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Mindset, motivation and multiple sports, the Tri Me Tapes are the audio journal of an amateur athlete, Abi Dawson.
Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to improve her mindset Abi made the commitment to try new sports and compete.
Initially, she identified triathlon as a true test of grit, physicality and most importantly mental fortitude.
Join Abi and her partner in crime Matt as they discuss the journey to competition, the highs, the lows and lessons learnt along the way.

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    • Health & Fitness

Mindset, motivation and multiple sports, the Tri Me Tapes are the audio journal of an amateur athlete, Abi Dawson.
Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to improve her mindset Abi made the commitment to try new sports and compete.
Initially, she identified triathlon as a true test of grit, physicality and most importantly mental fortitude.
Join Abi and her partner in crime Matt as they discuss the journey to competition, the highs, the lows and lessons learnt along the way.

    Why I Started Triathlon Training

    Why I Started Triathlon Training

    Mindset, motivation and multiple sports, the Tri-Me Tapes are the audio journal of an amateur athlete, Abi Dawson.
    Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to improve her mindset Abi made the commitment to try new sports and compete.
    Initially, she identified triathlon as a true test of grit, physicality and most importantly mental fortitude.
    Join Abi and her partner in crime Matt as they discuss the journey to competition, the highs, the lows and lessons learnt along the way.
    In this tape of The Tri-Me Tapes, we go back to the start! Unpacking the first blog and discovering why Abi is starting this journey and what are the goals.


    If you are a new listener to The Tri-Me Tapes, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our https://www.facebook.com/TriMeSport (Facebook Page) and share your athletic adventures!


    In this episode, you we discuss:
    00:56 Intro, What is the goal?
    02:35 Why triathlon and mindset
    04:46 Accountability, the power of putting it out there.
    06:45 Athletic inspiration, documentaries
    09:15 Getting in your own way
    10:00 Progression and what it means to Abi
    12:59 Mindful awareness
    14:50 Habits of the mind
    16:08 Meditation thoughts, contemplation
    19:11 Examples of mind over matter athletes
    23:00 Abi’s mindset toward training at the start
    24:46 Over competitive mindset


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    Explore these Resources or Items Mentioned in the TapeIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
    https://amzn.to/2IEbglw (The Chimp Paradox, Dr Steve Peters)
    https://luketyburski.com/the-ultimate-triathlon/ (The Ultimate Triathlon, Luke Tyburski)
    https://runningforgoodfilm.com/about1 (Running for Good, Fiona Oaks)
    https://films.nationalgeographic.com/free-solo (Free Solo, Alex Honnold)
    https://www.concept2.co.uk/skierg/concept2-skierg (Concept 2, Ski Erg)


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    • 27 min
    Let's Start at the Beginning

    Let's Start at the Beginning

    Mindset, motivation and multiple sports, the Tri Me Tapes are the audio journal of an amateur athlete, Abi Dawson.
    Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to improve her mindset Abi made the commitment to try new sports and compete.
    Initially, she identified triathlon as a true test of grit, physicality and most importantly mental fortitude.
    Join Abi and her partner in crime Matt as they discuss the journey to competition, the highs, the lows and lessons learnt along the way.
    In this tape of Tri-MeTapes, we find a Triathlon coach, hear about Abi’s injuries and the mindset to approach conditioning the body.
    If you are a new listener to The Tri Me Tapes, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our https://www.facebook.com/TriMeSport (Facebook Page) and share your athletic adventures!


