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Gymchat 185 – Training for Marathons & Triathlons (with Chas Melichar)
Posted By Scott Bird
UPDATE 20 Sep 2012 : Thanks again everyone, was a great interview. Cheers.
If you missed it the first time (or just want to go over a particular point again), check out the full video over on Kirk’s Youtube channel :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w54fAO37kSM
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This week we’ll be discussing both marathons and triathlons, together with Kirk Fontaine and Chas Melichar. See you there.


NB : if this is your first Gymchat, welcome. Just head over to the URL noted below, and join the hangout. We’ll be starting at 9pm EST on Wednesday.


Details –
Who Ultrarunner, airline captain and insanely competitive triathlete, Chas Melichar
Topic : Training for Marathons & Triathlons
When : Wed Sep 19, 9pm EST (here’s how to find out when that is in your timezone)
How : Google+ Hangout. Follow either Kirk or Scott for details on the live feed.
See you there.

Quick update on last week’s gymchat : Thanks once again to Kirk, Maik and everyone else who joined us for the discussion : Mental Preparation for Bodybuilding Contests. Some superb ideas in there.
For those who missed out on the conversation, we’ll be posting a brief version of the interview over on Kirk’s Youtube channel. Details soon.

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