Member Question: Half Marathon Before a Half Ironman?

author : Coach AJ
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photoMy question is am I playing with fire entering the half marathon this close to my primary goal for this season which is the HIM?

Member Question: Half Marathon Training During HIM Training

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photoCan I do extra running miles for my two half marathons while starting a half Ironman training program?

The Best Hydration Setup for an Ironman

author : FitWerx
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photoLearn why two bottles behind the saddle along with and aero drink bottle mount between the aerobars is the best combination of convenience and aerodynamics for HIM and IM racing.

Member Question: Cramping During the Half Ironman Run

author : mikericci
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photoAt the midpoint of the run I felt my calves start to cramp. How do I improve my cramping resistance and are there any extra training or exercise for me to improve on?

VIDEO: Training for an Ironman Part 3: Ironman Race Nutrition

author : qt2systems
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photoIn this fourth video of Training for an Ironman, Jesse Kropelnicki will discuss Ironman nutrition before and during the race. Includes carboloading and your race breakfast.

Member Question: Determining Liquid Consumption for the Ironman Bike

author : mrakes1
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photoWhat process do I use to determine liquid consumption on the bike for an Ironman?

VIDEO: Training for an Ironman Part 2: Ironman Training Nutrition

author : qt2systems
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photoIn this third video of Training for an Ironman, Jesse Kropelnicki will discuss Ironman nutrition before, during and after workouts.

Ask the Coach: Racing During Half Ironman Training

author : Ali Winslow
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photoIs it realistic to race a sprint and Olympic distance race within 2-3 weeks of one another to gauge my progress before tackling the half Ironman?

Member Question: Run Hydration and Nutrition for Ironman Louisville

author : mrakes1
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photoOn long runs, I've been taking 4-oz of Gatorade Endurance every 10-minutes, for a total of about 24-oz an hour. Should I boost my liquid consumption on the runs?

VIDEO: Training for an Ironman Part 1B - Threshold Testing and Critical Volume

author : qt2systems
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photoIn this second part of Training for an Ironman, Jesse Kropelnicki will discuss threshold testing and the importance of 'critical volume' to get the training needed for race day.

VIDEO: Training for an Ironman Part 1A - Periodization

author : qt2systems
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photoIn this first part of Training for an Ironman, Jesse Kropelnicki will discuss some Ironman training plan periodization fundamentals.

Ask the Coach: Half Ironman Run Pacing

author : Ali Winslow
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photoI just ran the Boston Marathon under nine minute miles, can I run eight minute miles for my half Ironman training runs? Or should I go slower?

Member Question: Getting to Iron Distance in One Year?

author : mat steinmetz
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photoI will be 20 this summer and am planning on doing Ironman Montreal. This will be my first year of triathlon, can I do this and stay away from injuries?

Member Question: First Ironman after Marathon?

author : Amy Kuitse
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photoI am running Boston in April and Ironman Lake Placid is in July. I have been told that it is ambitious to think about doing an IM so close to a marathon due to the recovery time. Any suggestions?

Member Question: Tapering for Sprints during Ironman Training

author : Coach AJ
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photoI'm not quite half way into my IM training. I just raced a sprint and on Monday I woke up and felt like I'd been drugged! Not sore, just incredibly fatigued.
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