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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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Jun 27, 2019

Do you get trapped in loops of negative self-talk? This can be a huge burden to carry when training. Today, we look at ways to manage your training so that you keep good energy and build a pattern of confidence. We get rid of "pass or fail" workouts and show how each training session (no matter how small) can be translated into mental preparation for a race. Finish strong, happy, and healthy.

 Topics:

  • Cycles of Negativity 
  • What makes a successful athlete?
  • Running by feel
  • Talking yourself into being stagnant 
  • Appreciating how far you’ve come
  • Coach athlete relationship on big picture
  • Do you give up on yourself?
  • How do you push yourself?
  • Mental wins vs mental losses 
  • Effort vs. Itinerary driven workouts
  • Getting rid of pass or fail workouts
  • Effort towards execution
  • Beat yesterday? 
  • Who slows down the least
  • How to finish strong
  • Mental exploration of pace and effort
  • Be an expert of knowing your body
  • Bonking vs. Terrible Execution
  • The Person Who Makes the least amount of mistakes wins

Struggling with your Swim? Join our new SWIM SQUAD 12 Month Program and build confidence in the water. You'll get 4 workouts a week, 4 customized video swim analysis, weekly swim tip videos and discounts on our Swim Camps. For more information go to this link

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

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

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

Jun 24, 2019

Triathlon is about getting better at the sport and in life. And along with getting better comes the fun. So who would guess swimming hard in open water then climbing hills in heat on the bike or run could be fun? Satisfaction and confidence ultimately lead to fun because you know you are capable. You SEE it . . . so you BELIEVE it. Today we get into ways triathletes can break cycles and get unstuck.

Topics:

  • Power of getting out of you own reality 
  • How to get unstuck
  • Pushing to be better at life
  • How do you change up a stale routine?
  • The Journey of Self-Exploration
  • Mental breakthroughs
  • Mindless Cycling 
  • Real World Fitness
  • Perfect Pat vs. Weathered Willie 
  • Predetermined decisions vs. reactions
  • When your mind suffocates you
  • Racing blind takes you out of your mind
  • Re-write the story you’re telling yourself
  • Do you believe what your coach sees?
  • Challenging beliefs about yourself
  • When bad workouts become affirmations

Struggling with your Swim? Join our new SWIM SQUAD 12 Month Program and build confidence in the water. You'll get 4 workouts a week, 4 customized video swim analysis, weekly swim tip videos and discounts on our Swim Camps. For more information go to this link

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

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 

Jun 20, 2019

Are you in triathlon for your next race or to keep getting better? We're on this "age is a number" kick and we believe your best potential is ahead of you. Will you be even better as you age? In 5 years? It's all about committing to the process and of course being patient. Is your two favorite parts of racing, signing up and finishing? Might be time to rethink your approach to the process. 

Topics:

  • Where Do You Want to be in 5 years?
  • Getting Rid of the Pressure
  • Conversations with Friends
  • Do you treat races as an expiration date?
  • What do you value most?
  • Mike on Father’s Day
  • Where do you want your life to go?
  • Where do you want to be as an athlete?
  • Isolation tendencies
  • Overtraining tendencies
  • Well, you know . . . 
  • Shortcuts don't cut it
  • The optics vs. substance

Struggling with your Swim? Join our new SWIM SQUAD 12 Month Program and build confidence in the water. You'll get 4 workouts a week, 4 customized video swim analysis, weekly swim tip videos and discounts on our Swim Camps. For more information go to this link

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

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 

Jun 17, 2019

Fatigue is one of the most misunderstood concepts in triathlon. We usually want to carry fatigue, but we don't want to be tired. But how do you know the difference? Today, we look at training fatigue and how to embrace it without getting sick or tired. We also take a deep look into the concept of negative split and how it should play a role in training. 

Topics:

  • Age is a Number
  • Heat and dew points
  • Gauging Muscular fatigue vs. Tired
  • Training to stay tired
  • A Great Sign of Fitness
  • Signs of being over tired
  • The Swim is a great barometer of tired
  • You shouldn’t be totally exhausted! 
  • Mile one should be your slowest
  • Motivation takes ENERGY
  • What "grumpy" says
  • Food as an indicator of mindset 
  • Short term feel goods
  • Healthy, Sick, or Getting Better
  • The Negative Split Mentality 
  • Fatigue is the product of consistency
  • Waking up with a stranger
  • Taking time off INSIDE a workout
  • The fewest mistakes usually wins
  • The lonely sailboat analogy

Struggling with your Swim? Join our new SWIM SQUAD 12 Month Program and build confidence in the water. You'll get 4 workouts a week, 4 customized video swim analysis, weekly swim tip videos and discounts on our Swim Camps. For more information go to this link

We currently have ONE slot open for August camp. For more information on camps, click this link 

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

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 

Jun 13, 2019

Tulsa wins next Ironman location. Boulder is canceled. Kona goes to Age Group Wave Start. We talk about it all, plus potential new 70.3 locations, the negative impact of Ironman Facebook groups, and the timing of Ironman announcements. We also get into how to pick the race that’s best for your emotions and how to show yourself grace in training. 

