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  • 01:35:31

    Fitter Radio Episode 191 - Ironman Taupo 70.3

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    We talk to Callum Millward and Alise Selsmark before the race about their seasons to date and their new and exciting initiative ‘The Cup Cake Cartel’: (00:08:34)  MIKE PHILLIPS – TAUPO 70.3 WINNER: (00:30:54) AMELIA WATKINSON – TAUPO 70.3 WINNER: (00:34:17) BRADEN CURRIE – TAUPO 70.3 RUNNER UP: (00:40:37) JOCELYN MCCAULEY – TAUPO 70.3 RUNNER UP: (00:45:52) SID TALKS: (01:06:27) We talk to Sid post-race about how it all unfolded. LINKS: Alise Selsmark at https://www.facebook.com/aliseselsmarkprofessionaltriathlete/ Callum Millward at http://www.callummillward.com/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/callummillward5 More about the Cupcake Cartel at https://www.cupcakecartel.org/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheCupcakeCartel1/ Mike Phillips at http://mikephillips.co.nz/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Mikephillipsnz Amelia Watkinson at https://www.ameliarosewatkinson.com/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/amelia.watkinson Braden Currie at https://www.bradencurrie.com/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/multisportbradencurrie/ Jocelyn McCauley at http://jocelynmccauley.com/index.html and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/jocelynmccauley Laura Siddall at http://laurasiddall.com/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/laura.siddall.5333 CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information. Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:49:58

    Fitter Radio Episode 190 - Eric Lagerstrom

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    WORKOUT OF THE WEEK/ONE STEP AHEAD: (0:16:48) We continue our discussion about the issues around Relative Energy Deficiency Syndrome. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW – ERIC LAGERSTROM: (0:42:16) From Oregon in the U.S. Professional Triathlete Eric Lagerstrom races the ITU circuit but is also a past winner of the Escape from Alcatraz race.  He talks to us about his career to date, his love of videography and his plans for the future. SID TALKS: (1:10:57) We catch up with Laura ‘Sid’ Siddall for a round up of the weeks racing. LINKS: More about Eric Lagerstrom at http://ericlagerstrom.com/  and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/EricLagerstromTriathlete/ More about Laura Siddall at http://laurasiddall.com/ More about Trifactor at http://activeqt.co.nz/event/trifactor-wanaka/ Orthorexia study at https://medium.com/@karenpendergrass/orthorexia-is-bullshit-a-lesson-in-intellectual-laziness-2a4813277afa Ovarian suppression study at http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/23846160 CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information. Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 02:04:16

    Fitter Radio Episode 189 - Timothy O'Donnell

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    WORKOUT OF THE WEEK & ONE STEP AHEAD: (0:19:03) Bevan feeds back from the recent Female Athlete Health Symposium here in NZ and we talk about the issues around Relative Energy Deficiency Syndrome. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW - TIM O’DONNELL: (0:42:16) We are delighted this week to bring you an interview with America’s top triathlete Timothy O’Donnell. Tim talks to us about his season to date, his Kona race and where he sees the future of the sport. SID TALKS: (1:22:50) Laura ‘Sid’ Siddall’s back in NZ and we catch up on all the recent racing around the globe. LINKS: More about Timothy O’Donnell at http://timothyodonnell.com/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TOinTRI More about Laura Siddall at http://laurasiddall.com/ The book Relentless Forward Progress at https://www.amazon.com/Relentless-Forward-Progress-Running-Ultramarathons/dp/1891369903 Mikki’s recipe at https://mikkiwilliden.com/recipes/beet-berry-bites CONTACT US: Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fittercoaching for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:53:55

    Fitter Radio Episode 188 - James Cunnama

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: (0:21:34) Bevan talks to Lou Davey, Psychologist with High Performance Sport New Zealand, about the challenges that age group athletes can face and strategies for dealing with them. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW – JAMES CUNNAMA: (1:07:20) We bring James Cunnama back to the show to talk about his recent 5th place in Kona and the imminent birth of his baby. (The interview was conducted before his recent bike crash and we wish him all the best for his recovery). LINKS: More about James Cunnama at https://www.jamescunnama.net/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/jamescunnama/ High Performance Sport New Zealand at https://www.hpsnz.org.nz/ The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 1019 with Bryan Fogel http://jrefan.com/the-joe-rogan-experience-episode-1019-with-bryan-fogel/  CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information. Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:41:26

