We touch base with Damien Coad to discover what he has done over time to improve his Ironman run as well as the mental diagnostic checklist he uses to run more efficiently.
Being the longest, time wise, of the 3 Ironman disciplines, it’s important to improve your mental fortitude in order to improve your Ironman bike times. Meghan Fillnow shares her tips to get faster on the bike.
As athletes we tend to focus on trying to improve our weaknesses but Desi Dickinson believes we should double down on our strengths if we want to become better ironman triathletes.
James Burke developed his competitive nature as a child coming from a big family. Today he shares his Ironman secrets with us as well as life lessons he has learned from Ironman. He reveals how he keeps the balance between training, family life and career.
Arlene Ayoub shares reasons why she cut sugar from her nutrition and added back the good fats. We discover how eating correctly enhanced her endurance and energy.
For Maarten Seghers the key to a strong Ironman run is a combination between consistency and a strong core. Listen to this edition of The Kona Edge to find out more.
Today, The Kona Edge takes us back to Australia where Damien Coad shares his experiences of Ironman bike racing. Having recently started training with a Power meter he warns about learning to use it wisely without letting it dictate your Ironman bike experience. We learn about perception of effort and a Power meter and how combining them can help your Ironman bike performance.
Having failed a swim ability test, Meghan Fillnow shares with us how she has made massive gains on her Ironman swim.
Why not me? That’s the question Desi Dickinson asked herself after she traded her love of ball sports for the Ironman lifestyle. She shares her journey into triathlon on this edition of The Kona Edge.
For Jen Koester, turning vegetarian proved a challenge in her Ironman nutrition. After the initial 2 months of being bloated and tired she acquired a new found energy and is now vigilant in her nutrition needs. She shares how becoming vegan has helped in her general lifestyle nutrition.
Arlene Ayoub shares her secret to mixing things up in her Ironman run training. Even though she doesn’t do long hills, the variety she adds helps her improve and strengthen her Ironman run.
What does it take to ride a fast Ironman bike leg? Maarten Seghers reveals on this edition of The Kona Edge what it takes to ride a sub 5 hour Ironman bike.