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Age graded activities, beginning season run intensity

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss the effects of age and training.  We also chat about when and how to begin adding run intensity into your program at the beginning of the year. 

Zwift and other "virtual" tools to use with cycling, a chat about supplements

On today's show Adam chat's with Tanya about using supplements inside of your regular nutrition. We also have a special guest on the show to discuss using Zwift to enhance your indoor training routine.  

Swim tips and pool toys

On today's show Iott and Zucco chat a bit about swimming, including the use of pool toys.  

Benefits of fasting and nutrition tips for the new year

On today's show Iott and Zucco are joined by Tanya and we discuss kicking off your new year right with some nutrition tips.  

Listener questions answered!! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

On today's show, Iott and Zucco answer some listener questions.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

Interview with Ultraman Florida Champion, and World Champion runner-up Rob Gray @robgray

On today's show, Iott sits down for a one-on-one interview with Ultraman Florida Champion and Ultraman  World Champion runner-up, Rob Gray.  

IMAZ report, making small changes for BIG results

On today's  show, Iott and Zucco chat about IMAZ and making some small, simple changes within your life and training that can lead to big results! 

Technology and Holiday Gifts, when to start with a new coach @jimvance

On today's show, Jim Vance is a guest host with Zucco.  They discuss technology inside training and racing, a Supefly version of a holiday gift guide, and when you should start with a new coach.

How close do you follow your heart rate when racing??

On today's show, Iott and Zucco chat about reasons why or why not heart rate when racing is appropriate to follow.  

Introducing Team Superfly, where to start after a LONG break

On today's show, Iott and Zucco chat about  where to pick up after a long hiatus from training, we also introduce  Team SuperFly.

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Kona 2016 and return of don't be that guy!

On today's show, Iott and Zucco preview and discuss the Ironman World Championships on the island of Kona.  We also return a popular segment, Don't be that guy!

Journey to Kona: injuries to AG winner @tanyazucco

On today's show, Iott sits down one-on-one to chat with Tanya Zucco about her qualifying experience at Wisconsin.  Along the way, we highlight some KEYS about her performance that every athlete could benefit from.  

Had a bad race?? Listen to find out why. Olympic and Steelhead preview

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss nutrition and pacing tips for nailing your mid-season race.  We also discuss the olympic triathlon and Steelhead 70.3    

Muncie 70.3 recap, bike travel case review, the story of Sue Reynolds

On today's show, Iott and Zucco recap Muncie 70.3 and learn a few lessons along the way.  We also review our favorite bike travel cases, and interview Age Group worlds qualifier, Sue Reynolds.

Muncie 70.3 preview, tips for congested racing

On today's show, Iott and Zucco preview next weekend's Muncie 70.3 and chat about things that help with crowded bike courses. 

Midsole cleat position, cadence

On today's show, author and coach, Jim Vance sits in for Iott.  Vance and Zucco discuss positives and negatives of a midsole cleat position for bike shoes.  They also revisit the cadence debate.  

Cold water swimming tips, and the great cycling cadence debate

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss things to think about when training or racing in cold water.  We also revisit the debate between low and high RPM when cycling.    

2016 Olympian Ben Kanute!!! @benkanute

On today's show, Iott and Zucco chat with 2016 Olympian Ben Kanute.  We discuss Ben's journey thru the youth elite system, and chat about his race tactics.  

Date Pace vs. Goal Pace, Prep for the race season, SUPERFLY

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss prepping for race season, setting and monitoring date paces vs. goal paces, and an new coaching announcement!!

Nail your basic nutrition, ASK the DOC......

On today's show, Iott and Zucco are joined by Tanya Zucco to discuss a bit about nutrition, training when you are sick, and learning about focusing on things you can control.  

Lessons learned after many years

On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss recovery from major surgery and changes you should implement in your training to prevent any relapses.  

