Training Bible Coaching Podcast
Join Adam and Scott, two elite level age group athletes and triathlon coaches with Training Bible coaching for the latest in triathlon training and racing information including interviews with professional and elite level age group triathletes.

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss maintaining proper life balance within training.  We also interview accomplished author and board certified Health Coach, Hayley Hobson. 

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On today's  show, Iott and Zucco discuss ideas on how to maintain your training when taking a family vacation.  We also discuss doping and triathlon and ex-pro cyclists racing age group Ironman. 

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On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss our latest race at the Kansas 70.3 including our specific race tactics and strategy.  We also give away some more SWAG!

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On today's show Iott and Zucco introduce the newest member to the TrainingBible Coaching  family, Robert Haviland.  We offer 3 free months coaching to 3 lucky athletes.  We also discuss Olympic Distance race tips.

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On today's show Iott and Zucco analyze the 70.3 St. Croix race and dive into Adam's power file.  We also discuss the topic of having 70.3 races qualify for the Ironman World Champs. 

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On Today's show, Iott and Zucco preview this weekend's upcoming race at Wildflower and discuss what to do when the race course changes due to weather or other unavoidable circumstances.  We also interview, DARE2TRI director Keri Serota. 

 

 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco continue our discussion on data analysis and how you can make some changes in your training to improve.  We also discuss Adam's age group win in Oceanside.

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On today's show Iott and Zucco begin a series discussion on power meter and GPS files and the analysis of the data that you may produce in training.  This show we discuss the Performance Management Chart inside of WKO+.

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On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss transitioning from a base phase to a build phase including some workouts that will help ease the transition.  We also chat about  using Training Stress Score to compare training blocks.   

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On today's show Iott and Zucco give some updates on the happenings in our training.  We also discuss a protocol on returning from a running injury, and give away a copy of Triathlon Science. 

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On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss ways to simulate hills when stuck on an indoor trainer or treadmill.  We also announce details of our 2014 Ironman Wisconsin Training Camp. 

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On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss tips for the athlete who is looking to transition from the beginner level to intermediate or novice. These include training tips as well as daily life suggestions. We also give away 2 months of free coaching to 4 lucky athletes. AND, next week we will be doing a Google Hangount on 1/28 at 5:30 CST. Hangout name: Training Bible Podcast

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco start with an interveiw with TBC coach Steen Rose.  We have a new winter training camp option, and we discuss road cycling vs. triathlon cycling.  Also, installment #3 in our giveaway contest.

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On today's brief show, Iott and Zucco discuss snowy running vs. treadmill running and begin to start a new segment on "debates."  Try this swim set, 4 x 1000 at goal IM pace on :20 rest. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss several things that you should consider when planning your goal race for 2014.  We also start our 2013 Holiday Giveaway! 

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On today's show, we replay one of our most downloaded shows.  We interview Amy Kubal, a Paleo Diet Nutrionist about getting lean and shedding some winter weight.  Good stuff!!

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco continue our discussion on velocity at Vo2 max this time using swimming as the example.  We also discuss some tips for layering up for the winter and racing strategies for riding rolling hills. 

 

Velocity at Vo2max SWIMMING

Main set:  10 x 50 ALL OUT with equal recovery  If your 50 time drops more than 10%, end the session. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco begin a discussion on good things to do in the offseason training period.  Today we discuss the goals of working on body composition, developing high intensity intervals into your cycling, identifying limiters and a good CrossFit debate. 

 

VO2 max session #1:  Main set 1-2 x 3 (3 x 1 minute at 130% of threshold) 2-3 minutes of recovery in between each interval

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On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss our race at Ironman Florida. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco preview Ironman Florida.  The course, the logistics, and the tips!!

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss our race at the 2014 Ironman World Championships  in Kona.  We also release some information to our audience about 2014 camps and the right to purchase a slot to the 2014 Ironman Arizona. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco talk live from Kona about our 2013 race predictions.  We also have TBC elite coach Jim Vance with us, and he gives a very interesting statistical perspective of some run analysis in prior Kona years.

