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Episode 35 Ironman Talk
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In this weeks show:

News for this week

This weekend’s race results, plus what’s up next week.
Ultraman update.
Luke Bell up against Cam Brown at Ironman New Zealand.
Ironman Hawaii on TV in the US.

High 5, Staying calm the day before the race.

1. Have a short Swim/Bike/Run in the morning - at race start time.
2. Meet up and have coffee with friends.
3. Watch a movie.
4. Go for a walk or do some shopping in the afternoon (not to long).
5. Clean your bike again!

Age Grouper of the week
Andrew Black is our Age Grouper this week. In the South Island Half Ironman he was in the front pack on the bike when 3km from the end his chain broke. Instead of calling it a day he ran to the bike/run transition and then went on to finish the race. Well done Andrew.

Website of the Week
Nick Mathers sent us through this great website: Sports Injury Clinic. Here’s what the website says about itself: Click where it hurts! The virtual sports injury therapist has been designed to ask the same questions a therapist would and demonstrate the same tests to help you identify your sports injury.

Dr John Hellemans
John Hellemans is one of the worlds top triathlon coach’s. As an athlete he has competed at the top level as both an elite and age grouper. He has just released a book about being a coach.
We have a great interview with him on his book plus his thoughts on Ironman.

    
***Get his book here***
‘The Triathlon Coach’.
go to www.ironmantalk.com

This week’s websites
    Results: Ultraman. South Island Half
    Upcoming races: Ironman WA.
    Website of the week: Sports Injury Clinic.    
    Other sites: Hawaii Ironman TV times.
    Where to get the older shows if you don’t
    have itunes: http://ironmantalk.libsyn.com/
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Train well.
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Ironman Talk 34

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News for this week

This weekend’s race results, plus what’s up next week.
Marc Herremens retires after winning Hawaii.
Challenge Queenstown moves to Wanaka
John and Bevan have a big race this weekend

Discussion
It's that time of the year when the big fella in the red suit starts to make his list. We were wondering what you Ironman athletes are asking for? There's no money limit, dream away!

High 5, Staying Calm During Race Week
1. Write a check list for equipment.
2. Take some work to do (stuff that doesn’t have deadlines attached.)
3. Have a list of things to do, tourist things, during the week.
4. Clean bike.
5. Spend extra time stretching.

Age Grouper of the week
Natsha Lydiard from New Zealand came 2nd at the Long Course World Championships in Australia. Natsha had a 1:11:16 swim, 4:32:51 bike and a 2:47:53 run for a total time of 8:32:02. Well done Natsha, good luck with your future.

Website of the Week
We have two websites this week. Last weeks website was a link to a Ironman song produced by Ammp. Click here to see the report.
This weeks website is Trizeit.de. It’s a free online triathlon magazine from Germany. The mag has heaps of good images and gives an insight in to the Germany world of Triathlon.

This week’s websites
    Results: Florida 70.3, Silverman, World
    long course champs, Decaman.        
    Upcoming races: Ultraman.
    Website of the week: Trizeit.de, IM song.      
    Other sites: A picture paints a thousand
    words. Marc Herremans retires, Challenge
    Queenstown moves to Wanaka.
    Where to get the older shows if you don’t
    have itunes: http://ironmantalk.libsyn.com/
    When you are there click on the grey word
    ‘Pod’ next to each shows episode.
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Hey everyone

Sorry but you will have to wait until next week for the show notes. I'm in Taipei teaching aerobics.

See ya

Bevan
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Ironman Talk 32

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News for this week

This weekend’s race results, plus what’s up next week.
WTC is off the list of WADA applicants.
Changes within Ironman North America Inc.
Gossip: WTC are thinking about dropping the cutoff to 14 hours.

Discussion
We want you to think of ways the pros can stretch their muscles more to get better conditions/pays with race organizers?

Website of the Week
Wikipedia - triathlon page. It’s cool because it has heaps of information on triathlon. It covers some of the athletes, types of races and a bit of information on history of the sport.

Age Grouper of the week
Joe Turcotte is this weeks age grouper. Joe has completed 5 Ironman races this year. In doing so he has raised $21,000 for Janus Charity. That’s a great effort.
We also mentioned how Adam Tice lost 140.6 pounds to do Ironman Florida. 

High 5 Saddle Sores
1. Only use Steroid Cream when you have saddle sores, don’t use it for prevention.
2. Exfoliate in the shower.
3. Wear boxer shorts or underwear that gets rid of the moisture. No cotton.
4. Have 3-4 days off the bike. Give the sores a chance to heal.
5. Use a male doctor, or maybe not!

Coach’s Corner
John covers two areas this week.
After getting a question on how sex effects racing performance John did his research and shares the results.
He also covers how to climb effectively when your riding. Next week we’ll cover desending.

This week’s websites
    Results: Deca IM, IM Florida, Auz
    70.3.
    Upcoming races: Silverman, Florida 70.3,
    Miamiman Half.
    Website of the week: Wikipedia - triathlete
    page.      
    Where to get the older shows if you don’t
    have itunes: http://ironmantalk.libsyn.com/
    When you are there click on the grey word
    ‘Pod’ next to each shows episode.

Train Well
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