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News: Results from IM Australia and lots of 70.3's; Camilla Pederson marks amazing comeback at Challenge Fuerteventura; Ironcat coming up; John's ITU update. 

This Weeks Discussion: Bevan's book is coming out in August this year. The publishers are deciding on the name of the book over the next week. We want to know what you think the name for his book could be? The book is on the mind/behaviours of exercise. Comment here

This Weeks Photo: John and the kids doing open water swimming. 

Age Grouper of the Week: Matt Cowing sent through Richard Baker this weeks age grouper. Richard lost his wife Emma pulmonary embolism caused by DVT weeks before doing Lanzarote in 2011. He's going to be racing at the race this year where he will be releasing some of her ashes. Richard is fundraising for the Lifeblood Charity and you can support him here:

Website of the Week: Peter sent through this weeks website: You can see a review of it from DC Rainmaker here

Coaches Corner: John goes over the concept of the reverse taper. 

This Weeks Websites: Emma Pooley's money piece, Tim Egge's book, Ucan tips.   




IMTALK EPISODE 411- Tim Noakes

This week we have a different show as the boys are away. We have a little bit of news but the majority of the show is an interview with Professor Tim Noakes. John has a great interview with this legendary sports science thinker. 

You can check out Tim's Twitter feed here:




IMTALK EPISODE 410 - Phil Patterson and Nate from Trainer Road

News: Results from Challenge Taiwan; Changes to Kona start; New IM in Taiwan; Challenge Roth has a strong race; Legacy and lottery spots announced. 

This Weeks Discussion: We want to know what you guys think the best pro performance has been since Kona 2013, not including Kona? Who has kicked butt the most? Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Big Phil Paterson


Interview: This week we get top Age Grouper Phil Patterson on the show to talk about his progress which lead to a great IMNZ plus how he dealt with some hugely stressful times in his life post the Christchurch Earthquakes. 

Interview: We also talk to Nate from He talks about how Trainer Road works and how you get the most out of it. 

Website of the Week: Robin Gorry sent through this weeks website:

This Weeks Websites: Nemo Brauch sent through this recipe which is on John's website.