Bob Babbitt interviews 6x Ironman world champion Dave Scott in Kailua-Kona, just days before the race. Dave shares some of his memories of one of his best performances: his 1994 comeback at age 40.
Over the years I’ve seen many athletes not achieve their full potential in races because they failed to execute a proper pre-race taper. I’ve witnessed triathletes who have not backed off enough and have arrived at the event tired and flat; I’ve also seen those who have dialed back their training too much, and dulled [...]
Recently I was asked: How often should a triathlete drink during the bike and run while racing an Ironman 70.3? This is a massive topic, but here are my 10 key points for optimal race day hydration: Don’t load up on fluid the day before the race (and this includes electrolyte drinks). Eat dinner prior to [...]
Now is the time to create your race calendar for the year and establish benchmarks for early season success. Watch this video to learn 3 best practices to incorporate into your race schedule strategy: 1) Mini build-ups 2) Prescribed race plans 3) Test marker races Race Calendar Strategy