    In this episode, you we discuss:
    00:08 Finding the triathlon coach
    04:11 Starting with an injury or two
    05:25 Unconditioned running and why its a seriously bad idea
    07:41 Lessons learnt for running training
    08:47 Mind Vs Body conditioning
    11:00 Consultation, Assessments
    12:24 Abi’s bum aesthetic
    14:25 Imbalance in the body
    17:00 Understanding assessments for clients
    18:35 Modern daily stresses on the body








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    Explore these Resources or Items Mentioned in the TapeIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
    https://www.vo2maximum.com/ (VO2 Max Training)
    https://www.vo2maximum.com/jimmy-george/ (Jimmy George)
    https://www.healthline.com/health/tendinopathy (Tendinopothy)
    https://www.nike.com/nrc-app (Nike Run Club)
    https://www.trainingpeaks.com/ (Training Peaks)
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    • 22 min
    All the gear, no idea

    All the gear, no idea

    Mindset, motivation and multiple sports, the Tri Me Tapes are the audio journal of an amateur athlete, Abi Dawson.
    Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to improve her mindset Abi made the commitment to try new sports and compete.
    Initially, she identified triathlon as a true test of grit, physicality and most importantly mental fortitude.
    Join Abi and her partner in crime Matt as they discuss the journey to competition, the highs, the lows and lessons learnt along the way.
    In this tape of Tri-MeTapes, we discuss the gear Abi bought for her triathlon training, a lovely old lady telling Abi off in the pool and how to find the right saddle for your tooshy.


    If you are a new listener to The Tri Me Tapes, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our https://www.facebook.com/TriMeSport (Facebook Page) and share your athletic adventures!


    In this episode, we discuss:
    00:36 First week in training
    04:04 Pool Etiquette
    06:22 swim programming, and how to forget it
    08:06 life vs training
    09:01 Swimming training
    12:25 Training Peaks - Session colour coding
    13:45 Extra sessions and imaginary friends
    15:40 Technology and equipment.
    16:30 Bike Kit
    19:47 Swimming Kit
    20:50 Running kit
    21:21 Saddles
    22:31 Measuring Sit-bones
    25:10 More Bike kit


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    Explore these Resources or Items Mentioned in the ShowIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
    https://www.trainingpeaks.com/ (Training Peaks)
    https://amzn.to/32Mx59I (Garmin Watch)
    https://www.hargrovescycles.co.uk/bikes/road-bikes/2021-cannondale-synapse-sora-road-bike-in-grey__32802?currency=GBPandchosenAttribute=C12650M1058andgclid=Cj0KCQiAwMP9BRCzARIsAPWTJ_Ho59fYpNilvpYv9Sakmxfkf1yVv5VFP5Gr9MGDRN7VnTiIe3BNkrAaAsilEALw_wcB (Cannondale Synapse 2016)
    https://amzn.to/2KcOO3Z (Deda Elementi Zero Bicycle Stem)
    https://www.wiggle.co.uk/dhb-troika-road-shoe?lang=enandcurr=GBPanddest=1andsku=100370656andkpid=100370656andutm_source=googleandutm_term=andutm_campaign=Shopping+-+All+Productsandutm_medium=baseandutm_content=mckv%7CsmEXVGDTd_dc%7Cmcrid%7C295297559414%7Cmkw%7C%7Cmmt%7C%7Cmrd%7C100370656uk%7Cmslid%7C%7Candmkwid=smEXVGDTd_dcandpcrid=295297559414andprd=100370656ukandpgrid=62029321609andptaid=pla-521123696380andgclid=Cj0KCQiAwMP9BRCzARIsAPWTJ_GHNibCHtMMfUILA72D4YqmN-HMrczdDZiFiuvFrud-aJCzSog_oTwaAl_lEALw_wcB (DHB Clip-In Shoes)
    https://amzn.to/3f2XsNV (Shimano Clipless Pedals)
    https://www.halfords.com/cycling/pedals-pegs/system-ex-x398-pedals---black-345790.html (Halford Pedals)
    https://www.tredz.co.uk/.Nukeproof-EVO-Electron-EVO-Flat-Pedals_76752.htm?sku=683665andutm_source=googleandutm_medium=cpcandutm_campaign=google_shoppingandgclid=Cj0KCQiAwMP9BRCzARIsAPWTJ_ElpahTzN_Ik5kMkVPJdXd351T9boRA_oVofC3oopAVbCeCmrbTq00aAumsEALw_wcB (Nukeproof pedals)
    https://amzn.to/3f5HPVY (Pool Buoy)
    https://amzn.to/36FRiiK (Fins)
    https://amzn.to/35ws3Qv (Hand Paddles)
    https://amzn.to/2Uvm2gY (North Face Bag)
    https://amzn.to/3ktdl12 (Pool bag)
    https://amzn.to/35vfDsd (ISM Saddle)
    https://www.tredz.co.uk/.Specialized-Phenom-Comp-Mimic-Womens-Saddle_224751.htm (Specialized Saddle)
    https://amzn.to/2UBeHfv (Wahoo computer)




