IMTalk
Your weekly fix in all things Ironman!
 

Why do people cheat? This is a question we explore on this weeks show. We get Matthew Evans on, who is an expert on cheating, to educate us on cheating. Matthew covers why people cheat, how people justify it to themselves, and how to fix cheating. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Statstastic, John’s History Lesson, Questions and Answers.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_595_-_Matthew_Evans_on_understanding_cheats.mp3
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This week we get the Ultraman World Champion Rob Gray on the show. He talks us through his race and gives some tips on how to be successful in this crazy event. You can check out Rob's website here: robgray.org

We also have: News, Discussion of the Week, Statstatic, and Questions and Answers.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_594_-_Ultraman_World_Champ_Rob_Gray.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:02pm EST

On this weeks show we have a great interview with super coach Matt Dixon, www.purplepatch.com. He talks about how age group athletes with less time can still achieve big goals in triathlon and life. He also talks about his new book Fast-Track Triathlete. 

 

We also have News, This Weeks Discussion, a High 5 on being a race director, Website of the Week, and Questions and Answers.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_593_-_Matt_Dixon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:29pm EST

On this weeks show we have Gillian Aspin back. She shares the conclusions from the study she did around mental health and athletic ability, and how that affects the an individuals self perception. She gives some good insights into this important topic.

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Statstatic, High 5 and Questions and Answers. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_592_-_Gillian_Aspin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:56pm EST

This week we have an interview with Jeff Jonas. He's one of only three people who have raced every Ironman in the world. He's got a fascinating approach to the sport and his training. 

We also have News, Discussion of the Week, Statstastic and Questions and Answers. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_591_-_Jeff_Jonas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:28pm EST

On this weeks show we have 9 time Ironman winner Luke McKenzie. He talks about the Island House Triathlon, what happening with his racing and his new clothing.  

 

We also have: News, Discussion of the Week, My First Tri, and Question and Answers.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_590_-_Luke_McKenzie.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:29pm EST

News: Results from Xterra World Champs and some other races; Coming up races. 

This Weeks Discussion: Share your nations top three faster Ironman, both male and female, in Kona of all time. Comment here. 

This Weeks Photo: Here's John and Dr Feelgood handing the winners metals to John's kids at a local race. 

Age Groupers of the Week: This week we look at all of the age group winners from Kona this year. Plus we compare their times to last years winners. 

Coaches Corner: We look into a study conducted by Dr Jennifer Robinson that promotes moving away from the Rice method in dealing with injury. You can read the study here

This Weeks Websites: There is the drafting article we were talking about on the show

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_589.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:01pm EST

News: Matt Russell is doing well after his crash at Kona; Both Ryf and Gomez are going for the million dollar prize with the Triple Crown; Results from The Great Floridian; Top earners in the year so far, we talk about wetsuit cheaters at Kona.

This Weeks Discussion: This Weeks Discussion: This week we want to know how should cheats be dealt with in the sport of triathlon? Also what do they need to do to be forgiven? Comment here

Interview: This week we have an interview with former pro athlete Dirk Bockel. He talks to us about racing Kona as a pro and this years race. He also talks about his new book The Art of Triathlon Training, which you can get by clicking here

Website of the Week: This week we have two websites. One is the movie 100 Meters. The other one is Breaking 2, the documentary about Nike's attempt to break 2 hours for a marathon. 

Age Grouper of the Week: We look at all of the female age group winners at Kona. 

My First Tri: Brett Ryan sent through his first tri, it's a funny story. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_588_-_Dirk_Bockel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:39pm EST

This week it's all about The Ironman World Championships. We talk about the big race and have interviews with age groupers and pro Jocelyn McCauley who raced over on Saturday. 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_587_-_Post_Kona_Super_Special.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:42pm EST

This week we have our Kona Super Special. We cover this weekends Ironman World Championship and then we have lots of interviews, these include interviews with: Thorsten Radd (www.trirating.com), Michael Fox (www.foxenduranceracing.com), Jo Coombe, Nicky Rose, Rory Duckworth, and Greg Penner.

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_586_-_Thorsten_Radd_Michael_Fox_and_lots_of_age_groupers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:21pm EST