Ironman Analysis

Ironman Wales 2012: Nick Burdett's Power Output Compared to Pacing Strategy

A Beginner’s Guide to Power Training

Introducing a series of blogs for the coming months that will cover many aspects of how I use power in Ironman training.

Comparison of Swim, Bike, Run and Overall Times for Athletes at the Ironman World Championship 2012

Kona Statistics 2012: The Relationship of Swim, Bike and Run

Examining the relationship between bike and run in the Ironman World Championship 2012 Results. As I asked at Roth, does a slower run follow a faster bike?

Ironman World Championship 2012: Mike O'Brien's Run pacing during the marathon

Power Data from Kona: Analysing Mike O’Brien’s Race

An analysis of age grouper Mike O’Brien’s power data and performance at the Ironman World Championship 2012.

Ironman World Championship 2012: Top 10 Female Pro Run Speed

Kona Statistics 2012: Detailed Splits and Pro Performances

Full race splits for every athlete at the Ironman World Championship 2012. Also a quick look at the performance of the top 10 male and female Pros.

Ironman World Championship 2012: Female Overall Performance by Age Category

Kona Statistics 2012: Performances By Age Category

Top level statistics from the Kona data. Looking at performances in each sport across the age groups.

Ironman World Championship 2012 - Results Spreadsheet

Results from Kona 2012

A day after the Ironman World Championship 2012 and there wasn’t a decent form of results available – so I went ahead and made my own spreadsheet.

Annual Performance Management Chart showing steady progression with weekly TSS Planned Training

An Example of Successful Planning Using the Performance Management Chart

One of my athletes provides a good example of how the Performance Management Chart can be effectively used to plan training.

Ironman World Championship 2010: Russ Cos Running on the Queen K

On Racing in Kona

Advice on racing in Kona, particularly aimed at my athlete out there, but applicable to most.

Ironman Wales 2012: Comparison of Athletes' Bike Performances

Ironman Wales 2012: Fast, Medium, Crash

More examination of race data from Ironman Wales, this time looking at a number of quite different performances.

Ironman Wales 2012: Detailed Breakdown of Power Distribution for Ben Unsworth During the Bike

Ironman Wales 2012: Analysing a Race Performance

First piece of race analysis from Ironman Wales. A long and detailed look at Ben Unsworth’s performance on race day.