The Effortless Swimming Podcast

In this episode of The Effortless Swimming Podcast, we have Craig Percival. Craig is a very successful triathlete and a multi-sport athlete. He finished second over all in The Ultraman World Championships in 2014. He has completed 20 Ironman events, a 4-time Hawaii-finisher and now getting ready for his biggest challenge yet - 8 Iron distance events in 8 days in the 8 different state and territories in Australia in March. 

In this podcast, Craig will share with us:

  • how he is preparing for his biggest event yet
  • the challenges he has experienced along the way
  • how he is mentally managing his work, family life and training
  • how 8 in 8 in 8 came to be
  • what he teaches his athletes when he coaches them in the pool


To learn more about Craig, his work and how to help with his fundraising for 8 in 8 in 8, visit his website - www.nolimitsendurance.com.au

Direct download: Podcast_with_Craig_Percival.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:04pm EDT

In this episode of The Effortless Swimming Podcast, we have Pete Robinson aka "Robbo". He is a 3-time world champion in Triathlon, qualified for the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games, and a bronze medalist in the Commonwealth Games.

Pete has transition to a coach through his business - Elite Performing Minds.In this podcast, we'll talk about how Pete:

  • has had a great success in the last 2 decades of competition
  • used mental strategies to have the upper edge over his competitors
  • teaches all these as a mentor
Direct download: Podcast_with_Pete_Robertson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT

This episode's guest is Andre Obradovic. Andre is a mindset, health and well-being coach. Andre specializes in sleep. He works with executives and athletes in helping them get more control of their sleeping habits.

In this podcast, Andre will let us know about:

  • the importance of sleep
  • how it can affect your performance in the pool or in triathlon
  • how it can affect your decisions and effectiveness when it comes to work, family and sport
  • how you can utilize a software that analyses your sleep data
Direct download: Escaping_Sleep_Deprivation_with_Andre_Obradovic.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15pm EDT

Our guest for this episode of The Effortless Swimming Podcast is fun, inspiring and motivating. Kim Schwabenbauer is a professional triathlete from the U.S. and a nutritionist.

Kim will talk about:

  • her experience when she broke a collarbone, thinking she would never be
  • able to swim again and turning pro just three years later
  • nutrition and training
  • what she gets out of the sport
  • reason for her motivation

01:33 - Breaking a Collarbone: Adversity or an Advantage?
03:50 - On coming out stronger...
05:45 - It's part of the journey.
09:22 - What do you get out of triathlon the most?
10:42 - Triathlon rewards consistency.
20:58 - Learn the basics and build the propulsion.
39:36 - Feeling like a kid in a candy store.
45:56 - Kim's Process in Evaluating Athlete's Nutrition
55:06 - "They've found the formula for success and they're not messing with it..."
01:08 - How much balance do you need in your life?

To learn more about Kim and work visit her website www.fuelyourpassion.net

Direct download: Podcast_with_Kim-s.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:16am EDT

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