Pacey Performance Podcast
Pacey Performance Podcast #124 - Ian Pyper (Head of Physical Preparation at British Triathlon)
Feb 23, 2017 · 52 min
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In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to Head of Physical Preparation at British Triathlon, Ian Pyper. Ian has come through the English Institute of Sport working with a number of different sports from boxing to table tennis. With the huge success of the British triathlon team over the last few Olympics with Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, Non Stanford and Vicky Holland, it was fantastic to get Ian on to discuss the facts behind this success.

In this episode you will learn -

  • Who is Ian Pyper (education, background and current role)
  • Prioritising what's needed for triathletes
  • Evaluating risk of injury for the athlete & sport
  • Tapering for events
  • Strength training for endurance events, where & how it is built in
  • Enhancing running technique

Ian can be found on Twitter @IanPyper

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Vald Performance, the team behind the NordBord and the new Groinbar, a hip and groin strength measuring solution. They can be found at and you can get more information on the groin bar at and on Twitter @groinbar.

This episode is also sponsored by Coach Me Plus who can be found on Twitter @CoachMePlus and at their website

Keep up to date with everything that is going on with the podcast by following on Twitter @strengthofsci or visiting



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