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco recap the Vegas 70.3 world championships.  We also discuss some tips for the last few weeks of your Ironman build preps and give some key workout examples.

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On today's show Iott sits down with Break Through Multisport President, Ryan Reill.  We discuss all things Ironman Arizona, and have MAJOR announcements about a partnership with TrainingBibleCoaching!!

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss overcoming obstacles in training, we bring back a few segments from the dead, and giveaway a GARMIN!!

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For today's show, we replay our 2012 Ironman Wisconsin course preview, and talk about strategies for racing the Ironman distance.  We give a very detailed Ironman Wisconsin course preview with both of our perspectives on the swim, bike, and run courses.  Lastly, we discuss our secret long bike topics, and what really goes on during those 4+ hour bike rides.

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On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss Steelhead 70.3 and the entire race weekend experience.  We also need your input on the best road trip food after a race!!

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss tips for swimming in choppy or rough open water, we also dissect our recent race in Racine, and decide if a "true" vacation is possible for a triathlete.

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss track workouts for all race distances and ability levels.  We also highlight Ben Kanute's top American finish at ITU Kitz, and have a intro on our training logs so far this summer!

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On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss the topic of overdistance training and the physical and mental benefits it has as a component of your training plan.  We also do a review of our most recent races Eagleman and Kansas 70.3s.  Lastly, we offer  up another Garmin to one of our lucky listeners. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss race tactics, from experiences and from the experiences of others.  We discuss where and when to make moves throughout  each race distance. 

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On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss measuring training stress.  We also highligh four components of training, duration, frequency and intensity and how some athletes mistakenly default to comparing everything in terms of only volume.  Plus, win a BOOK and a FREE spot at our next camp. 

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On today’s show, Iott and Zucco discuss all things bike related.  We talk about Julie Diben’s upcoming Time Trial race at the Tour of California and some of the preparations that Adam made to be s pecific to the course.  We also disucss whether or not you should add intervals to your long ride when focusing on Ironman racing. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco sit down with Deb Hodgett, Carla Hastert, and Lindsay Zucco on their new book Tri-Mom.  We discuss the challenges facing mothers as they juggle the many different facets of their lives.  Also, don't forget our  FREE camp on May 24-26th, details inside!!

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss Scott's race in New Orleans and  give away our free code to our May camp!!

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss dialing in your race nutriition and we give some guidelines for planning on proper intake during half ironman races.  We also highlight ways  to avoid panic when race nutrition goes bad on race day.  Lastly, we interview personal trainer, Tony Bruno about muscle activation technique, what it is and who it could benefit.

Goal Power Week 9 - Main set 25 minutes at 100-105% of FTP, 10 minutes easy spin, 4 x 3 minutes at BEST POWER with 2 minutes recovery

Goal Power  Week 10 - Main set 25 minutes at 105-110% of FTP, 10 minutes easy spin, 4 x 3 minutes at BEST POWER with 2 minutes recovery

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss differences between overtraining, overloading, and overreaching.  We identify some symptoms that are often confused with overtraining.  Several new announcements about upcoming events, and things you shouldn't buy that are made generic.

Goal Power #8:  Main set 20 minutes at 105-110% of FTP, 10 minutes easy spin, then 5 x 2 minuets BEST POWER with 2 minute recoveries

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss Oceanside 70.3 and give a brief race report.  We also introduce a new partnership with Human Kinetics, puslisher of Triathlon Science.  Our topic this week is Swim Base Building.

 

Goal Power #7:  Main set 20 minutes @ 100-105% of FTP, recover with 10 minutes of easy spinning, then 5 x 2 minutes for BEST POWER with 2 minutes recovery.

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss some more benefits of metabolic testing and highlight Jeff Kitchen from Phoenix's methods.  We also preview Adam's first race of the season. 

