From the monthly archives: February 2017

Triathletes can sharpen technique and maintain fitness by using an indoor bicycle training stand.

If you’re a triathlete and happen to live in a part of the world that has snowy, frigid winters than an indoor bicycle training stand better known as a wind-trainer might just be the perfect training tool for you. Your […]

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Ironman 70.3 Geelong Results 2017

On February 18, 2017 By

Jake Montgomery looks to defend title with top placing in Ironman 70.3 Geelong Results 2017.

It was a strong pro field answering the start gun to begin the 1.9km swim in Corio Bay.

The winners of Ironman 70.3 Geelong 2016 were Jake Montgomery and Mel Hauschildt.

Jake Montgomery was up against a strong […]

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Keeping track of the Ironman Triathlon swim buoys can be challenging for those new to open water swimming.

There’s no getting around it. If your bucket list includes crossing the Ironman finish line learning how to swim in the open water is part of the deal.

Many people new to the Ironman have to […]

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Push yourself too hard and Ironman over training syndrome could end your career.

It would probably be not far off the mark to state that a good majority of endurance athletes suffer from obsessive/compulsive behavior of varying degrees.

Instead of succumbing to drug or alcohol addiction they channel their obsessiveness into endurance sports. I […]

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Ever wonder why your Ironman swim time never improves?

Maybe we should take a lesson from one of the most revealing sayings ever.

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results”.

Well there it is.

There are people who claim it was Albert Enstein […]

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Proper Ironman Triathlon running shoes are a priority on race day.

The distance of a marathon is 26.2 miles.There’s no getting around that no matter where you happen to be racing. That’s just over 1,600,000 inches. Everybody’s stride is different but a reasonable average distance per stride is around three feet. That equates to around […]

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Top pros race for podium spots in Ironman 70.3 South Africa results 2017.

The day for age-group and pro triathletes began with a 1.2-mile swim that took place at Ocean Beach. From there they launched themselves onto a very challenging hilly 56-mile bike course.

Once off their bikes they were faced with a two-loop […]

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The last thing you need is Triathlon marathon toe blisters when taking on the Ironman.

You’ve battled your way through 2.4 miles of the swim and made it through the 112 miles of the Ironman Triathlon bike course. You’re about 6 miles into the run and can feel a blister growing on your toe. […]

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Welcome To Ironstruck

On February 21, 2017 By

Thanks for dropping by and welcome to IronStruck

Each time we go into a new year the sport of Triathlon picks up more and more speed and continues to take the world by storm.

Each year new races are born.

With every passing race, more observers become “Ironstruck.” More people move from the sidewalk […]

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Sold out field featured in Ironman 70.3 results 2017

The race in Dubai began with a 1.9k swim that began from Jumeirah public beach. It was followed by a 90k flat out and back bike course into the Arabian Desert and 21.1k three loop run alongside Jumeirah Beach.

The field for the pro men […]

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