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Andrew recounts the early days of STAC and the struggle to bring their first trainer to market. Then, we dream up our ideal Ironman course and cover the absurdly fast splits from the recent Bahrain 70.3. 1:00 The Stac Zero trainer origin story 7:00 Fun...

Cody Beals - our friend and the person who introduced Andrew and me in 2016 - is on the show to talk about his approach to training, his weight, and his relationship with sponsors and fans. 0:45 the Cody - Andrew - Michael origin story ...

Andy Blow of Precision Hydration is on this week to share his experience about the importance of getting hydration right. We speak about actionable advice for athletes - especially those tackling long and hot events. 4:30 the hydration and nutrition big picture 8:00 the case...

Andrew and I are launching a recurring episode format. Every few weeks, we'll collect the interesting and the novel pieces of kit or training or our own experiences that don't warrant a stand-alone show, and lump them into a digest. Here's our first. 1:30 Michael’s...

5:00 intensity, duration, and frequency 6:30 the decision tree 9:00 the role of frequency and duration in skill acquisition, running economy, and injury risk 14:15 Anders Eriksson’s ‘deliberate practice’ and the utility of being fresh when learning a new skill 16:00 the value of...

Andrew's back from Kona with stories of new and nearly-new tech that caught his eye on the big island. 3:45 new-ish Specialized Shiv 10:30 custom aero extensions 17:00 form goggles 22:00 platysens marlin 23:15 instabeat 24:45 omius headband 23:40 floe bottle 36:00 run to the...

With a hectic week of racing and travel, Andrew and Michael pull out the Way Back machine to have another listen of our slightly wonky, but potentially super useful episode on legal drafting in triathlon. In that episode Andrew and Michael talked all about drafting in...

Michael welcomes fellow Toronto-based triathlon coach and sports nutritionist Tara Postnikoff for chat about practical, every-day nutrition advice for endurance athletes. 3:00 your daily nutrition and what you may want to add to your current routine. Add vegetables: 7-10 cups per day Add protein in...