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Eric Schwartz offers triathlon training advice for athletes of all levels. Some of the smartest experts in the endurance world join the podcast for interviews. Topics include training, nutrition, equipment, hydration, weight loss, fueling, strength, and Ironman racing. Eric provides advice from his 20 year career as a top athlete and 14+ years of coaching. Triathletes, duathletes, runners, and cyclists will get smarter with each episode.

Eric Schwartz offers triathlon training advice for athletes of all levels. Some of the smartest experts in the endurance world join the podcast for interviews. Topics include training, nutrition, equipment, hydration, weight loss, fueling, strength, and Ironman racing. Eric provides advice from his 20 year career as a top athlete and 14+ years of coaching. Triathletes, duathletes, runners, and cyclists will get smarter with each episode.
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Eric Schwartz offers triathlon training advice for athletes of all levels. Some of the smartest experts in the endurance world join the podcast for interviews. Topics include training, nutrition, equipment, hydration, weight loss, fueling, strength, and Ironman racing. Eric provides advice from his 20 year career as a top athlete and 14+ years of coaching. Triathletes, duathletes, runners, and cyclists will get smarter with each episode.

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English


Episodes

TT099: Olympian Richard Murray

6/4/2018
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South African Richard Murray is in the midst of a successful ITU career and in 2016 he finished 4th in the Olympics. We talk about his career in triathlon and the path that led him to where he is today. trimurray.com

Duration:00:53:39

TT098: Running Expert Jay Dicharry, Specialist in Biomechanics & Sports Physiologist

4/1/2018
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Jay Dicharry offered some fantastic knowledge in this interview. He is an expert in many things and also an author. His website describes him better than I could: "Originally from New Orleans LA, Jay completed the Masters of Physical Therapy degree at Louisiana State University Medical Center and is a Board- Certified Sports Clinical Specialist. Jay built his international reputation as an expert in biomechanical analysis as Director of the SPEED Clinic at the University of Virginia....

Duration:00:58:18

TT097: 100 Mile Run, Addicted To Intensity, How the Apple Watch Changed My Life

12/13/2017
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Hillary Spires returns to the show to talk about her preparation for a 100 mile/160km run she completed in Canada in September. She gave herself a 24 hour time limit and she talks about the challenges she endured along the way and during the run. She limited her total training and used intensity to maximize her training time. Along the way she raised $11,000 for charity. Hillary's website is ruggedconditioning.com. After Hillary's interview I talk about how the Apple Watch changed my life...

Duration:00:48:39

TT096: Physical Therapist Dan Linick

11/19/2017
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Dan Linick, co-founder of South Jersey Physical Therapist, is my guest. Dan is also my physical therapist and has helped my running significantly. We discuss his background as a physical therapist, some common problems that he's seen, and some issues I've had. We also talked about his previous work in brain rehab and how to help an older friend or relative who might benefit from visiting a physical therapist. Dan's clinic is located in Hainesport, New Jersey and at southjerseypt.com.

Duration:00:50:17

TT095: Off-Season Training & Time Limited Training With Matt Dixon

10/30/2017
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Matt Dixon has experience as a professional athlete, coach to elite and amateur athletes, an exercise physiologist, and an author. His newest book is Fast-Track Triathlete. This book is geared toward athletes who want to maximize their success with limited time to train. The book explains his concepts and includes a 14 week training plan for both Ironman and Half Ironman as well as a strength plan that can be completed without visiting the gym. We talk about the book in the second half of...

Duration:00:50:00

TT094: Zach Boivin’s Inspirational Journey From 330 Pounds To An Ironman

10/19/2017
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Zach Boivin went to watch a friend race Ironman Lake Placid in 2015. At the time he weighed 330 pounds and was not active. He was inspired watching the finishers that night and the next day he decided he was going to do a triathlon. He thought all triathlons were Ironman distance. Fortunately, he realized there were shorter races and he signed up for Ironman 70.3 Syracuse the following year. In 2017 he attempted his first Ironman at Lake Placid. This is his life changing journey that...

Duration:01:06:30

T093: First Half Ironman w/Courtney Sergeant

8/28/2017
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Courtney Sergeant joins the show as she prepares for her first half ironman at Atlantic City 70.3. She did her first triathlon in 2014 and has marathon experience. Among the topics we discuss: Nutrition Hydration Salt tablets Transition Massages Preparing for the run on limited run training Post-race recovery Pacing

Duration:00:56:03

TT092: Ultraman, Collegiate Recruiting, Random

8/9/2017
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Billy Edwards returns to the show to talk about his experiences since winning Ultraman Florida in 2015. He completed the Ultraman World Championships later that year and has since cut back on his racing since having surgery on his toe. However, he is busy in the sport as a coach of the Naval Academy collegiate triathlon team that finished third at the 2017 Collegiate National Championships. He was one of a few coaches selected for USAT's Elite Mentorship Coaching program and he recently...

Duration:00:46:18

TT091: Sports Psychology: The Brave Athlete

6/20/2017
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The Brave Athlete is a new book by Dr. Simon Marshall and Lesley Patterson covering cutting-edge brain training for athletes. Lesley is a professional triathlete and mountain biker. Her resume includes a few Xterra World Championships titles. Dr. Simon Marshall is a former Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California at San Diego and Professor of Exercise Science at San Diego State University. He has published over 100 scientific articles on the psychology of...

