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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.

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Glad your back!!

By Swade005 - Apr 06 2019
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Hang tough...glad to see back..enjoy the Podcast. Can't wait to hear the next one.

Real World Interviews

By David S Matthews - Apr 23 2018
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Interviews people like you and me and it is always exciting, intriguing, and motivating!!!!

iTunes Ratings

220 Ratings
Average Ratings
200
14
5
0
1

Glad your back!!

By Swade005 - Apr 06 2019
Read more
Hang tough...glad to see back..enjoy the Podcast. Can't wait to hear the next one.

Real World Interviews

By David S Matthews - Apr 23 2018
Read more
Interviews people like you and me and it is always exciting, intriguing, and motivating!!!!

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The Kona Edge - Ironman Triathlon

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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.

Common sense fueling strategies for Ironman triathletes

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TalkFEED — Ironman nutrition should not be rocket science, at least according to Colin Cook. Colin reveals his common sense Ironman nutrition fueling strategies that'll help you race better. Read More · Access the Commercial Free Podcast · Win with The Kona Edge

Oct 24 2017

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The key to Ironman nutrition with Tim Hola

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TalkFEED — Locking in your Ironman nutrition strategy is vital. This is Tim Hola's advice to making sure you get it right on race day. Check out Wheelscience · Need a Training Programme? · Read More

Nov 06 2018

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Using high intensity bike sessions to improve your Ironman bike

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TalkFEED — We are joined by Kelly O'Mara on this edition of The Kona Edge to chat about her Ironman Bike. Kelly reveals how high intensity bike workouts in the off season has really improved her Ironman Bike. Read More · Access the Commercial Free Podcast · Win with The Kona Edge

Oct 13 2017

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Lots of veggies and lots of protein!

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we find out about Eulali Gouws's Ironman nutrition strategy and talk about her diet for training as well as what she eats during the race. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Apr 30 2019

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Getting used to swimming with lots of people around you in an Ironman

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we chat to Jen Kenney about getting used to the busyness of an Ironman Swim. Access the Commercial free podcast

Feb 15 2018

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Fueling for Ironman World Championship success

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we are joined by Keith Garbutt to discuss what it takes from a nutrition perspective to be competitive at the Ironman world championships in Kona. Try the new SFuels Ultra Endurance Drink Mix · Support The Kona Edge

Feb 27 2018

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Skinny is the new fit...or is it? Martin Caron thinks so...

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we have the third in our 'Do you know Kona' series with Dr Dan Plews and we also discover why Martin Caron believes skinny is the new fit. Read More · Get your SFuels now (With FREE shipping & 100% money back guarantee)

Jul 31 2018

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Kona Qualification is a multi-year project - The John Rutherford Ironman World Championship story

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TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge Brad Brown catches up with John Rutherford in Virginia in the United States. John shares his journey into the sport as well as his multi-year approach to qualifying for and racing in Kona. Facebook Ads for Coaches Masterclass · Read More

Jul 18 2018

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How to improve your Ironman swim with Chuck Sloan

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TalkFEED — If you're wanting to improve your swim time in your next triathlon then this episode of The Kona Edge is for you. Chuck Sloan joins Brad Brown to talk about he got faster in the water. Check out Wheelscience · Read More

Aug 30 2018

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Improving day to day nutrition to bump up you're Ironman performance

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we catch up with Diana Hassel about her Ironman Nutrition Strategy. Diana shares some of what has worked for her and what hasn't. Try the new SFuels Ultra Endurance Drink Mix

Mar 06 2018

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Rob Hill's secret to having a great Ironman run off of the bike

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TalkFEED — We chat to Rob Hill about his Ironman run performance today on The Kona Edge. Rob shares his strategy to reduce injuries and chats about his favourite Ironman run workout that helps him improve performance. Read More · Support The Kona Edge · Win with The Kona Edge

Aug 14 2017

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Don't get frazzled when your Ironman Nutrition plan goes wrong

