Tag Archive: Ironman

Sex and training – Do cyclists have to sacrifice more than Saturday morning lie-ins?

Athletes and coaches the world over have long subscribed to the belief that it’s best to abstain from sex before athletic competitions.Boxing legend Muhammad Ali allegedly abstained from sex a month and a… Continue reading

How to Train For An Ironman Triathlon [2/2]

Following Part 1 of How to Train for An Ironman Triathlon, which gave a basic 6 month training plan, key take-home points for in sync weight training & nutrition plus specific training to ‘break the… Continue reading

Highlights of 2013 World Ironman Championship, Kona, Hawaii

Training hard for a place at the Ironman World Championships in Kona? Well here is a little bit of inspiration I found from 2013, race highlights: Interested in training for extreme endurance sport… Continue reading

25 of the Best Cycling/Triathlon Quotes you have never heard

Mainly because I sit on a bike next to this quote all day in Athlete Lab and to give a bit of motivation to hit the training hard after winter flu, I pulled out 20… Continue reading

Drafting a Deca Ironman Training Plan – Part 1: A frank account at the start line

[Please note there is a little bit of self reflection below. This isn’t to look good (most of it looks bad anyway) but is more an honest statement of where I am and… Continue reading

Lance Armstrong’s Pro Masters Unsanctioned Race – Who will win?

This is one for the keen triathletes out there. If you haven’t been keeping up to date with this developing story, back in 2012 Chris McCormack called Lance Armstrong out to race (see… Continue reading

1st of 10 Ironman distance routes confirmed for June 2014

Application accepted for the third edition of the Celtman Extreme Scottish Triathlon, taking place on June 28th 2014 in Wester Ross, Scotland. It is centred around the stunning Torridon mountains, with the 3.6km… Continue reading