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EPISODE 78: Ohio 70.3 Race Recap

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– Ken’s Hawaii trip recap

– Happy 30th birthday, Ken!

– SPECIAL congratulations to Coach Kenny Rogers…welcome to the club!

– After 9 training sessions, thanks to Coach Ken for hopping on the cast, big day

– Shoutout to RICK from Ohio 70.3! Please reach out here or DM us, would love to connect!

– Okay here’s the recap, thanks for sticking with us!

– Tons of family support

– Tons of Victory Multisport crew support

– 1 transition area, very smooth!

– Made a mistake before the race even started!

– A tough swim, but it was expected

– Slaughtered the bike course

– Started the run strong, gradually fell off

– Much better race performance than Happy Valley!

– Quite pleased with the day, a special day

– Why is Ohio 70.3 special to me as it relates to Victory Multisport??

– Lake Placid 140.6 in 2024

– “Find someone to go FAR with you”

– progressivestrengthproject.com

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EPISODE 77: Happy Valley 70.3 Race Recap; A Different Kind of PR

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– 140.6 on the radar for Ken

– New wheels and loving it!

– Listen in to Coach Ken’s swim mechanics revelation

– USE THE SWIM BUOY

– Ken ran away from a BEAR, for real

– Happy Valley 70.3 Recap

– Offroad T1…less than ideal

– Bike hills at mile 28 and 40

– How bad were those hills?

– Entire race plan changed in an instant

– Slogged the run

– Very proud finish, a different kind of PR

– There is no such thing as an easy IRONMAN

– Ken has a big head, literally it’s XXL

– progressivestrengthproject.com

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EPISODE 76: Happy Valley 70.3 Race Preview

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– Read the Athlete Guide!

– Bike cutoff is 6 hours, not 5.5 hours

– I do NOT know the water temperature!

– The course is fast up to the first climb around mile 28

– First big climb is short, but steep

– The big climb is almost 3 miles long, 900 feet of elevation, and nearly 20 minutes of effort

– Calibrate your effort throughout this course and PREPARE for the big climbs!

– University Drive is a sneaky little hill! Don’t underestimate it

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Episode 75: Simmulating Race Experiences in Training

– PSU Happy Valley 70.3 recon episode will be out VERY SOON!!

– Happy 30th birthday Ken!

– Mitch has to slum it with the regulars at his local gym

– Don’t play the comparison game, know your source!

– HELP people when you can

– Ken discusses his Ironman training

– Should we have guest speakers come on the show?

– Mitch discusses long duration hunt programming

– How can we simulate race experiences in training?

– Riding hills…running hills…open water swimming, etc.

– We aint swimming with sharks

– Minor injury setbacks but we’re still ripping

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EPISODE 74: The 4th Discipline of Triathlon

– Life Update…Hayden = Dad x 3!! (and all girls…oh boy)

– Ken is joining Team Victory Multisport! This time as an ATHLETE, attacking full distance Ironman California in October

– Day 1 for Ken was brutal after 10 months of minimal running/cardio

– Some common issues when starting to train for full-distance Ironman

– 70.3 and 140.6 are NOT the same when it comes to training!!

– You MUST get acclimated with increased training volume

– Swimming is hard … haha!

– Shoutout to Brian Leek for nabbing a world’s slot!!

– Huge weekend recap for Victory Multisport Athletes!! Congrats to all athletes who raced!

– THIS MIGHT BE THE MOST IMPORTANT DISCIPLINE IN TRIATHLON

– Control what you can control. That’s it.

– 140.6’ers are CRAZY people

– VMS team camp coming up!

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EPISODE 73: Win Your Daily Battles

– 4x4x48 Challenge RECAP!

– Mitch Rockin’ HP Gear, check out the store!

– Stick to the Program

– Take your time in recovery

– If you do anything long enough, you learn how to BATTLE through struggle

– Always be disciplined and seek advice

– HUGE Athlete shoutout to Andrew in the water! Longtime listener and incredible work ethic!

– 4x4x48 … 90% MENTAL?!

– What I learned

– Things I experienced

– New definition of COMFORT

– If the plane goes down, put YOUR oxygen mask on first

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EPISODE 72: 4x4x48

– What is the 4x4x48 Challenge?

– 4 miles every 4 hours over 48 hours

– Sleep deprivation

– What’s the point?

– What are MY limits? The brain and body operate on different scales

– Find limits, then find new ones

– This translates to LIFE!

– Noone runs at 2am unless they’re being chased

– Do something hard, you don’t want to have too many “what ifs” later in life

– How I got into Ironman three years ago

– We all have the same amount of time, don’t waste your time!

– Nutrition plan

– It’s okay to be a little crazy

– Homemade Pizza >>>

– Let’s get it!! 48 miles here we go…

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EPISODE 71: Get to Know Coach Ashley

Today we have the pleasure of formally introducing Coach Ashley from Case Specific Nutrition. Ashley has recently joined HillPursuit in a collaborative effort to provide nutritional services to our athletes. She is a highly decorated athlete and coach, who has a ton of expertise in the Nutrition space. As a registered dietitian, she is able to work with any and everybody, ranging from those with metabolic diseases to individuals trying to qualify for Kona. Ashley is a huge asset to our team and we’re lucky to have her! I hope you enjoy learning a little bit more about Ashley in today’s podcast episode. Enjoy!

– Meet Coach Ashley from Case Specific Nutrition

– Athletic Background

– Dealing with Injuries

– Unique introduction to Sport Nutrition

– Own Personal Race Goals! Big ones

– Building a Nutrition Plan TOGETHER

– Expertise with diseased populations, Ironman athletes, and everyone inbetween

– 1-on-1 Consults

– Stay tuned for Nutrition Shorts from Ashley

ashley@casespecificnutrition.com

– @beaming_dietitian_

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EPISODE 70: Performance Over Pounds

– Kenny is feeling GOOD (still)

– Should athletes worry about their body weight???

– Importance of PERFORMANCE vs WEIGHT

– It’s okay to gain weight during different sport seasons

– Leave vs Fat Mass

– HUGE congrats to Sky for FTP improvement!

– Having Blind Faith

– Kenny shares nutrition/performance client success stories

– Athletes are built in the off-season

– Cold-Water Immersion … Bro-Science or Real Science?!

– Sauna and Cold Plunge Benefits

– Nutrition Short Clips are coming

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EPISODE 69: Get to Know Coach Ken

Today we have the pleasure of formally introducing Coach Ken Rogers from Progressive Strength Project. Ken has been with HillPursuit for quite some time, near the beginning! He is not only an incredible athlete, but he offers a wide variety of Nutritional Services to our athletes here at HillPursuit, and has recently diversified his expertise to endurance athletes with Victory Multisport. Ken is an asset to our team and we’re lucky to have him! I hope you enjoy learning a little bit more about Ken in today’s podcast episode. Enjoy!

– NEW WEBSITE!! https://hillpursuit.com/

– Meet Coach Ken from Progressive Strength Project

– Athletic Background

– School of “wikipedia” and wrestling

– “We can get away with a lot when we’re young”

– The importance of education and setting the right example

– Personal injuries led to a passion to “show clients what I wish I knew”

– Discover Ken’s areas of expertise and services he provides

– Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced 1-on-1 Nutrition Coaching packages

– Race Prep Strategies and Packages

– Current fitness goal: Zercher clean 295lb

– “Can you afford to feel tired?”

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