    Fitter Radio Episode 187 - Ruedi Wild

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: (00:18:58) The brain and running economy. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW – RUEDI WILD: (00:36:14:) Pro Triathlete Ruedi Wild represented Switzerland at the 2012 Olympics but after failing to qualify for Beijing decided to do an Ironman.  Now having raced to numerous 70.3 podium finishes, a second at Ironman Switzerland this year and 2 Konas under his belt he’ll take some time out with his new family to decide what’s next. ONE STEP AHEAD: (1:24:55) The impact of an LCHF diet on performance, plus the best protein choices for athletes.                                              LINKS: More about Ruedi Wild at http://www.ruediwild.ch/ruedi-wild/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ruediwild82/ Links to studies at http://www.metabolismjournal.com/article/S0026-0495(17)30298-6/abstract and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26669252 CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 02:05:19

    Fitter Radio Episode 186 - Andrew Starykowicz

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    COMPETITION TIME: Predict Mikki’s finish time (in hours: minutes: seconds) for the Queenstown Marathon and be in to win FREE access to her Athlete 12 week Nutrition Plan PLUS a tub of Lean Clean Protein!  Email us at info@fitter.co.nz with your entry before the start of the race.  Last entry will be accepted by 8.20am Saturday 18 November 2017. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW – ANDREW STARYKOWICZ: (00:20:00) In August last year, Andrew Starykowicz almost lost his life when he was run over by a truck whilst cycling.  His injuries included 2 cracked vertebrae, a fractured lower leg and severe concussion.  Just over a year later he was back racing and recently took the win at Ironman Louisville. We talk to Andrew about his recovery and his plans for the future. SID TALKS: (01:10:13) Sid’s just landed in Sydney from the UK after her race at Challenge Sardinia where she placed 2nd. We talk off-season, Taupo 70.3, Noosa and the Triple Crown. ONE STEP AHEAD & WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: (1:48:19) How maximal fat oxidation influences performance at Ironman. LINKS: Unit Nutrition at http://www.unitnutrition.com/ Watch Icarus on Netflix at https://www.netflix.com/nz/title/80168079 The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 1019 with Bryan Fogel http://jrefan.com/the-joe-rogan-experience-episode-1019-with-bryan-fogel/  More about the Port of Tauranga Half at http://mountfestival.kiwi/ More about Andrew Starykowicz at http://www.andrewstarykowicz.com/ Maximal Fat Oxidation is Related to Performance in an Ironman Triathlon at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29050040 More about the Powerade Challenge at https://www.powerade.co.nz/challenge  More about Laura Siddall at http://laurasiddall.com/ Challenge Sardinia at http://www.challenge-family.com/challenge-forte-village-sardina/ CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:47:16

    Fitter Radio Episode 185 - Lauren Brandon

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    5 MIN FOCUS: (00:16:55) We talk to Toughman’s Rich Izzo about live streaming, their recent championship event plus the 2 races left to go… Chile and Brazil. (00:28:50) We also talk to Daniel Cassidy, Chief Executive Officer of Major League Triathlon. Major League Triathlon is the world's first and only professional triathlon league in the United States. A mixed team relay that’s already in its 3rd season. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW - LAUREN BRANDON: (1:00:25) Lauren Brandon is a former NCAA All-American swimmer from the University of Nebraska. She found her passion for triathlon in 2010 and began her triathlon journey racing Olympic distance. In 2015 she changed to long course and raced her first full Ironman in 2016, ending the season with a 2nd place at Ironman Cozumel. Lauren’s strong swim/bike combo put her near the front of the race in Kona but she struggled with vomiting on the run. We look forward to seeing her come back next year to give it another go! ONE STEP AHEAD: (1:34:50) A listener question: Can CLA and L-Carnitine help with body composition.  LINKS: More about Lauren Brandon at https://www.lbtriathlon.com/ More about Toughman at http://www.toughmantri.com/ More about Major League Triathlon at https://majorleaguetri.com/ Diana Rodgers Sustainable Dish at https://sustainabledish.com/  Allan Savory Ted Talk at https://www.ted.com/speakers/allan_savory Robb Wolf Review of ‘What the Health’ at https://robbwolf.com/2017/07/03/what-the-health-a-wolfs-eye-review/ CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:16:17

