196 episodes

A podcast for women who tri

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    • Sports
    • 4.8, 23 Ratings

A podcast for women who tri

    The Power of Proper Nutrition with Erin Green - S13E17

    The Power of Proper Nutrition with Erin Green - S13E17

    This week, Alyssa and Haley speak with recently retired pro triathlete Erin Green. Erin is a Registered Dietitian with a focus on sports science and nutrition. She breaks down some common nutrition myths for endurance athletes, explains the value of proper nutrition for every athlete, and gives her best meal prep tips. Erin also tells us about her transition from professional triathlete to full-time dietician and endurance coach.

    Alyssa recaps her impressive 3rd overall finish at the Jarmans International Marathon and how she captured the Jarmans QOM.

    Listen to learn about our August Zealios giveaway!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Pandemic Race Experience - Sarah Bishop (Mini Episode 26)

    The Pandemic Race Experience - Sarah Bishop (Mini Episode 26)

    Haley is back this week with IronWomen regular and professional triathlete Sarah Bishop. As we’ve learned from her previous IronWomen episode, Sarah loves to race. In this episode, Sarah shares how a recent bike crash and a global pandemic didn’t stop her from racing back-to-back days in one weekend, including the Route 66 Half Iron Distance race in Springfield IL and the Tri Indy Triathlon in Indianapolis IL. She tells us how COVID-19 protocols have changed the race experience and about her motivation to recover and get back to racing after a bike crash in June.

    • 19 min
    The Gorée Project with Skylar Smith - S13E16

    The Gorée Project with Skylar Smith - S13E16

    This week Alyssa and Haley chat with Skylar Smith, collegiate swimmer and recent graduate of Howard University. As the former captain of the Howard Bisons swim team, Skylar is taking on a new challenge as one of two African-American swimmers selected by the organization Black Kids Swim to participate in the Dakar-Gorée Swim, a 5km open water swim from the mainland of Senegal to Gorée Island. Skylar and her teammate will be the first African American swimmers to participate in the historic event that retraces the same path that enslaved Africans travelled 400 years ago. Skylar takes us through her training and preparation for the trip and tells us how she’s keeping busy outside of swimming as an up-and-coming YouTube sensation.

    Support the Black Kids Swim Gorée Project fundraising initiative here and check out Skylar’s YouTube channel for all of her blind-folded cake-baking tips

    • 44 min
    Be True to Yourself - Jamila Gale-Agans (Mini Episode 25)

    Be True to Yourself - Jamila Gale-Agans (Mini Episode 25)

    This week special guest host Vanessa Foerster interviews Jamila (Jay) Gale-Agans, an age group triathlete, triathlon coach and member of USAT's women's committee. Jay discusses her history in the sport and the impediments she faced entering the triathlon world due to the complexities of hair care as a woman of color. Jay describes how her hair became a limiter in her life and her ultimate decision to cut her hair short and immerse herself in triathlon. Plus information on how we can increase representation of BIPOC in the triathlon space.

    • 18 min
    Endorphins - Alycia Hill (S13E15)

    Endorphins - Alycia Hill (S13E15)

    This week, Alyssa and Haley talk to Alycia Hill, pro triathlete and nurse practitioner. Alycia answers all of our questions about her "Everesting" challenge from segment, bike, and food choices, to the mental strength it takes to keep going for 14 hours and 29,029 feet of climbing. Alycia talks about what it's like working in the healthcare industry right now and how she handles racing at highest level of triathlon while working full-time. She shares the benefits of working with the same coach for a long time who knows you in and out and can help provide balance and guidance in sport and in life. Plus, find out what Alycia's next big adventure is on the books.

    Let's all wish a Happy Birthday to Haley today!!!

    • 1 hr
    Lace Up & Move with Smita Kulkarni (Mini Episode 24)

    Lace Up & Move with Smita Kulkarni (Mini Episode 24)

    This week Haley chats with Smita Kulkarni, an accomplished marathoner living in Punnai, India, about maintaining her training and motivation during the country’s strict lockdown. Smita ran her first half marathon at the age of 42 and hasn’t looked back since. We hear about her journey into the sport, and how she is staying connected with fellow athletes through long waves of lockdowns in India.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Natalie SJ ,

My favorite podcast

Love the energy & vibe. Great topics; great advice. Keep them coming!!!

4321L1234 ,

Love the intro and...

Great podcast with a lot of relevant and interesting content that connects with the female athlete. I love the guests. I feel that I have learned lots and feel inspired to continue my own triathlon goals.

can.swimbikerun ,

Great co-hosts and show

Love the co-hosts and the people they interview every week however the intro/elude kid grinds my gears and I feel isn’t the place for her.

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