Goal Power #6:  main set 15 minutes at 105-110 % of FTP, 10 minutes easy spin, 7 x 1:30 with 2 min recoveries

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On today's show, we sit down with Dr. John Post and discuss common foot related injuries and  ways to prevent and treat them.  We also discuss a new triathlon book that has hit the market called Triathlon Science co-edited by Jim Vance and Joe Friel. 

Goal Power week #6:   15 minutes @ 105-110% of FTP, recover with 10 minutes of easy spinning, then 7 x 1.5 minutes for BEST POWER with 2 minutes recovery.

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On Today's show Iott  and Zucco recap from Tuscon Training camp 2013. 


Goal Power #5 Main set:  15 minutes at 100-105% of FTP, 7 minutes easy spin, then 7 x 90 seconds BEST POWER on 2 minutes recovery

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss our approach to the very first race of the season, typically this has been an early season race, which varys greatly from a mid to end of the season "A" race.  We also have part 2 of our interview with Peter Kotland where he discusses days 2 and 3 of Ultraman.

Goal Power week #4:  main set- 13 minutes at 105-110% of your FTP, 7 minutes easy spin, then 5 x 90 seconds with 2 minutes recovery

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss mental toughness during training and tips on how to overcome problems with reaching prescribed intensities within training intervals.  We also talk about how comparing your training to those of your friends isn't a good idea.  Lastly, we have part one of our interview with Peter Kotland, a professional triathlete and Ultraman World Champion.

 

Goal mile week #3:  Main set  13 minutes at 100-105% of FTP, 7 minutes easy spin, then 5 x 90 seconds at BEST POWER with 2 minutes easy in between

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On today's  show, Iott and Zucco recap the 2013 Training Bible Coaching Death Valley camp complete with some good stories.  We also do a course preview on the 70.3 World Championship course and Ironman Louisville. 

Goal Power #2 Main set:  10 minutes at 105-110% of FTP, 5 minutes easy spin, then 5 x 1 minute at BEST POWER with 2 miniutes of easy spinning in between.

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On today's show, Iott sits down with Jay Druml, TrainingBible eltie level coach, to discuss Jay's experience coming back from major back surgery to  qualifying for Ironman World Championships.  We also introduce a new 10 week power focused bike program that we will introduce each week.

 

Goal Power Week #1 - 10 minutes at 100-105% of FTP, 5 minutes easy, 5 x 1 minute @ BEST POWER with 2 minute recoveries.

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On today's show we dig DEEP into the TrainingBible Podcast archives and replay a 2008 interview with David Bush about metabolic testing.  Enjoy, we'll be back next week!!

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On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss the importance of cadence in your training and how you can focus on it both on the road and during a race.  We also preview Racine and Muncie 70.3. 

Goal Mile FINAL WEEK!!!  1600 meters at GOAL PACE, then 10 x 400 m with 60 seconds recovery.

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On todays, show Iott sits down with co-host Jim Vance and talk about professional training.  We also discuss a different approach to typical BASE training.  

Goal mile #13:  1000 at goal pace, 300 at 10k pace, 300 at goal pace  10 x 400 meters with 60 seconds recovery

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco talk about training when when you aren't feeling 100% and some steps you can take to allow your body to heal and continue to train.  We also talk about training during busy times in your life and what is the best training sessions to do when busy.  Lastly, we preview three early season 70.3 races that you may have on your schedule.

Goal Mile #11   900 GP, 400 @ 10k pace, 300 GP   8 x 400 with 60 sec recovery

Goal Mile #12   1000 GP, 400 @ 10k pace, 200 GP  9 x 400 with 60 sec recovery

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco talk about how to set up your basic training week.  We highlight some structure tips to help you be consistent and stay on track.  We also debate the benefits of swimming different strokes other than freestyle.

