Tag: training

Why I Decided to Try Ironman University

Ironman University Curriculum Menu

When the Ironman/WTC folks announced their new “Ironman University” coaching program there was a ton of negative comments posted all over the web and social media. The program was slated as a 14-day online program that would make you a coach, capable of training athletes to complete an Ironman event. With no prerequisites required either. So, basically …

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Training Blog: Brian Schwind – July – Myithlete

Here is a link to my latest guest post on the iThlete Blog on my recovery from Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2016 sauna and then my lead up to my last race at Steelman Olympic in August. Source: Training Blog: Brian Schwind – July – Myithlete

Prep for Steelman 2015 Olympic

Rodale Fitness Park-Finally getting outside for some runs in nicer weather. portrait

Well I kind of fell off the blogging wagon a bit here lately(again). In my defense, IMLP vs IMCdA post took a bit of time to put together and I also needed to put together my next monthly post  for the iThlete HRV blog too. I have been training fairly steadily the past 3-4 weeks for Steelman …

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Training Blog: Brian Schwind – June – Myithlete

iThlete HRV Timeline IMCDA Week 24

Check out my latest guest post on the iThlete HRV Blog. In this month’s post, I will be covering how tapering for an Ironman affects your Heart Rate Variability. Source: Training Blog: Brian Schwind – June – Myithlete

Fuel Your Training with Natural Energy Alternative…Or even better, Amrita Bars

Lehigh Parkway Run April 12 2015 - Post-run recovery streamside with an Amrita Bar

While whole foods are a great source of nutrition, but they are not always easy to carry along for a long workout or race. I think a more convenient option is to have a combination of whole foods in an easier to carry package. A great example of this would be Amrita Bars. Amrita Bars are …

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IMCdA 2015 Training Log-Week#24(June 8-14)-Taper Week 1

TrainerRoad 20 minute FTP Test Result

Ahhh the old love-hate relationship with tapering continues. While greatly anticipated, this break in training and the general feeling of malaise that comes along with it I did not. I guess you can’t have everything. The Ironman Lawn… I was finally able to get my lawn looking somewhat manicured with some extra time on my hands now. …

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IMCdA 2015 Training Log-Week#22&23(May 26-June 7)-The Last Push

I am going to double up here on the last two weeks of build before my 3 week taper into Ironman Coeur d’Alene. It has been a pretty brutal 2 weeks since I really never had a full recovery week since about 5 weeks ago. I did a couple little 3 day recovery before and …

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iThlete HRV Guest Blog Post

ithlete hrv ios app

Please check out my guest post over at the iThlete HRV Blog. Earlier in the season I had done a comparison of a few of the iOS HRV apps and the iThlete one stood well above the others I had been using. They have also made some excellent enhancements to their Pro site which has …

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IMCDA 2015-Week#21(May 18-24)-Todd Wiley Lake Placid Camp

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Less than 5 weeks to go until Ironman Coeur d’Alene! Actually, if you are reading this post it is probably less than 3 weeks to go. With all the heavy training volume lately, I cannot find the time to get this post out and I didn’t want to just throw it out there. Anyway…I digress. This was …

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IMCDA 2015 Training Log-Week#19(May 11-17)

Sunset on the Railroad Crossing

Another 16+ hour build week concludes. Only 5 more weeks until Ironman Coeur d’Alene! How am I feeling? A bit fatigued actually . Not terrible but I can feel the stress of heavy load. The weather has also been unseasonably warm for Spring which is kind of taking its toll on me. I do not …

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