Shuffle your week to focus on run/bike, Ironman Tours

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss rearranging your week to help with your long run, we also chat about the new Ironman Tours program. 

When to do race simulations in training, best bike split options

On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss simulating race conditions and demands in training, we chat about the recent 50 free world record, and use BBS on Oceanside 70.3.

Running Debate...shoe choice, when to treamill

On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss a great debate between two of the world's most renown run coaches.  We add our opinions to the topics of shoe choice and how to most effectively use the treadmill. 

Part 3--Running Power meters the practical......with Jim Vance @jimvance

On today's show we finish our three part series on running power meters.  We talk with Jim Vance who is writing the first book on running power meters. 

Running Power Meters Part 2, Johnny Ross, CEO of MedTech and RPM2 technology, @rpm2inserts @jimvance

On today's show, Iott interviews CEO and co-founder of RPM2, Johnny Ross.  RPM (squared) is a insole based power meter that can be used for running and we discuss it's functions on our show.  

Running Power Meters---STRYD CEO Robert Dick @strydrunning @jimvance

On today's show, Iott sits down to interview running power meter STRYD's CEO Robert Dick.  

Peak Power 30 bike sessions

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss bringing intensity to the bike with some great targeted power sessions. 

Change your winter routine with Jim Vance, SWAG winners!! @jimvance

On today's show, Iott is joined by co-host Jim Vance.  We discuss a different way to approach your training in the new year, and speak of ways to analyze your previous season for performance improvement.  We also announce the winners of SWAG giveaway 2015. 

Training Update, Winter Camps

On today's show Iott and Zucco recap a bit of training over the past few weeks.  We also announce two winter training camps.  

Long course group training, Steelhead 70.3 preview, a 2017 world qualifer

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss laying out your preparations for the 2017 70.3 world champs held in Chattanooga, TN.  We also introduce a new training group for long course triathlon.  

What is aerobic threshold, IM Cozumel preview, holiday SWAG

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss the ins and outs of AeT and how you should incorporate it into your training.  We also do a course preview of Ironman Cozumel, and start our holiday giveaway. 

What is your athletic age? New winter treadmill protocol

On today's show, Iott and Zucco chat about determining athletic age, when the appropriate time to take an extended offseason, and the importance of maintaining athletisism. 

Kona and Florida Recap

On today's show, Iott and Zucco recap our Ironman World Championship and Ironman Florida races.  

TBC Live at Kona 2015 with Jim Vance

On today's show we broadcast from the Ironman World Championship in Kona, 2015.  Included on our show today is guest host Jim Vance and a special appearance by Olympic hopeful Ben Kanute.  

Ironman Wisconsin Preview

On today's show, Iott and Zucco roll out our annual Ironman Wisconsin Preview filled with tips, tricks, dos and don'ts of race day in Madison.  We also have some October coaching promos to announce. 

DARE2TRI party!! and discussing racing and training variability

On today's show Iott and Zucco interview Keri Serota, the executive director of Dare2Tri about their event called, An Evening of Inspiration on 9/18.  It run's in conjunction with the ITU Chicago event.  We also discuss variability in training and racing.   

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Dealing with extreme race temps, Virtual IM training options

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss changes that you should make in your race plan when extreme weather is forecasted.  We also introduce a new virtual training group for Ironman and kick it of for Ironman Arizona. 

Transition Tips, Science vs. GUT when racing, IMAZ

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss some do's and don'ts of transitions in racing.  We also debate if you should be racing purely by science driven metrics or using your intuition, or both!    

Bottle set up, OLY race bricks, open water swimming, and IMAZ SLOTS!!!!

On today's show Iott and Zucco field several listener questions in a poupourii style show.  We discuss our bottle set up for racing and training, as well as olympic distance specific bricks and open water swimming.  We also announce our offiical sponsorship of Ironman Arizona and available entries!!

