The Best Ironman Taper Plans

author : mikericci
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photoThere are a lot of flavors to an Iron distance taper plan. Do you reduce the volume, the frequency or both? This article will go over some tried-and-true taper plans.

Ask the Coach: Ironman Wisconsin Bike Gearing

author : mikericci
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photoI'm a fairly good climber but don't want to blow up on the run. I'm 60 and have a FTP of 230 watts. Any suggestions?

How to Train for an Ironman - Part 5 - Maximizing Training Time and Nutrition

author : Tre_bor
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photoIn this article I will list some mistakes that I made along with how to ensure you don't make them, I'll go over a few details on how to maximize your training time and talk briefly about nutrition.

Ask the Coach: Tricky Half Iron Distance Training Schedule

author : leighdodd
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photoMy issue is that I am currently deployed and training outside is proving difficult, especially on the bike. I have found a safe 10km running loop but I am struggling with the bike training.

How to Train for an Ironman - Part 4 - Running

author : Tre_bor
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photoThe running aspect of an Ironman triathlon is a marathon. Most people take on a marathon as a single event and the training for this uses up a lot of their time. Here are some tips for the run.

How to Train for an Ironman - Part 3 - Biking

author : Tre_bor
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photoThis is part three of a five part series on how to train for an Iron distance race. In this article I would like to try to offer up some information about how to get through the bike unscathed.

How to Train for an Ironman - Part 2 - Swimming

author : Tre_bor
comments : 7
photoIn this month's article I will talk about swim frequency, pacing, technique, goggles, wetsuits, sighting, mass practice and open water training.

How to Train for an Ironman - Part 1

author : Tre_bor
comments : 5
photoSo you want to become an Ironman?! Are you sure...? It's not a light undertaking. I will attempt to help you make it through without making too many rookie mistakes.

I Missed the Lake Stevens 70.3...Again

author : dilletaunt
comments : 5
photoAnother year, another excuse in missing the Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens triathlon.

An Ironman Triathlon Journey: Five things I would do differently

author : ytriguy
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photoSome of the major mistakes I made over a 28-year career that I would do differently if I had it all to do over again.

Race Management for Iron Distance Racing

author : EnduRight
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photoIron distance racing depends on the three pillars of pacing, nutrition and mental outlook. Training these three areas can significantly improve your race.

Rethinking the Value of the Brick Run for Long Course Triathlon

author : Rich Strauss
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photoHow important are bricks for half and full Iron distance triathlons? Here is one coach's opinion.

Managing Limiters: preparing to race in the Kona heat

author : Curt Chesney
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photoCore temperature, hydration, liquid absorption and sweat rates: how they affect racing in the heat

What will my year look like as I move up from HIM to Ironman?

author : Coach AJ
comments : 3
photoUsing a high-volume schedule for many months is not the best tactic. Build speed and skill several months out, and then transition to a high-volume IM plan.

First Two Ironman Races plus Collegiate Nats in One Year...How?!?

author : mikericci
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photoMy question is how do I train for the second Ironman race and continue to improve without "peaking" way too early, becoming stagnant or any of the other training bad words?
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