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Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_535_-_Kona_Race_Directors_and_Thorsten_The_Geek_Radd.mp3
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News: What happened at the ITU championships; Results from IM Walse; Coming up races; WTC announces IM Hamburg; Kona News. 

This Weeks Discussion: For those of you who have raced Kona, what surprised you about the course that you wished you knew beforehand? Also do you feel this race is harder than any other and if you feel it is, why is that the case? Comment here. 

This Weeks Photo: Here is a great photo of Kevin 'The Assassin' Hunt in his new IMTalk gear!

Website of the Week: Richard Swan asked the question about percentage time difference between the fastest IM ride time in comparison to the worlds fastest cyclists. We got received of good answers on this one. Scott Watkins also wrote a great piece about this topic on his website: www.trijedi.com

John's Science Corner: We continue to look at cramping studies.

Interview: We have Rob Wilby from Team.Oxygenaddict.com back on the show to talk about reverse periodisation. Here's the link to the webinars that Rob mentioned in his interview.

This Weeks Websites: TriRatings Kona Report

 

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_534.mp3
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News: What happened at the ITU championships; Results from IM Walse; Coming up races; WTC announces IM Hamburg; Kona News. 

This Weeks Discussion: For those of you who have raced Kona, what surprised you about the course that you wished you knew beforehand? Also do you feel this race is harder than any other and if you feel it is, why is that the case? Comment here. 

 

Website of the Week: Richard Swan asked the question about percentage time difference between the fastest IM ride time in comparison to the worlds fastest cyclists. We got received of good answers on this one. Scott Watkins also wrote a great piece about this topic on his website: www.trijedi.com

John's Science Corner: We continue to look at cramping studies. 

Interview: We have Rob Wilby from Team.Oxygenaddict.com back on the show to talk about reverse periodisation. Here's the link to the webinars that Rob mentioned in his interview.

This Weeks Websites: TriRatings Kona Report

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Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_533_-_Jim_Vance.mp3
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Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_532_-_Harry_Wiltshire.mp3
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News: Results from Challenge Penticton and IM Vitchy; 70.3 World Champs are coming up; Other Races; John's ITU update. 

This Weeks Discussion: The 70.3 World Champs are happening this weekend. We want to know your top three picks for both the mens and womens field. Can anyone pick all six? Comment here

This Weeks Photo: Here's the photo of the deer hitting at cyclist at a race in Dublin. 

Interview: John catches up with Jordan Rapp to talk about his season, why he didn't take his Kona slot, and his thoughts on this years Kona race. As always Jordan shares some deep insight into what is happening in the Ironman world right now. You can check out Jordan's work here: http://blog.rappstar.com Remember that Jordan always does good work on SlowTwitch.com as well. 

Interview: We get Mary Beth Ellis back on the show. She talks about her two last wins, what she learnt from last years Kona race, and what the goal is for this years race. You can check out all Mary's work here: http://marybethellisracing.com

Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_531_-_Jordan_Rapp_and_Mary_Beth_Ellis.mp3
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Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_530.mp3
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Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_529_-_The_Olympic_Triathlon_Special.mp3
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Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_528.mp3
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Direct download: IMTalk_Episode_527_-_Tim_Pigott.mp3
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