If you’ve ever done an Ironman, you know your marathon running pace is much slower than you could run if you were fresh, running an open marathon. But what is that race pace for you off the bike? How can you determine it?
Stryd, VeloPress, and Sansego assembled a panel of power meter experts to discuss the state of the art in using power meters for running and triathlon.
In this segment from the panel discussion, TrainingBible coach Jim Vance discusses how runners need to train at the right intensities.
Coach Jakobsen shares how the running power meter lets you explore different movement patterns to find the running technique that’s most efficient for you at different speeds.
In this segment from the panel discussion, coaches Jim Vance and Frank Jakobsen share two kinds of workouts they prescribe for their athletes to test and improve their running efficiency.
Be an early adopter, says Dr. Coggan, or you are letting your competition get a long head start.
In this segment from the panel discussion, Bob Babbitt asks Sansego coach Frank Jakobsen to share some ways he has successfully used running power meters with Craig Alexander and other athletes.
In the week before the 2016 Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, Siri sat down for a Breakfast with Bob Babbitt interview at Huggo’s. Check out the interview below, during which Siri talks about her athlete Mirinda Carfrae and her preparation for the race to come a few days later.
In Chapter 9 from her book Surfacing, Siri Lindley describes how she earned the chance to coach Mirinda Carfrae and Leanda Cave for the Ironman World Championships.
Peter Reid has had moments of remarkable fragility. While the hardworking, iron-willed competitor saw himself making up for average talents with an unrelenting work ethic that made him the best bet to win Ironman Hawaii from 1998 to 2005, Reid often found his toughest opponent was his own body.
The greatest Ironman triathlete of all time is Paula Newby-Fraser. In this chapter, Paula shares the story of her rise, fall, and return to the Ironman World Championships in Kona.
Normann Stadler was blessed with prodigious physical gifts that led him to become the most formidable cyclist in Ironman Hawaii history. But the ultimate fuel behind his drive for success was the powerful emotions that either propelled him to ecstatic triumph or left the operatic, charismatic man called the Normannator wallowing in misunderstood dramas. No matter. In victory or defeat, Normann Stadler was the man to watch.
Thomas Hellriegel accomplished what no German had done before him: He won Ironman Hawaii in 1997. In the buildup to that victory, his legendary appetite for training likely pushed him to cover more miles than any triathlete before or since. And on that long road he lost two heroic duels that prompted two of the greatest wins in the race’s history before his iron persistence rewarded him for his battles with disappointment, illness, and sacrifice.