Goal mile week #10   800 @ goal pace, 400@ 10k pace, 400@ goal pace,  8 x 400 @ 5k pace with 60 sec recovery

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco interview Training Bible Medical Director Dr. John Post.  We discuss the use and abuse of NAIDS for endurance athletes, training with torn or missing meniscus, and hotspots on your feet when riding.  Also, we debate an article that says running may cause pre-mature death in athletes and the topic of Kenesio tape and it's benefits. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss targeting VO2 max in your training.  We hit on what that means, how to determine or estimate output at VO2 max, and key VO2 max sessions.  Also, as a part of our holiday special, we highlight great last minute gifts for your athlete. 

Goal mile week #9:  600 @ GP, 400 @ 10k pace, 600 @ GP  then 7 x 400 meters with 60 seconds recovery in between

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss performance testing in a lab setting AND in the field.  Come along as we tell about our very recent experiences with each type of peformance test on the bike.  We also interview Ryan Bolton on the benefits of a winter training camp. 

Goal mile week #8:  500 @ GP, 200 @ 10k pace, 200 @ GP, 200 @ 10k pace, 500 @ goal pace.  400 easy, then 6 x 400 at 5k pace with 60 sec recovery in between.

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss some key characteristics of a good coach/athlete relationship, including using communication and athlete feedback on vital training decisions and the importance of a having a coach not a friend.  We also highlight several good crosstraining activities that can give your mind and body a break from swim, bike, and run.

Goal Mile Week 7:  500 @ Goal Pace, 600 @ 10k pace, 500 @ Goal Pace, 400 easy jog, then 5 x 400 meters with 60 sec recovery

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco give full recap of Ironman Cozumel.  It's a very detailed experience, one where many lessons are learned and can be applied to other long course races.  Our month long giveaway comes to a close with more winners, and we announce goal mile week 5 and 6.

Goal mile #5  400 GP, 800 at 10k pace, 400 GP  5 x 400 with 60 sec recovery.

Goal mile #6  400 GP, 300 at 10k pace, 200 GP, 300 at 10k pace, 400 GP  5 x 400 with 60 seconds recovery.

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco answer several listener questions about recovering from injury and bad bicycle accidents.  We also have a chance to win dinner  on Adam!!  Goal mile week 4:  300 goal pace/400 10K pace/300 goal pace/400 10k pace/200 goal pace  4x 400 meters at 5k pace with 60 sec recovery.

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco interview professional triathlete, Julie Dibens. 

Goal Mile:  300 goal pace, 1000 at 10K, 300 goal pace, 4 x 400 at 5k pace

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco re-debate the high intensity, low volume type training plan for Ironman.  We highlight some reasons why it may work for some and not others.  We also hit goal mile #2, and have TWO more new contests!!  Goal Mile #2 Main set A: 200 meters at goal pace, 500 meters at 10k pace, 200 meters at goal pace, 500 meters at 10k pace, 200 meters at goal pace.  Main set B: 3 x 400 meters at 5k pace with 60 seconds recovery. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco continue our discussion on offseason training, we "dive" into discussion about swimming.  We also hit on being unmotivated in training and talk about our favorite tunes to listen to as we train.  Goal mile, set A:  200 meters at goal pace, 1200 meters at 10k pace, 200 meters at goal pace. Set B: 2 x 400 meters with 60 seconds recovery at faster than 5k pace. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss our philosophies behind offseason training.  Adam lays out his goals for getting faster this winter and Scott discusses what has worked in prior years.  We also highlight a group training program called Goal Mile where we will introduce a new workout in this 14 week program each week on the show so YOU can join us in getting faster this offseason.  Lastly, our first 3 winners of our MEGA giveaway contest are announced! 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss Adam's race at the 2012 Ironman World Championships.  We also offer, as a thanks to our listeners, an opportunity to win some fantastic prizes!!!

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On today's show, we quickly talk about Adam's experiences in the week before the race. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco talk about the goal setting process for the new season and how important it is for your success.  We also talk about key workouts headed into your goal Ironman race and hit on Lance vs. USADA. 

