IMTalk Episode 567

News: Results from Ironman Lanzarote and a few 70.3's; A new 70.3 in Sri Lanka, Challenge Championship field; Ironman Brazil and Frenchman is coming up. 

This Weeks Discussion: If you were to create an epic training day for Epic Camp what would it involve? Remember you only have a 12 hour window for training. Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Here's Bevan with one of his Taiwanese team from his latest trip. 

High 5: Rob 'The Spine Tingler' Green sent through a High Five on what to do when dealing with an injury.

Statstastic: We look at the men who have won the world title back to back. 

Workout of the Week: John talks through a swim from this week. 

My First Tri: Mick Simpson sent through his 'My First Tri' story. 

This Weeks Websites: Sports Psychology research into beliefs character traits and anxiety and depression.


IMTalk Episode 566 - Laura Siddal

News: Lots of 70.3 results; Ultraman Oz update; Ironman Lanzarote is coming up; Outlaw sells out; John's ITU update. 

This Weeks Discussion: The Mountain Snail sent through this article which is about a new drug that may have a big impact on the mind side of endurance sport. This made us think about the mind strategies that you use when you are training. So in this weeks discussion we want you to share your best mind strategies when you are training and racing. Comment here

Interview: This week we have an interview with Ironman Australia winner Laura Siddal. She talks about her season so far, what she has planned for the rest of the year, and the life of a pro. You can check out Laura's website here:

Diet Wars: We discuss this article, which puts another twist in the LCHF way of thinking. 

Workout of the Week: John goes through his Ironman effort Marathon training session. 

This Weeks Websites: Performance Nut Butter Kickstarter


IMTalk Episode 565

News: Iron Century is finished; Results from Ironman Australia, St George 70.3; Challenge Roth Field; Super League is coming to Dubai; Nike Breaking 2; Coming up races; John's ITU update. 

This Weeks Discussion: We want to know who you think would win an Ironman race, outside of Kona, between Brownlee v Gomez v Frodeno. On the girls side of things we want to know between an inform Chrissie v Ryf? We look forward to your answers. Comment here.

This Weeks Photo: Here's John and the crew on their Able Tasman walk a couple weeks ago. 

Statstastic: We look at the longest record held in Ironman history. 

Age Grouper of the Week: Ben 'Popeye' Moore sent through Scott Connolly as this weeks age grouper. Scott has worked hard at triathlon and has grown to the point where last weekend at Ironman Australia he got a Kona Slot. Well done Scott. 

Workout of the Week: John talks through his 20m TT on the bike. You can check out the file here.

Bevan's Coaches Corner: Bevan breaks down his weekly meeting. He shares why he does it, how he does it and then some tips that make it more successful. 


IMTalk Episode 564 - Gillian Aspin

News: Results from Challenge Taiwan; St George 70.3 and Ironman Australia are coming up; Speeds at Ironman Texas; A death in the swim at Ironman Texas. 

This Weeks Discussion: Where do you feel the future of long course triathlon is? John was inspired to have this discussion because races like this one are going so well, click here to check it out. Comment here

This Weeks Video: Here's a cool clip of Breca Wanaka, with Molina sharing his thoughts. 

Statstastic: This week we look at the last time one nation had the top three at the World Championships. 

Interview: Gillian Aspin comes on the show to talk about a study that she is doing around mental health in triathletes. She currently has a survey that she would love for you to fill out, Sports Psychology research into beliefs character traits and anxiety and depression. It will take 15mins to do and it is completely anonymous.

Workout of the Week: John talk about this run


IMTalk Episode 563 - John Young

News: Results from Ironman Texas and StrongMan; Brownlee wins his first 70.3; Chrissie went 2:49 at the London Marathon; It's baby season; The 70.3 World Championships will be in Nice, France in 2019; Challenge Taiwan is coming up. 

This Weeks Discussion: Would it work to have age group qualification for regional championship races and if they had championship waves would you be more motivated to attend these races? Comment here.

This Weeks Photo: Here's a cool shot of Joe Spraggins, who broke the world record for a marathon dressed in speedo's (he did a 2:42), with Chrissie Wellington at the London Marathon. 

Interview: This week we have John Young on the show. He was the first person with dwarfism to complete an Ironman. He is such an inspirational person. You can follow John on twitter by clicking here. 

Workout of the Week: John takes us through one of his sessions this week, a Half Ironman at Ironman pace. Here's the files from the session: Bike File, Run File

This Weeks Websites: Nikes sub 2 hour marathon site