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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 26, 2015

ONE STEP AHEAD: Following on from last week's fast food theme we look at the effects that fast food has in the body over a period of 5 days. WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: The 'sneaky breath' in swimming. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW - FREDERIK VAN LIERDE: Frederik Van Lierde, born in Belgium, is a professional triathlete in the service of the army. He graduated as a teacher of Physical Education in 2001 and with a background in swimming and triathlon decided to go long in 2007.  His debut Ironman in 2008 was in New Zealand where he came 2nd and since then he has gone from strength to strength winning the Ironman Kona World Champs in 2013.  His most recent win was the Port Elizabeth South African Ironman last month with his next race, Barcelona 70.3, coming up in May.

Frederik Van Lierde

5 MINUTE FOCUS: Mark Stewart from 100% Events talks to us about the Fiji International Triathlon Festival.  Held on 6/7 June this is a perfectly positioned, celebratory end of season destination triathlon, offering a range of distances for both kids and adults.  Plus this year they will also be hosting the first ever Oceania Triathlon Union Continental Sprint Cup with over $10,000USD prize money up for grabs! THE GEEK OUT: We look at the correlation between endurance running ability, the reproductive potential in men and finger length! GIVEAWAY: Win a downloadable copy of Joe Friel's latest book "Fast after 50".  See website for details.


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