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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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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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Ironman marathon nonstop

On March 29, 2016 By

Running the Ironman marathon nonstop is difficult to do.

It’s particularly demoralizing for seasoned distance runners who have difficulty running the Ironman marathon nonstop.

Maybe they have several marathon finishes to their name and perhaps they have even broken the three hour mark, but once they get to the Ironman things seem to go wrong.

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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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Triathlon Run Training Tips

On March 11, 2016 By

Run smarter with these triathlon run training Tips

It was simpler back in the early days of Ironman. There was only one race.

The first thing to decide when it comes to the running component of your triathlon training is what your ultimate goal is. The distance of your triathlon is also […]

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Triathlon Average Run Speed

On February 9, 2015 By

Triathlon average run speed is usually gauged by level of fitness, ability, and run distance.

For instance, what is average to a pro triathlete will be far different from what is considered average for an age-group athlete.

Many newly-minted triathletes have a serious misconception about how to compute what their triathlon average run […]

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Avoid Ironman Triathlon burnout by harnessing your enthusiasm.

Triathlon is in a class all it’s own when it comes to a sport that can quickly become an addiction for the adrenaline junkies of the world. It’s crucially important to control the desire to over-train if you want to avoid ironman triathlon burnout.

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Incorporate this Ironman Triathlon negative-split strategy for the best possible race result.

For those of you unfamiliar with the concept of negative split pacing in an endurance race, it basically refers to running the second half of an event faster than the first.

For example it you were to run a 4-hour marathon and […]

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Becoming a Triathlete

On January 31, 2015 By

Becoming a triathlete is not as hard as it might first seem.

As you watch from the sidelines as others swim, bike, and run their way to the finish line you might think that becoming a triathlete is beyond your capability.

Or perhaps as you watched you were inspired and most likely the first question […]

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Four Running Tips For Beginners

On February 1, 2015 By

Here are four running tips for beginners to keep in mind

Caution is the key word when taking up running as your sport of choice for improving your health and well-being.

It makes no difference if you are running for overall fitness or to compete in running races or triathlons, there are several […]

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