off

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
, By
off

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
, By
off

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
, By
off

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
, By
off

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
, By
off

Training: Stroke Rate – Cadence – Stride Frequency

By Alun Woodward, coach, ironguides.net One of the 5 systems we look to train when designing a program is called neuromuscular, this term simply means the link between brain and muscle. When we see a regular program we might expect to see sessions set to heart rate or effort...
Posted On May 12 2017
, By
off

How to Train through Despite Time Issues

By Alun “Woody” Woodward, coach, ironguides.net Triathlon training is very demanding on our time and even the best plan will create time issues when we have so many other at times uncontrollable issues to deal with such as family, jobs and general life! I have talked...
Posted On May 05 2017
, By
off

Training Zones: Perceived Effort or Numbers?

By Rodrigo Tosta, coach,  ironguides.net, Brazil 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...
Posted On Apr 28 2017
, By
off

Kaboom! How to Avoid Bonking on the ride

By Alun “Woody” Woodward, coach, ironguides.net You’re flying along enjoying your first Ironman then you hit 120km and KABOOM!! How many athletes experience this at 120km in an Ironman ride, it’s amazing how often this happens and athletes have a very logical but...
Posted On Apr 14 2017
, By
off

Ironman Performance – The Mini Taper

by Coach Alun Woodward, Ironguides Coach Finally winter is coming to an end and the race season is rapidly approaching with a sprinkling of early season events already taking place. After months of hard training its exciting to finally get an opportunity to race and test your...
Posted On Apr 07 2017
, By
off

5 Steps for a Faster Duathlon

By Coach Ivan Vlasenko, Ironguides Bangkok Duathlon (run-bike-run) is another great endurance sport similar to triathlon but instead of the swim start you have to run for the first leg. Older beginners usually start with duathlon as their first multisport discipline.  Some may...
Posted On Mar 31 2017
, By
off

6 Ways to Transition from Runner to Triathlete

Coach Shem Leong from ironguides Singapore has some great advice on how to get your feet wet in the sport of triathlon.  Getting Started Let’s face it, running all the time, especially with the limited choice of routes in Singapore, where I live, can get a little boring. Hands up...
Posted On Mar 24 2017
, By