Deciding on what to follow when you train and race

On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss what is on their Garmin as they train and race.  We also give reasons why we are different and why we like to look at a variety of metrics.  

Games we play while racing, NEW site!! NEW site!!

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss the games we play with ourselves while racing and some things that you can do to calm down the mind.  Plus, we introduce our NEW website and re-vamped athlete membership program.

Adapting multi-distance training plans into one season, program giveaway, and a 60 min RECORD

On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss ways to incorporate training over a variety of distances into a single season.  We look at an athlete who is focusing on 70.3 racing and see where they may benefit from additional volume.  

Interval Brick sessions all distances, Coaching with a friend

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss some key brick sessions for olympic, 70.3 and Ironman distances.  These are great for implementing into your training for all ability levels.  We also introduce a new coaching package that you can take advantage of with a training partner.  

Training priorities, Mountain Dew Medicine

On today's show Iott and Zucco  discuss training priorities.  What's most important in your week, and what can you afford to miss when life gets in the way. 

Early Season Pacing, World Championship Qualification Package, FTP challenge #2

On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss pacing strategies for early season racing and training.  We also chat about a package for Kona bound athletes in our Kona Qualification Coaching Guarantee.  

3 things to do now to make you FASTER in summer, GARMIN giveaway is BACK

On today's  show Iott and Zucco discuss three things athltetes can do in the triathlon  pre-season to be fast in triathlon race season.  We hit aerodynamics, bike position, and some metabolic testing.  

Myths and Facts, TSS discussion

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss some common myths about swim, bike and run training.  We also chat about TSS and cycling training.  

Maintaining Engagement, New Threshold Development workouts

On today's show Iott and Zucco chat about maintaining engagement in training and what that means for your race results.  We also introduce a new training progression called Threshold Development.  

Come Join the TBC team!!! Trainer Review....Happy New Year!

On today's show, Iott and Zucco are back discussing the new programs TrainingBible Coaching has to offer, and we do a bit of a review on some stationary trainers.    

Power 201 and FTP challenge...win a GARMIN!!!

On today's show Coach Iott gives a lectue on POWER 201, training and racing with a power meter.  We also talk with Ryan Riell, and launch an FTP challenge.  

Cyber Monday 50% off, Identifying weakness based on basic training abilities.

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss identifying limiters in training based on the basic training abilities of endurance, speed skill and force.  We also have a CYBER monday sale!!

Goal setting part 2, Interview with paleo dietitian Amy Kubal @akubal

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss ways to identify your strengths and weakness across your training platform.  We also interview Amy Kubal and discuss solid points on nutrition. 

Ironman Arizona race, importance of proper pacing!!!

On today's show Iott and Zucco discuss the lead up to Ironman Arizona as well as our take on the race.  We  highlight what good and bad things we saw out on course.  Plus, a promotional opportunity to our new membership program. 

Big Picture Season Reveiw, Joe Friel Interview, TBC Scholarship announcement, and FREE SWAG

On today's show, Iott and Zucco look at season review from a wide lens, we also interveiw Joe Friel about the latest technology in triathlon, AND a new membership program for athletes.

Ironman World Championships race report, what to do when BAD happens

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss the 2014 Ironman World Championships. 

Are you STRONG.....get STRENGTH back into your program with these sessions

 On today's show, Iott sits down with guest host, Carla Hastert.  Carla is an expert in strength and conditioning and we discuss how you can put strength SAFELY into your training program.

POWER 101: Effective use of a power meter in cycling training

We have a different format on today's show.  We listen to Scott's lecture on POWER 101: Using a power meter in your cycling training effectively.

The place for track workouts in long course triathlon and a NO B.S. segment

 On today's  show Iott and Zucco discuss the place track workouts have in long course triathlon training, we also introduce a new segment called NO B.S.

When things go bad...how do you respond, race reports, new camps

On today's show Iott and Zucco come back off their 2 month hiatus to discuss the end of summer and most recent races at IMWI and MT. Tremblant 70.3 world champs.

