The Physical Performance Show: Emma Pallant – Pro Triathlete for BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team

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Episode 87: Emma Pallant – Pro Triathlete for BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team

Listen in as Brad Beer sits down with Emma Pallant – Pro Triathlete and 2X World Duathlon Champion. In this episode Emma steps Brad through her journey to her international Ironman 70.3 success including her recent 2nd place at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship after only one and a half years racing the distance. Emma shares around her promising athletics career in middle distance running before undergoing a knee surgery that saw her starting biking and swimming as cross training. We hear Emma’s mantra, best advice and funny training stories as well as what drives her to be at her physical best.

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Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Emma’s success in track running
  • Emma’s knee surgery
  • How Emma found triathlon
  • Emma’s first triathlon
  • Why Emma decided to start the 70.3 distance
  • Performance Round
  • Emma’s best recovery tips
  • Emma’s mantra

To follow Emma:

Website: empallant

Twitter: @EmmaPallant

Facebook: @emopallant

Instagram: em_pallant

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1:10 Introduction

3:15 Start of interview

4:28 Emma’s favourite quote

5:45 Where does Emma’s get up and go originate from

7:10 Life growing up for Emma

10:00 Emma’s junior years in running

12:40 Emma’s most memorable running result

15:00 Emma’s knee surgery

19:15 What training looked like as a runner

20:35 Emma’s recovery time from knee surgery

22:50 Show break

24:45 Emma entering her first triathlon

26:50 Finding Michelle Dillon – Team Dillon Coaching

29:30 Race day for Emma’s first triathlon

31:05 Why Emma loves the 70.3 Ironman distance

35:19 Emma’s first 70.3 triathlon

39:15 Emma’s first podium at an Ironman 70.3 event

39:30 Emma’s most memorable triathlon to date

41:30 Performance Round

44:40 Emma’s bucket list

45:55 Super League Triathlon

47:00 Emma’s Best advice

48:10 Emma’s dinner table

49:15 Emma’s Physical Challenge

53:22 Close

56:14 End

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