Wed, 21 March 2018
If you ever wondered how you should fuel for a marathon swim, then this podcast is for you. My guest for today is Tara Diversi, who has experience in long-distance swimming. She swam the English Channel and the Rottnest Channel and a number of other long-distance swims. She works closely with a handful of people every year to help them leading to their marathon swim. She works with them to help them get their feeding and fueling right on the day but more than that is looking for the best approach that works for them.
05:01 Things to consider when deciding on the Feeding Plan.
07:39 Freestyle stroke affects food digestion.
09:29 Fat versus Muscle.
10:54 Keeping the core temperature up.
16:43 Trial and Error.
19:32 The concept of Multiple Transportable Carbohydrates.
22:28 Training your Gut.
28:32 How do you put on more fat without killing yourself
Direct download: 113_How_to_Fuel_for_the_English_Channel_with_Tara_Diversi.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 3:26am AEDT
Thu, 15 March 2018
In this episode, we talked about the things I have learned from chatting up with the Rottnest Channel Swim 2018 winners, Solomon Wright and Heidi Gan. Leading up to the race, both of them encountered some obstacles, however, I believe they were able to rise above the situation because of these three things :
-Going by Feel/Intuitiveness
Direct download: SWIM_BY_FEELNOT_BY_DATA.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:08am AEDT
Fri, 9 March 2018
Today's episode is the Rottnest Swim Recap. We've got the winners Solomon Wright and Heidi Gan who won the male and female section in both record times.
Here some points that we have talked about.
Lisandra de Carvalho
Direct download: 111_Rottnest_Recap_With_Winners_Solomon_Wright_and_Heidi_Gan.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 12:47am AEDT
Tue, 6 March 2018
Our guest in today's podcast is James Fletcher who has a background in Physiology. He has recently moved into Breath Training for athletes. He has worked with elite level swimmers such as Cameron McEvoy and James Roberts who both have been in the Australian Olympic Team. We talked about his specialization which is a very scientific and measured approach to enhancing your ability to breath.
On this episode we discuss:
02:01 James Fletcher's background and Cirque du Soleil.
Direct download: Uncovering_The_Breath_Training_Secrets_Used_By_Olympic_Swimmers.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:13pm AEDT