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Episode 72 Ironman Talk Episode 72 Ironman Talk www.ironmantalk.com This weeks news Apparently Peter Reed is going to be racing Monaco 70.3. Results: Norseman, Slovakman, Vineman, Ostseeman. Coming up: IMUK, EnbrumMan and Germany 70.3. Ironman Talk competition! We had a great pair of Oakley transition sunglasses that Rolland sent through for us to review. We decided that we would have a competition to give them away. So here’s what you need to do: Create an ad for Ironman Talk, around 30secs to a couple mins long, put it on YouTube.com and then link to it on Athlinks. We’ll pick three finalist and then we can all have a vote for the winner. Entries close at the end of August. It’s time to create! This weeks discussion Given the growth of Ironman races, especially in Nth America, is it a good idea to have WTC “Ironman? races that don’t have Kona slots. Would you still turn up? If you want to add a comment click here: add comment then open the discussion. Age grouper of the week Here’s what the BBC wrote about this weeks age grouper: Jamie Andrew. Jamie Andrew swam more than two miles, cycled 112 miles and ran a marathon in just under 24 hours. The 37-year old from Edinburgh, dubbed "Titanium Man" because of his prosthetic legs, hopes the challenge will raise £50,000. It is in aid of the 500 miles charity, which he has launched with fellow quadruple amputee Olivia Giles. The Iron Man triathlon is considered one of the toughest feats of athletic endurance for able-bodied athletes.It started with a dawn dip in Loch Tay, followed by a cycle from Kenmore to Falkirk, and finished with a 26.2 mile run down the Union Canal to Edinburgh.Project funding Mr Andrew began the gruelling event at about 0600 BST on Saturday and completed the challenge the following morning. He lost his hands and feet following a climbing expedition in the French Alps in 1999 in which his friend, Jamie Fisher, died. Here’s his Charities: 500 miles High 5 Robert Ritchie sent through this weeks High 5: The importance of getting early treatment for injuries.There’s some great insight here. Thanks Robert. 1. Early treatment will prevent more serious complications. 2. It will be cheaper to get treated straight up 3. Less lost training time while you recover. 4. Make sure the treatment provider is experienced in sports injuries. 5. Try and get  and accept some advice on prevention. (Eg stretching) Website of the week Lance Donny sent us through this weeks great website. Here’s what he said about www.nutritiondata.com This website is Absolutely chock full of great nutritional info on just about everything out there, it also gives you very detailed nutritional breakdowns and alternative choice selections for better health, weight loss/gain. Thanks for that Lance. Club website Ben Greenfield sent through www.tri-fusion.com. One thing we loved about this website was how they had a profile on every athlete in their club. Plus it looks cool. We want to say thanks to Pat for sending us through some KC Heat gear, we’ll looking really cool now! Coach’s Corner John decided to address a tough topic this week: When coaching goes bad. Here’s how he broke it down. When Coaching goes bad, First Step, When is it time for a change, How to change, Setting up new coach. By the way, John doesn’t want any of his athletes using this info ;-) Question and Anwsers WE have specialist on SKINS, compression gear for athletes. If you have any questions on compression tights etc send them in. We covered what we eat during a race plus when is it to close to a race to get a coach. This weeks websites Race results: Norseman, Slovakman, Vineman, Ostseeman Up coming races: Enbrum Man, IMUK, Germany 70.3, www.nutritionaldata.com, www.tri-fusion.com, Email address for ITV show looking for athletes: Errol.ettienne@itv.com Iron Rust, Ironmen Don’t, Train Hard, Train Smart: Kia Kaha
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