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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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Feb 4, 2021

This is our second version of “Fraud or For Real” and we answer questions from our closed Facebook group. We look at drafting on the run, carb loading, training through bad diets. Also, goggle fog, are shoes faster than others, optimum weight for racing, road bikes vs. tri bikes. And what about disc wheels? Do they make that much difference? Is there a comfortable saddle? Do shorter cranks help triathletes? And . . . what’s the perfect taper? 

Topics:

  • You can Draft While Running?
  • Is there such a thing as “Carb Loading”
  • You can “out-train” a bad diet
  • The Nike ZoomX Vaporfly will take minutes off my run?
  • The best way to avoid goggle fog is spitting?
  • The less I weigh, the faster I will be?
  • If you don’t complete a set of Tarzan drills coach will give you the same drills twice in the same week?
  • The perfect taper doesn’t exist?
  • If you don’t eat the right balance of protein and carbs right after a workout, you are not maximizing the benefits of the workout?
  • Disk wheel or no disk? Really that important for a Sprint or Oly?
  • I will one day find a saddle that my tushie finds comfortable?
  • Shorter cranks are in general better for triathletes?
  • The more “stuff” I have, the better I’ll get?
  • My road bike can smoke your trip bike on any course that is not totally flat. So I’m better off saving 4k?
  • A fan is super important for cooling during bike workouts?

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  • Registration is now open for the C26 Club Training Program. Take the worry and stress out of your 2021 season planning, recovering, taper, etc. For more information, please visit www.C26Triathlon.com/the-c26-club
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  • 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 

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    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 

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