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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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Aug 6, 2021

Today we talk about how you should “feel” when you train. How much is too much, how much is not enough. Is 70.3 shape good enough to do a short Ironman build? Also, the “Ironman freak out” and how most athletes translate their panic into over training. Can you be in better Ironman shape than 70.3 shape? And finally we look at IRONMAN Wisconsin’s move to June and how that will affect athletes and the race itself.

Topics:

  • The IRONMAN FREAK OUT
  • Who would be our ideal guest?
  • When do you start your build?
  • Burning matches in training
  • Overconfidence and your race
  • How to peak at the perfect time
  • Mental peaks
  • The difference between Ironman and 70.3 shape
  • Tired and fatigued too early in the cycle
  • Finding that late season spark in training
  • Being fresh on race day
  • Chasing “gains” on every workout
  • Understanding absorbing the load
  • Sticking to the intention of the workout
  • Couch to Ironman
  • Raising the percentage of getting to the start line healthy and fresh
  • Hammering yourself into the ground
  • Mental, emotional, physical burn out
  • When you need a long taper . . .
  • 7 to 8 week builds
  • Appropriately challenging
  • How the body absorbs load and calls for more
  • Fast vs. Sturdy
  • The fear of not running or cycling far enough
  • Long bricks
  • Hysteria causing facebook groups
  • The Extreme approach
  • Managing effort
  • Ironman Wisconsin in June??

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