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How to Nail the Half-Ironman Taper

By Shem Leong, coach, ironguides.net At this stage of preparation, with the months of hard work behind you and a mere 2 weeks until the big day, you should be at your fittest. You’ve done the late night track sessions, given up a social life for 5am bike rides, and rushed to the...
Posted On Jul 21 2017
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Mental Training: Focusing on What and How you do your Training

By Shem Leong, ironguides coach in Singapore, ironguides.net This article is written for the obsessive competitive streak in all triathletes and runners- that little voice that tells us that, surely, we can go a little bit faster next time. Every athlete putting in dedicated...
Posted On Jul 14 2017
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Mental Training: Thinking about Racing while Training

By Shem Leong, ironguides coach in Singapore, ironguides.net As your fitness improves and your big day draws nearer, race specific workouts are the perfect opportunity to “go there” in your head and visualise how best to handle yourself on the day. After all the hours spent...
Posted On Jul 07 2017
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Thousands of runners hit streets at TRI-Factor Run-Singapore

SINGAPORE – The TRI-Factor Run and RunSwim brought thousands of runners to East Coast Park yesterday, July 2 in a celebration of sport and fitness for all levels. Not only are there 10.5-kilometer and 21-kilometer race categories for avid and competitive runners, but there...
Posted On Jul 03 2017
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Get Free Speed in an Aerodynamic Bike Set-up

By Vinnie Santana, coach at ironguides.net Specialized bicycles have just recently built their own wind runnel to have unlimited access to testing their equipment and build the most aerodynamic bikes, helmets and accessories to their athletes and costumers. This was a great move...
Posted On Jun 23 2017
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Drills to Improve Run Form and Speed

A video by www.Vo2maxProductions.com. Some dynamic drills that help improve speed, running form, and efficiency. These exercises should be done 2-3 times a week to stimulate the proper neuromuscular pathways that will help you coordinate your gait. The dynamic aspect of these...
Posted On Jun 22 2017
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The 1-Day Race Simulation to Get You Ready for your Ironman

If you are training for an ironman, it’s very likely you are following a training plan that calls for a weekly long swim, long bike and long run, these are on separate days and the idea behind breaking the work down, you can train fresher, with better technique, faster, and...
Posted On Jun 16 2017
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Ironman Performance – Responder Or Non Responder

by ironguides coach Alun Woodward The human body is amazingly adaptable and we can accomplish amazing feats through training and specific preparation, we read time and time again about the stories of sedentary individuals suddenly taking up exercise and within a short period of...
Posted On Jun 09 2017
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A Beginners Guide to the Triathlon Run

By Shem Leong, Coach – ironguides.net As triathlon is viewed largely as an endurance sport, many beginner triathletes like to cover the distance of the run portion of their triathlon at an easy steady pace. While there is definitely a place for the LSD ( Long Slow Distance)...
Posted On Jun 02 2017
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6 Tips to Improve Your Run

By Rodrigo Tosta – ironguides.net coach Here are some tips that can be incorporated into your running workouts that can help you on race day: 1st – Try to use a good pair of shoes, because for us to run well, we need first of all, comfort and protection for our feet!...
Posted On May 26 2017
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Using Speed Training the Smart Way

By Alun “Woody” Woodward, coach, ironguides.net It’s that all important and exciting time of the year again for all of us, the race season is well and truly done now and hopefully you have all had a period of rest and chilling out letting the body recover from the...
Posted On May 19 2017
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