Triathlons: this intense test of endurance is taken on by many enthusiasts a year. Women were not always a huge presence in triathlons. These days, however, a growing number of women, from stay at home moms to business executives, are becoming triathletes. What’s the draw? And is becoming a triathlete right for you?
Ironman: the name alone can make even more seasoned athletes sweat! This intense physical test of endurance and stamina is NOT for the faint of heart. As we say in the south, if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! Ironman has a rich history, and in its short 40-year existence has grown from 15 participants to over 2000! These participants are from all over the globe, and there are over 40 qualifying events to make it into the Ironman World Championship.
Cross-training is grueling...but there’s not a lot that beats how strong, fast, and amazingly powerful you feel after pushing through your actual race. Whether you’re a racing queen who barely breaks a sweat, or a total rookie just looking for advice, these triathlon tips will help you improve your performance and conquer your next (or first) triathlon.