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Making the short workouts more effective

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Tuesday, February 4, 2014,


If you took a look at the training program I posted the other day (

http://mos.triradar.com/Training_Plans/12_Week_Ironman_Programme.pdf), especially the "time poor" one, anyone who is familiar with the amount of training required for an Ironman, would think its perhaps a little light. This has been my concern too, so I have made a few adjustments.

For example, today I am scheduled to do a 40 minute run in Zone 2. If you are already pretty fit, this really does not feel like all that much. ...


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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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