Ironman

  • Turkey hosts Ironman for first time

    21st September 2015

    One the world’s most challenging triathlons, the Ironman, will take place in Turkey for the first time in October. The Gloria Ironman 70.3 Turkey will take place in Antalya and Belek.  While the swim start and swim to bike transition will take…

  • 5 tips to ace your Ironman run

    29th July 2015

    Ironman is the ultimate challenge for triathletes. The sheer distances involved (3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run) make it not only a physical challenge, but a mental and intellectual one too… It’s such a tough event that imperfections in your training, equipment and nutrition become magnified and can affect you tenfold towards the…

  • 5 tips to race your fastest Ironman bike leg

    24th July 2015

    This monster of a challenge is nothing like a sprint or olympic distance triathlon. It takes careful training and a strong race day plan to avoid those common pitfalls in the Ironman bike leg… 1. Smart Snacking During the bike…

  • Triathlon training plan: boost fitness and confidence for your Ironman

    20th July 2015

    Go long but do it the right way with coach Phil Mosley’s six week Ironman plan in association with Healthspan Elite… Welcome to one of the most important training plans we’ll ever publish. If ever there was an event where you needed a plan, Ironman is it. It’s…

  • 5 tricks to speed up your Ironman swim

    9th July 2015

    Follow these five tips from coach Phil Mosley to increase your Ironman swim speed… 1. FIND YOUR RHYTHM A Finis Tempo Trainer Pro is a metronome for swimmers. It’s a little yellow device that attaches to your goggle straps and beeps periodically depending on…

  • Ironman UK This Weekend

    15th July 2014

    Ironman UK 10th anniversary race taking place in Bolton this Sunday The 10th Ironman UK takes place this weekend, the festivities kicking off with the world’s largest Ironkids race on Saturday morning. 2,250 youngsters aged three to 14 will take…

  • Polar V800 – First Look

    9th July 2014

    TriRadar takes a sneak peek at Polar’s all-new GPS-equipped triathlon watch Polar V800 [photo: Colin Levitch] TriRadar first announced the debut of the Polar V800back in January and it has taken six months for the all-new triathlon watch featuring true…

  • Kienle and Abraham Win Ironman Frankfurt

    7th July 2014

    Sebastian Kienle and Corinne Abraham crowned Ironman European Champions in Germany Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team member Corinne Abraham has come back from injury to take third in Lanzarote and now first in Frankfurt (Photo: Bert Stephani) Perfect conditions at this…

  • Triathlon Inspiration: Mike Julien

    8th June 2014

    Fractured skull, strokes, cancer – none could stop triathlete Mike Julien achieving his Ironman dream One moment Mike Julien was enjoying a sunrise ride before work. The next he was lying, stunned, in the road. “I didn’t even hear the car behind…