In today's episode we hear a bit of follow up from Rocco and Wes about some previous conversations. Rylon brings up the topic of balancing bicycle wheels, click here for a YouTube video on the topic. Rylon asks Rocco and Wes about how they plan long rides that go into new territory. We discuss Damas' question about aero water bottles and then we discuss the multitude of aspects to consider when training in a group.
In this episode we have a special guest join us, Grant the "willing" participant in Wes' Burn The Ship experiment. We chat with Grant and Wes getting a dual perspective on how the first of what sounds like many Burn the Ship sessions. We also get into rider etiquette and safety. As the weather starts to break, we can all use a reminder.
In this episode we chat about over heating when running in the winter. Dead lifts, the accessories, and their reasons. Follow up from last weeks topic of how endurance spots has changed your personal life. We answer a listener question about training with a baker cyst, from a purely non professional, non medical point of view. And we prime the pump for next week talking about how to pull the reigns and know when enough is enough... this is base season after all.
In this episode we meet Coach Wes' dad, Jim. Recap our Christmas holiday, and discuss our over indulgences. We talk a bit out kettlebells and mace bells, and how Wes smuggles them on flights :) We answer a listener question about treadmill running vs outdoor running and hear about Jim and Wes's father son Ironman Florida experience.
In this episode we answer a few questions about how we all keep motivated during the winter months, how cold is too cold for a run, and how we layer up to keep warm. Rocco an Wes both fill us in on the last portion of their RAAM experience. We also talk about what we do to stay in the zone and entertained while on the trainer.
In this episode we talk about bit run cadence, turn over, stride length and some other running specific topics. Wes and Rocco reminisce about RAAM in the first part of our our hopefully continuing talks about big and fun races we have been involved with. We chat a bit about what we' hope to find under the tree come Christmas morning!
In this episode we discuss balancing strength and the possibility of gaining mass with being an endurance athlete. We chat about how we deal with negative people in our lives, and what we try to do be positive. Rocco gives us a brief insight into how he recovered from a concussion, and handled the mental issues associated with a long term injury.
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In this holiday episode we get off the rails a fair bit, chat about some escapades with Coach Wes at the movies, as well as some Hallmark un-manlyness. Once we get back on topic we talk about how we plan our upcoming race season, and discuss how you may want to set some expectations in place of or in addition to to goals. We wrap it all up with some Thanksgiving banter, and a few final words of wisdom.
In this episode we chat about Hoka/Altra maximal type running shoes. We hear all about Rocco's escapades that resulted in a disgusting messenger bag. Wes boasts about his soft and supple hands, we'll get those secrets soon, I know you're eager to hear. Once we get back on track we talk about staying on task in the off season, what we do to help stay the course and provide some tips to you.