TriSpecific | Ironman Triathlon Coaching Podcast

Today’s Fat Black is with Brad Kearns a former professional triathlete who performed on the international triathlon circuit from 1986 to 1995 and won 31 events around the world. He’s also the co-author with Mark Sisson of Primal Endurance, and host of the Primal Endurance Podcast, and just released the Primal Endurance Online Mastery Course.

Brad and I speak about conventional wisdom and why we should question things. We talk on slowing down to go fast and we also go into an area of so much confusion which is nutrition and so much more.

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • Not accepting conventional wisdom
  • Why carb dependency means you have to keep stuffing your face with sugary carbs
  • How to get out of carb dependency and what it takes
  • The stress of it all
  • Maffetone Method
  • The advice from Mark Allen after Brad was getting his ass kicked week in week out no matter the training he put in. 
  • The Max Aerobic HR is totally relative to fitness level.
  • How to contribute to your demise in endurance sports
  • Avoiding extreme burnout
  • Buying into the first step
  • Not throwing the baby out with the bath water
  • On suffering
  • Fear of being lazy
  • Enjoying your workouts and getting better results
  • Cultivating the intuitive principles
  • Why you have to get over yourself!
  • The background problem of carry excess body fat and it’s not genetics
  • Step one of dietary modification that makes sense to all

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Direct download: FB223_-_Brad_Kearns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:21pm PDT

Today I have a conversation with my ultra running coach, David Roche. David is not only a great runner - he’s the 2016 Way Too Cool 50k winner, the 2012 and 2014 USA Trail 10k National Champion, the 2014 US Sub-Ultra Trail Runner of the Year, a member of the 2014 US Mountain Running Team, the 2015 US Long Distance Mountain Team, and the 2017 US Trail World Champs team. 

David is also great coach, with a strong community and has athletes crushing it over various distances every weekend. (Like Cat Bradley who was one of the 2.5% of people that got a ticket to Western States in the lottery and went on to WIN)  But as the title of his blog spot is… Some Work, ALL Play lays down his life philosophy of having fun. Yes it’s the trials of miles for success but love of the process and understanding that We are stardust with delusions of grandeur. And None of this stuff matters except the memories we make. So DECIDE to MAKE good memories no matter what. There’s a lot to learn in that view point and also loads to learn in my conversation that applies to any endurance sport.

David made this call work off a mountain in Colorado to fit this in, so at times there’s a little wind disturbance towards the end as a thunderstorm was rolling in but it’s all good.

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • Coaching, Performance and getting the ingredients right.
  • Exposing Talent
  • The trials of miles the miles of trials and why it matters
  • The big reasons of being an athlete
  • The first pre requisite of an athlete so you don’t sell yourself short and allows you to become the best you can become.
  • How to build belief in oneself
  • Comparisons the thief of joy
  • The problem with focusing only on the outcome
  • Depression and post race blues
  • Ego based training
  • Why you need a what’s next
  • And much more.

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Today’s show is bought to you by Swagman racks – no matter your ride they have the perfect rack. From roof mount to hitch mount, to pick up truck mounts or Ute mounts for those down under and more they have what you need. The TS Truck is now sporting the Swagman Semi 4.0 bike rack that has zero frame contact and fits from 20” to 29” wheels and the locking ratcheting arms only grab the wheels but what’s cool is they have an integrated locking cable to secure your ride. The hitch pin also locks and I also go the 2 bike add on to make it both a 2 bike and 4 bike carrier. Check out Swagman racks over at swagman.net and on instagram @swagmanracks

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Direct download: FB222_-_David_Roche.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:26am PDT

On Wednesday morning after joining my TS open water swim, the awesome Linsey Corbin sat down with me at FORLiSE and we got to talk a lot of shop. Hubby Chris getting his hand slapped from Ironman from flying his drone (but damn... Check the footage AND showcase of the Ironman Canada course on his Instagram page), why she chose racing IM Canada, Kona, equality and so much more. 

