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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. Two coaches, 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 9, 2019

Are you truly honest with yourself about your race goals or are you basing targets on the Triathlon False Positives? Today, we look at energy exertion and how triathletes trick themselves into thinking training days equal race performance. We look at smart race planning for bike with real average and normalized watts. How running with music and cycling to movies can affect your race energy, and how Power Meters should be used to make you a better runner. 

  • Cycling paces and power on different courses
  • How football negative split applies to triathlon
  • Why do we take the swim for granted
  • Quit blaming the run
  • Rest, stress, and execution
  • Average vs. Normalized Power
  • Lower power, faster race?
  • Patience and trust
  • When to empty the tank
  • The weight of expectations
  • A gigantic mistake triathletes make
  • How to be REAL with your FTP
  • Using a power meter to be a better runner
  • 3 False Positives in Triathlon
    • 100’s in swim to the race
    • Basing percentage of watts on best training day of year
    • Basing the race run on your best long training run
  • Don’t expect training PRs on Race Day
  • If you think you’re going the right speed, it’s probably too fast
  • Running with music
  • Riding with movies
  • Guessing at a number we hope to be on race day
  • Mental fatigue from paying attention
  • Emotional Race Simulation
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