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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.

Dec 21, 2014

WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Swimming toys: The use of pull buoys - how much should we be using them and should we kick. The advantages of swim training in a pool wearing your wet suit and what we should be looking for in a wet suit. Paddles and what to be aware of. ONE STEP AHEAD: - Mikki describes some LCHF starter kit ideas for Christmas presents. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW - BRITTA MARTIN: Britta is a German born triathlete who now lives in Nelson, NZ.  She has had a fantastic 2014 winning 3 iron distance races in Wisconsin, Taiwan and Busselton, WA where she broke the course record with an amazing 8:56:03 - the second time that Britta has won this race. Bevan talks to Britta about her career to date and her plans for the future.

Britta Martin

THE GEEK OUT: A new study investigating the effects of sodium bicarbonate supplementation on performance during a prolonged 'high intensity cycling to exhaustion effort' in well trained athletes.
5 MINUTE FOCUS: We talk to AJ Johnson, Content Manager and Power Analyst for Training Peaks. Bevan chats to AJ about their recent acquisition of another power training website called  'Best Bike Split'. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: Our question this week is around LCHF - training low, racing high and dealing with GI problems.


More about Britta Martin at and on Facebook at
Read more about Training Peak’s acquisition of Best Bike Split here
Best Bike Split at
Metabolic Efficiency Training by Bob Seebahor:
Beyond Training: Ben Greenfield:
The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance by Stephen Phinney and Jeff Volek at
Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes:
Real Meal Revolution: Tim Noakes:
Family Food by Pete Evans:
Well Fed by Melissa Jouwellen
Refillable pouches for homemade gels:
Make bliss balls without a lot of dried fruit:


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