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AVERAGE JOE TO IRONMAN – DIARY 3: DANGEROUS DISTRACTIONS

Skipping. It’s something I started doing earlier this year for the times when I needed to be at home whilst my boys were asleep. Stick the monitor in the garden and do a quick 20 min session. For the last few months I’ve considered it my ‘secret weapon’, a better-than-treadmill work out to keep me […]

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AVERAGE JOE TO IRONMAN – DIARY 2: FIRST RIDE OUT!

Before this challenge, cycling was my least favourite part of training for triathlon. The main reason, like always, is time. I usually only have about an hour or so to work out by the time I’ve got to the gym or hit the road and getting a decent ride in with less than 60mins is […]

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AVERAGE JOE TO IRONMAN – Diary 1

I’m Joe and I’m an average triathlete who is attempting to become an ‘Ironman’! I now have 6 months to go until my first (and probably last) Iron-distance race at the inaugural Ironman Italy Emilia-Romagna. I’m a bit scared! As editor of this site I’ve completed over a dozen Olympic/ Sprint triathlons and even had a […]

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