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Surviving the Overload

Surviving the Overload

How to deal with periods of training overload leading into a race   Whether you’re a professional triathlete training nearly 40 hours a week, or a busy age grouper trying to squeeze in 10 hours between your job and spending time with family, surviving a period of training overload is never easy. During a period… Read more »

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Ironman Gear Bags

Ironman Gear Bags

  What to do with all of the bags you receive at your Ironman race What the #?$% do I do with all these bags?! You just checked in at your Ironman race as are headed back to your hotel/condo wondering why did they give me all of these bags – Do I need them?… Read more »

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Navigating the Ironman Aid Station

Navigating the Ironman Aid Station

Aid stations in Ironman races can be very dangerous places. The majority of crashes on the bike occur at or right around the aid stations.  Between dropped bottles, wrappers, bottle tops, and riders trying to move left and right, there’s a lot of movement – like bees buzzing around the hive.  Long before you get to… Read more »

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Ironman™ Checklist

Ironman™ Checklist

Ironman™ Checklist –    Pre-Race Documentation Race confirmation ID/Passport USAT license Hotel/flight confirmation Suit Up! Tri-suit (shorts and top) Chamois cream Watch & Charger Heart rate monitor Race Day Nutrition Sports drink Gels Bars Meal-replacement shakes Breakfast items Electrolyte tabs Caffeine Sunscreen Imodium Swim Wetsuit/Speedsuit Body Glide Goggles x 2 Swim suit Towel Bike Bike… Read more »

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