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Everything in moderation - Fiona Whitby's approach to nutrition

7/16/2019
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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

Duration:00:09:20

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

7/9/2019
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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

Duration:00:09:09

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

7/8/2019
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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

Duration:00:07:05

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

7/2/2019
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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

Duration:00:08:57

Learning to sweat and hydrate at the same time

7/1/2019
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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

Duration:00:07:41

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

6/28/2019
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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

Duration:00:09:16

The danger of over-hydrating

6/25/2019
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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.

Duration:00:09:25

Striving to nail the Ironman Run

6/24/2019
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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

Duration:00:07:43

Neil Eddy's approach to the Ironman bike

6/21/2019
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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

Duration:00:07:09

Training to maintain - Fiona Whitby on her Ironman swim

6/20/2019
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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

Duration:00:09:26

The importance of putting thought and time into your nutrition strategy

6/18/2019
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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

Duration:00:10:52

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

6/17/2019
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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

Duration:00:07:59

Making yourself suffer on the bike to improve fitness

6/14/2019
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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

Duration:00:06:50

Work hard and keep going for it!

6/13/2019
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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

Duration:00:09:46

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

6/12/2019
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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

Duration:00:39:32

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

6/11/2019
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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

Duration:00:09:04

Running hard off the bike

6/10/2019
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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

Duration:00:09:07

Going old school - Jacinta Worland's bike strategy

6/7/2019
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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

Duration:00:10:45

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

6/6/2019
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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

Duration:00:12:09

The Neil Eddy Ironman Kona Story

6/5/2019
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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

Duration:00:32:39