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Author: Positive Performance Coaching

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The show for cyclists, runners, multisport athletes with topics covering how to train, improving performances, the tech, the gear and the gadgets that endurance athletes love and finding new ways to get even more enjoyment out of your sport. Look for guests hosts and listener Q&A shows too.
138 Episodes
Running Tech Guide

Running Tech Guide


This week on Bench Talk on The Endurance QuickCast it’s all about running tech. Specifically what I, coach Rob, use and why I selected it for my training and competition as a runner. Everything from clothing, shoes, insoles, hydration and the typical running tech and more. Have a listen and let me know what your favorite running geat and tech is and why.
The drought is over and Coach Rob is back with a long overdue edition of The Feed on the Endurance QuickCast. Rob covers what he refers to as foundational information on sports nutrition for runners and cyclists. Coach cover’s pre-hydration fueling guidance as well as intra-training and race guidance and wraps it up talking about fueling for recovery.
On today’s Endurance QuickCast Josh and I talk about what’s new with power meters and unravel the mysteries of wireless sensor protocols. We cover Bluetooth and ANT specifics along with the advantages and disadvantages of each protocol when selecting a new power meter, bike computer, and even smart trainers. Then we dive into recently released power meters, power meter tech and new sensors that promise real-time aero testing on your bike! We close the show by discussing what we hope to see at Eurobike and Interbike as well as make some show predictions.
Coach Rob is back and he is sharing his experiences of how to participate in group training. Whether you are participating in a clinic, boot camp, training camp or group instructor lead training there is quite a bit to know to make it an effective worthwhile experience.
Electronic drivetrains come up pretty frequently when I talk with my athletes and I recently was asked if Di2 was worth the upgrade over an equivalent mechanical shifting groupset. So let's explore the ins and out of electronic shifting in this episode of Bench Talk.
Winter Athlete Q an A

Winter Athlete Q an A


It's Athlete Q and A time! One of my favorite things to do is communicate with athletes and share what we have learned along the way to make our sport and athletic endeavors better. We have all kinds of questions covering where you can find the show, bike fit, doping with baking soda, meditation on the run or ride, FTP tests, other podcasts, hill repeats indoors, the best power meter and smart trainers, running with power and more!
One of the topics that come up often when I talk with my athletes regarding sports nutrition and daily nutrition whether it's for weight loss or for performance reasons is protein. What types, how much, how often, supplements, timing are just a few of things we talk about on the show today.
This week Coach Rob discusses how planned and unplanned travel can wreck your fitness and what you can do to protect yourself from losing your hard earned gains. Fitness lost takes twice as long to regain so make sure to list to Rob as he talks about how much fitness can be lost from 1-12 weeks of inactivity and several low costs and no cost methods of making sure you don't lose your fitness when traveling.
One of the biggest challenges that all athletes face is how do I train for what I want to accomplish. So this week Coach Rob covers how to Improving Time To Exhaustion and examples of how to apply it to the ride, the run, and the race.
Today my New Co-host Rafal Nazarewicz and I are in the studio ready to help our listeners make sense of sports nutrition topics. Rafal and Rob get right into the heart of the topic regarding Ketogenic diets. If you have had any interest in the subject if Keto maybe right for you have a listen as we get expert advice on the subject!
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