Duration:00:53:01

TT090: Pro Cyclist Phil Gaimon

5/30/2017
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Phil Gaimon was a pro cyclist from 2009 to 2016, including two years on the WorldTour with Garmin Sharp and Cannondale. He’s done Paris Roubaix, won Redlands twice, and finished second at the Tour of the Gila. He just retired last year, as he put it, after Jonathan vaughters stopped returning his phone calls. Even though he's retired he’s still going after hill climb records in North America. He's also putting on Grand Fondo in Malibu in October and he is the author of three books. We talk...

Duration:00:49:58

TT089: Aspiring Pro Triathlete/Former Motocross Racer Justin Mendoza

5/17/2017
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Justin Mendoza didn't know much about triathlon until he saw Craig Alexander's 50 minute Aussies Abroad video on Youtube. Then he knew he triathlon was what he wanted to do. He had recently transitioned out of Motocross racing after some serious accidents and four weeks after watching the video he did an Olympic distance triathlon near his home in North California. He now lives in Colorado Springs and races primarily races Olympic and half ironman distance triathlons with the hopes of...

Duration:01:03:38

TT088: Gut Health With Dr. Grace Liu

4/27/2017
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Problems with her own health led Dr. Grace Liu down a path which led to her becoming an expert in gut health. Good health is dependent on our digestive system having good bacteria. We talk about how to achieve that and all the things that affect our gut. Check out TheGutInstitute.com for ways to test your own gut and other products Grace offers.

Duration:00:53:51

TT087: How To Win An Age Group National Championship

3/13/2017
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Alicia Caldwell has raced for 20 years and in 2016 she won her first US National Age Group title. She's been gradually improving through the years. In 2017 she was 19th in her age group and the next year she was 8th. In 2012 she made the podium with a 3rd place finish at Sprint Nationals, and in 2014 she earned bronze at the World Championships in Canada. We talk about her journey in the sport and some of her habits and training methods that have allowed for continuous improvement.

Duration:00:39:07

TT86: Retired Pro Wes Hobson Covering Lots Of Things

2/24/2017
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Wes Hobson was one of the top triathletes of the 1990s. He turned pro in 1990 and retired in 2001. In his second year as a pro he was competing with and sometimes beating the Big Four: Mark Allen, Dave Scott, Scott Molina, and Mike Pigg. During his career he was named Triathlete of the Year by the United States Olympic Committee, won 35 races, and was the first American to win an ITU World Cup Triathlon. He talked about transitioning into the sport from collegiate swimming to racing with...

Duration:01:12:42

TT085: Running & Triathlon Stories I Habits I Lessons

2/7/2017
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Eric reviews his running career, including his time at Indiana University, and shares a few stories from his triathlon career. He also talks about important habits for success and what advice he would give to himself at different stages of his career. This episode is for my two-year old daughter and my three-year old son so that when they get older they will know more about their Dada. Hopefully at least some of my listeners will also enjoy it.

Duration:01:07:50

TT084: Swim Total Immersion Founder Terry Laughlin

1/16/2017
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Terry Laughlin founded Total Immersion at age 29 while he was considering a change of career. He coached kids since age 21 but he had no experience coaching adults until he held his first camp in 1989. The camp was a success and also personally fulfilling for Terry. A business was born. Total Immersion led to his first book, also titled Total Immersion, camps, ebooks, and a fleet of Total Immersion certified coaches around the world. We talk about his progression over the years, his favorite...

Duration:01:09:24

TT083: Olympic Distance Triathlon & Half Ironman Race Review

12/27/2016
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Subscribe via iTunes Jeff Pack is in his 40s and he just started competing in endurance events three years ago. He recently completed an Olympic distance triathlon in the Galapagos Islands and he followed it up with a half ironman distance race in Paracas, Peru. Jeff is an American living in Ecuador and he trains at an elevation of 9,000 feet. He was very well prepared for each of these races and hit his goal for each. Links http://www.runnersworld.com/heart/can-running-kill-you

Duration:01:16:38

TT082: First Ironman, Husband & Wife Triathletes Balancing Triathlon & Family

12/5/2016
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Subscribe via iTunes Elizabeth and Nate Sylves have been racing together as a couple for over a decade. This year she did her first Ironman (Florida) and he did his first half ironman (North Carolina). They combine training and racing with full time jobs while raising two young kids. They started their season with the Duathlon National Championships in Bend, Oregon in June. Then Elizabeth did the Atlantic City 70.3 and in October Nate did Ironman North Carolina 70.3 and Elizabeth planned on...

Duration:01:11:21

TT081: Joe Friel & His Newly Revamped Triathlete’s Training Bible

11/8/2016
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Subscribe via iTunes Joe Friel returns to the show and discusses his revamped and just released Triathlete's Training Bible. This is the best selling triathlon book of all time, with roughly 300,000 books sold, and instead of just updating it he started from scratch and rewrote it. We talk about the major revamps to the book. In addition to that we covered a wide range of topics. Near the end of the interview we talked about his career as he went from teacher to running store owner to...

Duration:01:04:37

TT080: Dangerous Hyponatremia After a 70.3 Half Ironman

10/18/2016
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Colin Pugh had a dangerous case of hyponatremia that could have resulted in death. Hydration expert Andy Blow joins us to review his case. In Colin's words, here is what happened: "On Aug 14th I did my first Half Ironman (Stealhead - Benton Harbor MI). I ran a pretty decent race and finished in a time of 5hrs 47 mins. After the race I was about a 3 hour drive from home in Milwaukee WI. I was over there on my own as my girlfriend was working that weekend. Based on the fact I couldn’t stand up...

Duration:00:34:56