Need Life Balance---Listen here, Interveiw with Hayley Hobson @hayleyhobson

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.  http://yoganonymous.com/10-reasons-using-essential-oils/

Vacation Training, P.E.D and Kona qualification

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. 

Kansas 70.3 recap and SWAG!

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!

Interview with Robert Haviland, Olympic distance race tips

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.

St. Croix report, Variability in race power files, should 70.3 qualify for IM

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. 

Wildflower Preview, DARE2Tri interview

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.     

Data Analysis part 2, Oceanside 70.3 report

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.

Analysis of Training Data Part 1. how to use charts and graphs to guide your training

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+.

Transitioning from BASE phase to BUILD phase with workouts to help, using TSS to compare weekly training

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.   

Training Update, BOOK giveaway, successful recovery from injury

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. 

Indoor Hill Work on the Bike and Run, IMWI Camp 2014

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. 

Beginner to Novice training tips, 2 FREE months coaching, and GOOGLE hangout next week

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

Interview with Steen Rose, welcoming in 2014, and giveaway #3

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.

Snowy running and riding, Christmas Giveaway round #2

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. 

Characteristics of your goal race, Holiday Giveaway #1, Super secret Mini-Triple-Brick Workout

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! 

Happy Thanksgiving!!! Interview with Paleo Nutritionist Amy Kubal @amykrd

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!!

Velocity at VO2max for swimming, riding the hills, and our annual Holiday Giveaway Starts!!

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. 

Offseason guide #1, Body composition, High intensity intervals, Strength

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

2013 Ironman Florida Race Recap

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

Ironman Florida Preview Show

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

2013 Ironman World Championship Race report and 2014 camp announcements!!

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. 

2013 Kona Predictions, statistical analysis of Kona run, @jimvance

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.

Vegas recap, Ironman Build Phase tips, and a KEY Ironman Training session

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.

Ironman Arizona Course Preview and BREAKING NEWS with Ryan Reill

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!!

Overcoming obstacles in training, the return of some "lost" show segments, GARMIN GIVEAWAY!!

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!!

FROM THE ARCHIVES ---Ironman Wisconsin course preview, Ironman race strategies--FROM THE ARCHIVES

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.

Inside the mind of an athlete chasing down another athlete, Steelhead 70.3 report, road trip foods!!

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!!

Racing in Open Water, Racine 70.3 Race report and Top 2 in the WORLD!?!?!?! Plus, more giveaways!!

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.

Track Workouts for all distances, @benkanute rocks ITU Kitz!!, our training logs

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!

Overdistance training, Eagleman and Kansas race reports, and a chance to WIN a Garmin!!

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. 

Race Tactics for all distances

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. 

Measuring Training Stress, Duration, Frequency and Intensity

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. 

Time Trial Tips, Intervals or Not, good luck @juliedibens at the ATOCTT!!!!!

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. 

Happy Mother's Day!!! Tri-Mom's and how they do it, interview with the authors of Tri-mom, and FREE CAMP!!!

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!!

New Orleans 70.3 race report, come to our FREE camp-details inside

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

Nailing your race nutrition without panic, interview with Tony Bruno, Muscle Activation Technique

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

Overtraining vs. Overloading vs. Overreaching, Annual FREE camp May 25-26, new show segment, and win a copy of Triathlon Science

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

Oceanside 70.3 race report, swim base building, WIN some SKINS products

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.

More on metabolic testing, preview to Adam's first race of the season

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

Common injury issues with the foot, check out a new book called Triathlon Science, 2 great interviews @jimvance @johnpostmd

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.

Tucson Training camp re-cap, recovery from BIG training blocks

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

Preparing for your FIRST race of the season, a new triathlon format, and Part 2 of our Peter Kotland interview @peterkotland

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

Talking mental toughess and sticking to YOUR plan, Interview with Ultraman World Champion Peter Kotland part 1

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

Death Valley training camp re-cap, Vegas 70.3 and IM Louisville course preview

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.

