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The Inside Tri Show with Helen Murray brings you awesome interviews and special episodes from triathlon and beyond to keep you entertained, inspired and motivated while you train. Find out more about Helen at podcast uses the following third-party services for ana… read more

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Joe Skipper and Sam Proctor in Conversation

October 20th, 2021


British professional triathletes and training partners Joe Skipper and Sam Proctor join us in conversation this week. There's plenty of banter and chat as we cover all things training, recovery, data, balance, …

Lucy Bartholomew: When ultra runner really met Ironman

October 13th, 2021


Australian ultra runner Lucy Bartholomew hit the headlines as a teenager, for completing her first ultra marathon when she was just 15. Back in …

Overcoming adversity: Simone Ackermann and Sophie Gasson

October 6th, 2021


It’s so easy to look at Instagram and feel like everyone else is constantly smashing PBs and smiling their way through training and events. But we all have setbacks along the way, extra challenges that we face, doubt …

Endurance athletes and iron deficiency anaemia with Dr Richard Burden

September 29th, 2021


We discuss iron deficiency in endurance athletes with Dr Rich Burden who works for the English Institute of Sport and has academic affiliations with St Mary's University and Loughborough University. He's an expert when …

British triathletes Tom Bishop and Sian Rainsley in conversation

September 22nd, 2021


British Triathletes Tom Bishop and Sian Rainsley join us in conversation this week. It's been nothing short of a rollercoaster for the couple over …

Taylor Knibb - more than fast on a road bike

September 15th, 2021


Taylor Knibb was part of the silver medal winning Team USA in the Mixed Relay at Tokyo 2020.  She’s no stranger to success, twice winning the Junior World Championships and being crowned U23 World Champion. She …

Shane Williams: The rugby star on his love for Ironman Wales

September 8th, 2021


Love triathlon? Love rugby? Love Wales? Then this episode is for you! Former Wales international Shane Williams talks about his journey from being …

Kimberley Morrison: How to find fulfilment in triathlon

September 1st, 2021


It's a deep and honest chat with British pro Kim Morrison, covering everything from big race postponements, to her background in triathlon, to her progression as a professional. We talk about the mental ups and downs …

Aarathi Swaminathan: How to get into triathlon and Ironman in India

August 25th, 2021


We return to India this week, to speak to coach and athlete Aarathi Swaminathan from Chennai. Aarathi talks about growing up in India, when she enjoyed swimming and running. However, work took over as she hit her …

Deepak Raj: non-runner to Kona finisher

August 18th, 2021


In some countries, triathlon and endurance sports are part of the national psyche. In many others around the world, they're really not. Whether it's …

Summer Series: Cycling from Bulgaria-UK: Suzie Richards

August 11th, 2021


In the 3rd and final Summer Series, Suzie Richards joins us to talk about her bike touring trip from Bulgaria to the UK. Suzie talks about how to …

Summer Series: LEJOG bike touring: Jordan Blanco

August 4th, 2021


In part 2 of the Summer Series 2021, we hear about going on a semi-organised bike journey with Jordan Blanco. If you fancy giving bike touring a go, but you're not sure about carrying lots of kit, camping at night or …

Summer Series: Outer Hebrides Bike Rafting: Hollie Leonard

July 28th, 2021


In the first part of the Inside Tri Show Summer Series, prepare for a fantastic adventure on fat bikes and pack rafts off the coast of North West …

The amateurs who cycled the 2021 Tour de France

July 21st, 2021


What's it really like to ride the Tour de France? We get the lowdown from Guy Wolstencroft who was part of a team of amateur riders who completed …

Hayden Wilde: From XTERRA to the Olympics in four years

July 14th, 2021


Hayden Wilde will be the first to tell you the last 3-4 years have been huge as he pursued his goal of trying to qualify for the Olympics in …

