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Heat, #2

Dealing with extreme race temps, Virtual IM training options

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss changes that you should make in your race plan when extreme weather is forecasted.  We also introduce a new virtual training group for Ironman and kick it of for Ironman Arizona.

My first Ironman breakthrough

I was thinking about this on the trip I was just on while I was running on the treadmill on a cruise ship. I was thinking about this because I was thinking about all the times I had sacrificed and done work in hotels, or on vacations, cruise ships, etc. this time I was running staring at a treadmill. No music, no TV and when you are staring out the ocean it’...

Racine 70.3 Swim thoughts

When I have raced Racine 70.3 I have found a few things to look for that may help you. In general it is a pretty straight forward course. It’s labeled a “flat” race, but that’s not entirely accurate it relatively is, however the wind can play a big role as can the water temp and the weather. I have raced there in 60’s and rain as well at 105 degrees and brut...

Swim Tips

As we get closer to race season most of us will have to venture from the pool to the open water. For a lot of people this can be scary, intimidating, confusing, and a source of worrying about underperformance based on pool times, as well as other things. In racing now for over 20 year I feel I have found a few things that have helped me, as well as the athle...

Transition Tips, Science vs. GUT when racing, IMAZ

On today's show, Iott and Zucco discuss some do's and don'ts of transitions in racing.  We also debate if you should be racing purely by science driven metrics or using your intuition, or both!