    Fitter Radio Episode 184 - Ben Kanute

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Mental sabotage. ONE STEP AHEAD: Sweat rates and tattoos plus the latest on iron deficiency in endurance athletes. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW: BEN KANUTE: USA pro triathlete Ben Kanute was the surprise runner up at the recent Ironman 70.3 World Champs in Chattanooga. Ben also won the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in June 2017 and competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics. At only 24 years of age he’s showing immense talent at a variety of distances. We talk to Ben about his next move. LINKS: More about Ben Kanute at http://www.benkanute.com/ Follow Ben on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/benkanutetriathlete/ Training Peaks article at https://www.trainingpeaks.com/blog/avoiding-mental-sabotage-part-6-how-to-conquer-your-fear-of-failure/ Tattooing and sweat rates article at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=tattoo+sweat+rate CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:44:17

    Kona Special The Finale

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    Bevan and The Flea review race day. The Flea hangs with Faris and Norman on the course. JOSH AMBERGER: https://www.facebook.com/josh.amberger/ PATRIK NILSSON: https://www.facebook.com/PatrikNilssonTri/ LUCY CHARLES: https://www.facebook.com/LucyAnneCharles/ HEATHER JACKSON: https://www.facebook.com/heatherjacksonracing/ SARAH CROWLEY: https://www.facebook.com/sarah.crowley.7370 JOE GAMBLES: https://www.facebook.com/joe.gambles DAVID MCNAMEE: http://www.davidmcnamee.co.uk/ CORINNE ABRAHAM: https://www.facebook.com/Corinne.Abraham.Triathlon/ LIONEL SANDERS: https://www.facebook.com/lsanderstri/ LAURA SIDDALL: https://www.facebook.com/laura.siddall.5333 ANDY POTTS: https://www.facebook.com/AndyPottsRacing/ BEN HOFFMAN: https://www.facebook.com/bhoffmanracing/ CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fittercoaching for the latest news and information. Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:36:45

    Kona Special Part 4 2017

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    IT’S KONA WEEK! Mikki feeds back the latest from the Sports Medicine Conference.  WILL CLARKE: Will did qualify for Kona this year but a bike crash put him out of the race. He’s here to watch, support and drink beers! We talk to Will about how he’s going and his top 3 picks for the race. PATRIK NILSSON: At 26 years old Swedish Pro Patrik Nilsson is the youngest pro in Kona. Having already raced to a couple of sub 8 performances he tells us what his hopes are for the race. BART AERNOUTS: Bart took out the win at Challenge Roth this year and he’s raced into the Top 10 at Kona on 3 occasions. He talks us through his race at Roth plus his tactics for racing Kona this year. SAM APPLETON: We chew the tri fat with Sam Appleton over a couple of craft beers. LINKS: More about Will Clarke at http://will-clarke.com/ Patrik Nilsson on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PatrikNilssonTri/ Bart Aernouts on Twitter at https://twitter.com/bartaernouts More about Sam Appleton at https://www.samappleton.com/ CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fittercoaching for the latest news and information. Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:43:56

    Kona Special Part 3 2017

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    IT’S KONA WEEK! THE FLEA (AKA ROSS LOCKEY): The Flea joins us today and reports back on his ride to Hawi and back yesterday. CAMERON BROWN: Awesome to catch up with Cam this morning at the NZ Breakfast. He’s in the midst of training for WA and gives us his thoughts on the race and how it’s evolved.   JOCELYN MCCAULEY: IMNZ winner Jocelyn McCauley has just finished a 5 week training block in Texas and feels in the best shape of her life coming into Kona. Despite 3 flats on the Ironman Texas course in April she managed to secure 12th place and a qualification spot for Kona. We’ll see her again in Taupo next year too when she comes back to defend her title. KYLE BUCKINGHAM Kyle Buckingham is having a great season to date with most recently a 4th at the South African Champs running a 2:47 and then 2nd in Brazil with an even faster 2:45 - his result of the season. Kyle works with Paul Laursen and talks us through his move to a ketogenic diet.   LINKS: More about Jocelyn McCauley at http://jocelynmccauley.com/blog.html Link to Paul Laursen at https://www.plewsandprof.com/ More about Kyle Buckingham at http://www.kylebuckingham.co.za/ Velocity Sports Labs at http://www.velocitysportslab.co.za/ CONTACT US Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fittercoaching for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:42:27