Race special: Joe Skipper and Katrina Matthews win Ironman UK 2021

July 7th, 2021


Helen brings you a race special from Ironman UK this week, with post-race interviews from winners Joe Skipper and Katrina Matthews. Second place finisher Nikki Bartlett, along with Chantal Cummings and Leon Chevalier …

Marten Van Riel: The Belgian triathlon star proving the doubters wrong

June 30th, 2021


Marten Van Riel is on a mission to win an Olympic medal in triathlon, before stamping his authority over the Ironman distance. The 28-year-old …

How do you deal with a DNF? With Laura Siddall

June 23rd, 2021


We bring in multiple Ironman winner Laura Siddall to chat with Helen this week, all about the mental ups and downs of Ironman training and racing. …

Dr Bella Smith and Baz Moffat: How to survive the menopause

June 16th, 2021


We all know a woman in our life and that is why this episode is a must-listen! Whether it's you, your wife, your mum, a friend, a cousin, the peri menopause and the menopause will affect someone you know. Dr Bella …

Race Special: World Triathlon Leeds 2021

June 9th, 2021


British Triathlon's Sophie Coldwell, Olivia Mathias, Claire Cashmore and Dave Ellis reflect on the weekend that was the 2021 World Triathlon …

Calum Johnson - National cross country champion

June 2nd, 2021


This is a brilliant chat with a brilliant athlete! Calum Johnson is a British triathlete who was Non Stanford's training partner in the run up to the Rio Olympics. Calum is a fine triathlete in his own right, with …

Helle Frederiksen: Race day nutrition and how to fuel a triathlon

May 26th, 2021


We get multiple Ironman 70.3 champion Helle Frederiksen back on the podcast this week, to talk us through race day nutrition and how to fuel across …

Heather Jackson and Paula Findlay in Conversation

May 19th, 2021


Heather Jackson and Paula Findlay join us in conversation. The pair became a "quaranteam" when Covid hit in 2020, forming a training bubble together …

The Ocean Sheroes: Rowing the Pacific

May 12th, 2021


We go beyond triathlon this week and dive into the world of ocean rowing, with Bella Collins and Purusha Gordon who are part of the 4 woman Ocean …

Sameera Al Bitar: Breaking triathlon barriers in Bahrain

May 5th, 2021


Bahraini athlete Sameera Al Bitar represented Bahrain in swimming at two Olympic games, before switching to triathlon. Sameera faced a number of barriers when she was growing up as a young female swimmer in Bahrain. …

George Goodwin and Blair Cartmell in conversation

April 28th, 2021


We join athlete George Goodwin and his coach Blair Cartmell in conversation this week. Blair's an elite coach and was based at Triathlon Scotland's Performance Centre at the University of Stirling, for almost a …

Gwen Jorgensen: 2016 Olympic Triathlon Champion

April 21st, 2021


2016 Olympic triathlon champion Gwen Jorgensen joins us this week. Gwen was happy working as an accountant when USA Triathlon persuaded her to join their set up in 2010. A year on and she had qualified for the London …

Lou Bates: When triathlon becomes a stress

April 14th, 2021


This week’s guest is the bubbly and very fun Lou Bates.  If you’ve been in triathlon for some time, you might know her better as Louise Collins. She …

Holly Page: Running for the love of it

April 7th, 2021


Holly Page is a GB trail runner, adventurer and was crowned World Sky Running series champion in 2018. She was world duathlon champion in her age …

Super League Triathlon: Arena Games London 2021

March 31st, 2021


This week, we bring you post-race interviews from Super League Triathlon's Arena Games London 2021. It's fast and furious racing, mixing a pool …

Fiona Kolbinger: Winning the Transcontinental Race

March 24th, 2021


This is a fabulous conversation with a fabulous woman. Germany's Fiona Kolbinger surprised everyone - not least herself - when she won the …

Dr Emma Ross: Focus on Females

March 17th, 2021


This week we focus on females with Dr Emma Ross. Emma spent a decade working in elite sport and was Head of Physiology at the English Institute of …