Ok, Lets do this.

Enjoy.

*Apologies about the buzz in the background. The big lights in FORLiSE make quiet the noise. 

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • Why she chose Ironman Canada
  • Longevity
  • How her year has been going
  • Changing the recipe
  • Racing a pro female only field and the benefits
  • Drafting
  • The equality thing and why there maybe shouldn’t be 50 females
  • The positive changes in Kona
  • On racing more
  • The trump card on setting up your season
  • Maturity
  • And a little more awesome ;)

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Today’s show is bought to you by Swagman racks – no matter your ride they have the perfect rack. From roof mount to hitch mount, to pick up truck mounts or Ute mounts for those down under and more they have what you need. The TS Truck is now sporting the Swagman Semi 4.0 bike rack that has zero frame contact and fits from 20” to 29” wheels and the locking ratcheting arms only grab the wheels but what’s cool is they have an integrated locking cable to secure your ride. The hitch pin also locks and I also go the 2 bike add on to make it both a 2 bike and 4 bike carrier. Check out Swagman racks over at swagman.net and on instagram @swagmanracks

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Direct download: FB221_-_Linsey_Corbin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm PDT

 

This week we are going with two podcasts - today is my buddy and coach Patrick Ash and I talking all about racing and pacing Ironman Canada, or really any Ironman you are lining up for. It's a long one as we really go into setting up your day for success. And today I also sat down with Linsey Corbin and her race week interview will be up on Friday. 

Ok, Lets do this.

Enjoy.

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • How to pace and race Ironman
  • Breaking down the component sports 
  • Race planning and strategy
  • Why you need to get to T1 early on race day
  • How to ensure you go slower on the bike and what to do to go FASTER
  • Setting up for success
  • Nutrition
  • Transitions
  • Getting aero
  • And more

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Today’s show is bought to you by Swagman racks - no matter your ride they have the perfect rack. From roof mount to hitch mount, to pick up truck mounts or Ute mounts for those down under and more they have what you need. The TS Truck is now sporting the Swagman Semi 4.0 bike rack that has zero frame contact and fits from 20” to 29” wheels and the locking ratcheting arms only grab the wheels but what’s cool is they have an integrated locking cable to secure your ride. The hitch pin also locks and I also go the 2 bike add on to make it both a 2 bike and 4 bike carrier. Check out Swagman racks over at swagman.net and on instagram @swagmanracks

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Direct download: FB220_-_How_to_Race__Pace_Ironman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:02pm PDT

 

This week the tables are turned and I'm getting interviewed by non other than my awesome wife, Charlotte Paul. It's more a conversation about my experience of my first 100 mile run race through the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming. Today's podcast is a long one... but you know what, the race was kinda long. 

As per usual, lots of lessons for all of us and I know how much it helps to go over and debrief a race. Because we can always find areas to improve upon. For me, this race was everything and more than I could have hoped for or imagined. 

The day before the race, there was this shop (unfortunately closed) across from the Blacktooth brewery where race registration was and it had this sign - "Today is a good day for a good day" -  it made me smile and I woke up with that in my head on race morning. Positivity IS a performance enhancer :)

Ok, Lets do this.

Enjoy.

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • Why the hell run a 100 miler? 
  • Commitment to the goal
  • The training and getting it done, no matter the weather
  • My 3 goals for the event
  • The road trip down and making the best of suboptimal
  • Not being able to consume food for near 18 hours 
  • Missing my crew at 50k in
  • My organisational mistakes
  • Flirting with hypothermia (again)
  • Being adaptable to what mother nature throws at you on the day
  • The pacing strategy
  • Keeping my head entertained for 24 hours
  • The major lessons
  • Coaches messages
  • It takes a team to succeed
  • The standoff with a Moose

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TS LIFE –150 years of Canada and being our adopted country and a place we absolutely love. We very much feel at home here and have to pinch ourselves with how lucky we are to live where we do.

