The Ironman is no joke. And it’s definitely not for beginner athletes or the faint of heart. Whether you’re looking at taking on the short (um…maybe that’s the wrong word) 70.3 mile half Ironman or the more intense 140.6 mile full Ironman triathlon, you’re in for quite an experience and you’re going to be putting your body through a grueling competition.
Training for an Ironman goes beyond just getting your body in shape to be able to handle such a large task; you must also understand how to safely train. Let’s take a look at some of our top tips to help you safely train for an Ironman!