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On today's show, Iott interviews Paleo diet expert Amy Kubal.  We talk about how fat is an essential part of an endurance athlete's diet, give some suggestions for good snack choices, and discuss how to work on body composition. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco give their respective race reports from Vegas and Madison, and we discuss 5 RULES of Ironman racing!!

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss the taper or peak phase of training.  We use our experiences to talk about common mistakes made by athletes when entering a taper period.  We also give tips and advice on things that should happen in your race week.

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco talk about the Ironman World Championship with expert triathlon coach Mat Steinmetz. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss some different running workouts that you can do off the bike that target race specificity.  We also have some more uncomfortable moments while training.  Lastly, we interview Ben Kanute who just came back from a successful summer of racing ITU in Europe. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco talk about strategies for racing the Ironman distance.  We give a very detailed Ironman Wisconsin course preview with both of our perspectives on the swim, bike, and run courses.  Lastly, we discuss our secret long bike topics, and what really goes on during those 4+ hour bike rides.

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco interview three time Iroman World Champion, Craig Alexander. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss all things Racine 70.3 and our experiences in the race as well as having the opportunity to spend some pre and post race time with current 70.3 and Ironman World Champion, Craig Alexander.  We also dedicate some show time to tips for athletes who are riding on a group ride for the first time. 

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On today's show Iott and Zucco finish our interview with legendary running coach Bobby McGee.  In part 2, Bobby discusses the  mental side of racing and training, including tips for athletes and ways to practice being "mentally tough" during hard sessions.  We also hit on Adam's experience racing a very short Muncie 70.3. 

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On today's show Iott and Zucco interview legendary running coach, Bobby McGee.  We discuss training and racing in hot/humid conditions and how you can do heat acclimation for your next "hot" race. 

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On today's show, Iott and Zucco interview elite age group athlete Joe Lotus.  We discuss how ways to make training while on business travel easier, how using a group can help make you faster, and several things you can incorporate into your training to make you become more efficient. 

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On Today's show, Scott and Adam discuss the meaning of a limiter and how to identify them.  We also talk about a different approach to training periodization called Conjugate Sequence, and Happy Father's day to all the training dads!!

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On today's show, Scott and Adam share some experiences on how to fight through difficult times in racing.  We also interview Wattie Inc. team and Kona hopeful, JJ Brandsetter.  Finally, we talk about what a limiter is and how to find yours. 

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On today's show, Scott and Adam finish their discussion on qualification for world championship events. We talk baseline metrics that Kona qualifiers typically hit and Scott has an "informal" research study to give some guidence for athletes looking to qualifiy for Kona or Vegas. We also talk about the TBC win at Leon's triathlon and 5 lucky athletes will recieve a 3 month FREE coaching package.  Listen for details!!
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Today, we interview TBC elite coach and former Olympian Ryan Bolton.  We talk about key long run sessions and benefits of doing brick workouts.  We also give away a discount code for Ryan's June 29-July 1 Lecture and Run clinic in Chicago.  Please email us for details!!

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On today's show Scott and Adam discuss part one of our thoughts on qualification for world championship races and what we feel athletes should need to be ready to do.  Also, we finalize our trip experiences to the American Triple T triathlon, and we have Ryan Bolton coming to Chicago, find out how you can train with him and his elite Kenyan runners!

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On today's show, Scott and Adam are joined by TrainingBible Elite coach Carla Hastert and we discuss American Triple-T weekend.  Sorry guys, this isn't edited very well, but we hope you enjoy!!

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On today's show Scott and Adam discuss several run workouts that you can do to improve your pacing during a race. We also highlight ways that you can determine an appropriate wattage range to race under. Lastly, Adam reports on his experiences racing Lance down in St. Croix.

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On today's show we talk with Training Bible Elite coach Jim Vance about many training topics including training specificity.  We also have a new contest, tell us your KEY workouts!!

