The TriPod

The TriPod

By BBC Radio

A 9 week series, in each episode Louise and Annie (with the help of some special guests) will mentor three beginners aiming to complete their first triathlons in June this year.



Louise and Annie react to Jo, Deborah and Lloyd’s race day diaries as the first series of The TriPod comes to a tri-umphant close.
11/06/191h 1m

Preparing to Tri

Louise & Annie call on some of the world’s best triathletes at The Brownlee Centre in Leeds for a few final words of wisdom to offer Jo, Deborah and Lloyd ahead of race day.
04/06/1955m 17s

Dare to Tri

As race day nears, Becky Adlington & sports psychologist Dr Josie Perry join the team to discuss the mental preparations that can aid triathlon racing.
28/05/1953m 50s

Tri and Balance

Discover how sleep, dancing and finding a bush can be vital in your triathlon preparations with Ironman champion & cancer specialist Lucy Gossage.
21/05/1944m 32s

Tri Running

In The TriPod’s run special, Steve Cram & Allison Curbishley use all their years of experience to help the team with triathlon’s third discipline.
14/05/1947m 3s

Spin and Tri

Olympic legend Sir Chris Hoy joins Louise & Annie for the cycling special. Bonking avoidance and going commando are up for discussion as the team prepare to take a spin and tri.
07/05/1948m 27s

Dive in and Tri

Louise and Annie welcome Olympic silver medallist Keri-anne Payne to The TriPod to focus on wetsuit wiggles, breathing techniques, and swim positioning. Time to dive in and tri!
30/04/1947m 51s

Why Tri

Louise Minchin and Annie Emmerson welcome back The TriPod’s squad of beginners - Deborah James, Jo Whiley and Lloyd Davies - to chat about the ups and downs of their first block of training - and The TriPod’s accidental launch on breakfast TV! Exercise and fitness expert Professor Greg Whyte will be answering listeners’ questions as well as offering advice to Deborah, Jo and Lloyd. Shoulder pain, nutrition, the importance of ‘prehab’ as well as ‘rehab’, and the benefits of triathlon to mental health are all topics up for discussion.
16/04/1945m 8s

How To Tri

Louise Minchin and Annie Emmerson introduce The TriPod, a new podcast aiming to break down the mental and physical barriers preventing many people from getting in to triathlon.We are introduced to 3 beginner triathletes who Annie and Louise will coach and mentor over the 9 week Series – Deborah James from You, Me & the Big C; Radio 2’s Jo Whiley and Lloyd Davies from Bath, who successfully applied to take part via a BBC Get Inspired social media post.Louise and Annie also call on the help of world triathlon champion, Vicky Holland for episode 1 as they attempt to put Deborah, Jo and Llloyd’s minds at ease and get them pumped up and ready to begin their challenge.
09/04/1944m 10s
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