A new 10 week progressive BIKE program, coming back off major injury

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.

Metabolic Testing and how it benefits the athlete in training and racing

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!!

The importance of cadence in your training, how to improve it and use it as a metric for racing, Course previews for Racine and Muncie 70.3

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.

How does a professional triathlete train, Base training 2.0, and goal mile #13

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

Early season race previews, getting the most "bang for your training buck" when things get busy, power analysis

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

How to structure your basic training week, does doing FLY help with freestyle swim times, goal mile week #10

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

Appropriate use of Ibuprofen, does kinesio tape work, knee problems, and hotspots on your foot. Interview with Dr. Post

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. 

Christmas Special!! What is VO2 max, how to determine it, and great VO2 max workouts. Last minute gifts for your athlete.

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

Lab based performance testing vs. field based performance testing, why do an early season training camp, and we interview Ryan Bolton!!

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.

Qualities for a successful coaching relationship, Top crosstraining activities for the offseason, goal mile week 7

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

Ironman Cozumel recap, Garmin 305 winner announced, goal mile week 5 and 6, PLUS many more announcements!!

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.

Listener questions answered, dealing with achillies issues, and another GREAT contest

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.

Interview with Julie Dibens @juliedibens

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

Intensity vs. Volume in Ironman Training, Goal Mile Week #2, and throw your name in the hat for some giveaways....AGAIN!!

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. 

Offseason part 2: the swim, goal mile workout #1, what's on your Ipod?

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. 

Starting your offseason training program, a perfect 14 week run program is introduced, and our first 3 winners of the MEGA giveaway announced

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! 

2012 Ironman World Championship review, and our 1 year anniversary MEGA give-away!!!

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!!!

Quick pre race chat with Adam before Kona 2012

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

Goal setting for the new season, start your year off right, thoughts on the Lance v. USADA

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. 

Interview with Paleo expert Amy Kubal, good and bad snack options, grass fed beef vs. grain fed beef, eating for weight loss

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. 

5 RULES for Ironman, Vegas 70.3 world championship race report, and a Wisconsin Kona qualification

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

How to design an effective taper, comparing traditional vs. non-traditional forms of tapering, what should happen in your race week

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.

Ironman World Championship Course Preview show with coach Mat Steinmetz

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

Targeting specific intensities off the bike, more uncomfortable moments in training, and an interview with first year pro triathlete Ben Kanute

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. 

Tips on race strategies for Ironman athletes, Ironman Wisconsin course preview, and what we really talk about on long rides

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.

Interview with Ironman World Champion, Craig Alexander

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

Racine 70.3 race report, tips and tricks for riding your next group ride, and we tell about spending some time with Crowie!!

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. 

Bobby McGee interview Part 2, mental side of training and racing, race report of the heat shortened Muncie 70.3

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. 

Part 1 of our interview with Bobby McGee, tips for training and racing in the heat

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. 

Effective training and racing strategies, social aspects of triathlon, and great tips for working athletes on becoming more efficient

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. 

Identifying your limiters, Conjugate Sequence Periodization, and a Happy Father's day

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!!

Fighting through tough times while racing, interview with Wattie Inc. team member JJ Brandsetter, and defining your limiters

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. 

World Championship qualification analysis Part 2, Leon's triathlon race report, and we give away a 3 month FREE coaching package to 5 athletes!!

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!!

How do elite Kenyan runners train, nail your long run, benefits of brick workouts, AND come join train with Ryan and one of his elite runners on 6/29-7/1

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!!

Our thoughts on Qualification Part 1, final TTT race report, and a chance to train with TBC elite coach Ryan Bolton

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!

American Triple T show special

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!!

Run workouts to improve your race pacing, how to determine your goal wattages on the bike, St. Croix 70.3 race report

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.

