Category: Ironman

A lot has happened… so let’s catch up

Some of my last training related posts here were all about trying to achieve that sub 3 hour marathon time at the NJ marathon. Roughly a month out, after crushing some long runs, like many […]

What to do if COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Cancelled your Ironman® race

This is the unfortunate realty for many. With the next few months very uncertain, Ironman® has elected to cancel or postpone a TON of it’s races, they’re even going so far as to offer virtual […]

Can you run a marathon and train for an Ironman® at the same time?

Can you? Yes. Should you? Maybe not. This question typically exists for a group of people training for their first Ironman® triathlon race who have also never completed a marathon before. There’s a prevailing wisdom […]

5 tips on choosing your first IRONMAN® race

There are dozens and dozens of Ironman® races that take place in countries all over the world. Some are in small towns, other in big cities. Some on flat land, others on ski resorts. Then […]

8 hip stretches for runners that’ll transform your training

I’ve been working with Robert Connors of Signum Training and Nutrition for a few years now and the other day we were complaining about tight hips (typical fitness nut small talk) to one another. Naturally, […]

5 tips to enjoy your first Ironman® triathlon

Your first Ironman®, sprint tri, or any race can bring with it a lot of feelings of excitement, anxiety, nervousness, and countless other emotions. While that’s all completely and 100% normal, it’s important to remember […]

4 ways to immediately improve your Ironman swim training

Swimming is a lot like golf (stay with me…). Just about anyone can give it a shot. Chances are, the first time you try it – you’re not going to be very good, but with […]

How to immediately start running & cycling faster (without working harder)

We all want this. We all want the ability to simply speed up our paces to run & cycle faster (and reduce the chance for injury in the process). Even more, especially if you’re already […]

The Best Triathlon Gear For Beginners: The Comprehensive Guide

If you’ve decided to train for your first Ironman, there’s a strong chance you’ve quickly become overwhelmed by the amount of gear that you’ll need. It’s not as simple as grabbing some shoes, borrowing a […]

The Top 5 Nutrition FAQs From First Time Ironman Athletes

Training for an Ironman can be a pretty overwhelming activity. Not only are you looking to master swimming, biking and running(!), you need to learn about nutrition, fueling, equipment, and about one million other things. The […]