IMTalk Episode 571 - Chris Case, Kriss Hendy and Valerie Silk

This week is another interview packed show for you! There's one about heart health, then we have one about strength training for endurance athletes, and then we finish up with a Legends interview with Valeria Silk (the original race director in Kona). 

Interview: We have the author of The Haywire Heart, Chris Case on the show. He talks to us about his book and how doing to much exercise can be bad for the heart and what we need to do to protect it. Find out more about the book by clicking here

Interview: Kriss Hendy is a top strength and conditioning coach who focuses on Endurance Sport. He runs www.strengthforendurance.com which is a great resource for your strength training. Kriss talks about the importance of strength training, how to fit it into your training week and year, and what you need to think about when you are doing it to make sure it's effective and safe.  

Interview: Our last interview is with Valerie Silk. Valerie Silk was known as the mother of the Hawaii Ironman. When John Collins departed Hawaii Valerie took over the race as the race director. For ten years she grew the race from a very small event into an event that was known world wide. In this months Legends of Triathlon podcast Valerie shares many of the stories from her years at the Ironman World Championships. This is a great interview. 

 

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IMTalk Episode 570 - Melissa Urie, Aaron Galley and Erin Baker

With the boys being away we have an interview packed show for you this week. 

Interview: Melissa Urie has recently completed Epic 5. We get her on the show to talk about the event and all of the other crazy training she has been doing. You can check out what Melissa is doing by going to https://rangamel.wordpress.com/

Interview: In 2009 Aaron Galley had an accident where lost the ability to move his right arm. For a lot of people this would put them off from doing Triathlon but not for Aaron. In 2015 he started his triathlon journey and since then he has achieved some amazing things. This week we talk to him about his journey, how he has to change his training due to his arm, and his plans for the future. 

Interview: Today we have one of our Legends interviews with one of the most successful female triathletes of all time, Erin Baker. In her professional career she raced in 121 races of which she won 104! She also won world Championships across all the different distances in the sport. She was often an outspoken person in the sport who had a huge influence on issues like equal prize money for both Female and Male athletes. A true legend of triathlon. 

 

IMTalk Episode 569 - Epic Camp Interviews

News: The results for Ironman Brazil (and Tim Don's amazing result), and Challenge's Championship Race; Coming up Races; Wanda buys Competitor Group; John's ITU update. 

This Weeks Photo: This weeks photo is of the winner of the Hawaii 70.3, Coach John Newsom. 

Coaches Corner: This week we talk about what to do when you are injured. 

App of the Week: Here's the app of the week, Headspace. 

John's Race Report: John breaks down his Kona 70.3 win. Here's his file from the race

Epic Camp Interviews: This week we have interviews with a few of the people on Epic Camp. It's gives you some insight into the everyday athletes life. 

 

IMTalk Episode 568 - Debi Hazelden and Peter Reid

We have prerecorded this week show as John has headed over to Hawaii. We have two great interviews on. 

Interview: Debi Hazelden complete her 100 Half Ironman's in 100 days recently. We get her on the show to talk about her experience. Go to their Facebook page to support their fundraising, https://www.facebook.com/100ironman100days/

Interview: We put our interview with Peter Reid from Legends of Triathlon on this weeks show. Peter shares some amazing insights into his career, it's a must listen. 

 

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.