Race Day – When Things Go Wrong

By Alun Woodward – coach – UK   We would all like to have everything go perfectly leading into a race but there are times when this simply does not happen and we need to have coping strategies in place.   Not all problems that arise mean you have to give...
Posted On Oct 25 2014

Rest Days and Focus: learn how to read your body and think about what you’re doing

Shem Leong – coach – Singapore This article is written for the obsessive competitive streak in all triathletes and runners. Every athlete putting in dedicated training to a well-thought-out plan will eventually approach their physical limits for that season of...
Posted On Oct 20 2014

Training article: Changing things up

By Alun Woodward – ironguides coach – UK We are heading to the end of the season now with only a few big 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...
Posted On Oct 17 2014

The Complete Guide for Triathlon Running – How to Train and Race

Vinnie Santana – Head Coach – Bangkok The run leg of a triathlon is generally seen as a relationship of “love or hate” by athletes. For a large number of triathletes with a running background and some experience in the discipline, it can be...
Posted On Oct 15 2014

Preparation for a big race in a new place: Advice for new triathletes

Shem Leong – ironguides coach – Singapore Preparing to Fly When doing a regional race, aim to get to the destination at least 3 days in advance. This will give you a chance to build your bike up, do all the pre- race admin and shake off the fatigue from the travelling. If you are...
Posted On Oct 06 2014

Training: Turning the page

Alun Woodward, coach, Ironman is a very demanding sport and challenge for all who take part, that in itself is the beauty and attraction of the sport. We all make a lot of sacrifices for training both in terms of time away from family and friends to the actual cost...
Posted On Oct 01 2014