Covid special: Dr Rebecca Robinson and Dr Tamsin Lewis

March 10th, 2021


Dr Rebecca Robinson - Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine and Medical Doctor and former pro triathlete Dr Tamsin Lewis join me this week, to …

Fran Brown: Insanely interesting, insanely talented

March 3rd, 2021


She's played for Brian May, she's been involved in the Queen's Christmas Broadcast, she's been a Paraclimbing World Champion, she's had to re-learn …

Anna Haslock: Dot Watching and the Trans Continental Race

February 24th, 2021


This week it's all about ultra endurance cycling. Guest Anna Haslock is Race Director for the Trans Continental Race (TCR.) It's a self-supported …

Sophie Coldwell and Tom Evans in Conversation

February 17th, 2021


Sophie Coldwell is a British triathlete and her fiancé Tom Evans is an ultra runner. Sophie’s a front-pack swimmer, she represented England at the …

Darren Hardy: Dealing with PTSD through ultra endurance

February 10th, 2021


Darren Hardy was in the military for 15 years before being discharged on medical grounds. After being diagnosed with PTSD, Darren has turned to …

Fenella Langridge: The art of recovery

February 3rd, 2021


We catch up with British professional Fenella Langridge who always has a smile on her face and lives with her coach and partner Billy in her Mum's pub in the south of England. Fenella admits she can be quite shy but …

Sarah True: Always learning

January 27th, 2021


Sarah True is just a wonderful human being. Simple. I have so much respect for her and it was glorious to actually sit down over a cup of water and …

Mark Beaumont: Pushing ultra endurance

January 20th, 2021


Endurance cyclist and adventurer Mark Beaumont joins Helen this week. In 2017 Mark broke the world record for cycling around the world, taking 78 days. Helen gets beyond the normal questions and answers with Mark and …

Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth in conversation

January 13th, 2021


Listen in to friends Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth in conversation. Taylor-Brown was crowned 2020 World Champion while training partner …

Adelaide Goodeve: Train the brain

January 6th, 2021


Helen and Inside Tri Show are back for 2021! And we get the new year off to a positive start, with mindset coach Adelaide Goodeve. Adelaide works …

Malindi Elmore: The Queen of endurance

December 16th, 2020


Malindi Elmore joins us this week to talk about her incredible athletic and coaching career and being on the brink of a surprise qualification for the Tokyo Olympics in the marathon. The Canadian, who turned 40 in …

Inside Tri Show: Endurance athletes and the heart

December 9th, 2020


This episode is a must-listen for endurance athletes and coaches who want to know more about cardiac health and the heart. Is hard exercise really bad for you? Is there such thing as athlete's heart?

You'll hear first …

Lucy Charles-Barclay and Lucy Gossage in conversation

December 2nd, 2020


Listen in to Lucy Charles-Barclay and Lucy Gossage in conversation. Charles-Barclay, the 3x Ironman World Championship runner up and 2019 Challenge Roth winner has shot to triathlon stardom in a relatively short space …

Inside Tri Show: Celebrating one year with host Helen Murray

November 25th, 2020


To celebrate the first birthday of the Inside Tri Show, we turn the tables on Helen this week, as she becomes the interviewee! We find out what really happens behind the scenes, how she gets some of the guests to come …

Vicky Holland and Nikki Bartlett in conversation

November 18th, 2020


I thought we could all do with a bit of a giggle at the moment. Step forward two bubbly triathletes: Vicky Holland and Nikki Bartlett. This isn't …

Dan Lorang: Coaching the World's Best Endurance Athletes

November 11th, 2020


Dan Lorang's been labelled as 'The World's best Long Course coach." He guided both Jan Frodeno and Anne Haug to the Ironman World Championship title …

Kriss Hendy: Get Stronger to go faster

November 4th, 2020


Kriss Hendy from Strength for Endurance will teach you the basics of Strength and Conditioning this week and you will learn why S & C should be …

Allan Hovda: Embracing winter, the Norwegian way

October 28th, 2020


Norwegian triathlete Allan Hovda is our guest this week as we explore the idea of shifting our mindset to embrace winter, like a Norwegian. With talk of further lockdown and second waves of Covid-19, we pick Allan's …

Chrissie Wellington: Truly fierce - The undefeated Queen of Ironman

October 21st, 2020


Four time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington joins us on the podcast this week. It's such a fantastic, authentic chat.

