TriSpecific | Ironman Triathlon Coaching Podcast

After months of trying we finally lock down ultra runner, world record holder, F.A.S.T.E.R study guinea pig and all round good guy Zach Bitter to chat to Pete and I on the Fat Black about OFM and all the things that truly matter. 

Zach cuts through the noise and is one smart guy. 

Take note and apply and you'll put the ball in your court. 

In Today’s Episode We Discuss:

  • Zach’s background and journey
  • Getting to OFM Zen
  • The right way and wrong way to getting fat adapted
  • What kills OFM
  • The importance of lifestyle
  • The truths about burnout.
  • How the answers have changed when  it comes to benchmark data numbers
  • How to make carbs truly boost your performance
  • How to manipulate your nutrition to serve you best in training and racing
  • How to not lose your top end
  • The hard reset
  • The real benefits of LCHF and OFM for performance
  • Insights into Zach’s participation in the FASTER study.
  • And more.

Show Links:

Connect with Zach on Social Media.

https://twitter.com/zbitter

https://www.facebook.com/zach.bitter

http://www.zachbitter.com

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Direct download: FB102_-_OFM_Zach_Bitter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am PDT

Today we get to sit down and learn some brilliant insights from Pro Athlete, Liz Blatchford. What? You don't know who Lizzy B is??

Well, she has won Cairns Ironman for 3 years straight, she was 3rd in debut at Kona in 2013, races for the impressive BMS Uplace Team and has been showing the triathlon world that she is a World Class Athlete since she burst onto the scene in spectacular fashion.

Sit back (with a Fat Back of course) and enjoy, as we chat to Liz about what makes her tick.

In Today's Episode We Discuss:

  • Who is Liz Blatchford?
  • A shocking(!) revelation about Liz and coffee.
  • What makes Liz so successful.
  • The mental strategies that Liz uses to race at her best.
  • Overcoming challenges in the middle of a race.
  • What it is like racing for BMC Uplace.
  • Using mentors for support and guidance.
  • Liz's pre-race rituals.
  • How Liz deals with injuries.
  • Liz's awesome advice for aspiring athletes.

Show Links:

Connect with Liz on Social Media.

WEB
TWITTER
FACEBOOK
YOU TUBE
INSTAGRAM

You can read more about Li's team, BMC Uplace here.

You like cool pictures? So do we! Check out the work by Liz's husband @koruptvision

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Direct download: FB_101_-_Liz_Blatchford.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am PDT

Wow.. Episode 100 of the Fat Black podcast and we are excited to bring to you a great interview with Skratch labs founder and all round endurance sports scientist heavy hitter Dr Allen Lim.

As you can see from the podcast image, Lim likes to have fun in life and his companies values really resonate with us here at TriSpecific. Today we go into such an important topic of endurance sports training and racing and where so many athletes make mistakes.

More than that we go into a point that will help you improve you life.

Because... That's whats important to us here at TriSpecific ... Yes we help improve your Triathlon performances but it's also highly important to us that your health is improved as is your life. It's the way we roll.

Enjoy our 100th episode of the Fat Black.

In Today’s Episode We Cover:

  • How Skratch Labs came to be; the Secret Drink Mix.
  • What Dr. Lim learnt on the  Pro Tour and working with different athletes.
  • Testing your sweat rate and sodium concentration.
  • Which test is the most accurate and why.
  • Understanding your individuality.
  • Learning to be more intuitive.
  • Why sodium is so important to athletes.
  • Understanding the relevance of magnesium in your electrolyte profile.
  • Over-consumption during races.
  • Learning the best strategies for race fuelling in different conditions.
  • Understanding cramping.
  • Too little sodium VS too much.
  • Racing in hot climates.
  • Managing/removing your bottlenecks
  • Happiness VS Ambitions.
  • And more awesome…

Links From Today’s Show:

http://www.skratchlabs.com http://feedzonecookbook.com/ Sean Achor Ted Talk

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Direct download: FB_100_-_Hydration__Bottlenecks_with_Dr_Allen_Lim.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:26pm PDT

On this weeks Fat Black Podcast we get to talk with 3x ITU World Champion Peter Robertson or better known simply as Robbo. 

Robbo was an athlete that could execute when it was called for and made history when he was Australia's first athlete to qualify for the inaugural Olympic triathlon.
We talk with Robbo about his ITU past, his unfortunate collar bone break weeks out from Kona in 2014 and how he bounces back from that and of course his new business Elite Performing Minds. 

In Today’s Episode We Cover:

  • The two things you should lock at via a race debrief
  • Lessons on where you CAN make up time. 
  • The importance of having a process and how it saves time.
  • Being consistent when it counts.
  • The one factor that most miss. 
  • Strategies for mentally dealing with injuries.
  • The mindset shift.
  • A cool mind hack even though it could be placebo. 
  • And more

Links From Today’s Show:

The fastest bike dismount you have ever seen!

Elite Performing Minds

Elite Performing Minds Facebook page

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Direct download: FB_99_-_Peter_Robertson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:42pm PDT

This week we wanted to dive into an interview we did with none other than Chris "Macca" McCormack on the Triathlon World Summit. Even if you own the TWS recordings or remember listening too it, it's a great interview to go back to and get little nuggets of gold that can help you develop the one thing that is stopping you. That is YOU. 

This month we have lined up some interviews for you that are next level and we cannot wait to share them with you. 

In Today’s Episode We Cover:

  • Being in Control versus Being Out of Control
  • Asking the HARD Questions of yourself
  • The benefit of doing debriefs
  • How to eliminate self doubt
  • And much more. 

Links From Today’s Show:

Want to get more Triathlon World Summit goodness? You can access everything from here http://triathlonworldsummit.com/

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Direct download: FB_98_Macca_on_The_Attitude_The_Mindset_on_Training_and_Racing_to_Win.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:24pm PDT

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