    Kona Special Part 2 2017

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    IT’S KONA WEEK! Mikki feeds back to us from Day 3 of the 2017 Ironman Sports Medicine Conference here in Kona. JOSH AMBERGER: Australian Josh Amberger qualified for the Ironman World Champs after winning Cairns and it’s his first time in Kona. He ran a 2:52 after working with his coach on making some quick fix changes to his running and training. His goal for the race? No expectations other than to execute a good race by getting ready for it as best he can. DAN PLEWS: Dan Plews of the ‘Plews and Prof’ makes a return to the show to talk to us about what’s happening in his world plus his hopes for his athletes in Kona. SARAH CROWLEY: In Kona last year Australian Sarah Crowley raced to 15th position after struggling with a bout of pneumonia. She goes into the race in a very different position this year. This time around she has 2 championship results behind her, Penticton Long Distance Worlds Champion where she achieved the fastest bike split and ran down Helle Frederiksen and then Frankfurt Ironman European Champion. She tells us about what she hopes for this year. LINKS: More about Josh Amberger at http://www.josh-amberger.com/ Link to Plews and Prof and the Visceral Fat blog at https://www.plewsandprof.com/ More about Sarah Crowley at http://www.sarahcrowleytriathlete.com/ CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fittercoaching for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:29:32

    Kona Special Part 1 2017

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    IT’S KONA WEEK!  A welcome with Sean Watkins of Wattie Ink https://www.wattieink.com/ Mikki’s arrived and she feeds back to us from her first day at the 2017 Ironman Sports Medicine Conference here in Kona. SID TALKS: Laura pops round and we talk about the first few days here in Kona plus our predictions for the race! HEATHER JACKSON: Heather’s had a great season this year and after her 3rd place at Kona last year is looking forward to taking on the challenges of another! LINKS: Wattie Ink at Ink https://www.wattieink.com/ More about Heather Jackson at http://www.heatherjacksonracing.com/ More about Laura Siddall at http://laurasiddall.com/ CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fittercoaching for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 02:22:17

    Fitter Radio Episode 183 - Dirk Bockel and Liz McTernan

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    IT’S KONA WEEK! WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Pacing strategies for Kona. ONE STEP AHEAD: Update on the best sleep supplements plus a recent study on Carbohydrate Periodisation and Performance. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW: DIRK BOCKEL: Dirk Bockel, one of the legends of triathlon, officially retired this year after 27 years in the sport. As an ex Olympian and multiple Ironman winner Dirk has many great achievements to his name, in particular his stellar performance at Challenge Roth in a time of 7hrs 52mins! He’s now enjoying the entrepreneurial side of triathlon life and has recently released his book ‘The Art of Triathlon Training: A proven guide for your triathlon journey.’     HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW: LIZ MCTERNAN: British athlete Liz McTernan injured her spinal cord in a diving accident at the age of 40 resulting in paraplegia. Since then Liz has developed herself into a world ranked Para-cyclist and raced to a bronze medal in the world para-triathlon champs in Auckland 2012. At her second Ironman 70.3 in Luxembourg this year, one of only three qualifying races worldwide for Handcyclists, she qualified for Kona. SIMS SCIENCE: We’re back with Stacy Sims (Exercise Physiologist and Nutrition Scientist) and this week we talk hydration and cooling strategies for Kona. LINKS: Jim Vance’s Book Triathlon 2.0 at https://www.amazon.com/Triathlon-2-0-Data-Driven-Performance-Training/dp/145046002X Buy Dirk’s new book at http://www.liveandlettri.com/book/ Follow Dirk on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/dirk.bockel/ Dirk’s Mentorship Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/DirkBockelMentorship/ More about Liz McTernan at https://lizmcternan.com/ Follow Liz on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/HandcyclingTriathlete/ Follow Stacy Sims on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/drstacysims/ Links to Mikki’s segment at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28723843 and http://suppversity.blogspot.com/2017/10/5x-sleep-supplements-that-work-valerian.html CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:58:42

