Episodes

Being a Fit Triathlete  

In this podcast, Kevin discusses the upcoming Tri Swim Coach webinar, The Fit Triathlete. The 4 pillars of optimal health & fitness for triathletes include:

1. Psychology
2. Nutrition
3. Rest/recovery/sleep
4. Workouts

Reference - Signup for the webinar at http://thefittriathlete.com

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Most Common Swim Questions Answered (Why You’re Not Alone) – TSC Podcast #102  

In this podcast, Kevin and Chris answer 4 common questions. Points discussed:

1. Efficiency/Sinking Legs
2. Hitting a plateau
3. Race is coming up SOON- what to do
4. "I'm a slow swimmer"

Also mentioned - Upcoming webinar, The Fit Triathlete, September 12th. Mark your calendars!

Book - Mindset - The Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck at Amazon

Reference - Newsletter Signup - http://triswimlessons.com

Free Facebook Group: Facebook.com/groups/triswimcoach
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4 Tips On Coming Back From an Injury – Tri Swim Coach Podcast #101  

In this podcast, Kevin and Chris discuss the 4 tips on coming back from an injury. Points discussed:

-Kevin’s shoulder issues
-Joe Rogan podcast http://podcasts.joerogan.net/podcasts/steve-maxwell
-Shoulder Pain book

1. Mental
2. Increase gradually
3. Rehab
4. Equipment

Lava Pants - Pick up at xterrawetsuits.com, use code CO-TRISC for a discount

Free Facebook Group: Facebook.com/groups/triswimcoach
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5 Tips To Get You Ready For Race Season – TSC Podcast #100  

In this podcast, Kevin and Chris discuss the 5 tips to get you ready for race season. Points discussed:

-High elbow catch blog post: http://triswimcoach.com/high-elbow-catch

1. Plan
2. Intensity
3. Simulate
4. Get outside
5. Nutrition

References:

Tri Swim Coach plans on Training Peaks: http://www.triswimcoach.com/training-plans/
Mark Sisson interview on Tri Swim Coach: http://www.triswimcoach.com/fl099-primal-endurance-with-mark-sisson/
3 Swim Tips video: http://www.triswimcoach.com/3-swim-tips/

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Primal Endurance With Mark Sisson – TSC Podcast #99  

In this podcast, Kevin interviews Mark Sisson, former Ironman triathlete turned primal, and head of marksdailyapple.com. We went over some of the highlights of his new book, Primal Endurance. Points discussed:

-Mark's history as an endurance athlete

-Injuries and maladies

-Marksdailyapple.com origins

-Low carb/paleo/primal endurance

-Problems with endurance sports & health

-The Black Hole & heart rate training

-Train slower to go faster?

-Optimal strength training

-Pitfalls of group training

-Periodized training, High intensity workouts

-Having FUN with training

-Sprinting with triathlon training?

-Training efficiently

-Sleep habits

References:

Mark's Website: http://marksdailyapple.com

New Book: Primal Endurance: Escape chronic cardio and carbohydrate dependency and become a fat burning beast!

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Interview with Chris Ritter – TSC Podcast #98  

In this podcast, Kevin interviews Chris Ritter, strength trainer at http://rittersp.com. Points discussed:

-Chris' background
-Working with Cullen Jones, Olympic Gold Medalist
-Strength training for distance swimmers & triathletes
-Hinges, squats, and shoulder injuries
-Problems with sitting
-Maximizing your workouts
-When to do strength training
-Stretching
-Bilateral breathing
-High elbow catch
-Sun Yang's stroke
-Ritter Sport

References:

Chris' Website: http://rittersp.com
Video library of exercises: http://rittersp.com/exercise-library/?type=1
Surge Strength book
Swimming Fastest by Ernie Maglishco
Sun Yang's stroke

Sign up for the Ritter Sport newsletter and get access to the pullup progression Chris mentioned in the show by going to http://rittersp.com/tri-swim-coach-podcast 

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Interview with Chloe McCardel – TSC Podcast #97  

In this podcast, Kevin interviews world class marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel. Points discussed:

-Chloe's background
-Disadvantages of being a triathlete
-Why distance open water swimming/life lessons
-English Channel crossings and spiritual experiences
-Swimming with sharks
-What Chloe thinks about while swimming
-Cravings while swimming
-Nutrition
-World records
-Cuba to US swim & box jellyfish
-Never giving up
-Charity: Swim Across America
-Training for marathon swims
-Loch Ness swims (and the monster)
-Weight gain and cold water
-Avoiding injuries
-Typical mistakes in open water swimming
-The future of marathon swimming
-Chloe's future plans

References:

Chloe's Website http://chloemccardel.com
Swim Across America: http://swimacrossamerica.org

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Interview with Gary Hall Sr. – TSC Podcast #96  

In this podcast, Kevin interviews Gary Hall, Sr. of The Race Club. Here's what's covered:

-21 Day Challenges in Tri Swim Pro
-Gary Hall Sr. background
-How to accomplish varying goals
-Triathletes, masters, and age group swimmers
-Mindset - "I am a swimmer"
-Body limitations & core strength
-Minimizing drag and maximizing propulsion
-Hip driven/Shoulder driven freestyle
-Velocity meter 
-Importance of high elbow & stroke rate
-Importance of drag drills
-Swim bench
-Tips for triathletes: flip turns & more

References:

The Race Club - http://theraceclub.com
Velocity meter - http://www.theraceclub.com/swim-camps/swim-video-analysis/
Tempo Trainer - Tempo Trainer
Freestyle Pull- drag drills: http://www.theraceclub.com/videos/swimisodes-freestyle-how-to-pull-underwater/
Upcoming Race Club swim camps: http://www.theraceclub.com/swim-camps/

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The final word on stroke rate and cadence – TSC Podcast #95  

In this podcast, Kevin and Chris discuss the Vasa Erg, and stroke rate and cadence in freestyle.

