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Push yourself too hard and Ironman over training syndrome could end your career.

It would probably be not far off the mark to state that a good majority of endurance athletes suffer from obsessive/compulsive behavior of varying degrees.

Instead of succumbing to drug or alcohol addiction they channel their obsessiveness into endurance sports. I […]

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Ironman Burnout

On April 28, 2017 By

Not knowing when to take a rest from Ironman training can lead to Ironman burnout and have an adverse effect on your race results.

For many, reaching the Ironman finish line just once is their main objective and often Ironman burnout prevents them from getting there.

There’s no doubt that becoming an Ironman is […]

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Women triathletes and weight training for optimum results

Gaining a competitive edge is very possible when women triathletes incorporate weight training into their race preparation.

There are many who believe there is nothing to be gained by women hitting the weight room in order to improve as triathletes. However that’s a myth and weight […]

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Triathlete stretching

On April 18, 2017 By

Does triathlete stretching have a place in your first Ironman or triathlon preparation?

Stretching Is one of those gray areas that nobody seems to really understand. Sometimes I watch people go through the motions just before a race and you can just tell they are unsure exactly what it is they are supposed to […]

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Triathlete weight training

On April 5, 2017 By

Is triathlete weight training essential? No. Can it help? Yes, if it’s done right.

Many triathletes are unsure whether they should include weight training as part of there over-all program. They’re not sure if it will make a difference in their triathlon race results.

Weight training is sort of a grey area for many […]

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