By Coach Robbie Over the weekend I woke up super pumped for what I expected would be a harder than normal ride. However I was coming off an easier day just before so I “assumed” I would be fresh and
I’ll never forget the first time I was on a triathlon TT bike, I felt like an idiot. It was nothing like my childhood days of riding to pool. It was a stiff, awkward, and uncomfortable experience . . . never mind
When I think back to training for my first Ironman, there’s one word that always pops up: uncertainty. It’s just such a great unknown that there’s no way to really assure yourself you’re going to finish. And yes, while I
Here is your first Crushing Iron FRIDAY FIVE. Each week we will dig up enlightening reads and training strategies for Swim, Bike, Run, a Wild Card and Bonus. We’ll also embed a motivational video. Hopefully this helps you get through some of these long
Coach Robbie and I recently recorded a podcast on off-season training myths. Here’s a taste of the discussion in outline form. Be sure to subscribe to the Crushing Iron podcast on iTunes. THREE OFF SEASON TRIATHLON TRAINING MYTHS 1 .
I’ve had a lot of requests for a Music City Triathlon Course Preview so I thought I’d drive down to the river and take care of business. Now, I raced the old course, so my information might not be totally
Even though I am one, sometimes I hate cyclists. Especially when I’m running. I grew up in the day when you just road your bike and didn’t run into people or in front of cars. We sort of used .
[follow_me] If you’re into mountain biking, the Chequamegon 40 in Hayward, WI has got to be one of the coolest races around. It started in 1983 and over 2,000 riders tear off into the woods and end up 40 miles
Talk about bike handling skills. These guys have unbelievable command.
Sometimes you get a sense that everything is fine, and that’s how I felt after Saturday’s 110 mile ride on Natchez Trace. It was my longest cycling experience by nearly 40 miles, but for some reason I wasn’t nearly as