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3 Key Bike Workouts in Building your Ironman Training Routine

If you have a mid-year Ironman race, there is no better time to start building your routine for the long Ironman training ahead. This is the base period, and if you are an intermediate athlete, and have not lost much fitness in the off-season, this phase will allow you to...
Posted On Feb 16 2018
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How to Step Up to Ironman Racing

by Coach Alun Woodward, ironguides.net Making the move from olympic distance or 70.3 up to Ironman can be daunting as the step is not small – its a giant leap in terms of race duration and endurance capacity, i would almost go so far as to say ironman is a completely...
Posted On Feb 09 2018
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Triathlon on a Low-Carb High-Fat Diet

By Vinnie Santana, head coach ironguides.net Nutrition has always had a special place for us at ironguides; it’s a way to improve our athletes’ performance and health. In addition to our training approach, The Method—which is based on hormonal balance—all our coaches had always...
Posted On Feb 02 2018
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6 Tips to Race Well Early in the Season

By Vinnie Santana, Coach, ironguides.net Taking a break at the holidays season and end of year is normal but this puts you in a very unique situation, you do want to race well early in the season, but feel a little out of shape from the lack of training and weight gain from the...
Posted On Jan 26 2018
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The Benefits of the Treadmill

By Vinnie Santana, online Coach, ironguides.net The Benefits of the Treadmill The treadmill is a very misunderstood part of the arsenal of tools available to a triathlete. Using the treadmill, you can get a better return on your training time if you learn to use it in the right...
Posted On Jan 19 2018
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Strength Training: Benefits for Endurance Athletes

By Alun Woodward, Online Triathlon Coach, ironguides.net The topic of strength training in endurance sports is always a controversial one, with some coaches avoiding it at all costs and others praising it as the key to success. ironguides coach Alun “Woody” Woodward...
Posted On Jan 12 2018
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Tips to Kickstart your 2018 Triathlon Season

The New Year and the Holidays had just passed and too much merry making has somewhat made you feel guilty about your current state of triathlon fitness. Don’t over-react and suddenly do a 120-15k brick on your first day out of the year.   What you will need to do is to sit down,...
Posted On Jan 08 2018
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12 Weeks to Your First Triathlon

There are many ways to combine three sports and train for a triathlon. Whether this is your first race or you have already a few seasons under your belt, here’s a simple approach that will ensure you’re ship shape in twelve weeks, without resorting to expensive tools and leaving...
Posted On Jan 05 2018
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Starting the Season Right: Integrating Strength in Triathlon

By Alun Woodward, ironguides online coach, ironguides.net Many of you will have recently been enjoying an end of season break, be it a total rest from any endurance training or just a period of time with some unstructured training sessions. As we head towards the start of the...
Posted On Dec 29 2017
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Changing Things Up approaching Off-Season

By Alun Woodward – ironguides coach – UK We are heading to the off-season now with no more races remaining for most athletes. This is a hard time of year to maintain hard training as both the body and brain are fatigued not only from training but the extra demands that come with...
Posted On Dec 22 2017
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Video: The Importance of Swim Recovery Sessions

Thanyapura Swim and Triathlon Coach David Ballesteros discusses the importance of doing swim recovery sessions. Presented by Thanyapura Online Coaching – More info: https://www.thanyapura.com/sports/triathlon-online-coaching/ Follow usShare this article
Posted On Dec 21 2017
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Off-season: Races are over, now what?

Your last race of the season is behind you and it is time to take that well deserved break. However you know how much work you put in to get to where you are right now, and if you would like to preserve most of your new fitness level, you should stay active in the off-season...
Posted On Dec 15 2017
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