The Siri and Bek Show

Siri Lindley & Rebekah Keat share stories of how they overcame adversity during races such as equipment malfunction and exiting the swim at the back of the pack to turn the race around and even win world cups and a world championship. The message is never to give up because the race is long and anything can happen if you’re determined and ambitious.

Preparing for Your First Ironman

Siri and Bek share their combined experiences of racing an Ironman and coaching several triathletes to prepare for the big race. They share advice on how to ensure that every box is checked, that no detail is too small and how there will be bumps in the road. The important thing is to own the lows as well as the highs, to learn from mistakes and take ownership in order to grow and improve. Being prepared mentally, physically and emotionally for an Ironman is no small effort; it takes huge commitment, passion and dedication. It also takes courage and as Siri reminds us: “Keep thinking how incredibly brave you are for being out there and doing this. And don’t ever, ever give in.” Listen or read the full transcript on WISP

Time Crunch Training

Siri Lindley and Bek Keat present a number of training options for athletes who have limited time to train due to other commitments such as a full-time job, and how to maximize the time. They explain that you can even train for an Ironman on 1 hour training a day if you give it 100% and are prepared to work really hard. They take us through a variety of session for swim, bike and run and remind us of the importance of REST and suggest ways that will help you get the sleep your body needs to recover every night. Listen or read the full transcript on WISP

The Importance of De-briefing and De-compressing

On this week’s episode Siri & Bek discuss the importance of debriefing after a race, and why you should visualize everything—when things go wrong as well as right—be prepared and you will handle anything. Look for how can you make each one the best race possible, and when things don’t go according to plan always to handle it with calmness and grace. We all know that athletic performance of any kind takes a village so athletes should remember the support of family and friends, be sure to celebrate them and think about them when you’re training and racing. Do it graciously and gratefully for everyone that’s making this journey possible for you. Listen or read the full transcript on WISP

Run for Your Life

The dynamic duo behind one of the leading triathlon coaching clubs in the world Team Sirius Tri Club, Siri Lindley and Rebekah Keat, offer another jam-packed episode of their experiences and advice, this time for the transition off the bike and the run. Whether you’re an Age-Grouper who just wants to finish happy, healthy and satisfied or if you’re a pro and every stride counts to win your race, there are loads of tips here to maximize your run. Siri reveals some of the secrets of her success as an athlete and coach, including top tips for running up and downhill, and Bek shares important nutritional advice for the run; how to train and be prepared for your race, what calories you need and some of the products she used to carry with her on the run. Listen or read the full transcript on WISP

Triathlon Transition and Bike Tips

Siri & Bek have tons of advice and experiences to share for the next stage of the race following on from the last episode, which covered the start of the race and the swim. They cover everything from walking the transition. knowing the course, carrying extra nutrition and thinking about what you crave in training from salt to sugar, applying vinegar to your tires in wet weather and much more. As usual there are great stories from their days racing and with experience comes not only what to do but what not to do. It’s all here plus there’s a blooper from the start of the show which goes to show that it’s always fun to record wit Siri and Bek because things don’t always go right. Listen or read the full transcript on WISP