Let’s chat about nutrition, when it comes to a 70.3 Ironman Triathlon. I will also chat about Ironman Triathlons, Olympic and Sprint Triathlons in the next couple weeks.

We will chat about the 5 W’s, and will post 2 – 5 tips regarding nutrition within the triathlon. So let’s chat today about:

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Who Does a 70.3 Ironman Triathlon? My suggestion is that you have been doing Sprint Triathlons and Olympic distance triathlons for over a year now. You have probably done a 13.1 Marathon, and maybe even did a full marathon. You feel comfortable at least in 2 out of 3 of the sports.

What is the distance of a 70.3 Ironman Triathlon? 1.2 Mile Swim/56 mile Bike/13.1 mile Run

When are 70.3 Ironman Triathlons?  Year Round!

Where are 70.3 Ironman Triathlons? All Over! Check out the Ironman Triathlon website, along with my Ironman Triathlon Travels on Pinterest.

Why do a 70.3 Ironman Triathlon? If you want to do a 70.3 Ironman but don’t have time for an Ironman Triathlon, 70.3 IM is the best for your time. I think training for a 70.3 Ironman has got to be the “easiest” on your schedule, IF you are craving to go long.

As a coach, I have seen many success with athletes, who work their asses off to swim bike and run. Their training is SPOT on. They “crush” their workouts.

As a coach, I have seen those same athletes above, toe the line, and FALL APART during the race! Why do they fall apart? They are NOT mentally prepared!

Today, I chat with you about “Eating the Elephant.” Triathletes will HURT their own races because of their lack of mental training. I know some of you are heading to your first Ironman Triathlon or your 10th 70.3 Ironman Triathlon or your 1st sprint triathlon and this advice will help you in your triathlon journey.