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TalkFEED — We chat to Jackie Foley on this edition of The Kona Edge about her Ironman nutrition strategy. She shares how she balances her liquids and solids for optimum race performance. Read More · Grab your free box of SFuels now · Win with The Kona Edge

Aug 29 2017

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Fueling on fat - John Rutherford's Ironman nutrition strategy

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we hear from John Rutherford about how he dialled his Ironman nutrition strategy in whilst running ultra marathons. We also hear the next 'Do you know Kona?' with Dan Plews. Get your SFuels now (With FREE shipping & 100% money back guarantee)

Aug 21 2018

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LCHF Ironman Nutrition: Racing & Training on the Low Carb High Fat Diet

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge, we catch up with Wes Thompson to chat about his approach to his Ironman nutrition.  Grab your free box of SFuels Bars · Read More · Win with The Kona Edge · Support The Kona Edge

Aug 08 2017

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Kona is the reward for hard work - The James Harrington Ironman World Championship Story

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TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we chat with James Harrington about his love for the sport of Triathlon and how he balances a busy family life, travel for work and a competitive spirit. Check out Wheelscience · Read More

Aug 01 2018

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Kona success depends on your ability to suffer - The Rebecca McKee Ironman story

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge Rebecca McKee share her journey to the Ironman World Championships. Rebecca believes you don't need to be the best to race in Kona, but you need to be able to suffer. Support The Kona Edge

Mar 07 2018

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If you want to run faster...Run faster

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TalkFEED — It sounds simple but on this edition of The Kona Edge Martin Caron explains how he has dramatically improved his Ironman run since starting in the sport... Read More · Grab your FREE Audible audio book now

Jul 23 2018

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Keeping perspective when it comes to your Ironman nutrition

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we chat to Andre Piehl about his approach to nutrition when it comes to triathlon and for Andre it's a matter of perspective. Support The Kona Edge

Mar 27 2018

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Be less afraid to push yourself - The Tara Grosvener Ironman Kona Story

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TalkFEED — We head to the UK today on The Kona Edge to chat with Tara Grosvener about her journey to Ironman Kona. In this episode we discover what lessons Tara learnt from her first experience on the big island and find out more about her decision to get her Pro card. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

May 15 2019

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How just one big swimming block can turn your Ironman swim around

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TalkFEED — On this edition of The Kona Edge we talk about how one big block of swimming turned Barry Oelofsen's Ironman swim performance around. Find out what drove the decision and what it did for his swimming. Read More · Support The Kona Edge · Win a pair of Hoka One One running shoes · Win with The Kona Edge

Sep 21 2017

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Everything in moderation - Fiona Whitby's approach to nutrition

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TalkFEED — 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. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jul 16 2019

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

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TalkFEED — 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. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jul 09 2019

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

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TalkFEED — 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. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jul 08 2019

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

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TalkFEED — 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. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jul 02 2019

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Learning to sweat and hydrate at the same time

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TalkFEED — 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. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jul 01 2019

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

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TalkFEED — 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. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 28 2019

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The danger of over-hydrating

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TalkFEED — Jacinta Worland returns to The Kona Edge today to talk nutrition and how it's crucial to have a good nutrition strategy during training and for race day.

Jacinta also lets us in on her own nutrition strategy and how she figured out what works for her after suffering hyponatremia during her first Ironman Kona.

Jun 25 2019

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Striving to nail the Ironman Run

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we welcome back Kelly Phuah and chat about how running marathons has helped her performance in triathlons.

Kelly also lets us know what her approach to running well off the bike is and how she tries to be patient and pace herself during the race. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 24 2019

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Neil Eddy's approach to the Ironman bike

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TalkFEED — We head back to the UK today as we catch up with Neil Eddy and talk about his Ironman bike. We find out how Neil trains for the bike leg of the race and whether he prefers training indoors or outdoors.

