Training: Becoming a Better Triathlete

Consistency and Repetition are the big secrets to all the top triathletes out there. If you were looking for a magic formula or a short cut to success I’m afraid to tell you there is none. But that’s what I like about our sport – it embodies and rewards the good old fashioned...
Posted On Jun 21 2019

Avoiding Mistakes on Race Day

By Getting to race day fit and ready to race is a hard task and a challenge to every athlete and coach. I would say as a coach those final 2 weeks before a race are the most stressful of an entire program, not so much in terms of the physical preparation and...
Posted On Jun 14 2019

Training – Executing the Race Plan

By Ironguides looks at some crucial elements of triathlon preparation that will ensure you get to enjoy your fitness in a goal race. – At the very heart of race season, we are looking to be in the best shape possible for our goal races; the training has been...
Posted On Jun 07 2019

Training : Nailing Race Day Nutrition

ironguides coach Alun ‘Woody’ Woodward looks into the importance, and ways, of getting your race day nutrition right. Race performance is not only about the fitness you have gained through training but it is also about nutrition on the day. Nutrition plays a significant role—get...
Posted On Jun 06 2019

Building Ironman Endurance

Finally after months of preparation the big ironman events of the summer are looming and its time for that final event preparation. Assuming you have followed your plan and trained consistently over the last few months you will be ready for the final endurance boost to take you...

Triathlon Training: Frequency & Length of Runs Off the Bike

Tom Topham, triathlon coach at Thanyapura, shares and disscuss frequency and length of runs off the bike in triathlon training. For more information about Thanyapura online triathlon coaching: Follow usShare this article
Posted On May 24 2019

Training : 10 Basic Tips for Ironman Nutrition

Keep it simple is the name of the game when it comes to Ironman Race Day Nutrition. Here’s how, in 10 easy steps. Here’s ten ways you can plan on optimizing your Ironman day — after all, as we tell our clients, Nutrition Trumps Training. To lock in a great return on all the time...
Posted On May 23 2019

An Introduction to Power Meter

By Do you have a power meter but isn’t quite sure on the best way to use it? Are you considering buying a power meter? Are you getting burn out from all the data oriented training your training have became since you started using the power meter? If you...
Posted On May 17 2019

5 Tips for Open Water Swim Newbies

Bang!   The gunstart goes off and you rush to the open sea with hundred other triathletes in tow.   You had practiced your stroke countless times in the pool.   At least you knew you could swim.   The technique is there.   But 50 meters into the sea, you were swallowing water,...
Posted On May 10 2019

Triathlon Bike Training: Ride like a Demon

By With the year’s cycling season starting in Australia and Middle east, much of the cycling and triathlon media will have made plenty of comments about the higher cadence at which most cyclists rides at compared to many of the triathletes. Unfortunately,...

Ironman Training – Time to review and listen to your body

Alun “Woody” Woodward, Coach,  As season openers are well under way its a great time to take a step back and review where you are with your training. We all get over excited with the start of the new year and push harder in training with the prospect of racing again...

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 Apr 12 2019