HIIT or High-intensity interval training is often touted as the holy grail of training for athletes who have very little time to train or who have stopped seeing gains in their regular training. The big question is does HIIT live up to the hype and is it right for your training regimen and performance goals. This week Coach Rob digs deep on an athlete consult to discover what is hype and what really works!
Carbohydrates or carbs have been a part of a strong foundation that fuels endurance athlete’s results, but will any old carbs work? Let’s talk this week about the important role Carbs play in day-to-day and sports fueling. We will also learn in this show some examples of excellent carb selections and even fueling strategies.
On this week’s Endurance QuickCast Coach Rob talks about when it may be time to quit self-coaching and hire him as your coach. Along the way Coach, Rob dispenses some tips, observations and gives the self-coached athlete some things to think about. Not much in the way of show notes this week as Rob covers his own personal experiences of how he overcame adversity as a self-coached competitive runner, cyclist, and duathlete by hiring a coach early on in his competitive career. He also shares examples of how he has helped his own athletes to gain the confidence to become successful competitive athletes. Coach Rob shares other ways how he can help athletes overcome performance plateaus or training knowledge without actually becoming an athlete’s dedicated coach. Have a listen!