Ironman training

  • 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…

  • Run Your Fastest Ironman Marathon

    12th June 2014

    Use bike, mind and nutrition to run a faster Ironman marathon, says Dr Graeme Stewart There are many elements that come together to make the perfect Ironman marathon. However when you only do one or two long races in a…

  • Best Swim Training For Ironman

    12th May 2014

    Nail your Ironman from the start with these killer swimming drills Photo: Bakke-Svensson/Ironman Whether it’s your first or your fifth Ironman, these sessions will help you as you prepare for the biggest physical challenge of your life. Before having a…

  • Best Bike Training For Ironman

    12th May 2014

    Set a blistering pace in your Ironman with these gruelling bike training drills Whether it’s your first or your fifth Ironman, these sessions will help you as you prepare for the biggest physical challenge of your life. Before having a…

  • Best Run Training For Ironman

    12th May 2014

    Blaze through your Ironman marathon with the help of these tough run training drills Whether it’s your first or your fifth Ironman, these sessions will help you as you prepare for the biggest physical challenge of your life. Before having…

  • Tom’s Team Felt Triathlon Plus Update: Month Three

    11th May 2014

    The Tomminator, Tom Ballard, checks in after two months Ironman training for Team Felt Triathlon Plus “I’ll admit that I sometimes get ahead of myself and ask too much of my body before it’s quite ready. I’m sure that almost…

  • Shonsel’s Team Felt Triathlon Plus Update: Month Three

    9th May 2014

    Little Wolverine, Shonsel Ballard, updates us on her second month of Ironman training for Team Felt Triathlon Plus “After reaching a bit of a plateau with my swimming, I took a couple of weeks easy, not really thinking about speed,…