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 this edition of The Kona Edge we chat to Jeff Fejfar who has turned into a monster on the bike. He shares the success of his bike journey and the things he did to improve in his cycling. We chat about the purpose of the Power meter and how he has found it to benefit his performance.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we catch up with Hans Christian Tungesvik who improved his swim time at Kona 2016 by 10 minutes. We chatted to him about his strategy to improve and discover that cross-country skiing has helped in his swim because the arm movements are similar and it helps to coordinate your body, improves your stability and also adds strength in the upper body.
Today's edition of The Kona Edge takes us to Brisbane, Australia where we meet Jarrod Harvey. He shares the benefits of growing up in a large family and the challenges of returning to triathlon after a break from his youth. We learn how consistency took him to the finish line at Kona as he shares his experience with us.
On today's edition of The Kona Edge we chat with Wendy Mader about Ironman nutrition and the mistakes athletes make. We learn of her trials and errors in the 4th discipline and what advice she has for other athletes trying to dial in their Ironman nutrition.
Today on The Kona Edge we chat to Don Oswalt about how his love for running developed. He tells how it started out for recreation and developed into something bigger because he came to love it. Don shares his secret with us on how to split up those long runs and use them to his advantage of getting used to running on tired legs.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we catch up with Kathy Winkler who reveals the strategy she has used to build her bike strength and improve time in the saddle. She chats about the importance of an accountability buddy and the mental training you gain from having this advantage as well as short, hard intervals with hill repeats.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we touch base with Jeff Fejfar and chat about his Ironman swim. He shares the struggle of a swim injury and the strategy he put in place to enable him to continue swimming. We learn how more frequency in the water dramatically improved his swim performance.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we briefly chat about what you'd like to get out of the Kona Edge Facebook group so please pop me a mail and let's chat. Today we head to a chilly Norway and meet Hans Christian Tungesvik who is a phenomenal athlete and Age Group World Champion. Is it because he has youth on his side? We chat to Hans Christian about the love affair he has with the triathlon scene. He shares his remarkable improvement of 1 hour, racing at Kona and how he plans to make more improvements on his performance.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we find out how Barry Lewis approaches his Ironman nutrition. He shares what his overall nutrition strategy is and how he fuels himself the morning of the race and the trials and errors he went through to perfect his nutrition.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we catch up with Wendy Mader. She shares the strategy she has put in place to manage her injuries. We learn all the important tips on core strength training and how consistency and trail running helps you improve your Ironman run.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we touch base with Kathy Winkler and find out what makes her tick when it comes to her Ironman swim. She shares with us how to find your space in the open water and not to get lazy but how to stay honest in your workouts.
On this edition of The Kona Edge we meet up with Jeff Fejfar who has achieved a remarkable feat in doing his 8th Ironman and 100th triathlon at Kona 2017. Being a pilot, Jeff shares the challenges of training through his work and home demands and what it is that keeps his passion burning for the sport. He tells us how being persistent and consistent in building on your foundation helps to bring the results you dream of.