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Training : How and Why to Train Through Races, Instead of Tapering

As we head full on into race season, tapering is the topic on everyone’s mind. Should we taper for every race, how do we recover from the race, and how do we get back to productive training as soon as possible. The process of tapering I have talked about in previous articles....
Posted On Jul 20 2018
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Ironman Performance – Endurance Blocks

Finally after months of preparation the big ironman events of the summer are looming and its time for that final event preparation. Assuming you have followed your plan and trained consistently over the last few months you will be ready for the final endurance boost to take you...
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How To Run Uphill | Running Tips For Triathletes

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Posted On Jul 11 2018
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Training Zones: Effort or Numbers?

There is a hype around training tools that measure effort, be it in training or racing. But is this the best way to track and analyze your efforts? Age group athletes are bombarded from all angles with tools that measure data such as power meters, heart rate monitors and portable...
Posted On Jul 06 2018
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Training: Sick? Don’t Panic – Here’s a Cure

Training hard, your chances of getting sick are relatively high. ironguides Coach Alun “Woody” Woodward has the cure that will help get you back on your feet as fit and fast as possible. Sickness seems to be hitting plenty of athletes right now with the very changeable weather...
Posted On Jun 22 2018
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Race Day – Planning for Success

By Alun “Woody” Woodward, Coach, ironguides.net Finally race season has arrived and all your hard training over the winter months is going to be put to the test, we have all heard the saying winter miles equals summer smiles. While this saying does hold true to an extent in order...
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Training Volume: Is More Better?

By Alun “Woody” Woodward, ironguides.net coach Training volume is a hot topic at any event with endurance athletes, but none more so than with triathletes. You would think at times the level of success is based off how many hours an athlete can train instead of the...
Posted On Jun 01 2018
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Ironman Performance – Preparation Races and Training through a Race

By Alun Woodward, Online Triathlon Coach, ironguides.net Spring has most certainly arrived and those first races of the season are just around the corner. For most of you targeting a major ironman race you will be coming into the final 2-3 months of your program and endurance...
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Training – Performing on Race Day

By Alun “Woody” Woodward, Coach, ironguides.net ironguides coach Alun ‘Woody’ Woodward looks at some crucial elements of triathlon preparation that will ensure you get to enjoy your fitness in a goal race. – At the very heart of race season, we are looking to be in the best...