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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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Sep 1, 2022

You’ve come this far, don’t confuse “getting fresh” with being lazy. Taper means so many things to so many people, but today we look at the best ways to approach taper, both mentally and physically. We talk about everything from how to handle your workouts, to packing, and mental roller coasters throughout taper. We look at phantom pains, visualizing and a gradual recovery. We also talk about your plan when you GET to the race so you can stay focused and on point. Stay in your zone, don’t let the body shut down, and get rid of as much life stress as you can. 

Topics:

  • Walk Out Song 
  • Phone music and video 
  • 70.3 and Full Taper 
  • Athlete Guides 
  • Right and wrong decisions in Taper 
  • Taper is in Pencil
  • Feel sluggish? 
  • Mental battles
  • Staying in your zone
  • Save your energy
  • Get Fresh Gradually
  • Don’t remove intensity
  • Fresh But Prime
  • Adjusting best case scenarios
  • Feeling the feeling of being fresh
  • Letting off the gas can be dangerous
  • Rationalizing TOTAL rest
  • Don’t let the body completely shut down
  • Remember what it’s like to feel fast
  • What life things can you do to remove stress?
  • Clear your plate 
  • Train, THEN be lazy
  • Have a plan when you GET to the Race
  • Pre-Race Haircuts
  • Laying out your stuff
  • Pack what you REALLY NEED early
  • Removing stress but staying focused
  • Start visualizing
  • Make your list
  • Panic turned into fun
  • Mind shifting practice
  • Meditation in motion
  • When we dial in physically but not mentally . . . 
  • Humble Reminders
  • Set yourself up for success

Mike Tarrolly - CrushingIron@gmail.com

Robbie Bruce - C26Coach@gmail.com

www.c26triathlon.com

www.crushingiron.com

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