Yearly Focus

Complete an Ironman: Update 7 – Fuel & Nutrition

This is one of 14 updates about my 2014 challenge to complete an Ironman – you can see a list of the others here. Today I am going to talk about what I eat during training rides and between them. I am also going to share some insight from my time working with professional athlete & All-Pro NFL Tight End, Tony Gonzalez, who is passionate about nutrition and attributes a lot of his success to it. But first, a training update: Training Data I cracked the 300 hour mark. I’ve also surpassed 2,500 miles. July was a solid month. I’ve now gotten used to 100+ mile bike rides and my long run is up to 19 miles at 7:45 pace. I am injury free so far and lingering pains from past injuries aren’t bothering me much. Recently my weeks have become extremely intense. I now have two long days per week and four quality days,