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Elite Triathletes, ITU World Champs, Tri Edge Radio, Triathlon -

This weeks episode 17, we have a fascinating interview with Kris Gemmell current General Manager of the International Triathlon Union specifically overseeing the World Triathlon Series from the International Federation office in Madrid. ITU is the governing body of the 'World Triathlon Series' (WTS) internationally and delivers Triathlon events in partnership with our National Federations and Local delivery partners. Kris has been a World Class athlete in his own right over the last decade and now has taken this step into the administrative role. This is a great conversation with some hidden gems digging into Kris's thoughts on the state...

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Cycling, Elite Triathletes, Tri Edge Radio, Triathlon Cycling -

  Thank you for checking out our video. This week we roll back and re-do our discussion with Bevan Colless of Singapore Physiotherapy http://www.singaporephysio.com/ Having been a top level Triathlete Bevan and his wife Vanessa have taken their years of top level Triathlon training and racing and pass on this knowledge to those across Asia with a number of services. Specifically, in this weeks chat, we dive into the comprehensive bike fit services that can help: Add power Decrease discomfort Reduce risk of injury Enhance your riding experience!  

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Babys Swimming, Swimming, Swimming Progression, swimming technique -

Having lived in Singapore now for over a decade, I have experienced time and again an irrational fear of putting newborns in the water. This advise is given to new parents and fear is created. However, in many counties in the world, getting your new born into the water as soon as 2 months old is a fantastic first step in water appreciation and developing a long term love of swimming.Of course when we say have a baby swimming we are referring to one or both parents joining the class. The goal over this first year is imprinting that water...

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Elite Triathletes, Ironman, Ironman Race Tips -

Over the course of a season there are a handful a races that mentally and physically you can ‘dip into the account’. What this generally means is that you do a full buildup, quality speed phase and taper in order to create a window of ‘peaking’. If you get it right and the conditions are set up, you are able to push past limits that you may have on yourself and have the race of your life.With reference to the weekends 70.3 Ironman World Champs in South Africa, it was clearly a highly competitive race at the top of the...

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open water swimming, Swimming, swimming technique, triathlon swimming -

One of the first questions I am asked by new swimmers is ‘what is wrong with my technique’. As a swim coach the technical floors of beginner and intermediate swimmers are clear and glaring however to fix these issues becomes a long process. I have come to call the system we use for swimming progression as layering. From a macro viewpoint there are only two things to improved in any swimmer: The engine The technique   If we choose to improve the cardio/ engine in isolation of any technique a swimmer will not develop efficiencies and feel for the water....

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