Anyway… I run this podcast, Charlotte and I coach and we love improving peoples lives through the vehicle of endurance sports and triathlon. So from now until July 4 we are offering a years worth of access to TS LIFE (all the success generating TS Blueprints - ironman, half ironman, Olympic, and more, plus tons of education on all aspects of being an endurance athlete and getting access to the private TS LIFE member group on Facebook with interaction with us coaches and the other TS LIFE and coached athletes to get your questions answered for just $295

So... Are YOU worth the investment? Our TS LIFE Yearly membership gives you access to 12+ plans, all the content you do need so you can turn down all the other noise and access to a great community and the coaches to get your most pressing questions answered.

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Direct download: FB219_-_The_Bighorn_100.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07pm PDT

This week I have the first person I ever spoke to in the sport of Triathlon. Teresa Rider was the then partner of John Hill (our first coach) and was a wealth of knowledge and inspiration. Teresa proves that you’re never too old to start and etch away at blowing the doors off of what’s possible. She started at 33 years young.

With NO swim background Teresa breastroked her way through her first Triathlon swim. She went on to Ironman and did Kona 12 times with 9 podiums, two of those being an age group World Champion.

Teresa is married to Scott Jones a man I have so much respect for and someone that is like a brother too me. He was part of the Triathlon World Summit and you can listen to his fantastic interview here [FB#160] this is one power couple that is for sure.

I’m stoked to have been part of this amazing woman's journey and she played a massive part in both Charlotte’s and mine for which I have so much gratitude for.

Enjoy this and listen with both ears. A lot of wisdom and knowledge from Teresa. Over 2 decades in the sport, retired healthy and injury free. Success leaves clues.

Lets do this.

Enjoy.

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • From party girl to triathlete and beyond
  • Developing resiliency and thus longevity
  • Breastroking her first Triathlon to winning her age group in Kona (twice)
  • Why a coach matters
  • A big key to getting fast
  • It's not talent, but you can expose 'talent'
  • You must develop this skill set to have any sort of success
  • Why breaks are good
  • The benefits of this sport
  • Giving back and paying it forward
  • And so much more

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TS LIFE – Are YOU worth the investment? Our TS LIFE Yearly membership gives you access to 12+ plans, all the content you do need so you can turn down all the other noise and access to a great community and the coaches to get your most pressing questions answered.

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Direct download: FB218_-_Teresa_Rider.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:32pm PDT

Well… there have been no podcasts due to the simple fact of moving back to Whistler and all the craziness around that and then moving in and getting everything done before this trip to Bighorn 100 for my 100 miler.

Honestly I just ran out of time to edit one from Teresa Rider and another from Chris Kelly. They will be out on our return along with a special episode (I’ll keep under wraps) and then once the results are in, a follow up with InsideTracker on my post 100miler bloods.

Ok… so today is just a quick one from musings on the road and a lesson to me and that can help you out

Lets do this. 

 Enjoy.

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • Why we need to create urgency for important but not urgent tasks and how it helps your goals including race goals.
  • The importance of scheduling
  • A 'new' goal setting process I'm in love with. 
  • Committing to a goal when there is so much other FUN things to do
  • The best feedback loop that keeps you motivated

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Direct download: FB217_-_Musings_on_the_Road_to_Bighorn_100.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:41am PDT

Today I speak with Mariah and Laura ( I mean Sassy) from Inside Tracker about their blood testing but all about my bloods from my pin prick in time- InsideTracker has become well-known among athletes for its ‘never-ending scientific discoveries and relentless pursuit of the health movement’. Its vision is to extend the quality and duration of human life and performance by… ‘empowering individuals with information they need to manage and optimize their own health – by providing a dynamic, personalized analytic platform at the intersection of biochemistry and technology, then distilling the results into simple, natural, and sustainable paths for people to follow’.

But what does that mean in English? 

1. InsideTracker uses your blood 

2. Takes the key biomarkers found in your blood to determine your course of action for any goal

3. No more guessing - your blood - your body - your tailored results. 

And as their hashtags states. #BloodDontLie 

Lets do this. 

