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.

Your First Half Ironman: Race Tips & Pointers

author : acbadger
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photoI’m not going to sugar coat my experience and tell you that it was a piece of cake, but I am going to attempt to give you some advice and useful information that I wish I had before participating.

Your First Ironman: A How-To Guide

author : dara
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photoA guide that takes you from check-in to the finish line for your first Ironman triathlon.

Three Weeks to Kona - WEEK ONE

author : BrianPBN
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avatarDefinitely glad this weekend is out of the way as 145 miles of cycling and 27 miles of running in two days is a fair amount.

Your First Ironman - Nutrition Guidelines

author : dara
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photoPlaning a successful nutrition strategy of fueling for your first Ironman triathlon.

Tips of the Trade - Ironman 101

author : Dillion
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avatarIf anyone is considering expanding their horizons and getting into doing an Ironman distance or ½ Ironman distance race, there are many tips and tricks that can help in having a pleasant experience.

The Best Hydration Setup for an Ironman

author : FitWerx
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photoLearn why two bottles behind the saddle along with and aero drink bottle mount between the aerobars is the best combination of convenience and aerodynamics for HIM and IM racing.

How to Train for an Ironman - Part 1

author : Tre_bor
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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.

Ironman and the Light at the Finishline

author : glyssellee
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avatarMy race report is different. My motivating factors go back seven years. I have lived in denial for seven years. Depression. I registered for Ironman Texas even though I felt like a complete failure.

How to Train for an Ironman - Part 2 - Swimming

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

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 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: 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?

The Journey to an Ironman

author : dara
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photoIronman is all consuming and deciding to complete one can never be taken lightly. Triathlon is a lifestyle, so don’t rush the journey to your first Ironman; enjoy your new way of life.

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.
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