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.


  • 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

    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

    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.

  • How do you get better, stronger, faster?

    13/11/2019 Duration: 32min

    In this episode Mark is asked how to best improve bike fitness, specifically the FTP test. Mark describes, and explains how to best introduce interval training into your general training.

  • Heather Wurtele and Brad Culp talk Kona

    02/11/2019 Duration: 01h33min

    Heather Wurtele and Brad Culp talk Kona with a slightly less rose tinted look! Stick around for the last part of the show to hear who won the YORKSHIRE QUIZ - National pride is at stake.

  • The best Kona AG athletes in the World

    26/10/2019 Duration: 01h25min

    A quick chat to two of the very best Age Group athletes in Kona, Neil Eddy and Ruth Purbrook.

  • Dr Josephine Perry

    09/10/2019 Duration: 01h12min

    As a parent we all want the very best for our children, but how do we know we're doing the right thing, especially when it comes to sport. Dr Josephine Perry joins the show again, this time to discuss this subject. Mark also recommends a couple of other great podcasts and adds his thoughts too. Enjoy!

  • Listeners show

    01/10/2019 Duration: 01h08min

    This show is just packed full of your race reviews and reports. Mark also may have a few rants, he needed to get a few thing off his massive chest. Enjoy!

  • 12th BEST 70.3 Triathlete in the WORLD Mr George Goodwin

    18/09/2019 Duration: 01h10min

    Second time we've had this young man on the show and I have to say this is even better than his first show. So pleased and excited for George Goodwin's future in the sport, a great insight into racing right at the pointy end of triathlon. This will not be the last we see of this weapon! Enjoy!

  • Georgie Taylor Brown

    10/09/2019 Duration: 01h05min

    Great to have Georgie Taylor Brown on the show. Georgie is a very real contender for the Olympic triathlon team next year in Tokyo 2020. However her 1994 pop and film general knowledge could do with some work. Enjoy!

  • Tokyo test event with Tim Hemming

    02/09/2019 Duration: 01h19min

    Insightful chat with a proper sports journalist Mr Tim Hemming. Mark and Tim discuss the lessons that could be learnt from the Olympic triathlon test event.

  • DVT Special with Jenny Close

    25/08/2019 Duration: 01h34min

    This weeks show discusses Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Edema. Mark was diagnosed with this 6 weeks ago, and like many other athletes he failed to recognise the signs and symptoms. Mark chats with fellow world class AG long course triathlete Jenny Close, who like Mark neary paid the ultimate price. If in doubt - see a Doctor.

  • IM Canada Champ - Heather Wurtele

    02/08/2019 Duration: 01h49min

    You're gonna love this episode, lots of relaxed chat with IM Canada Champion Heather Wurtele. Some very different topics discussed including, botany, bear watching, nomad lifestyle, Canadian history and how to react when you're referred to as 'DUDE!' Oh and we discuss a little bit of triathlon too...........

  • Canadawoman Champion - Caroline Livesey

    20/07/2019 Duration: 01h32min

    I finally managed to chat to Caroline about her victory at the Canadawoman Xtri. We also answer listeners questions specifically about the Xtri Patagonman race in Chile. Enjoy!

  • Brian Fogarty IM Bolton overall (AG) Champion 2019

    19/07/2019 Duration: 01h19min

    Brian Fogarty was on the show recently to discuss the new IM Bolton bike course and his intention to win the overall AG results at Ironman Bolton 2019. Well, he bagged it good and proper! Enjoy

  • Alistair Brownlee

    11/07/2019 Duration: 01h16min

    After some gentle nudging from our listeners Alistair Brownlee joins the show. Ali chats about his first Ironman in Cork, and his expectations for Kona - 2019. Enjoy!

  • Ironman Cork Champ Emma Bilham

    28/06/2019 Duration: 01h07min

    An exclusive chat with the Ironman Cork Champion Emma Bilham. Find out what it takes to not only finish an Ironman in the worst weather conditions imaginable but also how to WIN it. Enjoy!

  • Russ Cox - the AG stats man

    26/06/2019 Duration: 01h28min

    WTC have announced changes to the Kona World Championships AG starts with no more mass starts, opting instead to introduce AG wave strats instead. In response to the current drafting issues that has blighted the race over the last few years. Mark chats to Russ Cox who has ran some numbers to see if this will have a positive effect on the current "sportive" format we now have at Kona? Find out what his thoughts are and what conclusions he's made. Enjoy!

  • Having a healthy relationship with sport with Dr Claire - Marie Roberts

    15/06/2019 Duration: 01h53min

    Mark chats with PhD Chartered psychologist Dr Claire - Marie Roberts about having a healthy relationship with sport and some of the serious consequences if you don't. Lots of race reviews and listeners questions as always. Enjoy!........

  • One to watch - George Goodwin

    07/06/2019 Duration: 01h10min

    2nd time lucky - Mark chats to Profesional 70.3 triathlete George Goodwin who finished with a career best at IM 70.3 Barcelona. We think we'll be seeing much more from the young man.....

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