You are finally here and considering a full Ironman. Great you stopped by!! Perhaps it is a bucket list, perhaps it is a step up from what you are doing and the urge and desire to swim the 3.8km, cycle the 180km and run the 42.2km, so that you can hear thosed immortal words "YOU ARE AN IRONMAN"
Pinnacle Multisport provides training plans and coaching to athletes of all levels from first timers to those looking for podium spots and qualifications to World Championships. We are here to get you there to the start line confident and ready to achieve your goal.
Firstly comple our questionnaire
So that we can best discuss with you, it would help if you complete our online Athlete's Questionnaire
It will help us to get a better understanding of where you are at and what you want achieve before we have a chat with you. There is no obligation to commit to coaching or a training plan and hopefully we can give you the correct advise and inspiration.
Comittment from You
To undertake a full iroman takes a lot of your time, so you need to commit on average 12 hours per week and in the peak phase before racing this will be up to 19 hours per week. It is a big commitment.
The time required will affect your social and private life, so you also need buy-in from loved ones, family and friends, who hopefully will become your biggest supporters and to which you can draw energy and motivation from duting your journey.
It goes without saying that Pinnacle Multisport and your coach will be there with you every step of the way!
How we Coach
Our plans are hosted on the platform TrainingPeaks (www.trainingpeaks.com). A free version is available for athletes who will link their account with Pinnacle Multisport who will then upload your training plan on a weekly or bi-weekly basis after consultation with your coach.
Through Trainingpeaks we structure the plans, adapt in consultation and monitor your overall performance as well as individualize workouts so that you maximize the effort and time to achieve your goal. A journey that Pinnacle Multisport is with you along the way.
Once you are signed up with Pinnacle Multisports coaching and after an indepth discussion of needs, goal and weaknesses, your training plan will be loaded on TrainingPeaks
You can view your workout calendar online at any time in your TrainingPeaks account. Click on each day to open the whole workout, and scroll down to see notes and details for the structured workout.
You will also be able to download the TrainingPeaks app from IOS/Google store and be able to access all your workout information from your smart phone.
Depending on the fitness device you use, your daily workouts will sync directly to your watch, cycling computer or Indoor Trainer software
For complete beginners or those that have done sprint or 5150/Olympic distance, we recommend our 12 week build plan followed by our 12 week race specific plan
For those who have completed middle distance 70.3 and have a solid training base of looking to step up to the full disctance then we recommend our 12 week race specific plan
It is best to discuss your experience, your current fitness and your goals and aspiration and we will be able to recommend based on your strengths and weaknesses the best suitable plan.
Post Workout Feedback
Through Trainingpeaks app on your phone you will be able to communicate with your coach via the post workout dialogue box where you can write detailed feedback, questions or comments and where your coach can also give feedback and advice in real time.
Further follow up feedback may also be in the form of whatsapp messages, phone call or online skype or coffee meeting if possible, so you and your coach will always be on top of your training with how you are progressing, which gives you peace of mind that should work or lifestyle constraints occur, changes can be made to suit. Similarly should injury or illness affect training your plan can be immediately adjusted.
At end of of each training plan and prior to race day, discussions over nutrition, pacing for the race and preparation of kit required will be discussed with the individual.
So be assured your training plan is fully monitored, analyzed and adapted with weekly discussion with your coach to ensure a successful and happy time training with us.
So that we can best discuss with you, it would help if you complete our online Athlete's Questionnaire and we will get in touch with you.