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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 10, 2020

The ultimate questions: How much is too much, or is that enough? Today we walk through understanding the body and how you make gains or create losses in fitness based on minimal effective dose. We talk about the difference between Ironman and 70.3 training and how different athletes need different volumes. We also look at how best to approach Zone 2 workouts along with when you should make a decision to smash your legs. All in the them of why understanding your body outside of the numbers is the ultimate path to confident racing. 

Topics:

  • Don't forget about the 2021 C26 Club, the training plan that lays out a full year of workouts around your races. 
  • Mike and Robbie Rock n Roll Memory Lane
  • Understanding MINIMAL EFFECTIVE DOSE
  • Planning Races and Hopes for Accomplishments
  • The secret of NOT putting in volume
  • Moving up distance and hours to put in
  • The addiction of MORE
  • How you overtrain or hurt yourself
  • When your workouts are a negative
  • Getting the most out of the least
  • Burnout
  • Short Ironman Blocks
  • What if we plateau?
  • Are you training or just getting more tired?
  • Finding the mental and physical balance
  • What’s too much, what’s too often?
  • How to get your best daily response
  • Training volume for 70.3 vs. Ironman training
  • Managing stress appropriately
  • Why total training miles varies so much between athletes
  • Training is about loading stress
  • When sleep is better than a workout
  • Finding net positives vs net negatives
  • When you should push past prescribed volume
  • What to do when your body says “I’ve got more in me”
  • How to recognize when to quit a workout
  • Connecting perceived effort to your body and brain
  • Will an extra 30 minutes make you better or just “feel” better
  • Is what you’re doing necessary??
  • How to make the best in-race decisions
  • Believing that deep down we have the ability
  • “If you come into Ironman with no doubts and are totally confident, you’re overtrained.” - Sebastian Kienle
  • You should be confident enough that you don’t need to see it until you see it
  • Only a few matches to burn
  • Do you need to see it, or KNOW it?
  • Each training day should make sense
  • How you should approach Zone 2 rides
  • Recognizing “if you have it” today
  • Numbers and HR don’t matter unless you understand your body
  • How to CONTROL your race
  • Understanding Zone Range Average

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  • Registration is now open for the C26 Club Training Program. Take the worry and stress out of your 2021 season. For more information, please visit www.C26Triathlon.com/the-c26-club
  • Looking for a swim analysis, personalized zones for training, and an awesome experience? Check out our New C26 Hub Training Center in Chattanooga. 
  • C26 Gear is now available (for a limited time) at www.c26triathlon.com/c26-store  A great way to support the podcast! 
  • Looking for an awesome coach? Former Professional triathlete, Jessica Jacobs is now coaching for C26 Triathlon. Check out her bio and contact information at our Coaching Page on C26Triathlon.com 

    Big Shout out to podcast listener and Wordpress designer Bobby Hughes for helping get the new c26triathlon.com off the ground. If you like what you see and may need a website, check out Bobby’s work at https://hughesdesign.co/

    You can also slide by www.crushingiron.com which is now the official blog page for the podcast. Community and coaching information are at www.c26triathlon.com 

    Our 2020 C26 Camps are sold out (other than swim camp) Find out more on our Camps Page.

    If you'd like to support the Crushing Iron Podcast, hit up our Pledge Page and help us keep this podcast on the rails. Thanks in advance!

    Are you thinking about raising your game or getting started in triathlon with a coach? Check out our Crushing Iron Coaching Philosophy Video

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    For information on the C26 Coach’s Eye custom swim analysis, coaching, or training camps email: C26Coach@gmail.com

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