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The Basics of Power Meter Tech and Who Makes it

Welcome back to a new episode of the Endurance QuickCast. We have Josh Matthews back on the show to help us unravel the mysteries of power meter technology. On today’s show, Josh and I are going to talk about the various types of power meters, the tech behind the power meters, who makes them and which ones are available today.

Duration: 00:44:10

How to Survive Your New Year Resolutions

Welcome to a new year of the Endurance QuickCast! This week Coach Rob is flying solo, Josh will be back on on the next edition of the Endurance QuickCast. This is the time of the year for better or for worse most of us like to make New Year Resolutions. So Coach Rob thought he would share his experience and some suggestions on how to survive your New Year Resolutions.

Duration: 00:27:55

2017 Endurance QuickCast Wrap Up

Welcome back, everyone. I hope you have had a successful season and are looking forward to a new season! I want to take a moment to thank all of the listeners of the show we couldn’t have grown like we have this season with out you and your continued support. So today I want to celebrate you our listeners and progress of the show!

Duration: 00:32:16

Josh and Rob review the 2017 Power Meter market and add some predictions

Hello and welcome back to a new episode of the Endurance QuickCast. If you haven’t already noticed we have been making some changes to the shows and one of the big ones is the addition of Josh Matthews Owner of and my new co-host and sponsor of the Endurance QuickCast.Today Josh and I are going to talk about all the things that happened in the world of power meters in 2017 and share with you what we know is going to happen in 2018 and make some of our own predictions.

Duration: 00:41:55

Summarizing the season to end the woulda’, coulda’, shouldas’

This week Coach Rob talks about an important aspect of record keeping in an athlete's life. Writing a seasonal summary is an excellent way to capture what went on in a season. This tool if you like is a wonderful way to maintain your sanity in 5 simple steps. Have listened and learned all the step of summarizing your season so you can quit thinking about how your season would have been better or should have done better only if you could have done things differently.

Duration: 00:32:33

Our new co-host and a review of Eurobike and Interbike 2017

Welcome back to a new season of the Endurance QuickCast. We start our new recording season every November and as promised there are going to be some changes in all of the shows. With that being said I want welcome Josh Matthews owner of and my new co-host and sponsor of the Endurance QuickCast. Have a listen to Josh and Rob talk about what they saw and read about at Eurobike and Interbike.

Duration: 00:56:00

Interview with the best selling author Peter Shankman – Faster Than Normal

This week Coach Rob has the best selling Author, Entrepreneur, New Media Expert, Angel Investor, World Traveller, Sky Diver, Ironman Triathlete, Marathoner - Peter Shankman as a guest on the Endurance QuickCast. Rob and Peter talk about ADHD/ADD and how many athletes the world over harness the energy of the ADD/ADHD brain to become the best possible athletes.

Duration: 00:33:23

What parents need to know about coaching juniors

This week, Coach Rob talks about the coaching of juniors in cycling and what parents need to know about the sport and hiring private coaches. Rob has recently had several Juniors reach out to him this season about being coached. Some of these juniors called before even speaking to their parents. Becuase of this Coach Rob has decided to record a show for the parents of potential competitive junior cyclists.

Duration: 00:33:00

Conquering the hills on your run

Last week I gave some guidance to beginner runners, this week I have a topic that is for the more advanced to elite runners that listen to the show. This week Coach Rob gives advanced and elite runners guidance on how to crush it in the hills. Our beginner listeners can learn from the show too but it may be a bit early to put most of what I am going to share into practice right away.

Duration: 00:32:38

Beginner runner guidance

This week on the Endurance Coach Rob shares tips incites and guidance on how beginner runners can make the most of their training experiences all the while avoiding injury. As this is a mobile edition of the Endurance Quick Cast there are very few show notes. Have a listen to you won't be disappointed!

Duration: 00:33:52

Wheel upgrade considerations

This week on Bench Talk Coach Rob talks about the basics of wheel selection when considering upgrading your wheels. Rob will talk about road wheelset for different types of road or performance conditions. As this is a Mobile edition of Bench Talk show notes are lite but you can find some of the talking points.

Duration: 00:30:19

The Feed – What it means to eat clean as an athlete

Welcome to The Feed and we are back in the studio! Today I am going to talk a bit more about what it means to eat clean and share with you some exciting news about my new sponsor and co-host for The Feed in the new year!

Duration: 00:24:00

Is cold water immersion hurting or helping athletes recover

This week on the Endurance QuickCast Coach Rob goes a bit deeper on an athlete's question regarding her rehab and the practice of cold water immersion. Rob discusses some of the recent studies and meta-analysis that has lead to some new thinking. Primarily that the age-old tradition of cold water immersion for recovery maybe hurting athletes chances of developing adaptations. The adaptations in question are around hypertrophy and how to determine if cold water immersion isn't allowing for...

Duration: 00:24:00

Breaking Through Plateaus

This week, on the Endurance QuickCast Coach Rob talks about plateaus and how to break through them. On this mobile edition of the Endurance QuickCast Rob helps listeners recognize what is causing plateaus and what sorts of plateaus are plaguing performance. Coach Rob discusses mental and physical plateaus how they may show up in your training, participation, and competition.

Duration: 00:30:18

Disaster strikes the studio and Coach Rob gets interviewed

The show has been down due to some studio equipment failure but Coach Rob is trying to get some shows out without some of the studio equipment. Sorry to everyone about the show delays and the format change. A former club mate who is working on a degree in kinesiology also recently interviewed Rob and there were some great things discussed that you the listener may benefit from. Rob covers some of the things that came up in the interview such as…

Duration: 00:14:00

Surviving The Silly Season

In recent conversations with several of my athletes I have had them refer to the period after their race season is over as their own silly season. What makes it silly is that they aren’t ready to begin off-season training or they are wrapping up one sports season and to start a fall/winter sport. I find that self-coached athletes often struggle the most with the training and non-training demands of their own silly seasons. So today I am going to talk a bit more about this crazy time of the...

Duration: 00:33:43

What beginner cyclists often get wrong

This week Coach Rob talks about the top 8-10 items he sees beginner cyclists getting wrong. Some of the items are just expansions on a theme but still very important issues Rob sees come up all too often. None of these items are meant to be overly critical as we were all once beginners. So have a listen and learn how to become a better cyclist.

Duration: 00:24:00

A guest talks multi-day racing and the coach athlete relationship

This week on the Endurance QuickCast we have a guest! We have a PPC athlete on the show with me. So on today’s show, we are going to talk quite a bit about multi day racing as well as the coach athlete relationship with our guest and PPC athlete.

Duration: 01:16:46

Making a comeback

I recently spoke about making comebacks in a prior show and promised I would cover the subject in a new Endurance QuickCast. Getting started in sport again after a layoff can be a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be. Layoffs from the sports we love can occur at any time and the reasons are many. So I am going to cover several scenarios and how you can quickly and safely transition back.

Duration: 00:40:22

Bench Talk – Lighting up your run or ride

Adapting to low light conditions when running, riding, hiking, climb or camping means having a light source. So in this edition of Bench Talk, I am going to cover quite a bit about your lighting options, terminology, and practical applications.

Duration: 00:33:33

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