Apr 5, 2015
ONE STEP AHEAD: LCHF and thyroid. WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Your stroke rate for swimming - what you should be considering and how to determine where you sit. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW - MELISSA HAUSCHILDT: A former Australian steeplechase champion turned triathlete Mel is 2 x Ironman 70.3 World Champion and ITU Long Distance World Champion. She has also won 20 x Half Ironman races and, after a recent move to the full distance, won Ironman Australia and most recently the Ironman Asia Pacific Champs in Melbourne. A dramatic stop to tend to painful blisters could not prevent her from securing the overall win and with it a place in October's World Champs in Hawaii. We talk to Mel about her journey into triathlon, her races to date and those blisters (ouch!).
5 MINUTE FOCUS: Looking to do another Iron Distance event after IMNZ? Don't want to wait another year before you take the challenge on again? Jeff Gillies, Chief Marketing Officer for Ironman Asia Pacific, talks to us about the hugely popular IM Cairns Festival in June. It's the one event that includes a sprint race, an Olympic distance race, a kids event, a 70.3 and of course the full iron distance - ideal timing for Kiwis looking for an overseas winter break and race. THE GEEK OUT: Stroke rate and swimming - a research study.
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