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Fining your disruptive force

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss stepping out of your comfort zone to see improvements and finding your "disruptive force."

Asphalt or Concrete, Which to Run On?

Here's one for which every running shoe shop employee thinks they know the best answer. If you just apply a little common sense, and physics of course, you can figure out what's best for your training be you a 60 mile per week athlete or one with lesser aspirations. Ready? They're equal. Since both concrete and asphalt are easily...

How to Get Out The Door on Those Mornings You Don't Want To

Not everyone can be an Ironman. Not everyone wants to be an Ironman. And, some that want to be an Ironman are told they don't have what it takes. But once you're an Ironman, you're an Ironman for eternity. It was an Ironman who came up with, "Swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, run 26.2 miles, and brag for the rest of your life." ...

Time, Family, and Training

I just got a DM from a guy who is experiencing what it’s like to try to train and race at the same time the family and career responsibilities are increasing. Here was my response: I can relate, Jim. Lots of athletes ask about things related to this topic. (I once had a guy tell me he had been sentenced to a 30-year mortgage and 3 kids. Seems a bit harsh ...

Transition running, injuries, @benkanute debut 70.3!

On today's show Iott and Zucco engage in a discussion about transition running and dealing with some run specific injuries.

Drink to Thirst or By Plan? The Big Guns Weigh In

How do we reconcile the thoughts of two respected, and usually correct triathlon information sources in this important matter? Last weeks blog, Drink to Thirst? Hah! It Doesn't Hold Water , buff.ly/2mGgv6R was not only fun to write but one able to bring out a more complete picture of hydration. In short, what works for one athlete, or o...

Drink to Thirst? Hah! It Doesn't Hold Water.

While strolling through Youtube recently, listening to a little Juke Box Hero by Foreigner, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7tzi8wkYgI , I found this below: “At my school in 5 th grade, some IT guy was leaving the school, so my class wrote a parody of this song called ‘Macbook Hero’ since he fixed the Apple Macbooks my school used. The entire ...

run-focused 70.3 training, additional nutritional follow-up

On today's  show, Iott and Zucco dive into focusing on run training for 70.3 races.  We also have a follow up on our popular nutrition show with Tanya.

Exercise More, Drink More Alcohol? They Talking About You?

Whenever reassembling your bike, you'll get to a part that uses unique fasteners. You will drop at least one. It will ping, tink and plunk off of 3 or 4 surfaces and then disappear from the space-time continuum! Later, after you've had a new one FedExed in, at a cost near the value of your LBS entire inventory, the old one will turn up. Often just...