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The ten most common Ironman Triathlon mistakes no matter what part of the world the race is taking place in.

No matter what Ironman race is happening someplace in the world there is a very good chance that the same mistakes are being made over and over again.

Whether a triathlete is taking a run […]

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Do Real Ironman Triathletes shave their legs?

For many an Ironman triathlete shaving their legs for the Ironman is not just a tradition, it’s a ritual and in many ways a “right of passage.”

It is a sign that one has truly arrived on the Ironman Triathlon scene. “If my legs are smooth, stand […]

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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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Resolve to be a triathlete

On December 31, 2016 By

With another New Year upon us perhaps this is your year to resolve to be a triathlete.

We have so much to be thankful for in North America. There is turmoil all over the world and yet we are blessed with so much freedom of choice.

However it seems that living in the land […]

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The training and waiting may be drawing to a close, but just four weeks away from Ironman Triathlon and the anticipation, self-doubt, and second-guessing is hitting full stride.

That very moment when you decided to take on the Ironman challenge seems like so long ago and yet here you are, looking into the eye of […]

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It’s very common for new triathletes to ask is the Ironman Triathlon swim hard?

They had never done an Ironman but had this persistent dream of crossing the Ironman finish line one day.

As far as the question, it’s safe to say that the Ironman swim is different things to different people.

To some […]

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Ironman Triathlon DNF

On March 23, 2012 By

Many first time Ironman have a fear of having an Ironman Triathlon DNF beside their name.

Ironman DNF is not what anyone wants to see on the race results form.

There are many people who avoid taking on the Ironman Challenge for fear of failing.

So why is it so terrible if you […]

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Morning After Ironman

On January 16, 2012 By

The morning after ironman will eventually come and how do you think you’ll feel

Most likely everything will hurt. Trust me, if you just finished your first ironman it will be a “good” hurt.

When you wake up the morning after Ironman, you will be overwhelmed by several things.

First of all it will […]

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It’s pretty difficult to compute an overall Ironman Triathlon average time.

It’s your first Ironman Triathlon. How long will it take you?

That’s a difficult question to answer because just how are you supposed to come up with an average time if you factored in a number of races.

For example, the result wouldn’t […]

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How do you define the ultimate Ironman Triathlon body

Do you have the ultimate body configured to handle the rigors of the Ironman Triathlon?

Are the attributes listed below indicative of what it takes to claim the perfect body for swimming 2.4 miles in the open water and biking 112 miles into the wind […]

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