Whether you're stepping up to a half-Ironman for the first time or looking to qualify for Clearwater, these articles will help you reach your potential as you swim, bike, and run 70.3 miles.
Successful performance in a challenging event like a half-Ironman requires months of preparation off a substantial fitness base. Following is an overview of a program to prepare you for race day.
All triathlons, right down to sprints, are almost entirely aerobic in nature. Nevertheless, there's a place for anaerobic training in your preparations for any triathlon, including half-Ironmans.
Brick workouts tend to be bike heavy. When training for long-distance triathlons, however, this doesn't address specific race-day demands. It's time to reconsider the run-dominant brick.
Have your long runs lost their purpose? Whatever your race distance, these workouts will build endurance while keeping you focused on your goals.
What if we said there's a training tool that nails several components of endurance at once, yet still allows you to recover in time for tomorrow's workout? Introducing the medium-long run.
You've decided to make the leap from Olympic-distance to long-course triathlon racing. Now how do you fit the training into your busy schedule?
Stop trying to predict race performance based on training volume. Speed in your workouts equals speed in your racing. Here's why.
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.
How long should it take to recover from a race? The answer varies. This guide will you understand when you can safely start again.
Don't leave the culmination of a successful half-Ironman season to chance. Here are the ins and outs of racing the Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Clearwater.