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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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Apr 12, 2022

Back in Chattanooga with some great questions from the listeners. Fueling for Ironman bike, Heart Rate variability in sleep, HR testing, how much and when, Bike cleat fits, riding in wind, compact chain rings, prep vs. build, how to run the IM marathon, and playing mind games with yourself.

Topics:

  • Getting deeper sleep
  • HR Variability while asleep
  • Stress on the down low
  • The Gap and the Gain
  • List the accomplishments not failures
  • Bike fueling for Ironman (or a Century Ride)
  • HR formula
  • Average vs. Max HR
  • RPE
  • When and how often do HR tests
  • Re-adjusting Zones
  • Using a Sprint or an Olympic to test
  • IMTX - Be prepared
  • Dealing with the wind
  • The mental drain of riding outside
  • Cleat placement is overlooked
  • Bike fits and run problems
  • How much should you PUSH?
  • Prep vs. Build phase
  • Compact vs. standard chain rings
  • How to run the entire IM marathon
  • Playing mind games with yourself
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