    Check Out More Tapeshttps://player.captivate.fm/episode/daf45192-729f-41fd-a791-27a6122aeb19 (Tape 101)
    https://player.captivate.fm/episode/0178d3db-a0e9-469f-a6ed-af8c876b0f84 (Tape 102)


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    • 26 min
    It’s Nearly Over, It’s Nearly Over

    It’s Nearly Over, It’s Nearly Over

    Mindset, motivation and multiple sports, the Tri Me Tapes are the audio journal of an amateur athlete, Abi Dawson.
    Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to improve her mindset Abi made the commitment to try new sports and compete.
    Initially, she identified triathlon as a true test of grit, physicality and most importantly mental fortitude.
    Join Abi and her partner in crime Matt as they discuss the journey to competition, the highs, the lows and lessons learnt along the way.
    In this tape of Tri-MeTapes Podcast, we reflect on the early adaptation of Abi’s training, her mindset towards training and understanding her injury better.


    If you are a new listener to The Tri Me Tapes, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our https://www.facebook.com/TriMeSport (Facebook Page) and share your athletic adventures!


    In this episode, we discuss:
    00:36 Injury update - bike training - Ramp up Training session
    05:00 Workout reflection, strength, HIIT + bike all in one session
    06:33 Self-talk/training mantras
    09:30 Joining a gym for the first and excuses not to train
    10:40 Preconceived gym misconceptions
    11:05 Runners Knee
    15:48 Bike fit


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    https://www.instagram.com/tri_me_sport/ (Tri Me Insta)


    Explore these Resources or Items Mentioned in the ShowIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
    https://www.concept2.com/bikeerg/concept2-bikeerg (C2 Bike Erg)
    https://www.webmd.com/pain-management/knee-pain/runners-knee (Runners Knee)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPyJlF_MAww (Knee stability Exercise)
    https://amzn.to/35vfDsd (ISM Saddle)
    https://www.tredz.co.uk/.Specialized-Phenom-Comp-Mimic-Womens-Saddle_224751.htm (Specialized Saddle)


    Check Out More Tapeshttps://player.captivate.fm/episode/daf45192-729f-41fd-a791-27a6122aeb19 (Tape 101)
    https://player.captivate.fm/episode/0178d3db-a0e9-469f-a6ed-af8c876b0f84 (Tape 102)
    https://player.captivate.fm/episode/28d80030-756b-4973-800f-ff8ca250eaed/ (Tape 103)
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    • 21 min
    How Was I Supposed to Know?

    How Was I Supposed to Know?

    Mindset, motivation and multiple sports, the Tri Me Tapes are the audio journal of an amateur athlete, Abi Dawson.
    Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to improve her mindset Abi made the commitment to try new sports and compete.
    Initially, she identified triathlon as a true test of grit, physicality and most importantly mental fortitude.
    Join Abi and her partner in crime Matt as they discuss the journey to competition, the highs, the lows and lessons learnt along the way.
    In this tape of Tri-MeTapes Podcast, we unpack the relationship between coach and athlete, overcoming excuses and how to take life lessons from bike crashes.
    If you are a new listener to The Tri Me Tapes, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our https://www.facebook.com/TriMeSport (Facebook Page) and share your athletic adventures!
    In this episode, we discuss:
    01:00 Coach catch up + Swimming Drills without the correct equipment
    03:40 Making sure you know what the coach expects of you
    04:58 Being coached and communication
    06:24 Excuses and reasons not to ride
    07:45 New Direction, Abi’s previous sporting experience Hockey
    12:35 Bike training, crashes, and still scared of clipless pedals
    14:31 Dad Advice about crashing
    14:53 First long ride with clipless pedals and their fate