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On today's show, Scott and Adam discuss what your trainings should look like in the week after your first race of the season.  As summer grows near, we also highlight tips to make training and racing in hot and humid conditions a success.  Finally, we answer the question of when you should incorporate running drills into your training.  FREE TRAINING CAMP MAY 25-27, listen for details!

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On today's show, Scott and Adam talk about building your perfect swim week.  Scott and Adam highlight recent races and give reports on how they went.  Finally, we have a code for a FREE TrainingBible Coaching camp in May!!

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On today's show, Scott and Adam discuss the importance of having a detailed race plan headed into your key races of the season.  We also put the finishing touches on the last of our training zone discussion in zone 5.  Lastly, we have a few new contests for the listners, and don't forget to get your TBC cycling kits now at www.trainingbible.com

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On today's show, Scott and Adam talk about tips for your taper, how weight loss applies to us, and crazy things that happen during training.
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On today's show, Scott and Adam talk about what is happening in their training.  We hit tips and benefits for training in zone 4 and we have an interview with Chicago based TBC coach Mark Beckwith.

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Dr. John Post joins the show today to discuss triathlon specific injuries and understanding the healing process. Scott and Adam also discuss effective zone 3 training practices, and we have MAJOR swag to giveaway...so listen and respond!!
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On today's show we talk about what is Zone 2 training and how it should be done correctly. We also have Lindsay Zucco in studio to discuss how a physical therapist can help injured AND healthy athletes. She also gives us her top recovery techniques.
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On today's show Scott and Adam cover the first in five part series discussing each training zone.  We begin with Zone 1, what it means, what kinds of workouts, and what benefits it has to you.  We also talk about the differences in the various power meters on the market now and what the pedal based system will bring for the future.  Lastly, we interview Jim Dicker, a two time Ironman AG champion about training the older athlete. 

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On today's show Scott and Adam discuss the importance of getting your training intensity dialed in correctly with the help of some metabolic testing. We also highlight a new training option we will offer for athletes targeting Ironman Wisconsin.  Lastly, we talk about some questionable race tactics, is it strategy or is it being a poor sport???   
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On today's show Scott and Adam talk to Mat Steinmetz who coaches the current Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander and Julie Dibens. 

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On today's show, Scott and Adam highlight three key progressive run workouts you can immediately fit into your training.  We also introduce two new segments including those uncomfortable moments you have in training and the oddities we see on a daily basis.  Learn what fartlek training really means and we interview UR founder Dale Hastert. 

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On today's show, Scott and Adam are back and we try to answer the question, "Should I train if I'm sick?"  Upon Adam's return from the Death Valley camp, we discuss why going on a training camp might be good for you, and finally our thoughts on Lance Armstrong coming back to triathlon. 

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On today's show, we discuss 5 key muscular endurance workouts that you can do towards the end of your Base Training period. Adam has left the building so Scott talks about how you should approach racing other distances when training for an Ironman, and we interview Junior Elite Triathlete Ben Kanute.
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On today's show, Adam and Scott finish their interview with Joe Friel.  We help with keeping training motivation high, and discuss things that make you a triathlete. 

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On this weeks show, we interview best selling endurance author, coach, and co-founder of TrainingBible coaching Joe Friel. We take audience questions in part 1.
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On today's show, Scott and Adam give direction on how to set an effective race schedule to fit your needs as an athlete, also we talk about  how to focus on cadence to improve your run training.  Lastly, we have an interview with 2-time Kona qualifier, Jay Druml who set an Ironman PR less than 12 months after major back surgery!!!

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On the first show of the new year, Adam and Scott discuss the why's and how's of base training, how to establish your training zones, and simple goal setting.  Plus we are giving away $500 to start the new year off right!!

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On the last show of 2011, Adam and Scott talk about some key running sessions that you can do in the winter time on the roads or on the treadmill.  With the new year around the corner, we discuss classic group workouts such as 100 x 100s in the pool, and we preview what is ahead in 2012!!

