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The Balanced Athlete Podcast

Apr 15, 2019

Kate and Alicia are back for a second episode all about bikes and cycling. Tune in for tips and practical advice about outdoor riding from gearing and group riding to power meters and safety. Bikes bikes bikes! 


Apr 1, 2019

Most of us learned how to ride a bike when we were young, but for some reason the world of triathlon cycling is so much more complicated. Maybe it's the lack of training wheels on triathlon bikes? Tune in this week as Kate and Alicia introduce some basics about cycling and getting ready to live life on two wheels.


Mar 18, 2019

Triathlon training can be full of numbers, data and acronyms. HR, VO2, power, zones, FTP, Anaerobic threshold and the list goes on! What the heck do they all mean and which ones do you actually need to pay attention to? Join Kate and Alicia in this episode to find out!


Mar 4, 2019

*Hint* You can’t. We all have the same 24 hours in a day, but how we use them varies widely. One of the biggest challenges we hear from new triathletes is finding the time to do it all. In today’s episode Kate and Alicia share strategies they’ve figured out over the years to make the most of the time and energy...


Feb 18, 2019

There's much to think about as triathletes. On top of training, we have to sift through all of the nutrition info that's out there and make sure we are appropriately fueling all that we do. This week Registered Dietitian Andrea Miranda comes on to help us cut through the noise and simplify. Tune in for tips on how to...