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The home of Ironman triathletes that dream of qualifying for the Ironman World Championships on the big island of Hawaii. Whether you're a triathlon veteran or an out and out newbie, this is THE triathlon podcast for you.

The Kona Edge - Ironman Triathlon TalkFEED

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The home of Ironman triathletes that dream of qualifying for the Ironman World Championships on the big island of Hawaii. Whether you're a triathlon veteran or an out and out newbie, this is THE triathlon podcast for you.

    Everything in moderation - Fiona Whitby's approach to nutrition

    Everything in moderation - Fiona Whitby's approach to nutrition

    We welcome Fiona Whitby back on The Kona Edge today as we talk nutrition and find out what her race day nutrition strategy involves, as well as her day to day nutrition.

    Fiona has figured out what nutrition plan works for her and sticks to it. She believes in eating everything in moderation and has a rounded, balanced diet on a day to day basis.

    • 9 min
    Nutrition makes a massive difference - Neil Eddy's Ironman nutrition strategy

    Nutrition makes a massive difference - Neil Eddy's Ironman nutrition strategy

    On this episode of The Kona Edge we catch up with Neil Eddy to chat about his nutrition strategy and discuss how important nutrition is for any athlete, even people doing their local 5 or 10k's.

    We also talk about the importance of understanding the nutrition side of a race and how it can massively impact your performance and how you feel.

    • 9 min
    Run hard off the bike - Fiona Whitby's run strategy

    Run hard off the bike - Fiona Whitby's run strategy

    We head back to Canada today on The Kona Edge to catch up with Fiona Whitby and talk about running. We talk about having the right balance between the three disciplines as you can't rely solely on your run.

    Fiona also chats about how sticking to your plan and predetermined pace impacts your race performance.

    • 7 min
    Don't force it - Kelly Phuah's nutrition strategy

    Don't force it - Kelly Phuah's nutrition strategy

    Today on The Kona Edge we catch up with Kelly Phuah and find out what nutrition mistakes she's made in the past and how she managed to nail down her Ironman nutrition strategy.

    • 8 min
    Learning to sweat and hydrate at the same time

    Learning to sweat and hydrate at the same time

    We catch up with Neil Eddy today on The Kona Edge to find out what his favourite run workouts are and how he enjoys long, unstructured Sunday runs.

    He also lets us in on what exactly is involved in his training regime, including hot yoga, some strength and conditioning training, as well as seeing a physio and sports massage specialist.

    • 7 min
    Training to power - Fiona Whitby's approach to the Ironman bike

    Training to power - Fiona Whitby's approach to the Ironman bike

    We welcome Fiona Whitby back on The Kona Edge today as we chat bike and find out more about how she got started on the bike, how she trains and what her favourite bike workouts are.

    Fiona also talks about training to power, how long she's been doing so and what it can tell you about your performance that day.

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

:) Melgaard ,

Great motivation while training

I listen to this while training for my next IM.
I find the episodes both motivational and insightful!
A little nugget in every interview.
Thank you for the podcast!!

))Damo(( ,

Love your Podcasts

Hey Brad, have enjoyed listening to your Podcasts for ages. Really informative listening to such a range of althletes, keep up te great work. I'm an Aussie & have done lots 70,3s around the globe (most recent in Hawaii) & 3 IMs (last one in NZ, which I can't recommend highly enough). Cheers Damo

BennyONeill ,

Great and informative podcast

Love listening to these podcasts. Gives a great insight into professional and age group triathletes. Doing Kona this year picking up a few tips has been very helpful.

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