Kona Special Interview – Nate Zarlengo – Ask a Cycling Coach 228

Nate Zarlengo is coming into Kona already having overcome a big obstacle. After so many hard hours training and preparing, hitting a car on his bike days before the race is the last thing he expected. Regardless, he is not going to let it slow him down. Tune in to hear Nate’s experience and his feelings going into IRONMAN World Championships.

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Topics covered in this episode

  • Nate’s start in triathlon
  • Nate by the numbers
  • Managing work, travel, family, and triathlon
  • Nate’s nutrition strategy
  • Dealing with hitting a car days before the race
  • How Nate heat trained for Kona
  • Nate’s support team
  • Who will win Ironman World Champs this year?

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Kona Special Interview – John Borton – Ask a Cycling Coach 227

John Borton is coming to Kona for the first time, but he has done his research and is ready to race. He plans to use his insights in aerodynamics, nutrition, and course knowledge to be as fast as ever. Tune in to hear exactly how John has prepared for IRONMAN World Championships.

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.


Topics covered in this episode

  • John by the numbers
  • How John qualified for IronMan Kona
  • Balancing life, work, and triathlon
  • How John got aero
  • John’s nutrition strategy
  • How John’s plans to execute the run
  • Who will win this year?

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Kona Special Interview – Scott Byram – Ask a Cycling Coach 225

Scott Byram is coming to Kona for the first time, with a clear plan for his race. From punctures, to marginal gains and where to find the best pizza, he has it all figured out. Now, time to make it happen. Tune in to hear all Scott’s insights as he prepares for IRONMAN World Championships.

More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.


Topics covered in this episode

  • How Scott first got into triathlon
  • Balancing training, work, and sleep
  • Scott’s pre- race day nutrition plan
  • Dealing with mid-race punctures
  • What to expect going into the run
  • How Scott paces his run
  • Scott’s preferred post-race meal

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