Episode 1

Why I Started Triathlon Training

Mindset, motivation and multiple sports, the Tri-Me Tapes are the audio journal of an amateur athlete, Abi Dawson. 

Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to improve her mindset Abi made the commitment to try new sports and compete. 

Initially, she identified triathlon as a true test of grit, physicality and most importantly mental fortitude. 

Join Abi and her partner in crime Matt as they discuss the journey to competition, the highs, the lows and lessons learnt along the way. 

In this tape of The Tri-Me Tapes, we go back to the start! Unpacking the first blog and discovering why Abi is starting this journey and what are the goals. 

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In this episode, you we discuss:

00:56 Intro, What is the goal? 

02:35 Why triathlon & mindset

04:46 Accountability, the power of putting it out there. 

06:45 Athletic inspiration, documentaries

09:15 Getting in your own way

10:00 Progression and what it means to Abi

12:59 Mindful awareness

14:50 Habits of the mind

16:08 Meditation thoughts, contemplation

19:11 Examples of mind over matter athletes 

23:00 Abi’s mindset toward training at the start

24:46 Over competitive mindset

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The Tri-Me Tapes
An Audio Journal of an Amateur Athlete