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Tri Parenting

Tri Parenting

By Emma Cowper and Themi Petridis
Join us for a funny insight into the lives and experiences of a semi pro triathlete mother and age group triathlete father
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Episode 7: Pre-Iron thoughts, a teen's point of view, nice toenails are overrated

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Episode 13 - Strava dogs
In this episode, we talk about race week, hat parachutes, entertaining children at track night, hypothermia, whether children's spag bol is an appropriate adult dessert, and coming back from races with more nutrition than you arrived with. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram @the_tri_parenting_podcast Or write in with your tri parenting anecdotes to TheTriParentingPodcast@gmail.com Join our Facebook community fb://group/1427661511069750?ref=share
50:12
October 06, 2022
Episode 12: Electrolyte theft
In this episode we hear about Emma's family and training adventures in Spain, electrolyte theft, a kids aquathlon, avoiding inserting TT bars into cows, how to lose your swim-run partner at sea, bog snorkelling, twisted cleats and more! Don't forget to follow us on Instagram @the_tri_parenting_podcast Or write in with your tri parenting anecdotes to TheTriParentingPodcast@gmail.com Join our Facebook community fb://group/1427661511069750?ref=share Spotify rating
48:54
September 24, 2022
Lots of Poo & Training with Kids
In this episode we recount our highs and lows which this week included a fair amount of poo. We talk about Themi's Polaris Challenge experience and we discuss training together with children and also trying to train whilst looking after children.
45:58
September 11, 2022
Episode 10 - 4am turbo sessions and frozen eggs
In this episode we talk about the wrong choice of bike for a family holiday in the Lake District, crazy van drivers, whether it's normal to talk to animals in your way, swim camp escapades with Tri n Swim Well and craaazy o'clock turbo sessions. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram @the_tri_parenting_podcast Or write in with your tri parenting anecdotes to TheTriParentingPodcast@gmail.com Join our Facebook community fb://group/1427661511069750?ref=share Spotify rating
56:58
August 30, 2022
Episode 9 - mice, keys and melting hair
In this episode we talk about holiday training logistics, accidentally melting children's hair, mice, keys, gravestones, fast hearts, fettling and munincipality pools (sic).
37:44
August 22, 2022
Episode 8: Outlaw debrief, gel-y belly, children coaching parents and athlete shaving stories.
In this episode Emma talks about her recent Outlaw Ironman race at Nottingham and what her body thought of her gel nutrition strategy! We also chat about Themi's children teaching him (c'mon Daddy, they're easy!) tumble turns and discuss the less discussed, probably for good reason, experiences of shaving for athletes.
35:51
August 16, 2022
Episode 7: Pre-Iron thoughts, a teen's point of view, nice toenails are overrated
In this episode we talk about Emma's pre-Ironman thoughts, recorded the day before Outlaw; and we enjoyed talking with special guest 13 year old Eleni, from whom we gained insight (and parental judgement) into her triathlon and daughter-of-a-triathlete experiences.
26:24
August 08, 2022
Episode 6: Ironman prep, dogs and sweaty parents evening
In this episode we talk about post-covid recovery and slow return to training, trips to the dump, Garmin watch screens, preparation for Emma's Outlaw full ironman, encountering dogs whilst training and embarrassing children at parents evenings.
42:56
July 28, 2022
Episode 5: Do children make good race support?
This week Tri Parenting talks about whether it's a good idea to bring children to triathlon events, about both ironman and ironing sessions, race plans, race reports, covid woes and general chit chat. Don't forget to follow us on Instagram @the_tri_parenting_podcast Or write in with your tri parenting anecdotes to TheTriParentingPodcast@gmail.com
41:11
July 18, 2022
Episode 4: Race debriefs
We have a few races to catch up on between the two of us
39:55
July 10, 2022
Episode 3: Family holidays Part 2
We discuss upcoming races and finish off our chat about how we train on family holidays.  Here's the link to our parody: Imagine Triathlons: 'On Top of Covid Isolation' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBmt82yVuNE Here's the link to the original: Imagine Dragons: On Top of the World. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5tWYmIOWGk
40:49
July 04, 2022
Episode 2: Family holidays. Part 1
In this episode we start to talk about how we manage to train whilst on family holidays and trying to keep everyone happy
42:58
June 16, 2022
Welcome to Tri Parenting Podcast - Episode 1
We discuss how we both got into triathlon and our aims for this year
37:35
June 06, 2022