    Fitter Radio Episode 182 - Lauren Goss

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    ONE STEP AHEAD: Savoury snacks for the endurance athlete. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW: LAUREN GOSS: Fresh from her win at Lake Geneva, American Lauren Goss, currently living in Boulder, tells us about her triathlon career to date and her plans for the future. SID TALKS: Laura ‘Sid’ Siddall’s back with us and this week we talk Kona, Super League, Collins Cup and Major League Triathlon! LINKS: Clif Organic Energy Food: Pizza Margarita and Sweet Potato with Sea Salt at http://www.clifbar.com/products/clif/organic-energy-food/ Mediterra Savory Bars: Kale Pomegranate Quinoa Almond and Kale Apple Quinoa Almond at http://mediterranutrition.com/products/ Kind Bars: Sweet and Spicy Roasted Jalapeno at https://www.kindsnacks.com/products Lara Bars: Turmeric Ginger Beet at http://www.larabar.com/our-products/larabar-organic-with-superfoods/turmeric-ginger-beet Epic bars at https://www.epicbar.com/ Chief bars at https://eatlikeachief.com/   More about Lauren Goss at http://laurengoss.com/ Follow Lauren on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/laurengosstriathlete More about Laura Siddall at http://laurasiddall.com/ Super League at https://superleaguetriathlon.com/ The Collins Cup at http://www.thecollinscup.com/ Major League Triathlon at https://majorleaguetri.com/ CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information. Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:30:34

    Fitter Radio Episode 181 - Yvonne Van Vlerken

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Bevan’s in Boulder. He talks us through how he’s periodising training for a professional triathlete preparing for optimal performance in Kona. ONE STEP AHEAD: The keto diet and your thyroid. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW: YVONNE VAN VLERKEN: We’re delighted to be able to bring back Yvonne Van Vlerken to the show to tell us about her season to date and her recent win and course record at the Long Distance Triathlon European Championships at Challenge Almere. SIMS SCIENCE: We’re back with Stacy Sims (Exercise Physiologist and Nutrition Scientist) and this week we continue the theme around female athletes and their menstrual cycles and we talk strength and endurance training. LINKS: More about Challenge Almere at https://www.challenge-almere.com/ More about Yvonne Van Vlerken at http://www.yvonnevanvlerken.eu/ Follow ‘Vonsy’ on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/YvonnevanVlerken.The.flying.blonde.Dutchgirl Follow Stacy on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/drstacysims/ Buy Stacy’s Book “Roar – Women are Not Small Men” on Amazon at https://www.amazon.co.uk/ROAR-Stacy-Sims/dp/1623366860 Ginger Lemon Cashew Bites at https://mikkiwilliden.com/Recipes/ginger-lemon-cashew-bites CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:44:10

    Fitter Radio Episode 180 - Andi Boecherer and Sam Osborne

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Bevan’s in Boulder. He tells us why they’re altitude training and what he’s measuring. ONE STEP AHEAD: How training in a dehydrated state can help with short term heat acclimatisation. ANDI BOECHERER – HOT… AND THEN NOT!: Andi Boecherer was leading the field at the recent Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz race but had to pull out on the run due to a foot injury. The injury has now forced his decision to miss Kona this year and with his history of numerous top 5 performances there his absence will see some interesting changes to the potential dynamics of the race. SAM OSBORNE - NOT… BUT NOW HOT!: Kiwi athlete Sam Osborne has raced 11 Xterra events this season to date - the Maui World Champs will be number 12. He’s won the Asia Pacific Xterra tour and collected 5 extra wins around the globe and with a history in ITU and having started out on a mountain bike Sam will certainly be in contention. SIMS SCIENCE: We’re back with Stacy Sims (Exercise Physiologist and Nutrition Scientist) and this week we talk about what female athletes need to consider when training to race in the heat in respect of their menstrual cycle. LINKS: Sam Osborne on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/samosbornetriathlon/ Andi Boecherer on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/andiboecherer01/ and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/andiboecherer Follow Stacy on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/drstacysims/ CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:36:31