Topics:

  • Ironman Tulsa Is Next
  • More 70.3’s On The Way?
  • Ironman Boulder Cancelled
  • Should they announced Boulder differently?
  • Kona Swim Start to Waves
  • Is Kona’s Change about the bike?
  • The Perfect Way To Start a Triathlon
  • Ironman 70.3 Muncie
  • Ironman 70.3 Ohio
  • Ironman Wisconsin
  • Are Race Facebook Groups Bad for the sport?
  • When should they announce the Swim cancelations?
  • How to pick your best race venue
  • Picking a race
  • Suck it up and make it work
  • Showing yourself Grace

Struggling with your Swim? Join our new SWIM SQUAD 12 Month Program and build confidence in the water. You'll get 4 workouts a week, 4 customized video swim analysis, weekly swim tip videos and discounts on our Swim Camps. For more information go to this link

We currently have ONE slot open for August camp. For more information on camps, click this link 

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

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 

 

Jun 10, 2019

It's Always Safety First for Us! And we are very passionate about Swim Preparation. On a weekend with another IM Swim cancelation and another death in the swim, we talk about ways to make the sport safer. We focus preparation, warm ups, not taking the swim for granted, and competitive waves. Also, looking at Ironman Louisville's new Run Course. 

Topics:

  • Help us spread the word with an iTunes Review! 
  • Tri-Louisville Recap
  • Mike’s Ironman Louisville Swim Re-enactment
  • New Ironman Louisville Run Course
  • IM 70.3 Eagleman Canceled Swim 
  • Preparing for the Swim 
  • Ironman Volunteers 
  • IM 70.3 Wisconsin Swim
  • Water Rescue Crews
  • Your Responsibility in the Swim 
  • The Race is ON when Swim Starts
  • 41:00   - mike/robbie swim combo 
  • Competitive Waves
  • Ironman Duathlon Series

Struggling with your Swim? Join our new SWIM SQUAD 12 Month Program and build confidence in the water. You'll get 4 workouts a week, 4 customized video swim analysis, weekly swim tip videos and discounts on our Swim Camps. For more information go to this link

We currently have ONE slot open for August camp. For more information on camps, click this link 

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

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 

Jun 6, 2019

Do you suffer from "Epic Challenge Syndrome?" What's the cut off line when pushing your body to get faster and stronger? And how do you gauge it? If there's one golden rule in triathlon (especially as we get older) it's "Respect Your Body." Taking things slowly almost always wins. Today we look at ways to produce longer and healthier careers in triathlon and the bedroom (well, kidding on the last part, but maybe not?). 

  • Epic Challenge syndrome 
  • Building speed and longevity
  • Healthy conversations with your body
  • Depression, Anxiety
  • Volume and Moods
  • Finding the Right Volume
  • Load Volume in Taper 
  • Are you Bought In?
  • Training on the Defensive
  • Confidence In Your Coach
  • Eat when you’re ready instead of rushing
  • Races aren’t ever the same
  • How to measure fitness
  • Outshooting your Fitness
  • THIS is the hardest race you’ve done
  • Can you sleep with your results?
  • Effort and Pain 
  • What you give should be enough

Struggling with your Swim? Join our new SWIM SQUAD 12 Month Program and build confidence in the water. You'll get 4 workouts a week, 4 customized video swim analysis, weekly swim tip videos and discounts on our Swim Camps. For more information go to this link

We currently have ONE slot open for August camp. For more information on camps, click this link 

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

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 

Jun 3, 2019

This is triathlon as a reflection of your life. Are you self aware when it comes to your training? Understand the big picture and/or when to take a day off? Today, we talk about training plans and how they should unfold, understanding boundaries and how recognize when you're getting better.

Topics:

  • When to take days off
  • Self awareness 
  • Emotional Investment required for Ironman
  • Poor time management 
  • Are you willing to give up things?
  • Being proactive in beating burnout
  • Triathlon as a Reflection of our Life
  • Why your get in a stress cycle
  • Are you afraid of losing fitness in a week?
  • Triathlon as a metaphor for life
  • Life and training constancy reflect each other
  • Why “In the moment” really works
  • How do you know when you really learned?
  • Data: The most overrated part of triathlon
  • Learning vs. Deep Understanding 
  • Development takes time 
  • Do it correctly or just complete it?
  • Perfectionism is a Grandiose word for Procrastination 
  • Confusion equals Uncomfortable
  • Investing in your foundation
  • Farming out your work 
  • It only works if you work it 
  • Building the icing but not the cake
  • When your specific workouts mean nothing

Struggling with your Swim? Join our new SWIM SQUAD 12 Month Program and build confidence in the water. You'll get 4 workouts a week, 4 customized video swim analysis, weekly swim tip videos and discounts on our Swim Camps. For more information go to this link

We currently have ONE slot open for August camp. For more information on camps, click this link 

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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