • Don’t ram your head into a pole 
  • Peaking ON Race Day 
  • Don't Try 
  • Understanding Where You Are in Training
  • How to Look Back at where you’ve come from
  • Confidence means nothing without action
  • Beating peer pressure
  • There’s no better roots than your own
  • When to Push Yourself to the Next Level

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 

Mar 7, 2019

Race season is here, is your mind in the right place? We take a step back from Emo and get into ways to rejuvenate the energy and make the transition into race season. Finding your competitor, leaning into your passion, breaking out of the "Perfection Jail." We also go on a little rant about Brick Obsession and why it's so overrated. 

Topics:

  • Be dependable to yourself
  • Coach talks about his training struggles
  • Why we don’t always talk about the numbers
  • From Emo to competitive
  • Family transitions and Life Transitions
  • Not obsessing about Races
  • Showing yourself Grace
  • You can’t be the outcome and process
  • It’s time to wake up
  • Don’t Chase the Wrong Things
  • The Perfection Jail 
  • Lean Into What You Have at the Moment
  • Managing Load 
  • How to best move workouts
  • Running off the bike (Brick strategy)

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 

Mar 4, 2019

If you're struggling with: fatigue, getting faster, health, motivation, your "why," happiness, loneliness, having fun with training, balancing life, or Race Day stress . . . Then this is the podcast for you.

The Crushing Iron Podcast is released every Monday and Thursday.

Topics: 

  • Why it’s good to be around races
  • How that can also create bad decisions
  • Running, the melting pot sport
  • Are you losing the fun of it?
  • Training is supposed to be an OUTLET
  • Ripping Away the Fun of Training
  • When was the last time you had fun?
  • When you do something more you get better at it
  • Running Slow is getting faster under the surface
  • Seriousness numbs us
  • You gotta be loose on race week
  • Why you should be grateful to do this
  • Nothing is fun when you’re tired
  • Hungry, angry, lonely, or tired?
  • Triathletes Playing Poker 2
  • Addiction to Disruption
  • Are You on a Reactionary Mission?
  • All this pain and gain
  • Pushing and Proving Yourself to Yourself

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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