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Optimizing your Ironman marathon

On December 17, 2011 By

Tips on optimizing your Ironman marathon.

Are you like most triathletes and struggle when you get to the Ironman marathon and not aware of the importance of optimizing your Ironman marathon?

Most people who are new to triathlon are a bit surprised when they struggle with the run portion of the race. This is […]

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Is this the ultimate Ironman triathlon power food?

Where can you find a food that’s perfect for carrying, packaging, and consuming during the ironman 112-mile bike?

Most of all where can you find the ultimate Ironman triathlon power food that’s natural REAL food and can’t be bought in any store?

Here is a recipe […]

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Ironman Triathlon breakfast

On March 31, 2016 By

Just how important is Ironman Triathlon breakfast?

There are several important considerations when it comes to making decisions on what to eat for your Ironman Triathlon breakfast on the morning of perhaps the biggest challenge of your life.

How well have you planned your carbohydrate loading in the days before the race? How many […]

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Ironman eating during race

On April 4, 2016 By

How to approach Ironman eating during race day can be a bit confusing.

This is especially true if you are taking on the Ironman challenge for the first time. Triathletes usually fall into two categories when it comes to Ironman eating during race day. Either they don’t give nearly enough thought to race day […]

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New triathletes often ask these common Ironman Triathlon bike nutrition questions.

I’m passing on what I learned over the years as an age-group Ironman and hopefully these common ironman triathlon bike nutrition questions will help you out on Ironman race day.

First of 2 Common Ironman Triathlon Bike Nutrition Questions

Taking on fluid […]

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You’ve made a special effort all year during training to be strict and conscientious about your diet and these Ironman Triathlon race-week diet tips will help ensure you don’t blow it all the week before the big race.

It just defies logic how many novice Ironman Triathletes lose their focus during race week and forget […]

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Over the past decade there has been a shift developing over how to fuel the body in the final days before an Ironman Triathlon or Marathon.

Since the trail-blazing Ironman triathletes took up the challenge some thirty-five years ago there have been many innovations in bikes, triathlon gear, training, and most importantly perhaps, diet and […]

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My top 10 carbohydrates for endurance athletes includes some unique choices

Improper diet in the months, weeks, and days leading up to a major endurance event like a marathon or Ironman triathlon can have a negative impact on your enjoyment, results, and recovery from the race.

Don’t be confused by simple and complex carbohydrates. […]

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There are many differing views when it come to triathletes and carbohydrates

I can’t help but cringe every time another so called expert puts a book out that vilifies carbohydrates and insist that we are heading for an early grave by consuming any sort of wheat products or for that matter most forms of complex […]

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Misconceptions about a vegetarian diet for triathletes

There have always been doubters about whether or not a vegetarian diet would be wise for a triathlete.

For instance how would a triathlete take on the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-miles of an Ironman if a vegetarian diet for triathletes was adopted?

There always seems to […]

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