Category Archives: Training

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 […]

The Ultimate Guide to Ironman 70.3 Road Bike Conversion

One of the biggest equipment investments you’re likely to make in any triathlon is the bike. That’s why, when I entered my first triathlon two years ago, I listened to the advice of many community members and just raced the bike I have. Fortunately it was an olympic distance race, but sure enough, I spent […]

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 […]

September Training Stats (Weeks 14 – 11 Out)

Phew!! Those weeks flew by quickly! I feel like I blinked and September passed by, and that tells me these next 10 weeks will likely be the same. The month started fairly slow, with a work trip to Berlin, Germany and a heavier focus on running. Knowing my bike is not where it needs to […]

Looking back at Dwight Crum 2018

I posted the below on IG and felt like it was a pretty good race summary. Overall I’m so happy with the way this year went. I trained nearly 200,000 yards for this race and made a huge improvement in my overall finish position (+273 out of 983 total swimmers). Today’s race was insane! Good […]