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

Training for 3 sports & Racing as 1 - The Subramani Venkatesh Ironman story  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we meet Subramani Venkatesh who originally began running to lose weight. We follow his story of how he became involved with triathlon and put his mind to training. Investing in a coach soon gave him the courage to recognise his talents and improve in his swim with two daily sessions. He shares his pride and disappointments with us as well as the reason he is determined to return to The Big Island. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Nutrition - Separating training and racing  

TalkFEED — We talk Ironman Nutrition Strategies with Ben Hammer on this edition of The Kona Edge. Ben reveals how he trains with nutrition and how he races with nutrition. We also discover the best way is to stay as natural and healthy as possible and not do anything crazy with your diet. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Improving your Ironman run when you don't come from a running background  

TalkFEED — We catch up with Sam Long on today's edition of The Kona Edge. Sam shares his secret to succeeding in your Ironman run when you don't come from a running background. He tells how he mixes his run training and why running trails and track provide you with a mental break as well as improving your lateral movement. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Bike Gains - Indoor or outdoor training?  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we catch up with James Wilson and chat cycling. He shares with us the advantage of cycling as a youngster and drawing the benefits from that now in his Ironman bike training. We find out how he benefits from doing mountain bike training rides and he chats about the huge gains training indoor and outdoor. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

If you can't swim fast for short periods, you can't swim fast for long periods  

TalkFEED — We are joined by Ryan Giuliano on today's edition of The Kona Edge and we discover how he has managed to improve his Ironman swim. Ryan has battled to make gains in his swim and he shares the process of how he improved on his speed and endurance in the water. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

When triathlon becomes your life - Marni Sumbal's Ironman story  

TalkFEED — We often get recommendations for guests here on The Kona Edge and today's guest has been recommended more than anyone one else (If you know someone who has raced on the big island we'd love you tell us about the. You can email brad at the kona edge dot com). Today on the podcast we get to share Marni Sumbal's story. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Nutrition - Don't overthink your nutrition needs  

TalkFEED — It is easy to overcomplicate your Ironman Nutrition. Sometimes less is more. On this edition of The Kona Edge we chat to Steve Mantell about the importance of simplifying your Ironman nutrition. We look at his day to day strategy as well as how he fuels during his Ironman race. Read more · thekonaedge.com

Keep working on your Ironman run even if it is your strongest discipline  

TalkFEED — Today we dig into Ben Hammer's background on The Kona Edge. Ben shares with us the importance of continuing to work on your Ironman run strength even when you come from a strong running background. He also reveals the secret on how to simulate a strong run off your bike to make your race day a good one. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Bike Hack: Spend time on your mountain bike  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we catch up with Sam Long and chat some biking today. Sam shares his love of mountain biking with us and how he feels it improves his Ironman bike performance. Win with The Kona Edge · Read More

Get fitter, not faster in the water - Ironman Swim Tips  

TalkFEED — We are joined today on The Kona Edge by James Wilson who shares his battles in his Ironman swim. James reveals why he chooses fitness above speed in his Ironman swim. He warns against falling into bad habits and we learn that although the swim is only 10% of your day you can't improve it only on YouTube video clips. Win with The Kona Edge

Umekes and Ice Cream - Ryan Giuliano's Kona journey  

TalkFEED — We get to share another incredible story on this edition of The Kona Edge. Ryan Giuliano returned to the big island again in 2016 and had a pretty impressive day out. One half of an incredible Ironman couple, Ryan talks about his wife Jacqui's journey to the Ironman World Championships too and how Kona holds a special place in both their hearts. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Nutrition dress rehearsals - This is how to do it  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we chat to Steph Corker about Ironman nutrition. We find out what her approach is to getting her nutrition dialed in and what changes she has made over the past year to improve on her race day performance. She shares her strategy on nutrition outside the sport and the reasons for these decisions. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Challenge your body with variety in your runs  

TalkFEED — On today's edition of The Kona Edge we chat to Steve Mantell about the Ironman run. He tells why the run is more about strength rather than speed and the strategies he has in place with training which will help him dig deep on race day. We also find out how variety in his run training helps him improve his pace. Read more · thekonaedge.com

Using power to hold you accountable on your Ironman bike  

TalkFEED — Ben Hammer joins us on The Kona Edge today we chat to about his Ironman bike and find out what he has done to improve on his time. He reveals how the Power meter has helped him become more efficient and how every ride now has a very specific goal. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Simulating a fast race to get faster in the water  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we catch up with Sam Long and chat about using specialists in our Ironman training. We find out his views on having one coach for swimming, cycling, running and nutrition and why he feels it’s so hard for one person to have the knowledge base to deal with everything. We look at what he has been working on to get the greatest gains out of his technique and learn how we need to finish through in our workouts. He chats about stabilizing the core and how this helps to keep the legs strong and learning to minimize the kick. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

Breakfast radio to racing on the Big Island - James Wilson's Ironman Kona Story  

TalkFEED — We talk breakfast shows on this episode of The Kona Edge with morning radio producer James Wilson. James shares his journey with us from racing motocross to racing against the best triathletes in the world at the Ironman World Championships in Kona. Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Nutrition - Practice eating during your longer workouts  

TalkFEED — We look at Ironman nutrition on this edition of The Kona Edge. Scott Cooper joins us to chat about his Ironman Nutrition strategy and how find the nutrition strategy that works for you. He also gives some valuable advice on how to practice your nutrition in preparation for Ironman race day and this is where we learn what his downfall is when it comes to pre and post race food. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge

17 minute Marathon Improvement: This is how Steph Corker did it  

TalkFEED — We'd all love to shave minutes off our Ironman marathon time. On today's edition of The Kona Edge we catch up with Steph Corker and chat about how she has taken 17 minutes off her Ironman run time. We also discover the difference yoga has made to her strength training regime and how it has benefited her Ironman run performance. Read More · Win with The Kona Edge

Ironman Bike Hack - Simulating race conditions  

TalkFEED — Steve Mantell, who had an excellent bike in Kona in 2015, joins us this edition of The Kona Edge to talk about what has given him the edge on his Ironman Bike. Steve revels the secret to his success and also chats to us about how he uses power, especially on downhills. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

This is why you need to improve your Ironman Swim technique  

TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we catch up with Ben Hammer. Being new to swimming we find out what his biggest struggle has been and he shares with us what he's done to improve on his swimming technique. Read more · Win with The Kona Edge

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