The Kona Edge - Ironman Triathlon — Brad Brown | Ironman Triathlon World Championships
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The home of Ironman triathletes that dream of qualifying for the Ironman World Championships on the big island of Hawaii. Whether you're e triathlon veteran or an out and out newbie, this is the triathlon podcast for you.
On today's edition of The Kona Edge we chat to Sydney Tervort about her running career. Being a strong runner with about 30 years experience she shares the change in run training with us. She chats to us about the consistency of her running schedule and the importance of listening to what your coach is telling you to run on easy days or shorter distances.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we chat to Steve Day. Having started out mountain biking to cross train, Steve now shares what he has learnt about biking and tells what his favourite workout is to give him the greatest gains and improve on his Ironman bike.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we touch base with Aida Wasilewski and discover what her strategy is to improve on her Ironman swim. Not being a swimmer she shares with us the struggle she's had in learning how to improve her technique and what her favorite swim workout is.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we meet up with age grouper Barry Lewis who shares his journey a a runner through to racing at the Ironman World Championships in Kona. Barry also reveals what it takes to qualify for and race in Kona at the age of 50 years old.
Today The Kona Edge takes a look at Christian Haupt's Ironman run strategy. He shares his pride and pain of completing his Ironman run in 3:05 at Kona 2016. We find out what his favourite run workouts are and what strategy he uses to pull himself out of those dark places on the run.
Today on The Kona Edge we find out from Sydney Tervort what her strategy is when it comes to her Ironman bike. We discover how mountain biking has improved her bike handling skills and Sydney reveals how she manages her training during the cold months.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we touch base with Steve Day and look into his swim strategy. He reveals the mistakes he's made and why you need to invest in a swim coach to give you the biggest gains in your swim technique.
On this edition of The Kona Edge, Aida Wasilewsky shares her Ironman journey. Coming from a running background, she tells about her decision to turn from running marathons to chasing Ironman achievements. We learn how she was encouraged to get into triathlon because of the running injuries she was experiencing. This is her story about how she fell in love with the sport.
Today on The Kona Edge we catch up with Marni Sumbal to chat nutrition. We look into her vegetarian diet and find out how this affects her as an athlete. Eating a balanced diet and not obsessing over it, we learn how she retains the pleasure in food. She shares the prime opportunities to practice, fail and then to perfect your race day nutrition staying with similar products and similar foods for race day. Fueling in your training, especially the long workouts is so important and shouldn't overlooked by athletes.
We catch up with Subramani Venkatesh on this edition of The Kona Edge to find out from how he managed to improve on his Ironman run. He reveals how a structured training program helped him improve his performance and why he focuses on speed work and intervals.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we chat to Christian Haupt about his Ironman bike. He shares one of his strengths with us and we find out why he feels he should be spending more of his training time on the bike. We learn what tools he prefers using to help him improve his performance.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we chat to Sydney Tervort about her Ironman swim. From learning how to swim we discover how she has shaved minutes off her swim time. She shares her thoughts on missing a training session and tells the most helpful training has been consistently swimming with the team and the group swims.