He also lets us know what his favourite route to cycle in Cornwall. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 21 2019

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Training to maintain - Fiona Whitby on her Ironman swim

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TalkFEED — On this episode of The Kona Edge we head back to Toronto to catch up with Fiona Whitby and talk about her Ironman swim. We chat about how she got her swimming skills up to standard and how she trains to maintain her times.

She reveals how her strength lies in open water swimming as she enjoys training in a lake instead of a pool. Fiona also talks about how being a sailor has helped her with mastering open water swimming. Check out wheelscience · The Coach Parry Training Club

Jun 20 2019

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The importance of putting thought and time into your nutrition strategy

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TalkFEED — On today's episode of The Kona Edge we head back to the UK to catch up with Tara Grosvener who shares the biggest mistake she's made regarding nutrition and hydration during a race.

We also find out about Tara's nutrition strategy and what she's learnt about her nutrition through experience. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 18 2019

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Build it up slowly - Jacinta Worland's thoughts on running

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TalkFEED — We head back to Sydney on The Kona Edge today to catch up with Jacinta Worland and talk about learning to love running and dealing with injuries.

Jacinta also shares her training tips, including how interval training and fartlek sessions improved her endurance for the Ironman run. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 17 2019

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Making yourself suffer on the bike to improve fitness

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TalkFEED — We are joined once again by Kelly Phuah on The Kona Edge as we talk bike and how doing stand-alone bike races can help improve your bike in triathlons.

Kelly discusses how she challenges herself and makes herself suffer on the bike to improve her fitness and come off the bike uninjured and feeling good! The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 14 2019

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Work hard and keep going for it!

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TalkFEED — On this episode of The Kona Edge we welcome back Neil Eddy to talk about his Ironman Swim. We discuss how his work ethic and experience in rough, open water helped him improve his swim.

Neil also talks about the ability to adapt one's stroke to the water conditions and how that helps with his performance. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 13 2019

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From cross-country to triathlons - The Fiona Whitby Ironman Kona Story

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TalkFEED — We head to Toronto in Canada today on The Kona Edge to chat with Fiona Whitby about her Ironman Kona experience. Fiona is a kinesiologist, an athletic therapist and a triathlon coach so she is well experienced in the field of athletics.

We talk about Fiona's start in triathlons, her first Ironman experience and her journey to the big island. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 12 2019

39mins

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Be aware of what your body can and can't handle

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TalkFEED — We catch up with Laura Nadeau on this episode of The Kona Edge as we chat about her nutrition strategy. Laura reveals she likes to keep it simple and practices her nutrition strategy in training.

We also discuss the importance of having a timer and knowing when you should eat/ take in nutrition during the race. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 11 2019

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Running hard off the bike

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TalkFEED — We welcome back Tara Grosvener on The Kona Edge Today as we talk running and how she stays motivated on the run course. Tara reveals that her favourite place to overtake people is on the run and lets us in on her race strategy. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 10 2019

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Going old school - Jacinta Worland's bike strategy

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TalkFEED — We catch up with Jacinta Worland on The Kona Edge today and chat about her struggles on the bike and how she trained for Ironman Kona.

Jacinta also reveals that she never used a power meter on her bike and simply trained by feel and heart rate. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 07 2019

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Constantly work on your technique - Kelly Phuah's swim tips

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TalkFEED — Kelly Phuah returns to The Kona Edge today as we talk swimming and the importance of technique in the water.

She talks about how she made the mistake of neglecting her swim until she realized it wasn't improving with her fitness. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 06 2019

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The Neil Eddy Ironman Kona Story

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TalkFEED — Today on The Kona Edge we head to Cornwall in the United Kingdom to chat with Neil Eddy about his Ironman Kona experience.

We also discuss how Neil got into the sport of triathlon, having a competitive spirit, inspiring the youth of today and consistency in training. The Coach Parry Training Club · Check out wheelscience

Jun 05 2019

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