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Emma Moffatt chats with Julia Russell in Aix les Bains, France as they prepare to head to Beijing

Julia Russell has been at the European Training base, Aix les Bains France working with the Australian Institute of Sport Triathlon. This is the second year in a row that Julia has been the physio and soft tissue therapist for the Australian team. Julia took some time out to chat to Emma Moffatt for Trizone while in Lausanne. Emma is racing for Australia this weekend in Beijing at the Dextro Energy Triathlon World Championship. Emma is currently ranked 7th in 2011 and apart from winning Hamburg has had the best year.

Sports Massage as a Part of your Triathlon Training Program

Triathlon is an extremely demanding sport. Having just returned from the French training base of the Australian Triathlon team where she worked as the team physiotherapist and massage therapist Julia Russell witnessed first hand the volume and intensity of work that is required to be competitive at the top level. Even for those of us not competing at the elite level Julia is always amazed at the amount of work people manage to fit in around their professional and family lives.