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Episode 17: Kris Gethin - Meet the Man of Iron

Category: Health
Duration: 00:37:14
Publish Date: 2017-05-01 23:54:48
Description: You may know Kris Gethin the bodybuilder, but Kris Gethin the ultra-endurance athlete? That's a new one. But not only is the master of pain training to do an Ironman triathlon, he's doing it in a fraction of the time that athletes usually take. In this episode, Kris talks with us about what will surely be a wild ride. Highlights: - What a typical training day looks like right now. - The ultimate question: Why an Ironman? - How the typical triathlon training approach is a bad fit for Kris - How he met his trainer, Alex Viada - Kris on a Bosu ball? Get ready for it. - How his traditional twice-daily cardio sessions helped him in the early going - The difference, or lack thereof, in time commitment between his training styles - The subtle art of distinguishing "OK pain" and "injury" - His history with running, cycling, and swimming (there is none) - How his nutrition has changed, both in general and during endurance work - The ways in which he has strategically loosened his traditionally strict diet - How he feels during his hybrid training - Why he runs with a 70-pound weight vest on - His unique method of using weights as a pre-exhaust for endurance training - Training legs before a run and a bike? Yup. - How to follow Kris' journey Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | Facebook | Snapchat | Instagram | Pinterest | YouTube | Google+ | Spotify | Mobile Apps | |
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