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Today Adam and Scott talk to Bruce Hecht of www.goshproducts.com about their revolutionary solution to stinky training gear.  Do you have smelly shoes, shorts, or even a bike saddle, check this episode out.  Also, we have a new email address!!

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On today's show, Adam and Scott discuss their thoughts on NBC's coverage of the Ironman World Championships. We also talk about race day nutrition including things you should stay away from on the eve of your big race or big training day. Finally, we interview Michael Folan, owner of Infinit Nutrition about the benefits of customizing your race nutrition drink and using liquids only as your fuel source in long course triathlon.
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Adam and Scott discuss how to get lean for training and racing.  Also we interview sports nutritionist Amy Kubal and find out superfoods that athletes can eat during training and what a good race nutrition plan looks like. 

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On this week's show, we interview Master's Track World Champion, World Record holder and elite coach Jim Host.  Scott and Adam also talk about 5 key bike workouts you can do on the trainer this winter, and we debate the hot topic of how time training on a bike trainer compares to time training on the road. 

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On this week’s show, we have a cycling focus as our topic.  In part 1 of a series of 2, Scott and Adam discuss the basics of using technology in your cycling training.  We also have an interview with cyclocross expert and TBC coach Rob Kelley.  Also, two new email contests!! 

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Today we talk about Adam's race at Ironman Florida, and interview with Eric Ott about the importance of shoe selection when training and racing, and our first in a series of elite Age Group athletes with Justin Davis. 

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On this week's show we talk about training in the offseason and give tips on how to help structure your offseason. We also interview Training Bible coach, 2000 Sydney Olympian, and 2002 Ironman Lake Placid winner Ryan Bolton about running and his triathlon training insights.

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This week Adam and Scott talk about doing two Ironman races within a short period of time.  We interview elite Age Group athlete and supermom Lindsay Zucco, and we make a major contest announcement worth $500 cash!!

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Adam and Scott share their race experience at the 2011 Ford Ironman World Championships and we sit down to talk to IM Louisville age group champion and Kona qualifier, Steve Maves. 

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This week on the TBC podcast, Scott and Adam speak with Training Bible Elite Coach, Jim Vance. 

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We talk from the 2011 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. 

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Metabolic testing expert Doug Bush answers questions from TrainingBible athletes and coaches regarding how metabolic testing can help you determine precise energy use and intake, anaerobic threshold, and just what is meant by respiratory exchange rate.
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The importance of negative splits and the right cycling pacing when encountering winds and hills.
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TBC Coach Dorothy Hamburg answers questions today regarding lactic acid, the body’s use of fat for fuel, and the differences between men’s and women’s training needs.
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Will a high or low cycling cadence coming into T2 improve your run performance, and Joe discusses nutrition amounts and content. From the blog of TrainingBible founder Joe Friel.
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Today’s guest is TrainingBible Coach Tom Rodgers, the former Lead Biomedical Software Engineer for the NASA Human Research Facility, and the author of The Perfect Distance: Guide to Long-Course Triathlon. Tom takes questions regarding aerodynamics, why half-Ironman training is the perfect distance, and his thoughts on endurance athletes on Mars.
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Physical therapist and Training Bible coach Lindsay Zucco takes questions from Training Bible athletes, including inquiries on ice baths, massage, pre-workout stretching, and acupuncture.
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TrainingBible founder Joe Friel takes questions from TrainingBible athletes, including inquiries on cardiac drift, the use of Zone 3 in training, and 10-day training cycles.
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Are you a rear, mid, or forefoot striker? Specific research on how each of these techniques effects your running economy and speed. Also, what is the most important athletic gene you could wish for? From the blog of TrainingBible founder Joe Friel.
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Advantages of mid-foot cleat positioning as opposed to forefoot, and how Q-Rings can remove your "dead spot". From the blog of TrainingBible founder Joe Friel.
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