Fast Talk
Fast Talk
Mar 22, 2019
70: Finding your strengths through failure, with Armando Mastracci
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The days when training software simply showed a power & heart rate curve are a distant memory. Whether you use TrainingPeaks, Golden Cheetah, or some other software, you’ll know that nowadays basic data is mined to reveal a wealth of information about your physiology, strengths, and training. All software packages have moved beyond FTP as the sole parameter used to define an athlete, which we get into today. Our primary guest is Armando Mastracci, joined by Colby Pearce, Brent Bookwalter & Paulo Saldanha.

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Successful Athletes Podcast - Presented by TrainerRoad
Successful Athletes Podcast - Presented by TrainerRoad
TrainerRoad
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