Training Specificity with Jim Vance, common mistakes of age group athletes, tell us your KEY workouts!!

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!!

Training during the week after your A race, adjusting performance expectations for heat and humidity, when you should incorporate running drills

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!

Build your ideal swim week, New Orleans 70.3 race report, and a FREE TBC training camp

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!!

Proper race planning, zone 5 training, TBC kits ready to order, and a new contest!!

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

Tapering for a race, crazy things happening in training, and the latest on TrainingBible events

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.

Training in zone 4, what are Scott and Adam up to, and Interview with TBC coach Mark Beckwith

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.

Interview with TBC Medical Director, Dr. John Post, effective zone 3 training and workouts, and we reward our listeners with some free SWAG

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!!

Zone 2 training, using a physical therapist to prevent and heal from injuries, top recovery methods, and an interview with Lindsay Zucco

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.

Discussion on zone 1 training, tips for the older age group athlete, and a discussion about the latest power meters on the market

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. 

Get your training intensity correct, the most important aspect of training, and web-based training options for Ironman athletes

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???   

Interview with Craig Alexander and Julie Diben's coach, Mat Steinmetz

On today's show Scott and Adam talk to Mat Steinmetz who coaches the current Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander and Julie Dibens. 

Top 3 progressive run workouts, learn how to add speed play into your running, uncomfortable moments in training and an interview with Dale Hastert

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. 

Should I train if I'm sick?, benefits of doing a triathlon training camp, our thoughs on Lance Armstrong's return to triathlon

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. 

5 key Muscular Endurance workouts, using your training log as motivation and an interview with Junior Elite triathlete Ben Kanute

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.

Part 2 of our interview with Joe Friel, Tips on staying motivated for training, and How do you know when you are a triathlete

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. 

Joe Friel takes your questions about training, racing and nutrition in the first part of our two part interview.

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.

Creating a well balanced race schedule, Using cadence to improve your running, Interview with Kona qualifier Jay Druml

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!!!

How to build your training foundation, establishing your training zones, and resolve not to resolve!!

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!!

Beat boredom of treadmill running with these three great winter running workouts, our thoughts on the New Year's Day 100 x 100s

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!!

Got smelly bike shoes, get the odor out of your training gear. Interview with Bruce Hecht from goshproducts.com

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!!

Simplfy your race nutrition plan, Discussion of NBCs Kona coverage, and an Interview with Infinit Nutrition founder Michael Folan

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.

How to get lean, Superfoods for training and racing and an interview with sports nutritionist Amy Kubal

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. 

Cycling Part 2, Interview with TBC coach Jim Host, Discussion on trainer vs. road

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. 

Part 1 - Using technology in your cycling training, and a cyclocross interview with TBC coach Rob Kelley

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!! 

Ironman Florida Race report, Interviews with Eric Ott and Age Grouper Justin Davis

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. 

Training in the Offseason, Interview with TBC coach, 2000 Olympian, and 2002 IM Lake Placid champion Ryan Bolton

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.

How to back up 2 Ironman races, Interview with Lindsay Zucco, and the $500 Photo contest

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!!

Post Ironman World Championship race report and an interview with age group champion Steve Maves

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. 

Discussion with Training Bible Elite Coach Jim Vance

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

Training Bible Podcast Episode #1

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

TrainingBible Coaching Podcast, Episode 9

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.

TrainingBible Coaching Podcast, Episode 8

The importance of negative splits and the right cycling pacing when encountering winds and hills.

TrainingBible Coaching Podcast, Episode 7

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.

TrainingBible Coaching Podcast, Episode 6

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.

TrainingBible Coaching Podcast, Episode 5

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.

TrainingBible Coaching Podcast, Episode 4

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.

TrainingBible Coaching Podcast, Episode 3

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.

TrainingBible Coaching Podcast, Episode 2

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.

TrainingBible Coaching Podcast, Episode 1

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.