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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.

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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

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Excellent podcast

I’m so glad I’ve found this podcast. I’m brand new to triathlon and I’ve signed up to a full Ironman in Youghal 2020. I now know that it’s a huge undertaking and I need all the help I can get to be ready to finish but the knowledge I’ve picked up from your guests is reassuring to me and I feel I’ll definitely finish well inside the cut off time.

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Magic nuggets

It’s handy snippets and hearing that others struggled is motivation to keep going and some of their go too sessions are a great addition and test fir the training plan.Thanks Brad and team keep the episodes coming.

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Really enjoying listening to Brad and his guests.... giving me some serious motivation on my long runs!! Thanks Brad, keep doing what you are doing!!!

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