Brett Blanker is a triathlete, coach and host of Zen and the Art of Triathlon podcast.
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 texafornia@gmail.com
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 D’ 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! texafornia@gmail.com 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.
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
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.
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