We find out how she really felt when she wasn't on Ironman's 2020 list of 'fiercest female …

Sam Perkins: The triathlete diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease

October 14th, 2020


Go back two years and Sam Perkins was training for a middle distance triathlon. Just a few years before that, Sam had caught the triathlon bug and ditched his unhealthy lifestyle. But in 2019, at the age of 37, Sam was …

Dave Scott: An honest conversation about depression

October 7th, 2020


Dave Scott is a 6x Ironman World Champion and I thought this interview was going to be all about mindset and a winning mentality. What evolved was a …

Max Thorpe: Overcoming a near death experience in the Atlantic

September 30th, 2020


"Sitting on a swing on the edge of a tanker in the middle of the Atlantic isn't exactly what you'd call safe." In this episode you're going to hear some incredible story telling from ocean rower Max Thorpe.

Max …

Mirinda Carfrae: 3 x Ironman World champion on Mum guilt and more

September 23rd, 2020


Mirinda 'Rinny' Carfrae is a 3x Ironman World Champion. She has an impressive record at the World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, with 6 podium …

Katrina Matthews: The army physio on a mission

September 16th, 2020


Katrina Matthews from the BMC-Vifit Pro triathlon team talks about being an Army physio, training to heart rate, social media pressures and getting off to a flying start as a pro triathlete.

You'll hear:

08:25 Katrina …

Mike Taylor: Spend smarter, go faster

September 9th, 2020


Think you need all the gear to go faster? Think again! In this episode, learn how to spend smarter and go faster on a bike this week, with expert bike fitter Mike Taylor.

If you've ever struggled with saddle sores or a …

Hannah Grant: Performance Chef

September 2nd, 2020


I love food and I'm so pleased I can bring you a podcast all about food! That's all thanks to Performance Chef extraordinaire, Hannah Grant. Hannah's got a fascinating story to tell, from life in the Royal Danish Navy, …

Behind the Scenes: National 100m TT Championships

August 26th, 2020


We take you behind the scenes at the 2020 National 100m TT Championships. What does it take to ride at 25mph for nearly 4 hours? How do you plan your nutrition for a century ride? How does the time trial scene compare …

Joanna Rowsell: Double Olympic gold to medicine

August 19th, 2020


Joanna Rowsell achieved everything she wanted to achieve in cycling. After being talent spotted as a teenager she joined British Cycling. She won …

Sean Conway: Endurance Adventurer

August 12th, 2020


Sean Conway is a man of extremes. He became the first person to swim from Lands End to John O'Groats. His 4,200 mile triathlon around the coast of Great Britain landed him a World Record. And he's the fastest person to …

Vincent Luis: ITU World Champion

August 5th, 2020


ITU World Champion Vincent Luis is this week's guest. The 2x Olympian doesn't need a huge introduction, but the Super League Champion is on excellent …

Farid Noori: Afghanistan's Olympic Mountain Bike Hopeful

July 29th, 2020


Farid Noori was just 2 years old when his family was forced to flee from Afghanistan due to the Taliban. Growing up, sport wasn't encouraged but …

Rach McBride: Being gender non-binary in triathlon

July 22nd, 2020


I have oodles of respect for Canada's Rach McBride for doing this interview. Rach is an incredible triathlete and a really educated and interesting person who you can talk to on so many levels, whether you want to chat …

Steve Bate: The Paralympian and adventurer going blind

July 15th, 2020


Steve Bate is a World Champion cyclist on the Great Britain cycling team, despite being born and raised in NZ. He loves nothing more than a bike packing adventure. He's a carpenter turned Outdoor Ed Instructor, he won …

