Category Archives: Training Plan

Ironman 70.3 Gear List | Prepping for Cold Weather

As I head into my first half Ironman race weekend, I’m looking at my gear laid out on our guest bed and it occurs to me: this is a ton of stuff! In fact, a couple people messaged me and said that they had no idea how much gear is used in a triathlon, so […]

Three Awesome Swim Workouts | Triathlon Training

Over the past few years, I’ve met very few athletes who love or even just enjoy swimming. I was out on a group ride Sunday and ended up talking to someone on the Canadian National Team in Duathlon who just gave up on swimming altogether. Just one day prior I was swimming with a guy […]

Ironman 70.3 Training Calendar | Three Weeks Out

I’ve been so focused on training these past few weeks that when I finally looked ahead at the calendar it hit me like a ton of bricks: it’s practically time for taper! I’ve heard some people take three weeks for a 70.3, others say two, and of course there are some that have a more […]

October Training Stats (Weeks 10 – 7 Out)

Where did the time go!?! Just yesterday I felt like I had plenty of time left before the race and now I’m starting to think about tapering and final race prep! October’s focus switched from base-building to more concerted efforts around cycling and brick work (bike into runs). By the final week I finally brought […]

Nutrition Plan for Ironman 70.3

Last weekend I had a moment: I put an hour in on the bike and hopped off to a 12.6 mile run. It didn’t seem crazy but in the direct sunlight I felt myself hitting a wall at mile nine. It wasn’t a bad one and honestly, considering I had just been drinking gatorade the […]