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

From failing a swim ability test to Ironman Kona - This is how Meghan did it  

TalkFEED — Having failed a swim ability test, Meghan Fillnow shares with us how she has made massive gains on her Ironman swim. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Support The Kona Edge

Trading Team Sports for Triathlon – The Desi Dickinson Ironman Kona Story  

TalkFEED — 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┬áinto triathlon on this edition of The Kona Edge. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Support The Kona Edge

Ironman Nutrition Hacks - Racing Ironman Triathlons as a Vegan  

TalkFEED — For Jen Koester, being a vegan posed a challenge to her Ironman nutrition. Jen reveals on this edition of The Kona Edge how she manages and some of the benefits she gained after cutting meat out of her diet. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Support The Kona Edge

Ironman Run – It doesn’t get easier, you just get faster  

TalkFEED — 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. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Support The Kona Edge

Secrets to a fast Ironman Bike: How Maarten Seghers went under 5 hours  

TalkFEED — 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. Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge · Read More

Using your Ironman Swim Fitness to benefit all of the triathlon disciplines  

TalkFEED — Having a strong Ironman swim will benefit every aspect of your Ironman performance. Damien Coad joins us today and shares some valuable open water tips and why the term swim fit is so important. Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge · Read More

From Tennis to Triathlon – Meghan Fillnow’s journey to Ironman Kona  

TalkFEED — Meghan Fillnow transitioned to the sport of triathlon after playing competitive tennis for many years. Meghan and Brad chat extensively about what it takes mentally to be a competitive Ironman Age Grouper.

Ironman Nutrition - Knowing what your body needs  

TalkFEED — We chat to Tim Rea about his Ironman nutrition. He shares why he splits his hydration and calories into 2 different sources, rather than relying on gels or bars. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

Love, patience and variety - Jen Koester's tri-factor Ironman run improver  

TalkFEED — Learning to love your Ironman run is one of Jen Koester's secrets to performing well in the sport of triathlon. Jen also shares how patience and variety have played an integral part in her success. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

Say Watt? Improve your Ironman bike by pushing more power  

TalkFEED — Arlene Ayoub revels how she uses steady state and seated workouts pushing big watts to increase her strength on her Ironman bike. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

Using your off season to improve swim technique and maintain consistency  

TalkFEED — We've spoken about the role of consistency and good technique when it comes to your Ironman swim. Ironman age grouper Maarten Seghers share how he takes care of both in the off season. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

From Volunteer to Ironman Triathlete - The Damien Coad Kona Story  

TalkFEED — Damien Coad lives and trains in Cairns. It is hot. It is humid. He shares with us how he was inspired from volunteering in an Ironman event, to racing it.

Ignore your Ironman race weight and focus on optimal nutrition  

TalkFEED — Much focussed is placed on reducing your race weight as much as possible but for Ben Rudson it is more important to focus on optimal Ironman nutrition. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

Ironman run hacks: How to bounce back when injuries strike  

TalkFEED — We all get injured at some stage of our Ironman triathlon career. Tim Rea shares his strategies to deal with injury treatment and prevention when it impacts your Ironman run. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

Patience: Jen Koester's secret to getting faster in her Ironman bike  

TalkFEED — We've often said that consistency is the secret to getting faster on your Ironman bike but for Jen Koester it's all about patience. This is what she's done to improve her Ironman bike. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

Make your Ironman Swim a constant work in progress to swim faster  

TalkFEED — What does it take to get better in the water and improve your Ironman swim? We chat to Arlene Ayoub about what she has done to get faster in the water. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

From Belgium to the Big Island - Maarten Seghers' Ironman Kona Story  

TalkFEED — We head to Belgium for the first time to catch up with Maarten Seghers who reveals the two things that got him to Kona, consistency and discipline. This is his Ironman story. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

Ironman Nutrition: Plan your race and then race your plan  

TalkFEED — We all make Ironman nutrition mistakes, but it is what you learn from them is what matters. Today multiple Ironman age group world champion Lisbeth Kenyon shares the biggest nutrition lessons she has learnt in her Ironman career.

Mental training sessions are critical to improve your Ironman run  

TalkFEED — Building mental strength is vital to become a competitive Ironman age grouper. Ben Rudson shares what he does to toughen up mentally on his Ironman run. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Become a Patron of The Kona Edge

Ironman Bike – There is no substitute for hard cycling workouts  

TalkFEED — Mixing up his cycling workouts is what keep's Tim Rea engaged on the Ironman bike. This talented young Aussie returns to reveal the things he has done over time to improve his Ironman bike. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Support The Kona Edge

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