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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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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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Taking on the Ironman Triathlon challenge can be pretty daunting and here are four common Ironman Triathlon swim obstacles triathletes often encounter.

There are many people who want nothing more than to reach the finish line of an Ironman Triathlon, but swimming is something that is not their strong suit. As a matter of fact, […]

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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 swim panic

On March 28, 2016 By

Are you dealing with Ironman swim panic

If there is one thing that scares many people new to the Ironman it’s the 2.4-mile swim. In the moments before the starting gun sounds there will be many, many people in Ironman swim panic mode.

Being terrified of the Ironman swim goes back to the early […]

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Learn the best Ironman Triathlon swim technique and never fear the Ironman swim again.

If you are new to the Ironman Triathlon and especially to swimming 3.8k in the open water, your worry and fear can build to a fever pitch by the time the gun sounds to begin the race.

You’re not even […]

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If you’re preparing to take on the Ironman these 3 Ironman Triathlon bike transition tips might help.

These suggestions for the first time Ironman or perhaps those who have had a few attempts at it, but ran into a few problems in transition one.

These are just a few things I learned over the […]

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There’s a lot going on in the transition area in the hour or two before the gun sounds to begin the swim and hopefully these five Ironman Triathlon race morning tips will be of some help.

If you are new to the Ironman, it can be a bit overwhelming on race morning and you might […]

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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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Many people who are bitten by the Ironman bug find the 2.4-mile open water swim their biggest obstacle and want to know the best way to survive the Ironman Triathlon swim.

It can be especially daunting if a novice Ironman has had to learn how to swim just so they could take on the Ironman […]

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