Thad Beaty, guitarist for the Grammy-winning country music group Sugarland, is on the journey of a lifetime towards the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona this October. Here's the first installment of the weekly video diary Thad is producing, documenting his training amidst work, travel and family obligations.
Entries in Kona (9)
On Saturday, some of the best long-distance triathletes and age groupers in the world will battle it out on the legendary course in Kona during the IRONMAN World Championship. In partnership with Quarq, CycleOps and SRM power meters, TrainingPeaks will be providing real-time race day analysis of the power files from some of the best athletes in the world.
The “dreaded” climb to Hawi on the Ironman Hawaii bike course is an opportunity for a strong, strategic cyclist to make their mark, or for an unprepared competitor to derail their race. In this post, you’ll get 5 tips on how to conquer the climb to Hawi with proper pacing and mental preparation.
In a short "training tips" video with Dave Scott, we are shown the proper running form to be applied when tackling hills and other steep terrain, easing pain and increasing efficiency. In addition, we've released information regarding our newest webinar, "Dave Scott's Mental Training Tactics and Race Day Strategies of World Champions," and have opened registration to all!
TrainingPeaks athlete Heather Wajer has battled addiction and obesity into submission. After realizing at 315 pounds that she was unable to give her son the life he deserved, Heather decided it was time to make a profound change. She entered her first sprint triathlon and became hooked; 4 years later Heather has lost 157lbs and has completed 3 IM 70.3s and 2 Ironmans. Watch Heather's video and help her get to Kona!