Beating the Ironman Blues

author : IRONVIKING
comments : 4
photoA poll goes out to all the Ironman BT'ers in an effort to understand why some get depressed after an Ironman and why some don't and what can be learned.

Member Question: Improving an Ironman

author : mikericci
comments : 0
photoI just finished my first Ironman - New Zealand, sub 12 hours. I am looking to improve my performance through training but wondering what equipment would help me towards a better performance?

Quest For Ironman Part 5: I Was Wrong

author : IRONVIKING
comments : 0
photoEating To Win, Eating To Live. A collection of heart-healthy recipes that fuels Ironman training. Also some pre-race thoughts before Ironman Coeur d’Alene.

Quest for Ironman Part 4: We All Have Our Reasons

author : IRONVIKING
comments : 2
photoWe all have our reasons for what we do and why we train. I liken my fight against heart disease to Gandalf, and his memorable “You shall not pass” scene.

You Can! - The Journey from ACL Surgery to IMWI

author : TriDDS
comments : 0
photoIf you would have told me that I would want to train over ten hours a week for a race that can last up to 17 hours, I would have laughed. But somehow, my ACL injury has refocused my outlook on life.

Quest For IM-Part 3: Building Mental Toughness

author : IRONVIKING
comments : 0
photoWhen it comes down to it, it’s me who has to believe I can run a full marathon after swimming and biking, and no amount of others’ belief in me is going to help.

Structuring the Perfect Ironman Season

author : Rich Strauss
comments : 0
photoA macro-view on preparing your season for an Ironman. Includes some tips on picking an Ironman race depending on where you live.

The Quest For Ironman - Part 2

author : IRONVIKING
comments : 0
photoThe first month of training is in the books. I am learning several tips that could help you along the way on your Ironman quest.

The Quest For Ironman - Part 1

author : IRONVIKING
comments : 0
photoHow BT is preparing me for the Coeur d'Alene IronMan.

JV to Varsity Ironman: Training to Get Faster

author : Rich Strauss
comments : 0
photoPay attention to details! Little things like body composition, bike fit, powermeter use and swim technique become big on the Varsity Team

Your First Half Ironman: Race Tips & Pointers

author : acbadger
comments : 7
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.

Through The Fire - Post 70.3

author : Ingrid Loos
comments : 4
photoA bad race left me smoldering, but time and a gentle breeze ignited my passion to race again.

Ironman on a Motorcycle - Race Support for IMAZ

author : Rich Strauss
comments : 2
photoI was not an official; I simply observed the race and the officials doing their thing. Here is what I saw:

Lessons from the 2006 California Half Ironman

author : Manny
comments : 0
photoTraining tips and lessons to keeping your head in the game.

The Journey to an Ironman

author : dara
comments : 0
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.
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