Race Day Tips for Performing Your Best at an Ironman
Your race begins with 140.6 miles separating your from the finish line. Conquer them all with these tips to performing your best at the big event.
A good warm-up is event and individual specific. Here's how to create one that will have you raring to go when the gun goes off.
You're training day in and day out with one singular focus: finishing 140.6 miles. Here's how to ensure this training doesn't go to waste on race day.
The first five minutes of a triathlon can be chaotic. Learn how to manage this hectic time with a smooth entrance and proper pacing.
Misinformation and the logistical challenges of refueling in the water often prevent triathletes from exercising sound nutrition practices at the pool. Learn how to stay properly fueled.
Back in the 1980s when I was racing Ironman every year, I would consume 20 figs during the bike segment alone. Twenty years ago fueling before and during competition was not a highly refined science, as it is today.
Adjusting your pre-race routine and bike-leg nutrition can aid in replenishing calories lost during the swim and prepare you for a strong run.
Late-summer races can be hot and humid. Don't let a season's worth of training melt away because you were unprepared for the heat.
Triathletes competing in Ironman and 70.3 races beginning in September, 2010, will have to conform to new rules regarding swimwear and wetsuits.