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.
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.
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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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.
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!
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.