    Fitter Radio Episode 179 - Braden Currie

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    Laura Siddall hosts this week and we talk IM703 Santa Cruz, IM703 World Champs Chattanooga, IM703 Sunshine Coast and Challenge Walchsee. BRADEN CURRIE: Winner of the Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz race. JORDAN RAPP: We talk to Jordan pre-race about his recent 3rd place at the infamous Isklar Norseman Extreme Triathlon. PODCAST SURVEY: Pre-Survey Information The purpose of this survey is to develop an understanding of the use of podcasts within the sport and exercise industry. The aim of the research is to investigate how sport (and related programmes) students / graduates use podcasts. If you have listened to a podcast once, subscribe regularly, or never listened to a podcast you are all suitable. To participate in this research, you are required to complete this survey that consists of a number of short answer and multiple-choice questions. It should take approximately 5 minutes maximum. https://hcg.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/podcast-usage LINKS: More about Jordan Rapp at https://rappstar.com/ More about Braden Currie at https://www.bradencurrie.com/ More about Laura Siddall at http://laurasiddall.com/ The Isklar Norseman Xtreme Triathlon at http://nxtri.com/ More about the Mount Festival of Multisport ‘Enduro’ Long Distance Event at http://mountfestival.kiwi/events/long-distance-triathlon/ CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 01:38:34

    Fitter Radio Episode 178 - Lisa Roberts

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: How to use the TSB (Training Stress Balance) number in Training Peaks around rest and recovery. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW – LISA ROBERTS: Lisa Roberts USA triathlete and member of the Trisutto squad recently placed 3rd at Challenge Roth. Since doing this interview she’s also placed 4th at the incredibly tough Embrunman race breaking the run course record in the process. We talk to Lisa about her triathlon career to date, her recovery from a stress fracture and her plans going forward. 5 MINUTE FOCUS: We talk to Jeremy Davis owner of Setup Events about one of the upcoming races in the fast growing Toughman Series, Toughman South Carolina on Saturday 30 September 2017.   LINKS: More about the Mount Festival of Multisport ‘Enduro’ Long Distance Event at http://mountfestival.kiwi/events/long-distance-triathlon/ More about Lisa Roberts at http://www.lisajroberts.com/ Follow Lisa on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/lisarobertstri and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lisarobertstri More information about Endurance Corner at http://www.endurancecorner.com/ Excel Tri Coaching at http://www.excelltricoaching.com/    More about Embrunman at http://www.embrunman.com/ More about the Timex Team at http://www.timexteam.com/ Register for Toughman South Carolina here http://www.setupevents.com/?fuseaction=event_detail&eventID=3049 CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information. Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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  • 02:23:19

    Fitter Radio Episode 177 - ITU Worlds Penticton

    · Fitter Radio: Triathlon, Endurance, Nutrition

    This week we come to you from Penticton, Canada. Laura Siddall hosts and we talk all things ITU Multisport World Champs. We also talk to Mike Phillips recent winner of Ironman 70.3 Bintan. Bevan interviews ‘Dark Horse’ Kyle Smith after his U23 World Champs victory. We talk to Mel Hauschildt, Heather Wurtele and Lionel Sanders at the Pros Pre-Race Conference and include footage from the conference itself. Bevan gets down to the finish line and manages to capture some interviews with Josh Amburger, Joe Gambles, Andy Potts, Drew Scott, Francisco Serrano, Jeff Symonds, Sarah Crowley, Heather Wurtele and Cam Watt. LINKS: More about Laura Siddall at http://laurasiddall.com/  Follow ‘Sid’ on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/laura.siddall.5333 on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lmsiddall and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/lmsid/ Follow Kyle Smith on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kylesmithtriathlete/ Follow Mike Phillips on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Mikephillipsnz CONTACT US: Learn more about us at http://www.fitter.co.nz Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/fitter.co.nz for the latest news and information Mikki Williden can be found at https://www.facebook.com/mikkiwillidennutrition

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