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

Ironman Nutrition mistakes - Don't make this one  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we look into nutrition needs with Christian Haupt. He reveals his strategy of a different kind and shares with us the mistakes he has learned from. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Making the change from marathon running to Ironman triathlon  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more

Ironman Bike Gains - Quality vs Quantity  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Swim Tips: Work with the water, don't fight it  

TalkFEED — 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. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge

Fast at Fifty - The Barry Lewis Ironman Kona Story  

TalkFEED — 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. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge

The hurt box that is the Ironman Run - Mantras get you out of holes  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

How mountain biking can improve your Ironman Bike  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Fixing fundamental issues to improve your Ironman swim  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman foundations built on patience and consistency: The Aida Wasilewsky Story  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Practice, fail and then perfect your race day Ironman nutrition  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Run: The benefits of a structured training program  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Bike - Age Group World Champions ride on Power  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more

Sighting: A way to shave minutes off your Ironman swim time  

TalkFEED — 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. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

From the Big Apple to the Big Island - The Stephen Day Ironman Kona story  

TalkFEED — We head to New York City today on this edition of The Kona Edge. Stephen Day shares his journey from the Big Apple to the Big Island with Brad Brown. We learn about his struggle to overcome inconsistency brought on by under-recovering from his training. Stephen also chats about becoming comfortable with the technical aspects of the sport and getting caught up in the gadgetry. We discover how his patience rewarded him for his efforts and how he feels about securing a Kona spot on his first Ironman attempt Win with The Kona Edge · Read More

The missing piece of the Ironman Nutrition puzzle  

TalkFEED — Ironman Nutrition is often a mystery, but on this edition of The Kona Edge we touch base with Ryan Giuliano and find out what his nutrition mistakes have been and how he approaches his Ironman nutrition. Ryan reveals his Ironman race nutrition strategy and why he thinks it works for him. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Nailing mobility and stability to strengthen your Ironman run  

TalkFEED — We catch up with Marni Sumbal on this edition of The Kona Edge and find out how she managed to overcome the Ironman run with being plagued by injury. Coming from a strong swimming background, we discover what she has been working on to find her land legs. We also find out how she tackles her strength and conditioning regime. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Train as a cyclist to improve your Ironman bike  

TalkFEED — We chat cycling with Subramani Venkatesh today on The Kona Edge and he shares his strategy for improving his Ironman bike. Subu tells us how getting a cycling coach has changed his training perspective. We find out here what his favourite workouts are on the bike. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman swim - Don’t train your strength, train your weakness  

TalkFEED — On The Kona Edge today, we touch base with Christian Haupt and discover his determination to learn to swim. At the age of 31 he learnt how to swim crawl and dedicated his off season to improving on his weakness and not on his strengths. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Aerobic instructor to the Ironman World Championships - Sydney Tervort's Story  

TalkFEED — We head out to Utah to meet Sydney Tervort on this edition of The Kona Edge. Having placed 4th in her age group in Kona 2016 and a 2017 qualification already in the bag, Sydney shares her victories and disappointments with us and gives us some sound advice on coaches. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Less is more when it comes to Ironman nutrition  

TalkFEED — We catch up with James Wilson again on this edition of The Kona Edge and explore how he keeps things simple when it comes to his Ironman nutrition. He shares with us the Ironman nutrition mistakes he made in the early days of his Ironman career and what he did to correct this. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

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