Kona. The name alone inspires both fear and awe in endurance athletes around the world. Norman Banick headed to Kona for the 2019 Ironman World Championship with lofty goals—finish under nine hours and place in the top 100. After being battered by Hawaiian sun and wind, Norman finished 102nd overall with an incredible time of 9:11:09.
Stage Race Pro Tips, Long Distance Training, Muscle Activation and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 240
Stage race pro tips, training for long events, muscle activation for proper mechanics and more is all covered in Episode 240 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
I’ve Never Done My Full Race Distance — Will I Be Ready for My Event?
Faced with a long-distance race but aren’t sure you have the fitness you need? You may be surprised to learn that you can tackle long-distance races (and rides) with all the fitness you need, and more, by simply training smart. How the Time-Crunched Athlete Gets Faster The problem many athletes face is the limiting belief…