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 that you should have accomplished at least a stand-alone marathon before attempting an Ironman®. If that stand-alone marathon happens before […]

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, the conversation started to evolve into a “well I do this stretch, you should try it..” back and forth, and […]

Never stop until you get home – an inspirational story w/ Brian Johnson | Tri Journey Podcast Ep2

When Jack, a father figure diagnosed with MS after his first two Ironman races called up Brian and asked him to join him for Ironman Tulsa in 2020, there was only one answer: See you at the starting line. Brian was gracious enough to sit down with me for about an hour and share his […]

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 bike, and slapping some goggles on. There are dozens (hundreds?) of different things to consider, and it’s made all the […]

Don’t eat sweet potatoes raw (and other Ironman nutrition advice) w/ Emily Connors | Tri Journey Podcast Ep1

I’m joined by Emily Connors, Nutritionist & close personal friend to talk all things Ironman nutrition. What to eat, what not to eat, when and how much to eat, etc, etc. She drops all sorts of knowledge bombs ranging from how to count your macros without counting, and what an awful idea it would be […]