Iron man and Triathlon Training Tips & Coaching

Welcome to Ironmate your complete guide to Iron man, triathlon and multi discipline endurance sports. 

I have competed in more than 525+ Triathlons including 40 + Ironman (®) events and I have coached hundreds of people to successfully cross the finish line. *

If you need coaching contact me and ask me a question

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. is quite possibly the largest information web site for triathletes in the world put together by one author, with over 700 pages and 800,000 words of content at the last count. If you need to know something about triathlon or Ironman (®) then the answer is almost certainly here.

About Me. My name is Mark Kleanthous and I have been competing in triathlons for 38+ consecutive triathlon seaosns, crossing the finish line in more than 1,250 race events  = 5250+ triathlons,  including more than 40+ at Iron distance triathlons as well as double and even triple Iron distance events. I have been coaching athletes from novice to professional for more than 22 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 Iron man nutrition male and female-specific
Injury prevention tips
1,000'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

The Training Stress Level calculator was developed to help athletes who enjoy sport pinpoint their training stress levels. Learn more...

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 performance whether it be endurance or speed (or both). Learn more...

Triathlon Pace Guide

Simple charts for run, bike and swim that will let you estimate your finish time in triathlons from super sprint up to double Iron man distance triathlon.. Learn more...

Triathlon and Iron man 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 Iron man, Ironman  (®), Double Iron man distance or other endurance sport, then I can help.

For details of my coaching services that are available and my fees please see my coaching information or email me for more details.

* Ironman (®) is a registered trademark of World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) and this website is not affiliated with, or endorsed by WTC. Ironman (®) *


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