The Kona Edge - Ironman Triathlon

The Kona Edge - Ironman Triathlon

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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.

Episodes

Improve your Ironman Bike by sing power to measure your efforts  

TalkFEED — 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. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge

Improve your Ironman swim times with shorter sessions, more often  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Consistency gets you to Kona - The Jarrod Harvey Ironman Journey  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Nutrition - Where do you draw the line on nutrition experimentation?  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Run - Splitting your long runs to get used to running on tired legs  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Improving your Ironman cycle with short, hard hill repeats  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Change - Hinder or enhance efficiency for your Ironman Swim  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we touch base with Jeff Fajfar 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Brutal winters produce great athletes - The Ironman story of Hans Christian Tung  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more

Ironman Nutrition - We are an experiment of one  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · thekonaedge.com

Invest in an injury prevention by improving your core strength  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Swim - You're the star in your open water space  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Risk it all to win it all - The Jeff Fajfar Ironman story  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we meet up with Jeff Fajfar who has achieved a remarkable feat in doing his 8th Kona and his 100th Ironman. 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Nutrition - Overeating makes your Ironman performance sluggish  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we go through the nutrition strategy with Aida Wasilewski. She shares her nutrition tips with us and the reasons why she keeps to eating real food leading up to and after race day. We find out if it is solids or liquids that work for her on race day and the lessons she has learned from the nutrition mistakes made. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

This is how trail runs improve and strengthen your Ironman run  

TalkFEED — Today, The Kona Edge chats to Barry Lewis about his strong run background. He shares his secret to staying strong in his run and continually building on that. We learn how variety in your runs help you strengthen and improve your speed. Win with the Kona Edge · Read More

Ironman Bike - Working the hills with Power for mental and physical strength  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we touch base with Wendy Mader. She shares her secret to building strength on the bike and tells us why she loves biking. We learn why doing hill training is so important and she reveals the change in performance since using a Power meter. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Don Oswalt's Tips to improve your Ironman open water swim  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we catch up with Don Oswalt who shares the benefits he's gained from spending more time doing open water swims. He reveals things that he's done that's helped improve his swim dramatically with the chance to focus on improving his speed and technique and improve his form overall. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Girls day out leads to Ironman career - The Kathy Winkler Story  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we chat to Kathy Winkler who tried her first Ironman minimal training and learned valuable lessons in the process. Having gone on to win her age group in most of her Ironman challenges she reaps the rewards of training. Kathy talks to us about keeping up with Ironman as she ages and shares with us how happy she is with everything that she’s achieved. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Nutrition - It can go horribly wrong if you don’t get it right  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we touch base with Steve Day and chat about Ironman nutrition. He touches on tying all the pieces together and we discover why he made little changes in his diet and became more fat adapted. He shares his battle with cooler races vs hot races and we find out here how he manages to adjust his nutrition after years of trial and error. Read more · thekonaedge.com

Ironman Run - Where rubber meets the road  

TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we chat to Aida Wasilewski and find out what makes her a strong runner. The greatest advice we get from her is knowing and accepting the fact that it's going to hurt when you run. You can't run without the pain. She chats about speed, time, pace and heart rate and gives us a glimpse into the magic world of running. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Run - Where rubber meets the road  

TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we chat to Aida Wasilewski and find out what makes her a strong runner. The greatest advice we get from her is knowing and accepting the fact that it's going to hurt when you run. You can't run without the pain. She chats about speed, time, pace and heart rate and gives us a glimpse into the magic world of running. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

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