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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.

Dec 6, 2021

FITTER RADIO COFFEE CLUB COMPETITION: (00:14:27) This week a competition to win the ULTIMATE Jet Black Training Suite! Valued at over $2,400 NZD all members of our coffee club will have an opportunity to win a VOLT Trainer, Riser Block, Trainer Table, Rocker Plate, TV Stand and Trainer Mat. Go to our website at to find out how to join and visit Jet Black at to find out more about the Ultimate Trainer Suite.

FITTER RADIO COFFEE CLUB COMPETITION: (00:15:49) We’re also offering all our members the opportunity to win a free race entry to the awesome Challenge Wanaka half!

FITTER RADIO COFFEE CLUB COMPETITION: (00:15:58) We chat to Joel Smith from Ultro, plus we’re giving away a pair of ULTRO earbuds!

Doctoral Research Study: (00:29:53) Metabolic considerations across menstrual cycle phases of healthy female ultra-endurance athletes. A pilot study to understand how wearable glucose monitoring sensors can be used to enhance female ultra-endurance athlete performance.

  • Assess the effect of menstrual phase on blood glucose management in ultra running
  • Observe fat metabolism in female ultra athletes during prolonged runs
  • Identify relationships between blood glucose and performance metrics

HOT PROPERTY INTERVIEW: NIC GILL (00:36:02) Nic Gill, the All Blacks High Performance Strength and Conditioning Coach, smashed the world record for riding a Wattbike for 24 hours while raising money for Bowel Cancer prevention.  The record was 755 kms and Gilly rode 781 kms. We hear all about it.

COACHES CATCH-UP: (01:13:53) Bevan and Tim review the racing from the weekend.