Marc Austin: Forced to retire at 26 with heart condition

July 8th, 2020


Marc Austin was on track to become one of the World's best triathletes. Even as a youngster, the Scottish athlete's potential shone through. He won silver at both Junior and U23 World Championship level. But it was his …

Craig Alexander: A true triathlon gem

June 29th, 2020


When people say they've never heard a bad word said about a particular athlete, you know you're in for a treat when the opportunity to interview them …

Kathryn Bertine: All-round super woman

June 24th, 2020


Some guests are easy to research, others are harder and then there are some who have done so much that it's difficult to even know where to begin. …

Tim Don: A life in triathlon

June 17th, 2020


British triathlete Tim Don joins us on the podcast this week. Don is well known for being "The Man with the Halo," and for breaking the Ironman World …

Jody Jones: Channel swimmer with bowel cancer

June 10th, 2020


You might not have heard of this week's guest the swimmer, Military Wives Choir member and mum of two, Jody Jones. But hearing this interview may have a rather large impact on your day, your week, your 2020...Perhaps …

Helle Frederiksen: Food, fuelling and periods

June 3rd, 2020


It was a real eye-opener speaking to ITU Long Distance World Champion Helle Frederiksen for this week's show. Helle got in touch with me after listening to the Healthy Body series, so we continued the conversation about …

Rudy von Berg: Ironman World Champion in the making

May 27th, 2020


Triathlon is in Rudy von Berg's genes. The 26-year-old grew up in a household where swim-bike-run was the norm. His Dad Rudolphe Von Berg first race …

Matt Trautman: White water kayaker to Ironman Champion

May 20th, 2020


South African triathlete Matt Trautman grew up on the water, rather than in it. He was a talented kayaker when he was younger, but turned his hand to …

Healthy Body Part 1: Cody Beals and Felicity Joyce

May 13th, 2020


This is the first part of a mini series from the Inside Tri Show and the Witsup Podcast, taking a closer look at body image, eating disorders and disordered eating in triathlon.  

Look out for Episode 2 coming soon at

David McNamee: Freedom

May 6th, 2020


After 7 weeks of lockdown, British professional triathlete David McNamee can barely contain his excitement this week as Coronavirus restrictions are lifted in Spain, which means he can train outside for the first time …

Rev Kate Bottley: Open Water Swimming -The vodka shot of exercise

April 29th, 2020


If you have ever been at war with your body

If you have ever been afraid of taking on a challenge because of what others might think

If you were picked …

Dr Greg Potter: How to sleep better

April 22nd, 2020


If you are struggling to get to sleep at the moment, you're waking in the middle of the night or you are having the weirdest dreams, then check out this week's interview with sleep expert Dr Greg Potter. He will help …

Paul Kaye and Joanne Murphy: Finish line tales

April 15th, 2020


The idea of running down the finish chute and crossing the finish line might be hard to imagine at the moment, but listening to Ironman announcers …

Claire Danson: I knew I was paralysed

April 8th, 2020


Claire Danson was on the cusp of becoming a professional triathlete, when a routine bike ride would change her life forever. In June 2019, Claire was …

Nicky Spinks: You can do more than you think

April 1st, 2020


It was such an honour to interview British fell runner Nicky Spinks for this episode.

Nicky is a 53-year old wife, British farmer and she loves a …

Michelle Vesterby: Keep Smiling

March 24th, 2020


My aim is to pop a smile on your face this week, as well as help you through being stuck inside during the Coronavirus.

You'll hear:

*An update from David McNamee, who is on lock down in Girona. He gives a fascinating …

Uncertain times & new opportunities

March 17th, 2020


In the space of a few days the way we live our lives has totally changed. Our short term future suddenly feels very much up in the air and there's huge long-term uncertainty too.