Enjoy.

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • We go deep into my bloods
  • What the zones or levels are and why you want to optimize
  • The different tests
  • The times to test and why that matters
  • Common mistakes
  • Why it's good to look under the hood
  • PR'ing your recovery!
  • The need for more than one test
  • A look into InsideTracker
  • And more

If you would like to get tested, head over to InsideTracker.com and put in discount code ALLERGICTOAVERAGE to get 15% off your test.

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Bloodwork Analysis & Recommendations

Biomarker Test Results - Print out

Nutrition recommendations based on specific biomarkers

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Direct download: FB216_-_InsideTracker.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:15pm PDT

This week I get to have a helluva fun conversation with Dr Simon Marshall the other half of Lesley Patterson - the sports psych half that trains the brains of athletes and fitness enthusiasts to become happier and more mentally tough. We delve deeper into their new book “The Brave Athlete – Calm the Fuck Down and Rise to the Occasion” and do so in a fun way that just makes you want to roll up your sleeves and get into it. Simon makes the subject really fun and easy to understand. 

I had a helluva lot of fun speaking with Simon and I know you’ll get lots from this. And if you haven’t yet ordered their book. Do it, you won’t regret it but be willing to work to make a huge positive impact on your life. 

Lets do this. 

 Enjoy.

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • We go into the Brain basics, then jump into the heart, the wings and the fight
  • Dealing with obstacles, setbacks and conflict
  • Mirror mirror on the wall... Is it real?
  • Developing battle skills
  • We talk feeling FAT
  • Comfort Zones
  • Why we need love and compassion for ourselves and our competitors
  • The real swim conversation going on in your head
  • Mind viruses
  • Bringing baggage to training, racing and life
  • And so much more training between your ears

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www.braveheartcoach.com

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Direct download: FB215_-_Dr_Simon_Marshall.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:19pm PDT

Todays podcast is a topic close to my heart. Without a doubt it was screwed up gut biome that switched on my celiac gene and it was the thing I needed to fix to get strong and resilient again. So Im fortunate to have one of the worlds leading experts in the field on the Fat Black. 

Dr. Grace Liu is a trained functional medicine practitioner and founder of The Gut Institute. She is a clinical pharmacist with a doctorate in practice for 19+ years and specializes in complex disease management. Dr. Liu consults and helps clients gain optimal performance through rebuilding the microbiome after damage from modern living. She uses nutrigenomic tools and other advanced functional lab testing. Currently she is training some functional medicine leaders to approach gut protocols with her expertise and speaks around the world and has been on various summits. 

Ok lets get into it. 

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:

  • Rebuilding the biome of endurance athletes
  • Understanding that our guts our on the OUTSIDE
  • The species of healthy gut biome
  • Testing your guts
  • The ABC's
  • Stressors affecting our guts
  • Poo (of course we speak poo)
  • And a whole lot more. 

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The Gut Institute 

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Special bundle: purchase Ultra BIFIDO|MAXIMUS probiotic + Prescript Assist and receive one complimentary bottle of Floraphage
 
Group Gut Class offers customized gut protocols to blast fat, fog, fatigue based on urine OAT testing. We have ongoing enrollment and accepting now
 
Poo analytics are imperfect but we have the OAT! We ship the urine organic acid test (OAT) kit internationally. I love this kit. The OAT explains many things regarding gut status, SIFO (fungal overgrowths), triple adrenal depletion, mood and customizing the diet (oxalates, salicylates, protein putrification/malabsorption). 
 
One complimentary brief lab consultation ($188 value) with me to review the OAT is included with code: FATCOFFEE

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TS LIFE – Are YOU worth the investment? Our TS LIFE Yearly membership gives you access to 12+ plans, all the content you do need so you can turn down all the other noise and access to a great community and the coaches to get your most pressing questions answered.

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Direct download: FB214_-_Dr_Grace_Liu.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:41pm PDT