How to have fun and build community while training indoors with Zwift
If you hate training indoors, you haven’t tried Zwift.
In this episode of the XTERRA Podcast powered by Braveheart Coaching, five-time World Champion triathlete Lesley Paterson and her husband, sports psychologist Dr. Simon Marshall, work with three industry experts to uncover psychological hacks that make training indoors fun and efficient.
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With unique insights from Dr. David Bailey, XTERRA legend Josiah Middaugh, and Zwift master Matt Lieto, we learn why power outputs are different inside vs. on the road, get tricks on treadmill training, and discover how the gamification of Zwift has added both high value entertainment and a community connection piece to indoor training.
Have a listen, and then jump into the next XTERRA x Zwift Off-Road Series workout.
ABOUT THE GUESTS
Dr. David Bailey
Sports Physiologist and Performance Nutritionist David Bailey, PhD, is the Head of Performance for the Bahrain-McClaren Professional Cycling Team. He manages and delivers scientific support to elite athletes competing at the highest level in international cycling. He also coaches, provides training prescriptions, and delivers nutritional support. He has worked with World Champions and Olympic medalists for more than 15 years.
Josiah Middaugh is a 14x XTERRA National Champ, and the 2015 XTERRA World Champion. He’s been the top American at XTERRA Worlds for nine straight years. He has a masters degree in kinesiology and has been a certified personal trainer for 18 years (NSCA-CSCS), and most recently created the workouts for the XTERRA x Zwift Off-Road Series. Learn more about Josiah at http://middaughcoaching.com.
Matt Lieto is a former professional triathlete and XTERRA racer from Bend, Oregon. He hosts the Zwift PowerUp Tri Podcast alongside Zwift Academy Tri mentor Sarah True. Both are passionate about lending their in-depth knowledge of the multisport to the Zwift Tri audience.
ABOUT THE PODCAST
Hosted by five-time off-road triathlon world champion Lesley Paterson and her husband Dr. Simon Marshall, the new XTERRA Podcast explores the stories and science behind the quest to Live More. The XTERRA Podcast will feature guests who live, work, and play off the beaten path, share first-person accounts of epic outdoor adventures, and provide valuable tips from industry leaders in the physical and mental health industries.
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Learn more about the podcast here: xterraplanet.com/podcast
Lesley Paterson & Simon Marshall
Lesley Paterson is a five-time world champion triathlete, professional mountain biker, coach, motivational speaker, reluctant fitness model, and foul-mouthed Scotts lassie. Growing up in Scotland, Lesley was the only girl who played rugby on an all-boys team. When boobs appeared she was banned from playing with the boys so she started competing in running and triathlon. Lesley went on to become a national champion in cross country and an international triathlete.
Dr. Simon Marshall grew up in Africa and the UK. He spent his childhood playing rugby, soccer and tennis before finding competitive cycling. He started training and racing at age 12 and hasn't stopped. Simon has a bachelor’s degree in Sports Science, a master’s degree in Kinesiology, and a PhD in Sport and Exercise psychology. He is a former Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at San Diego State University and Professor of Behavioral Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.
Simon and Lesley own Braveheart Coaching – a San Diego based company that trains endurance athletes to be faster and happier. Together they wrote the best-selling book, The Brave Athlete - Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion (VeloPress, 2017).