References:

Vasatrainer.com - for more on the ERG
SWOLF - Swim Golf: Get your time and stroke count on a set of 50s. Add the 2 numbers together to get your score, try to lower that score with each 50.

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Interview with Age Grouper Martin Boardman – TSC Podcast #94  

In this podcast, Kevin interviews Tri Swim Coach Team 500 member and ambassador Martin Boardman. Here's what is covered:

-Martin's background and love of triathlons
-Training schedule
-How he keeps consistent and in shape
-Vulcan triathlon experience
-His favorite endulgence
-Plans for 2015

References:

Tri Swim Pro Academy - http://triswimpro.com

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Interview with Budding Pro Triathlete Aaron Buchan – TSC Podcast #93  

In this podcast, Kevin interviews Tri Swim Coach sponsored triathlete Aaron Buchan. Here's what is covered:

-Rating & Review contest results
-Facebook messages
-Aaron's story

References:

Aaron's Cross Training Systems Website: http://crosstrainingsystems.com.au

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Interview with Tri Swim Coach Ambassador Kathy Calabretta – TSC Podcast #92  

In this podcast, Kevin interviews Tri Swim Pro member and ambassador Kathy Calabretta. They cover:

-Triathlon background
-Why tri?
-Training schedule
-Key to staying in great shape
-Quirks
-Racing

References:

Kathy's Tri Swim Coach Ambassador Page: http://www.triswimcoach.com/ambassadors/kathy-calabretta/

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Australian Triathlete Vince Sesto – TSC Podcast #91  

In this podcast, Kevin interviews Tri Swim Pro member and ambassador Vince Sesto. They cover:

-Vince's start in triathlon
-Enjoyment of the sport
-Training schedule
-Tri Swim Coach experience
-Key to staying consistent
-Eating habits
-Upcoming races

References:

Vince's Tri Swim Coach Ambassador Page: http://www.triswimcoach.com/ambassadors/vince-sesto/

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Junk Food Vs Supplements, Free Golf – TSC Podcast #90  

In this podcast, Chris and Kevin discuss an article on junk food vs supplements.

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Becoming Unbreakable With Kate Galliet – TSC Podcast #89  

On this podcast, Kevin interviews Kate Galliet of The Unbreakable Body and Fit For Real Life.

We discussed:

-Living with injuries vs. being fit for real life
-Becoming unbreakable in different areas of life
-Strength training for endurance athletes
-Swimming-specific strength training (with marshmallows)
-Rehabbing injuries and injury prevention
-Common running & biking injuries (feet)
-The Unbreakable Body online program
-Mental Strength
-TED Talks

Resources:

To join The Unbreakable Body (with TSC Discount): theunbreakablebody.com/kevin
TED Talks: ted.com

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Interview with Endurance Junkie Podcast – TSC Podcast #88  

On this podcast, Kevin is interviewed on the Endurance Junkie podcast: 

We discussed:

- My sporting background.
- How you can swim faster and more confident.
- Tactics on how to master open water swimming.
- How a triathlete needs to swim to have a great overall race.

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5 Triathlon Race Tips for 2015 – TSC Podcast #87  

On this podcast, Kevin & Chris discuss 5 Triathlon Race Tips for 2015.

-New site design
-Taking time away from swimming & it's affects
-LAVA Pants
-Tri Swim Coach Español
-5 Triathlon Race tips:
1. Be more consistent.
2. Time trial
3. Swim analysis
4. Drills
5. Embrace your weakness

References:

Get LAVA Pants http://www.xterrawetsuits.com/store/index.php/products/lava-pants/lava-pants
(use discount code 'TRISWIMCOACH' on checkout for $50 off)
Article on top 15 triathlon race tips: http://www.triswimcoach.com/triathlon-race-tips-for-2015/
Team 500 membership: order.triswimcoach.com
Tri Swim Coach app: app.triswimcoach.com
Tri Swim Coach DVD/12-week plans/Membership/Team 500 : http://triswimcoach.com

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Interview with Fiona Siemelink – TSC Podcast #86  

On this podcast, Kevin interviews triathlete and coach Fiona Siemelink. Here's what is discussed:

-Starting in triathlon in South Africa
-Motivation behind triathlon & endurance racing
-Personal quests
-Balance and triathlon
-Surviving cancer
-Coaching: What is a good fit?
-Triathlon swim tips
-Overall fitness levels and racing
-Great Ironman races

References:

Facebook groups: Houston Tri Marketplace
Triathlon Women Worldwide
Tri Swim Coach DVD/12-week plans/Membership: http://triswimcoach.com

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Interview with Chris Kelly of Nourish, Balance, Thrive – TSC Podcast #85  

On this podcast, Kevin interviews Chris Kelly of nourishbalancethrive.com. Here's what is discussed:

-Rebuilding health and fitness levels
-Gut health
-Functional medicine
-High cortisol levels/broken adrenals
-Nutrition- Paleo & training
-The importance of sleep
-Roland Shoeman, World Record 50M Freestyle
-Get tested with Chris - Click here and use discount code 'triswimcoach' for half off

References:

Chris's site: http://nourishbalancethrive.com
Use code 'triswimcoach' for 50% off consulting session
Whole 30 program: http://whole30.com
Tri Swim Coach DVD/12-week plans: http://triswimcoach.com

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3 Triathlon Race Tips + Silverman 70.3 Review – TSC Podcast #84  

On this podcast, Chris and Kevin discuss 3 swim tips to help people achieve an ideal body composition.

References:

Las Vegas 70.3: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman-70.3/world-championship.aspx

Tri Swim Coach DVD/12-week plans: http://triswimcoach.com

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