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Zen and the Art of Triathlon
142 minutes | 9 months ago
ZenTri 683 - Training Tips and Adventures in the Lockdown
Coronavirus Megashow! News: The IRONMAN World Championship will now take place on February 6, 2021. Taupo is next 70.3 champs. Zwift France is officially out. Steering device for Zwift? Elite Sterzo. $50 Warmup: Coronavirus lockdown, how everything got turned on it's head. No swimming, then trying to get back in. Schedule all over the place, allowing for all kinds of bad habits to get started again. We went to Durango, CO for mountain biking vacation. Did a ton of gravel riding with Kai. I nearly broke my shoulder flipping over a cliff because of grabby brakes. Couldn't run for 2 weeks because of SI joint injury in left hip. Main Set: Garmin varia long term review. Why is it so awesome? How to use ZwiftPrefs app to ride Watopia Waistband route. How to watch bike races WHILE on Zwift to make it more fun and realistic. Blackpods Airpods alternative testing. How to baby an injured foot by running on sloped roads. Amphipod new belt. Skin Sake for healing cuts and sores. Kai got a job at our local bike shop. Trick to remember to charge your watch. Is your watch crushing your wrist? How to find out. Swim workout of the week - 6x 10 minutes with pull bouy or fins or regular free. Why you should sandwich your weekends with swims. Preloading sodium for long, hot workouts. How to know to train your legs or your lungs. Ever heard of a "Three-way" bike tool? What happened when I got extremely dehydrated mountain biking two days in a row in 100 degree heat. How blue glasses affect your mood, and what to wear while mountain biking. Trick to clean your bike before you drive home and it will be dry when you get there. Weekly totals mileage and nearly 15 hours. Finish your week with a nice swim to help recover faster. Need coaching? Reach out to me at email@example.com
102 minutes | a year ago
ZenTri 682 - Quarantine Training Madness
Join me from your own training caves as I take you through a wild ride of triathlon life during the pandemic lockdown! Show Notes: How I accidentally beat Mark Cavendish by 3 miles on his Zwift ride. I completed the 70.3 for Ironman Virtual Racing How to work your way up to 5 hours on the trainer. Cllimbing Alp Dâ Zwift on a tri bike after reaching Level 50. How I did the swim and bike of an Ironman at home a couple of weekends ago. Do you actually need to bike 112 miles before doing an Ironman? It depends. Get coached by me! firstname.lastname@example.org Kai chasing down Jan Frodeno on his Zwift ride. GCN cyclist rode Zwift for 24 hours and it was harder than riding outdoors! Sam Long beat Lionel Sanders up Mount Lemmon. How to get faster every workout. Next show will be a triathlon tech show! How to keep going when you feel like quitting. Live drama of Kai getting haircut at home. Ironman sold to new owners.
88 minutes | a year ago
ZenTri 681 - The Secret to Endurance is
Pedal extenders might be what you need. Latex tubes are faster! Fructose can cause gut issues. Long hill climb intervals to increase testosterone Trainer Road podcast Garmin Varia Weak calves Airpods "running in traffic mode" Does Ford make the best full-size pickup truck? TPU soles make the best running shoes! Do Zen to help others, not just yourself. Crazy bike intervals The secret to endurance is... How to repair sewing with dental floss. How to record your weight for weight loss. You need a REASON to lose weight. Epic mountain biking and camping at Colorado Bend State Park (Texas) The Zen flow of perfectly challenging mountain biking
103 minutes | a year ago
ZenTri 680 - Girls of GRIT, Mountain Bike Racing, Training Tips
I score an interview with the women's bike movement "G.R.I.T." while at Kai's mountain bike race review, what is the right bike to race on, and other training tips.
73 minutes | a year ago
ZenTri 679 - Best Zen Tech of 2019 to 2020
From optical heart rate monitors to electronic shifting, I list off the best Zen Tech of 2019. "Zen Tech" is gear or methods that make your training and racing easier by making it simpler. I look for items that remove steps or reduce time or maintenance so you can spend more time enjoying life and less time fiddling with settings and cleaning up.
127 minutes | a year ago
678 - Electronic shifting, Off-road 70.3 Success, and Kona Review
678 - Electronic shifting, Off-road 70.3 Success, and Kona Review by ZenTriathlon
105 minutes | 2 years ago
676 - News, Zen thoughts, Scosche R24 HR strap and more!
News, Zen thoughts, Scosche R24 HR strap, remote control fans and colored lights in your training cave, superstarch, and Jeeps
58 minutes | 2 years ago
ZenTri 675 - Backpacking Zen, VW Atlas Review, TDF
Backpacking Zen, VW Atlas Review, TDF Zen learned while backpacking. Garmin UltraTrac mode review. We got a new Volkswagen Atlas! How does it work for triathlete families? Thoughts on the Tour de France.
70 minutes | 2 years ago
ZenTri 674 - Ironman Texas, Airpods, and Emotional Responsibility
Ironman Texas review. Is the wireless charging on Apple Airpods worth it? Definitely. Zen Lesson - You are not responsible for your emotions, but you are responsible for your reactions to them.
81 minutes | 2 years ago
ZenTri 673 - Xterra and St Patty Tris
Details on two races and lots of tips! Veloplugs in addition to rim tape to prevent flats. Zwift added a huge flat desert section! ProTriathlonTraining.com How to "middle path" on on low carb, highhfat What's being going on at the home front. How many minutes of intervals should you do? New treadmill and tips. Load videos you want to watch into "watch later". Kia Telluride? Wow! Showing HR on old Garmin 935. Keller Triathlon, Dallas Tri Shop. Flat on the bike during the race, on a downhill. Don't use CO2 on latex tubes, or latex tubes as spares. 1st in swim, would have gotten 3rd in AG overall if not flatted. What is "misophonia"? New helmet and bike tech. Don't add weight to your helmet unless you want to snap your neck. Check out hill profile before races. Homemade fuel tips. Sea Sucker bike racks. Another Cervelo bike - P3x Somebody please invent a storage box that attaches below the downtube. Watopia "slingshotting" practice. Tim O'donnel bike wreck. Zwift gaming trick.
