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Achilles Injury Prevention

Coach Marilyn Chychota’s tips for setting up your bike to prevent Achilles issues.

Course Profiles & Race Recon Half Iron

Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake

Our course profile for Ironman Buffalo Springs Lake 70.3 in Lubbock, Texas.


Training Zones Summary

This article provides a good starting point for the basic physiological reasons behind the use of different levels of training intensity.


How Fast Feels

While you might not know Kona-specific race pace, I’m going to share how fast feels.


Kona Benchmarks

I want to bring some of those numbers down to a rubber meets the road perspective so that we can begin to answer the most basic of questions.


Power-Based Race Simulations

I thought that I’d share how I build a power-based race simulation rides for ironman. It’s not particularly complex (at least to me).


Specific Preparation: Part 2

The main difference between training to qualify and training to compete is the workload of the key days and the spacing of the key workouts.


Big Unit Ironman Fueling

It’s important to find an ironman fueling plan that is effective over the length of your race, at specific efforts and that fits your body composition.


The Four Pillars

This article originated with discussions on why I am able to put together a decent Ironman race when everyone finishing around me can absolutely crush me over shorter distances. It’s


Endurance Physiology 201: Speaking the Same Language

In this article, I will present our own Endurance Corner terminology and will outline how it relates to the concepts outlined in the last exercise physiology article and also to the many and varied terms used by some of the more popular coaching systems.