Nick Muxlow, athlete, author, ultramarathon and triathlon coach, has published his second book, Journey to Kona, and what a gift it is for all triathletes, especially those of you who want to qualify for Kona!
I say Journey to Kona is a gift because it gives you all the information you need, beyond training itself, to toe the line at Kona, from mental fitness, to how to plan your race, your bag preparation and negotiating aid stations. Also, as the title promises, Muxlow never loses sight of the need to enjoy your training and racing.
Journey to Kona is packed full of practical, scientifically backed training techniques. Muxlow explains clearly and concisely different types of training sets a triathlete needs to do, like tempo and interval sessions, why they are necessary and how they fit into your training plan. He gives excellent tips on technique, racing nutrition, pacing and much more. The book also includes a comprehensive Ironman training plan and if you follow this, you are sure to finish your best Ironman race.
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Journey to Kona: How to finish your best Ironman triathlon, qualify for Hawaii and have fun doing it
Have you ever wanted to live the Ironman dream of qualifying for the Hawaii Ironman - and completing it? But what will it take to improve your Ironman training and racing so you achieve the result you want and make this a reality?The biggest challenge Ironman athletes face is not their lack of motivation or determination. They face three key problems: Lack of know-how around Ironman triathlon training and racing principles. Lack of long-term strategy for improvement. Lack of a training plan and accountability. Journey to Kona will teach you how to successfully prepare and train for your next Ironman triathlon, including: How to implement specific Ironman training principles to improve your Ironman triathlon fitness. How the different elements of Ironman triathlon - training, pacing, nutrition, tapering and more - apply to you. How to have more fun swimming, biking and running! By the end of Journey to Kona, you will have unlocked an unwavering belief in yourself and you will hit the start line confident that you are going to finish your best Ironman triathlon.