One of my favorite topics regarding Ironman (Wisconsin) is pain. Specifically running with pain. Today I talk about a few strategies to practice pain and be prepared for the inevitable meltdown on the Ironman Run. I share a great run
I raced Ironman Wisconsin in 2013 and spectated (and made a tribute video) in 2014. Today, I break down the swim course with race video to show: – How much time you need to get into the water pre-race –
The swim at Ironman Wisconsin can be daunting, but not because of the distance. The mass start offers tons of unwelcome contact and the lake water can be very choppy. I also found it tough to sight. With that in
If you like to watch TV, use the commercials for push-ups and planks so you core is crispy for Ironman Wisconsin. I more or less pay $150 a month to watch Badgers’ hoops and an occasional Seinfeld re-run, so it’s
Someone once told me, “Everywhere you go, there you are.” Lately it’s been, “Everywhere I go, there HE is.” Over the last 5 weeks I’ve driven to Louisville, Wisconsin, and Chattanooga for Ironman. Once to compete, twice to spectate, and within
Edit: I’m now being assured there WILL be a mass start at Wisconsin. Let’s hope this holds true. ————————— I’ve heard a couple rumors that Ironman Wisconsin is changing to a rolling swim start this year and have mixed emotions.
I have never been a morning person. It’s not that I don’t like them, I love to wake up slowly and naturally with the world. I can also get a lot more done when I’m up with the birds (or
If you’re on Facebook, please feel free to like our Crushing Iron page. We’ll be posting as a team and it’s likely to be full of fireworks that won’t be posted here. This is Mark’s proud grin after being elected
Here’s the first in a series of Ironman Wisconsin training video from members of the “Fab Five.” Jim kicks it off with a reflection on the excitement “just signing up” for an Ironman can bring. It should be noted that
Jim kicks it off with his prediction for which of the Fab Five will cross the line first at Ironman Wisconsin.