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How much Intensity in training?

Well…it all depends 🙂 …ok…let’s get into it…how ‘ambitious’ you need to get with Intensity depends on two things: your goals who you ask …alright I noticed the picture too…okay let’s pause for a moment and click on it for … Continue reading

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Iron Daughter: a study in fitting in workouts

Looking at Iron Daughter’s recently posted training schedule: http://www.irondaughterirondad.com/daughter-dad-profiles/daughters-profile/daughters-workout-schedule/ …I’m again reminded of the amount of dedication that training for an Ironman takes…particularly if you’re working for a living in a job that doesn’t really allow a flexible schedule during … Continue reading

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2011 Season Outline

Okay…here’s how my season will generally layout….at least at this point 🙂 Beginning on Jan. 3: 14 weeks of Base/OutSeason 12 weeks, Race prep for Vancouver Half Iron, with 1 or 2 prep races 4-6 weeks, transition and general prep … Continue reading

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Next Season planning continues

The more I think about it, I do ‘feel the need…the need for speed’ 🙂  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwNWviK5z0Q My focus right now is getting the training plan setup for the beginning of January, to get a jump-start on the season goals…and part … Continue reading

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How fast to go to Hawaii / Dad’s 12 Hour Goal

So how fast do you need to be, to be one of the fastest Ironman triathlete’s in the world…that is to say, good enough to qualify for the World Championships in Hawaii? Well, in my age category this year at … Continue reading

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How many hours per week training needed for Ironman?

I was listening to a Webinar by Joe Friel (long-time triathlon coaching guru), where he was walking through setting up an Annual Training Plan (ATP) for a 32-year-old, age-group athlete that was hoping to use Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2011 to qualify … Continue reading

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Iron Daughter / Iron Dad

This is the first day of creation of Iron Daughter/Iron Dad…the developing story about a father and daughter preparing for Ironman Florida on November 5, 2011.

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