Category Archives for "Triathlon Training"
(Edited by Brad Minus) The Decision My 3 years of running experience started with multiple injuries including a couple of ankle fractures. However, I still managed to complete a marathon, a 50K and a 50-miler. Even with my injuries I completed these races successfully which is why continuing to increase my distance was so intriguing. […]Read More
Episode: 006Title: Elite after 40 with Jon NolandFinal Show Link: https://innerfireendurance.com/ifes006In this episode:As luck would have it, I had the opportunity to interview my coach, Jon Noland. (Yes, coaches have coaches. Confucius says “Those who coach themselves, have a fool for a coach.”) This episode gives a different view of training and racing as Jon […]Read More
The Ironman North Carolina 70.3 triathlon was initially scheduled as my test race for Ironman Arizona the following month. Unfortunately, my last two triathlon seasons have been plagued with obstacles that have taken just a little longer to overcome than expected. Instead, it became my triathlon season closer. Last year was a year of injuries, after […]Read More
Ironman Chattanooga 70.3 Prolougue I had every intention of getting some vindication on the Ironman Chattanooga 70.3 course this year. I made a plan, trained for it, and stayed healthy, but unfortunately it did not come to fruition as I expected. Last year I toed the line injured at Ironman Chattanooga 70.3, and struggled with all […]Read More
Tips for Quality Run Training Train no faster than one pace quicker than the race you are training for. For example, 5k pace is good for an Olympic-distance race, while half-marathon pace suffices for IRONMAN training. Distinguish what your greatest limiter is. Is it physiological, i.e. engine capacity, specific fitness, ability to tolerate heat, ability […]Read More
September 25 was going to be my day. The Ironman Augusta 70.3 triathlon was finally here. The race I had been training so hard for on one of my favorite courses. It was four-and-a-half months since Ironman Chattanooga 70.3 and I was going to be ready to get my vindication and PR like I never had […]Read More