41 minutes | 2 years ago
ZenTri 672 - Coach Tim Floyd and Magnolia Masters
Interview with Coach Tim Floyd. History of his swim camp and how it got started. How do you help pros and elites to get to the front pack of the swim? Many age groupers donât know they arenât swimming hard enough to improve. Lara Matthews. Patrick Brady. Tim pulls people out when their form starts falling apart. Matthew Purchase. How to qualify as a pro ITU bike pack dynamics. Differences in training ITU vs Ironman. Matthew used to coach Kai! Three great tips: 1. 100s on an interval are the killer app. 2. Could tell I did lots of pull buoy and that can lead to problems 3. Again, not enough time to drill separately from swimming. Then we went and he showed me a Flow App. Swim faster by being on top instead of total immersion. Adidas Ultra boost STs are keeping my feet from rolling in.
130 minutes | 2 years ago
ZenTri 671 - Locker cut, HFLC, Rebound hypoglycemia, David Goggins mindset
Low carb HIGH FAT! I got my locker cut at the gym. The rule for working out while sick. The time I tried to qualify for my pro card. Emulsified MCT oil almost made me crap my running shorts. Low carb workout examples. Ran too fast because I had too much energy? Weird. Cottage cheese is THE BEST. Rebound hypoglycemia - blood sugar crash after starting to work out. What causes it. CamelBaks came from IV bags. Set one up next to you on the bike! I outran Kai! Projectile vomiting - Whatâs going on. How to keep bottles from getting nasty. You donât have to be David Goggins to think like David Goggins.
80 minutes | 2 years ago
ZenTri 670 - Tension is Good
Show Notes: Use your tendons instead of muscles when you can. Swim faster by throwing your arms forward, like throwing a baseball. My homemade fuel formula (maltodextrin + maple syrup) Honey and maple syrup are both sucrose, but bees add an enzyme to pre-digest the honey for you. Don't fuel during your swim practices. I battle my cat over eating my headphones daily. Protect yourself from running injuries by warming up on your bike. The agony of looking for a lost Airpod. The Old Navy puffy jacket has changed my life. How to use tension to get more done. Zwift has added more levels, aero helmet, and possibly a disc wheel? And much more!
92 minutes | 2 years ago
ZenTri 669 - Not Exactly So
Show Notes: Rob Gray running downhill tip. Running video in video on Zwift while riding. Yellow gloves for better visibility. Ordered new single airpod. Standing to pedal on bike to increase cross fitness. How I got plantar fasciitis so bad. 13 hours last week, breadown by sport. The Legend of Sami Inkinen. Lactic acid is fuel. Feel the burn! Mad Calf! News - Zwift now has 50 levels. News - Strava released data deep dive Zen Moment - "Nothing is exactly as you think it is." (The map is not the territory.) If you get depressed, remember it's not forever. How to be a metrics minimalist. How to do well in an Ultraman. (It's all about the recovery.) Noticed my mad calf is getting better. I might go swim with Magnolia Masters in January! Letter - There's a beer with "Brett" maltodextrin in it. Letter - Thanks to ZenTri and Triathlon Taren. Wrap up!
58 minutes | 2 years ago
ZenTri 668 - Tyler Runaround
2:00 How to use cramps to tell you when to take a break from training. 9:00 How to ride your trainer indoors like itâs outdoors. 22:15 Running on a new rails-to-trails path in Tyler, TX. 25:00 Why you should eliminate fructose from your training fuels and how to make Tailwind fuel at home for less. 31:00 Himalayan pink salt can make you sick. Donât put it in your fuel! 33:30 Ultraman day one review. 35:00 Front tire flat and when to pick Slime as your tire sealant instead of latex. 39:45 Lionel switches to Canyon for his bike. 41:30 What makes the Premier Tactical such a great triathlon bike. 45:00 Deschutes IPA review, how to support the show, and how to get coached by me!
94 minutes | 2 years ago
ZenTri 667 - Stanford Zen
How does Stanford define "Zen"? How does this compare to other philosophies and religions? Also, lots of training and racing tips in the rest of the show!
94 minutes | 3 years ago
ZenTri 666 - "Flow" is not Zen
- How "flow" is hypnosis, not Zen. - Interview with former pro triathlete Andrea Fisher! - Kona review. - Triathlon news (Power meter ban in TDF, NYC added to Zwift). And much more!
126 minutes | 3 years ago
ZenTri 665 - Jocelyn McCauley, Specialized SHIV, Zen: The wall is a mirror
Interview with pro triathlete Jocelyn McCauley about Kona, the new Specialized SHIV, Zen: The wall is a mirror, and Kona predictions!
121 minutes | 3 years ago
ZenTri 664 - Orange Mud, Zen Anger, Tech Tips
Interview with Orange Mud's founder Josh Sprague. How to use Zen to manage anger and other emotions. Tech tips on bluetooth for your Garmin watch, Airpods, and zip ties.
130 minutes | 3 years ago
ZenTri 663 - Zen is the Eraser
- How Zen is the art of removing things, like using the eraser end of your pencil. - Tour de France thoughts and review. - Story about what arises also always passes. - Training log!
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