For many, worrying about races and …

Life Changing Decisions: Hannah Moore

March 13th, 2020


British triathlete Hannah Moore had a routine procedure for an ingrowing toenail when she was 15, but it triggered a rare, condition called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) that made her life a misery for four …

Taylor Spivey: Family and Friendship

March 6th, 2020


Taylor Spivey studied architecture at University and ‘never in a million years’ thought she would end up becoming a professional triathlete! But …

Non Stanford: No regrets

February 28th, 2020


Non Stanford has been involved in and surrounded by sport for her entire life. She was destined for big things on the track and was 3x Welsh Schools …

Survival mode: Els Visser

February 21st, 2020


Els Visser is a medical doctor. She’s also just got a PhD in oesophageal cancer surgery. But away from the medical world, Els Visser is also an up and coming professional triathlete from the Netherlands. Her progression …

The power of self belief: Ben Hoffman

February 14th, 2020


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If you liked this episode please share it with a friend, get involved on social …

Embrace the nerves: Imogen Simmonds

February 7th, 2020


When Imogen Simmonds went off to study geology at University, she thought she’d end up working in a high-flying office job, bringing in a regular …

Control how you live today: Luke Grenfell-Shaw

January 31st, 2020


This is a remarkable interview with a remarkable young man, Luke Grenfell-Shaw.

Luke is a talented triathlete, cyclist and runner. He's currently …

Balance and perspective: Helen Jenkins

January 24th, 2020


This is the inspirational story of a British triathlon legend, Helen Jenkins.

Helen is a 2x ITU World Champion and 3x Olympian and is preparing to make her middle distance debut at Ironman 70.3 Dubai in February. 

But …

Stick or twist: Renee Kiley

January 17th, 2020


This is the remarkable story of how triathlon has completely transformed Renee Kiley's life.

In 2014, the Australian came 252nd in her first ever sprint distance triathlon. “I pretty much walked the 5km”  she says.

In 5.5 …

Surround yourself with positivity: Jake Birtwhistle:

January 10th, 2020


Back in 2010, Jake Birtwhistle earmarked the Tokyo Olympics as his year. The Australian was 15 years old at the time and hadn’t yet fully committed …

Find what works for you: Pete Jacobs

January 3rd, 2020


2012 Ironman World Champion Pete Jacobs is a fascinating person to both interview and listen to.  Pete was originally a landscape gardener before he became a professional athlete at the age of 21. He won in Kona when he …

Be inspired and mentally prepared in 2020: Jo Moseley and Helen Davis

December 27th, 2019


This a bumper episode featuring interviews with the first woman to SUP coast to coast across England, Jo Moseley and leading Sports Psychologist …

Breaking records: Kristian Blummenfelt

December 20th, 2019


Kristian Blummenfelt talks through his performance at Ironman 70.3 Bahrain where he broke his own World Record, to take the win for the third …

Overcoming mental barriers: Laura Philipp

December 11th, 2019


This week 's guest is Germany’s Laura Philipp who finished 4th at the Ironman World Championships in Kona this year and has shot up the ranks since doing her first triathlon just a few years ago. I really loved …

Elite secrets: Behind the scenes with British Triathlon

December 5th, 2019


This week is a real cracker, something completely different that you won't hear elsewhere as I take you behind the scenes with the British Paratriathlon team at Loughborough, to find out what it really takes to be at …

Setting and adjusting goals-Ruth Astle

November 29th, 2019


So often when you think everything is going well in life, something comes up that puts a spanner in the works.  Perhaps you get injured training for a big race, something happens to a close friend, or work suddenly …

Learning to switch off: Sarah Crowley

November 22nd, 2019


After years of working in the corporate world, Australian triathlete Sarah Crowley has really had to learn the art of relaxation and letting things go, in order to excel as a professional triathlete. It has paid off.  

Inside Tri Show - The Intro

November 20th, 2019


An introduction to The Inside Tri Show with Helen Murray, the podcast that keeps you entertained while you train and brings you the best interviews from the triathlon world and beyond.

Make sure you subscribe to The …

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