Tapering and Race Week Tips for an Ironman

Don't waste months of training with a bad taper or silly mistake in the days leading up to your big event. Reach the start line of your 140.6-mile race in peak form with these tips. 

Countdown to an Ironman: Dave Scott's 21-day Tapering Plan

Countdown to an Ironman: Dave Scott's 21-day Tapering Plan

There's more to tapering for a 140.6-mile tri than just laying off the workload. Here's a plan for the final three weeks before race day from six-time Kona winner Dave Scott.

The Art of the Ironman Taper

The Art of the Ironman Taper

Don't derail months of training with a lousy taper. Here's your guide to surviving the last few weeks until you go the distance.

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10 Things to Do in the Week Before Your Best Ironman

10 Things to Do in the Week Before Your Best Ironman

The days leading up to an Ironman are crucial to ensuring the effort of simply getting there pays off. Employ these tips to put the pre-race week to your advantage.

Don't Let the Pre-Race Expo Mess Up Your Big Race

Don't Let the Pre-Race Expo Mess Up Your Big Race

You've done the training, traveled to the race, planned your nutrition, you're tapered and primed to unleash your fury on the course. Yet for most triathletes, their first obstacle isn't pre-race jitters, but the pre-race expo!

Packing Tips for Traveling With a Bike

Packing Tips for Traveling With a Bike

Whether you're flying to Hawaii or loading the car for a long drive, you'll want to keep your bike scratch free on the journey. Protect your frame and make reassembly a cinch with these secrets.

Dave Scott's Ironman Race Week Tip: Wednesday

Don't let your Ironman get off to a bad start. Use this tip from Ironman legend Dave Scott to keep your composure when swimming among the masses.

Dave Scott's Ironman Race Week Tip: Thursday

With only a few days to go before the big race, here's one final bike workout from 6-time Ironman Hawaii winner Dave Scott.

Dave Scott's Ironman Race Week Tip: Friday

Only a day before your race, Dave Scott details a run workout to get your legs going and set you up for a good day tomorrow.

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