IMTalk Episode 578 - Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson

With John coming back from holiday today we don't have our normal show notes. 

This Weeks Discussion: If you are a member of a triathlon club or team what do they do that make you want to remain a member? Comment here

Interview: Today we have an interview with the authors of The Brave Athlete - Calm the f*ck down and rise to the occasion, Simon Marshall and Lesley Paterson. This book takes you through many of the mental problems that athletes face in their journey to be the best that they can be. In our interview we talk about some of the areas covered in the book and some strategies to overcome these. 

You can get the book by clicking here. 

This Weeks Websites: DC Rainmakers Garmin Files.

IMTalk Episode 577 - Ien Hellenmans

News: Results from Norseman and Ironman Masstrick; John's ITU Update; Coming up races; Lots of female pro's pregnant; John's 'What the Hell' section. 

This Weeks Discussion: Ian Blaiklock sent through an email about supplementation, and where is the line between banned drugs and supplements. This got us thinking about this weeks discussion, which is: What do you consider cheating? Comment here

This Weeks Video: For the third week in a row we have the clip of John's Sea2Sky Challenge. 

Statstastic: We look at the oldest male winner at Kona. 

Interview: This week we have top sports nutritionist Ian Hellenmans on the show. We cover the topics of race day nutrition, her thoughts on LCHF, and some sports nutrition research she has been involved in. You can get in contact with Ien by clicking here

Website of the Week: We have two this week. Here's Lee Thomas' Facebook group for setting up homestays and here is Jeremy Hopwood's link for the IMTalk meet up at the ITU Multisport festival in Penticton. 

IMTalk Episode 576 - Thorsten Radd

News: John's ITU Update; Lots of results; Coming up races; Rant of the week.

This Weeks Discussion: While the pro's may be the height of the sport sometimes they show they are human like the rest of us. For this weeks discussion we want you to share the most bizarre elite blunders you have seen. Comment here

This Weeks Video: Here's a clip of John's Sea2Sky Challenge. 


Interview: This week we have Thorsten Radd back on the show. He talks about what's happening in the KPR cut off and the Collins Cup. You can check out his website here:

Coaches Corner: This week John breaks down how to set up turn by turn directions on a Garmin Edge. Here's the gps file John used in this discussion. Here's Ride with GPS.

This Weeks Websites: The Collins Cup, Garth Prowd death

IMTalk Episode 575

News: Lots of results; Super League UK; Wanda under scrutiny in China; Coming up races. 

This Weeks Discussion: With more information about the Collins Cup coming out we would love to know how you feel about this race? What are the good and bad things about this new innovation? Comment here

This Weeks Photo: The Mountain Snail sent through this photo from his first triathlon. His mum was proud ;-) 

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Age Grouper of the Week: Colin Durrant sent through Victoria Nealon as this weeks age grouper. In her first triathlon ever, Ironman Frankfurt, she managed to get 5th in her age group. 

Coaches Corner: John goes through his bucket list for triathlon. 

Website of the Week: Here's the clip of John's City 2 Sky race. 

High 5: John gives his High 5 for tips he was reminded of in Roth. 

John's History Lesson: We look at Nice, a race that was one of the most important races in triathlon in the 80's, early 90s.



IMTalk Episode 574

News: Results from IMUK and John's ITU update, plus we look at Austria and Germany; One off Ironman in Philippines; Race of legends in Emburn next year; Yvonne's statement about Daniela in Roth; Coming up races; Rant of the Week. 

This Weeks Discussion: With Embrun having a legends race next year we thought we would ask you 'what defines a legend?'. Let us know how you would define this? Comment here. 

This Weeks Photo: Here's the crew from Camp Kia Kaha looking very sharp. 

Roth vs Kona: We spend time breaking down the differences between both races to see which one we feel is better. 

Coaches Corner: Both of the boys go through their training plans for the next period of time. 

Website of the Week: This weeks website is, to us it's one of the best triathlon news websites out there.

This Weeks Websites: Yvonne's Statement and Brett's reply; Our performance Tri Suit - Performance Suit and Apex Suit; www.trainehale.comLucy Gossage Piece.