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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 20, 2015

ONE STEP AHEAD: The impact that some common medications can have on sleep. WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Measuring fatigue and recovery using Training Peaks and Heart Rate Variability. HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW - SAM WARRINER: This week we welcome back Sam Warriner to talk a little about her recent retirement from the pro ranks but more about her great new initiative 'Future ChampioNZ'. The Future ChampioNZ Festival's over-riding goal is to support the Tri NZ Youth Pathway and ultimately see more Kiwi athletes succeed on the world stage whilst providing a fun and exciting race weekend for all youth athletes. GEEK OUT: The Prof (Paul Laursen) talks to us from Paris at the ITU Science and Triathlon Conference and brings us an interview with Inigo Mujika - Sports Scientist, Physiologist and Triathlon Coach - about the new evidence around strength training. Is it of any use to endurance athletes? 5 MIN FOCUS: Meet STRYD - The world’s first power meter for running! We talk to Rob and Don from about their device that runners wear as a chest strap and which accurately measures workout intensity across any terrain. It helps runners run faster and further without working harder. COMPETITION: Win a free entry to the Tri Short Course event at the Port of Tauranga Mount Festival of Multisport on Sunday 10 January 2016. To enter go to their website and find out what the distances are for each of the swim, bike and run disciplines in the short course race. Then email us the distances at Competition ends 12 noon on Christmas Day!


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