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Zen and the Art of Triathlon podcast: Brett helps out at the BCS Marathon aid station

Posted Dec 12 2012 7:13am

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This episode was recorded almost entirely at an aid station during the BCS Marathon; a Boston qualifer!  I give tons of tips on training and racing.

Show notes - 

At aid station at mile 4.5 of the BCS Marathon.   http://bcsmarathon.com/

Interview with race director.

Stress and white space.

Advanced aid station setup techniques.

How nutrition differs for athletes versus non-athletes.

"Chicken, brown rice, and broccoli."

Race leaders go by.

Pelvis tilt off the bike on the brick run can cause injuries.

How protein gives you even more energy than carbs.

Why intervals work.

How to do T-Max intervals. http://www.bicycling.com/training-nutrition/training-fitness/ultimate-interval

Blackburn scorch (not "torch") review.  http://www.blackburndesign.com/scorch-1-0-front-usb.html

Night riding is great variety.

Sportcount makes the best device for lap counting.

Chrissie Wellington trained and raced by feel.

At IHOP, Emily's race review and how to eat healthy at IHOP.

Leaving the pool.

Backstroke makes for good recovery between intervals.

The swim parka rocks.

How to set up your bike computer to ride by feel.

Review data AFTER the ride, not during.

Sign up for ZenTri Base Camp here - http://www.zentriathlon.com/basecamp

The Sufferfest has a new episode - The Wretched.  

 

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