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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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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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Your race will go smoother if you work on Common sense Ironman triathlon transitions.

Oh my God! I forgot my running shoes!

Yes, that’s happened before. A sleepy triathlete walks to the swim start area and gets all his numbering done and he’s wearing his favorite flip-flops. He forgot that he was going to […]

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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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Triathlon relays an excellent idea for beginner triathletes who have an Ironman in their plans.

It can be extremely challenging for many people who have been IronStruck and have dreams of reaching the Ironman Triathlon finish line one day.

Most people who want to take on the Ironman challenge have little or no experience with […]

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The Best Ironman Bike For You

On February 12, 2012 By

The best Ironman bike for you may not be exactly what you had in mind.

If you are quite new to cycling and thinking of perhaps taking on your first Ironman Triathlon there are a few options for you to consider.

There has been a lot of progress in the gear that is available to […]

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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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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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