I have many reasons for training for multiple Ironman races. In fact, too many to put in one post so I’ll spread them out in several posts over time. One reason is that I learn best and master something best thru complete immersion and endless repetition. Well, I should add that as a life long … More Why Train for Multiple Ironman Races?
I’ve been involved in endurance sport since my 20’s. I ran my first marathon when I was 27 under a lot of job stress. And actually it was controlling that stress that pushed me from being a casual jogger to running marathons. I was a disgruntled architect and soon realized I couldn’t take it anymore … More Why Ironman Racing?
I entered into race week well prepared and relaxed. Which was the first time for me. Even the day before the race I was mostly calm, organized and I stuck to my meal schedule. Also, for the first time my dinner was eaten at the right time for me and digested well, at least for … More Ironman Nice Race Report
This is officially race week for me. Ironman Nice is this Sunday, June 5th. I am anxious to get to it now. Everyone goes on about tapering; sometimes I hear people talking about 2, 3 and 4 week tapers. That’s a lot, really too much. I think the idea of tapering really started with marathon … More Taper but how much Taper?