The Triathlon Brick Session



Elite coach (Mark Livesey) and Multiple Ironman AG Champion (sub 9hrs) chatting about all things Triathlon with some of the greatest people in the sport.


  • Quiz and listeners questions

    Quiz and listeners questions

    04/06/2020 Duration: 01h24min

    Heather and Mark our back together putting the triathlon world to rights! In this show they answer a number of listeners questions, plus a quiz question and a whole lot more. Enjoy.

  • PTO CEO Mr Sam Renouf

    PTO CEO Mr Sam Renouf

    17/05/2020 Duration: 01h04min

    Mark finally catches up with PTO CEO Mr Sam Renouf to discuss further PTO developments, specifically the new allocated prize money for Challenge Daytona, higher production value and media involvement. It can only be a good thing.

  • Smalesy and Goodie

    Smalesy and Goodie

    13/05/2020 Duration: 01h39min

    Mark chats to two of the best 70.3 UK athletes - Elliot Smales and George Goodwin. This episode was unscripted, just two committed athletes chatting about the sport they love. Enoy!

  • Heather being hunted down!

    Heather being hunted down!

    05/05/2020 Duration: 01h17min

    Heather re-tells a story of being hunted down, but it may not what you're expecting. You're gonna love this story - Mark pissed himself. Mark tries his best to match this anecdote, but you can decide. Warming this is adult humour.

  • Phil Burt (bike guru and the rest)

    Phil Burt (bike guru and the rest)

    13/04/2020 Duration: 01h13min

    Mark chats to Phil Burt who is world renowned cycling health and performance innovator. An experienced physiotherapist and bike fitter, Burt has spent 12 years as the Head of Physiotherapy at British Cycling, as well as 5 years as Consultant Physiotherapist at Team Sky.Enjoy Link to website to chasing life film

  • Event organisers (should they be getting a tough time)?

    Event organisers (should they be getting a tough time)?

    06/04/2020 Duration: 57min

    There are so many events being cancelled at the moment with the current pandemic. Mark gets Ian Hamilton (OSB) and Graeme Hindes 113 Cotswolds event CEO's on the show to discuss the issues they face and the difficult decisions they've had to make. No matter what you can't please everybody.......

  • Nouria Newman (former World Champ extreme kayaker

    Nouria Newman (former World Champ extreme kayaker

    03/04/2020 Duration: 01h35min

    Something a little different but no less insprising. After stumbling across some youtube videos of Nouria Newman (Former world extreme white water champion) Mark decided to get her on the show to discus why anyone would paddle such dangerous rivers.. Before listening to the show Mark suggests you watch the 2 videos below. Enjoy

  • Lock down WTF is going on?

    Lock down WTF is going on?

    26/03/2020 Duration: 01h30min

    Heather and Mark chat about some of the early consequences from the Covid 19 pandemic. They offer some realistic advice on how best to stay focused and motivated. Also Mark and Caroline have a short chat about their current experience being in lock down in Spain for the last 12 days. Wash your hands

  • Against all the odds (Capt Rosie Wild RA)

    Against all the odds (Capt Rosie Wild RA)

    08/03/2020 Duration: 01h36min

    A very special show today with Captain Rosie Wild RA. The first female soldier to pass one of the most physically and mentally challenging courses the British Army has to offer (P Company). Listen and be inspired by this awesome role model and leader. Enjoy!Norseman link here

  • Dodgy claims, dodgy gadgets!

    Dodgy claims, dodgy gadgets!

    28/02/2020 Duration: 01h24min

    Today Mark and Heather go off script, they discuss coaching ethics, dodgy claims from dubious training gadgets and Heather goes off on a rant! Enjoy! Portocolom Triathlon Camps Triathlon Mallorca

  • What makes a good coach?

    What makes a good coach?

    23/02/2020 Duration: 01h18min

    Heather and Mark draw on their knowledge to answer a question from a listener about what makes a good coach. Enjoy!

  • Dubai 70.3 and some PTO stuff

    Dubai 70.3 and some PTO stuff

    11/02/2020 Duration: 01h56min

    Today we announce the two lucky winners who WON a free entry into the Portocolom Triathlon, plus Mark chats to Dane Stanley (AG athlete) who wanted to join the show to discuss the recent mishaps at the Dubai 70.3. Heather and Mark also chat to Charles Adamo (Chairman PTO) about the collins cup.

  • Why train to the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE)

    Why train to the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE)

    03/02/2020 Duration: 01h19min

    Heather and Mark answer two great questions from listeners who asked about the importance of RPE and how best to use this method when training. Remember, we don't have adverts and we'd like to keep it this way, so please become a patron for the show here

  • Real Mental Strength

    Real Mental Strength

    24/01/2020 Duration: 01h35min

    In todays show Heather and Mark answer a listeners question about how to develop mental strength. With some top practical tips and suggestions that actually work. Also a few laughs along the way - ENJOY!

  • The real Bahrain 13

    The real Bahrain 13

    16/01/2020 Duration: 01h30min

    Heather and I chat about the farce that is "World Records" in triathlon. We also chat about the real Bahrain 13 and the current political environment/history in Bahrain. Don't worry we do lighten the mood so stick with it. Enjoy

  • Nutrition with -Mountain Fuel

    Nutrition with -Mountain Fuel

    11/01/2020 Duration: 01h37min

    Today Mark and Caroline discuss race nutrition with Rupert Bonington (Mountain Fuel) and the specific strategies involved when trying to execute the perfect race day nutrition plan. Even after 25yrs of racing Mark learnt a few valuable lessons during his race at the Fodaxman in Brazil. Did it work, or not?If you want to buy any products from Mountain Fuel - use DISCOUNT CODE thebricksession15 for 15% off your purchase.

  • Patagonman 2019

    Patagonman 2019

    04/01/2020 Duration: 01h58min

    Mark chats to Charlie Pennington (AG royalty) and the Patagonman Female Champion Flora Colledge. It's a long show this one, but we're sure you'll enjoy listening all about the unique Xtri experience from two very seasoned triathletes. Enjoy.

  • Professional Triathletes Association

    Professional Triathletes Association

    19/12/2019 Duration: 01h30min

    Heather, Caroline and Mark chat about the latest news from the PTO, and how it may affect the professional triathletes in the future.

  • The Heather and Mark Show

    The Heather and Mark Show

    26/11/2019 Duration: 02h12min

    This is my first official show introducing co host Heather Wurtele (alright triathlete). This is a long show, but that's because Heather likes to chat! Actually we discuss so many good points in this episode, including addiction to training, marathon training, how to become a better swimmer and so much more. Enjoy........

  • Multiple Triathlon Champion - Heather Wurtele

    Multiple Triathlon Champion - Heather Wurtele

    14/11/2019 Duration: 01h28min

    Mark is really pleased to announce that Heather Wurtele will be a regular guest host on the brick session. This show is all about Heather and her awesome triathlon career, she also subjects Mark to the Canadian Quiz.

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