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Welcome to Fitter Radio.

Hosted by Coaches Bevan McKinnon & Tm 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.

Jun 15, 2014

Part 1 of a 3 part series in which Bev looks at elite performance and training intensities.  Has one particular approach to training been more successful than another? In Part 1 we discuss the spread of training intensity across your week and why it matters.

Mikki talks about carbohydrate mouth rinses – can they really increase performance.

Our Hot Property interview this week is with kiwi cyclist James Oram.  James is a pro rider for the Bontrager Cycling Team and has recently been selected to New Zealand's Commonwealth Games Squad.

Fudgy Protein Bites: 
Mikki’s Fudgy bites inspired by above (makes 25-30 bites):
½ cup cacao butter, ½ cup coconut oil, ½ cup protein powder, 2 tspn stevia, pinch of Himalayan salt.
Melt the cacao butter and coconut oil, blend all ingredients together. Pop in an ice cube tray and set in fridge/freezer.
No-oatmeal porridge:
1 cup of riced cauliflower (whizz florets in a food processor), ⅓ cup coconut milk, 1 grated apple, 1 tsp cinnamon, ¼ tsp nutmeg, pinch of Himalayan salt, 2 tbsp chopped pecans, 2 eggs beaten, 2 tbsp flaxseed meal.
Put cauliflower, coconut milk, apple, pecans, salt and spice in saucepan. Bring to low boil until tender and liquid almost disappeared (10 mins or so). Remove from heat pour eggs in steady stream whisking constantly, add flaxseed and whisk again. Serve immediately.

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