Welcome to Ironmate your complete guide to Ironman, triathlon and multi discipline endurance sports.Within this site you can find just about everything there is to know about training and competing at triathlon whether you are a complete novice contemplating your first race, an experienced amateur hunting down some extra speed or even a professional triathlete trying to stay just one second ahead of the competition. Ironmate.co.uk is quite possibly the largest information web site for triathletes in the world put together by one author, with over 700 pages and 600,000 words of content at last count. If you need to know something about triathlon or Ironman then the answer is almost certainly here.
My name is Mark Kleanthous and I have been competing in triathlons for over 30 years. I have completed more than 1000 races, including more than 35 at Ironman distance as well as double and even triple Ironman. I have been coaching atheletes from novice to professional for more than 15 years and have helped many hundreds of people achieve their goals in the sport. Triathlon is my passion whether it's training, competing or sharing my experience with others. Have a look around and let me help you.
Within the site you will find information on...
- Swimming, Cycling and Running training
- Triathlon and Ironman nutrition both male and female specific
- Injury prevention
- 100's of time saving, performance boosting tips
Ironmate Training Aids
I have created several unique training aids which can help you in your training.
Training Stress Levels Calculator
Swim Time Prediction Tables
The swim time prediction tables will let you estimate your swim performance at various distances from your time to complete 25 meters. A great tool for letting you see what is lacking in your swim performace whether it be endurance or speed (or both). Learn more...
Triathlon Pace Guide
Triathlon and Ironman Coaching
The essence of my coaching is 'Simple ideas that work'.
Life is already too hectic to be adding more complication. Save time by doing away with unproductive training and concentrating on specific and effective training techniques.
Whether you are looking for a triathlon coach for sprint or Olympic triathlon, half Ironman, Ironman, Double Ironman distance or other endurance sport then I can help.
For details of the services that are available and their costs please see my coaching information.