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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 Feb 14 2015
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A Beginners Guide to 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 Feb 10 2015
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Train Efficiently: The benefits of a routine

By Vinnie Santana, coach, ironguides.net Most age group triathletes, can only afford to train within two training windows during the day. The typical routine of an amateur triathlete is a balance in between family, work and training, and the sessions are done mostly before or...
Posted On Feb 03 2015
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3 Most Important Bike Sessions in Triathlon

By Vinnie Santana, coach at ironguides.net After nearly two decades of being involved with triathlon, both as an amateur triathlete, professional triathlete and coach, I had the opportunity to train and learn from the best coaches and athletes in the world. Whenever I train with...
Posted On Jan 30 2015
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Training: Recovery 101

By Shem Leong, ironguides.net This article is for the newer triathlete who has got bitten by the bug and is starting to train every day. As your training volume increases to 8 – 10 hours or more a week, and you are getting familiar with mixing up your perceived effort levels, the...
Posted On Jan 27 2015
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The Donkey vs The Stallion

Mathieu O’Halloran, www.matohalloran.blogspot.com Triathlon combines 3 sports that in essence have various distances in a distinct event. From sprints through middle distance and up to endurance, some athletes are inherently better for particular durations. From a very...
Posted On Jan 19 2015
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Treadmill as a Training Tool

Treadmill as a training tool – by Vinnie Santana – ironguides.net The treadmill is a tool that is not explored as much as it should be. It has a reputation of being boring compared to running outside. As much as there is a good deal of truth to this, it also offers many benefits...
Posted On Jan 12 2015
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Entries for Challenge Dubai are Open

Registration for Challenge Dubai to be held on February 27, 2015 is open for individuals and relay teams! This is the first race in the Challenge Triple Crown series, a series of three half-distance triathlons culminating with a grand final in Challenge Bahrain in December 2015...
Posted On Jan 09 2015
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Five types of Volunteers You’re Likely to Find at a Triathlon

Coach Matt O’Halloran, Coach,  http://www.alaskatriaspire.ph/ Every triathlon event highly depends on the goodwill and free labor of volunteers. They start working long before the races begins and finish long after the race has ended. Over the past 15 years I have come...
Posted On Dec 15 2014
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Recovery 101

Shem Leong, ironguides.net Coach, Singapore This article is for the newer triathlete who has got bitten by the bug and is starting to train every day. As your training volume increases to 8 – 10 hours or more a week, and you are getting familiar with mixing up your perceived...
Posted On Nov 07 2014
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Off-season: Race is over, now what?

Vinnie Santana, ironguides.net 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...
Posted On Nov 06 2014
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Triathlon: Journey not Destination

Alun “Woody” Woodward – ironguides.net coach – UK Triathlon and endurance sports in general are very goal orientated and as a result attract highly driven individuals looking towards a goal or new challenge. We often read about goal setting and having...
Posted On Nov 05 2014