Everyone’s looking for an advantage, and that’s certainly true of triathletes. But sometimes you have to wonder if we’re taking placebos. There is an endless supply of accessories, nutritional options, and advice, but where should it stop? Or should it
When I think back to training for my first Ironman, there’s one word that always pops up: uncertainty. It’s just such a great unknown that there’s no way to really assure yourself you’re going to finish. And yes, while I
Two weeks ago I got a head and chest cold and have been battling it ever since. It’s been a tough pill to swallow because I wanted to keep my swim, bike, run routine tuned up, and hit the new
Triathlon is a process. We start with blind exuberance then evolve. There’ve been many times when I’ve reflected and cringed. I used to “say” I was doing it to become a better person, and that’s somewhat true, but not in the beginning.
Coach Robbie and I recently recorded a podcast on off-season training myths. Here’s a taste of the discussion in outline form. Be sure to subscribe to the Crushing Iron podcast on iTunes. THREE OFF SEASON TRIATHLON TRAINING MYTHS 1 .