Browsing Archive: November, 2013

Is a wetsuit really necessary?

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Monday, November 4, 2013,
When I first signed up for Ironman, the thing that scared the crap out of me and really created a lot of doubt was the swim. I have worked really hard on my swimming over the last couple of months and have gone from barely being able to do 100m to now relatively comfortably being able to do 2500m without stopping.

But, to get back to the question posed as the title of this post, is a wetsuit really necessary? I would say yes, well at least for most of us mere mortals. Firstly, a wetsuit makes ...
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Taking the plunge - Ironman

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Monday, November 4, 2013,
At the end of July I signed up for my first Ironman. For those who have been following my site and articles for a while, you might think this a rather strange, as I have always very much been an advocate of weight training and short, high intensity workouts, and not a fan of endurance training.

But, truth be told, one needs to find a reason for why you are always working so hard - just working out to look good and be healthy as your sole motivators can get a little boring after a while. I’ve...
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