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Improve your Ironman swim

One of the best ways to improve your Ironman swim is by learning from some of the best Ironman age groupers in the world. Below are a gold mine of tips, tricks and workouts that will help you get faster in the water.

Training to maintain – Fiona Whitby on her Ironman swim

On this episode of The Kona Edge we head back to Toronto to catch up with Fiona Whitby and talk about her Ironman swim. We chat about how she got her swimming skills up to standard and how she trains to maintain her times. She reveals how her strength lies in open...

Work hard and keep going for it!

On this episode of The Kona Edge we welcome back Neil Eddy to talk about his Ironman Swim. We discuss how his work ethic and experience in rough, open water helped him improve his swim. Neil also talks about the ability to adapt one's stroke to the water conditions...

It feels like freedom – Jacinta Worland’s approach to swimming

Today on The Kona Edge we catch up with Jacinta Worland and talk about her love for swimming and what sort of workouts she would do to improve her Ironman swim prior to the race. Jacinta also chats about how having a structured programme and swimming with a squad can...

Slowing your stroke rate while increasing your speed

On this edition of The Kona Edge we head back to the UK to catch up with Tara Grosvener as we find out how she has worked to improve her Ironman swim and which areas in particular she focuses on.   <a href="http://iono.fm/e/687115">Content hosted by...

Improving mobility in the water to better your Ironman swim

We head back to California today on The Kona Edge to catch up with Joby Gutierrez who tells us how he's struggled with mobility issues and what he does to improve his mobility in the water.   <a href="http://iono.fm/e/683444">Content hosted by iono.fm</a>...

Swimming is a skill – Campbell Hanson’s Ironman swim

We welcome back Campbell Hanson on this episode of The Kona Edge as we chat swimming and the importance of consistency in the water. We also find out more about Campbell's approach to training for the Ironman swim and how flexibility helps with his technique. (Read...

Using a metronome to improve your Ironman swim

In this episode of The Kona Edge we catch up with Brice Williams and chat about how he adjusts his stroke to improve his swim in open water. We also discuss how using a metronome can be very beneficial in training for your Ironman swim. (Read the transcription of our...

Going from the doggy paddle to the Ironman swim

Today on The Kona Edge, we welcome back Eulali Gouws to discuss how she overcame her swimming challenges and find out what training methods she used to go from doggy paddle to swimming strokes. (Read the transcription of our chat here) <a...