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Hosted by Coaches Bevan McKinnon & Tim Brazier, Fitter Radio brings together their shared passion and knowledge of triathlon, running, nutrition and basically all things endurance!  Listen to the latest research, interviews with pro athletes and leading experts to help you improve your sports performance and your health.

Aug 3, 2014

Periodised Training - Bev tells us about the different Periodised Training models and how to best manage the distribution of training, and manipulate sessions, in order to ensure an athlete progresses year on year.  In our 5 Minute Focus Bev chats to Walter Thorburn from GO2MAX Coaching about his NZ Altitude Training Centre based in Auckland.  One Step Ahead - Acute gastrointestinal (GI) distress in athletes.  Mikki looks at what might be going on and gives us some advice on ways to manage it.  In our Hot Property section this week we are delighted to bring you Pete Jacobs.  Legendary Australian pro triathlete and winner of the 2012 Ironman World Champs in Kona!  Bev geeks out this week and talks Block Periodisation.  He presents research and evidence to show the benefits that come from 'crash training' for the well-trained and experienced athlete.  In this episode we give away 20 pairs of kids Zoggs Junior Phantom Elite goggles!  For your chance to win all 20 pairs for your school, squad or club just like us on Facebook and tell us how best you would use the goggles for kids in triathlon. 

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