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Ironman Training: Rules to Remember

By Mike Rich

“Getting ready for your Ironman training? Make sure you list down these rules to remember. Know what they are below!” There’s an old saying that goes, all roads lead to Rome. In the triathlon world, all roads eventually and hopefully lead to Kona and the Ironman World Championships. If you’ve been bitten by the triathlon […]

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Iron man Triathlon: Tapering Tips

By Mike Rich

“Getting ready for our next Iron man Triathlon? Let these tapering tips help you. Read them now!” Tapering for the Ironman triathlon is a critical last step in preparing for race day. After months of pushing yourself in preparation to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles, and run 26.2 miles, you need to dramatically reduce […]

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The Minimalist Ironman Training Program

By Mike Rich

“An Ironman training program for the minimalist in you. Read about it below!” You can prepare for a successful Ironman triathlon with a program that has an average training volume of only 12 hours per week and a briefly-maintained peak training volume of 16 hours. And by “successful” I don’t mean finishing alive. I mean […]

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Triathlon Ironman: Training Strategies

By Mike Rich

 “Listing down tips for your Triathlon Ironman training. Read it now!” 1. Complete Short Swims Swimming requires much more efficiency, economy, and technique than it requires pure fitness. With this in mind, frequency and consistency in swimming is more important than marathon swim workouts of 60-90 minutes, which is typically how long a Master’s swim […]

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Ironman Triathlon Beginner Tips

By Mike Rich

“Must read Ironman Triathlon tips for beginners. Read it now!” Ever wondered how to train for an Ironman race: a 3.86km swim and 180km cycle, followed by a marathon? UK champion Fraser Cartmell shares his elite regime, while his coach, Gordon Crawford, offers some top tips for novices. Signing up to your first Ironman is […]

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Triathlon Training Plan: Ironman Speed

By Mike Rich

“Giving you tips for your Triathlon training plan. Check it out now!” Less than three years ago, Kendra Goffredo didn’t know how to swim, hadn’t ridden a bike in 15 years, and was coping with a running injury — not the most auspicious circumstances to tackle a triathlon, let alone an Ironman. But after her […]

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