You can also listen to past episodes with Holly Lawrence, Tim O’Donnell, Ben Hoffman, Flora Duffy, and Sarah True.
In this week’s episode we talk with Australian 70.3 powerhouse Ellie Salthouse about her long journey to success and how she’s learned a happy athlete is a fast athlete.
Ellie started out in triathlon as an elite junior, but briefly retired at the age of 20—with hopes of becoming a body builder. That was short-lived, though, and she soon returned to the sport with a new outlook. Although the goal of making the Olympics didn’t work out, now she’s become a dominant force on the 70.3 circuit and is determined to win the 70.3 world championships—whenever there is a world championships again.
Plus, we chat briefly with Triathlete managing editor Emma-Kate Lidbury about returning to swimming right now after a long break, what concerns athletes have about getting back in the water, and how you can get your questions answered from open water guru Gerry Rodrigues. Here’s the three-week guide to getting back to swimming that she mentions.
This week’s episode is sponsored by Whoop, a fitness wearable that provides personalized insights to tell you how recovered you are and how hard you should train for optimal performance. Right now, Whoop is offering 15% off by going to www.whoop.com and using the code ‘TRIATHLETE’ at checkout.