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Welcome to Fitter Radio.

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.

Apr 19, 2015

ONE STEP AHEAD: Is fast food a good recovery food? WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Yasso 800's - predicting your marathon time based on how long it takes you to run 800 meters. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW - GWEN JORGENSEN: Gwen Jorgensen has just posted her eighth win in the ITU World Series with a comprehensive victory at the recent ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast. The victory marked the longest-running WTS streak of any elite woman since the inception of the series. Gwen, who trains with Wollongong-based New Zealand coach Jamie Turner, clocked a 1hr 56min time on the 1.5km swim, 20km bike and 10km run course.  Not even a 15 second penalty for incorrectly racking her bike could derail the 28 year old, who hasn't been beaten in a race in almost 12 months.

Gwen Jorgensen

5 MINUTE FOCUS: This week we bring back Veronica Larisova from Agoga (a functional training facility based in Sydney) to talk about their Genetic Testing service.  In partnership with XCode they analyse your DNA for diet, nutrition profile and response to exercise. THE GEEK OUT: A research study that shows that an Ironman triathlon reduces neuro muscular performance due to impaired force transmission and reduced leg stiffness. Wasted science?


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