Five Travel-Ready Strength Moves for Road Warriors – Triathlete

Triathlon training and in-season tri travel is a tricky partnership. Not only are performance gains hard to attain with stretch cords and a ho-tel fitness center, but the anxiety of impatient travel, altered food schedules, and/or unfamiliar surroundings can make the typical Type A personality feel completely out of sync. Fortunately, a few specifically targeted … Read more

Blummenfelt’s tough road to St George, what it means for Kona – Elite News

As Kristian Blummenfelt struggled to make it to the start line for the IRONMAN World Championship in St George, he was already thinking of Hawaii in October. Now, in the aftermath of that brilliant victory in Utah, It’s a thought which might well send a chill down the spine of his rivals. Difficult preparation The … Read more

‘Newbies’ Blummenfelt and Iden hit bumps on the road to St George – Elite News

Kristian Blummenfelt and Gustav Iden took Ironman racing by storm late last year with their stunning debut displays. Olympic champion Blummenfelt clocked an astonishing 7:21:12 in Cozumel, the fastest time ever recorded over the full distance. And that came hot on the heels of dual 70.3 World Champion Iden’s first foray at 140.6 miles when … Read more

‘Road To St George’: The GOAT Mark Allen makes his podium picks – Elite News

I’ve spent the last few weeks interviewing some of the biggest names in triathlon in our ‘Road To St George’ series – it’s been terrific fun getting the thoughts of the leading contenders and analysts alike. Now it’s time for me to put my own neck on the block to give you my predictions for … Read more

Road To St George: Laura Philipp is hungry for ‘a special year’ – Elite News

This week on ‘Road to St George’ I was able to sit down with Laura Philipp, who will undoubtedly head to Utah as one of the favorites to win the 2021 IRONMAN World Championship. She gave me a fascinating insight into her mindset heading in. Laura Philipp has been waiting almost three years for this … Read more

The road to Sub8: Chris McCormack on LCB injury, and who replaces her – Elite News

When Lucy Charles-Barclay was ruled out of both the IRONMAN World Championship in St George and that Sub8 bid, it was a big blow for both events. Lucy would have lined up as favorite for the women’s title in Utah, and likely the same for that head-to-head with the great Nicola Spirig in Germany in … Read more

Which is the best ‘Road to St George’? Mark Allen analysis – Newsletter

Six-time Kona king Mark Allen has been working with TRI247 on the ‘Road to St George’ during recent weeks, interviewing the big names ahead of that May 7 showpiece. But which is the best road? Here he looks at the different preparations being employed by the superstars hoping to be crowned IRONMAN World Champion. With … Read more

Road To St George: Kristian Blummenfelt on the battle for glory – Elite News

This week on ‘Road To St George’ I got to sit down with Olympic Champion Kristian Blummenfelt, who will be one of the major players in Utah on May 7. He had a sensational 2021 with gold in Tokyo, a WTCS title and the fastest ever Ironman distance time. But it hasn’t all been plain … Read more

Road To St George: Anne Haug readies for title defence at last – Elite News

Anne Haug has had to wait for well over two years for the chance to defend her IRONMAN World Championship title, but ‘The Road To St George’ is now into the final straight. In under eight weeks the German star will face the world’s best in a titanic collision on the rugged terrain of Utah … Read more