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    https://www.instagram.com/tri_me_sport/ (Tri Me Insta)
    Explore these Resources or Items Mentioned in the ShowIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
    https://www.vo2maximum.com/ (VO2 Max Training)
    https://www.vo2maximum.com/jimmy-george/ (Jimmy George)
    https://amzn.to/36FRiiK (Fins)
    https://amzn.to/3f2XsNV (Shimano Clipless Pedals)
    https://www.tredz.co.uk/.Nukeproof-EVO-Electron-EVO-Flat-Pedals_76752.htm?sku=683665andutm_source=googleandutm_medium=cpcandutm_campaign=google_shoppingandgclid=Cj0KCQiAwMP9BRCzARIsAPWTJ_ElpahTzN_Ik5kMkVPJdXd351T9boRA_oVofC3oopAVbCeCmrbTq00aAumsEALw_wcB (Nukeproof pedals)


    Check Out More Tapeshttps://player.captivate.fm/episode/daf45192-729f-41fd-a791-27a6122aeb19 (Tape 101)
    https://player.captivate.fm/episode/0178d3db-a0e9-469f-a6ed-af8c876b0f84 (Tape 102)
    https://player.captivate.fm/episode/28d80030-756b-4973-800f-ff8ca250eaed/ (Tape 103)
    https://player.captivate.fm/episode/b1679f56-58b3-4db5-9324-6f880bfa22c6 (Tape 104)


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    • 17 min
    New Year, New Me

    New Year, New Me

    Mindset, motivation and multiple sports, the Tri Me Tapes are the audio journal of an amateur athlete, Abi Dawson.
    Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to improve her mindset Abi made the commitment to try new sports and compete.
    Initially, she identified triathlon as a true test of grit, physicality and most importantly mental fortitude.
    Join Abi and her partner in crime Matt as they discuss the journey to competition, the highs, the lows and lessons learnt along the way.
    In this tape of Tri-MeTapes Podcast, we discuss Abi’s journey with diets, body image, nutrition and overcoming negative self-talk. We establish priorities and what the goal was. Is she doing this to be a top athlete, look better or develop a resilient mindset? Can you have it all?


    If you are a new listener to The Tri Me Tapes, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our https://www.facebook.com/TriMeSport (Facebook Page) and share your athletic adventures!


    In this episode, we discuss:
    00:45 Body image and diet
    02:45 Inbody physique monitoring system
    04:52 TrainingPeaks App - Stress Score
    05:50 Food tracking + nutrition around work
    09:09 Carbs and what matters to Abi
    10:22 Extra strength training
    14:14 Training paddies and negative self-talk
    18:56 Creating space to grow mental resilience … don’t dwell on it
    19:55 Bike and swimming training


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    https://www.instagram.com/tri_me_sport/ (Tri Me Insta)


    Explore these Resources or Items Mentioned in the ShowIn this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
    https://uk.inbody.com/ (Inbody)
    https://www.trainingpeaks.com/ (Training Peaks)
    https://www.vo2maximum.com/jimmy-george/ (Jimmy George, VO2 Maximum Training)
    https://amzn.to/35btrHE (Ross Edgley)
    https://www.concept2.com/bikeerg/concept2-bikeerg (C2 Bike Erg)
    https://amzn.to/2Xc5Ylp (Wahoo Elemnt)


    Check Out More Tapeshttps://player.captivate.fm/episode/daf45192-729f-41fd-a791-27a6122aeb19 (Tape 101)
    https://player.captivate.fm/episode/0178d3db-a0e9-469f-a6ed-af8c876b0f84 (Tape 102)
    https://player.captivate.fm/episode/28d80030-756b-4973-800f-ff8ca250eaed/ (Tape 103)
    https://player.captivate.fm/episode/b1679f56-58b3-4db5-9324-6f880bfa22c6 (Tape 104)
    https://the-tri-me-tapes.captivate.fm/episode/how-was-i-supposed-to-know (Tape 105)


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    • 22 min

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