Yearly Focus

Complete an Ironman: Update 8 – Staying Motivated While Training For An Ironman

This is one of 14 updates about my 2014 challenge to complete an Ironman – you can see a list of the others here. I am now less than one month from my Ironman. I have been training for eight months and have missed only a few days of training. How do I stay motivated? Today I share a few tricks. But first, a training update: Training Data I just cracked the 3K mile mark. That means that if instead of doing loops and returning home for all of my workouts, I kept going east, I would be in New York, almost to Manhattan. Crazy. If you look closely in August you’ll see two weeks that are low. Half way through a key week in my training, I picked up a cold that kept me in bed until the middle of the next week. Thankfully the second week was a planned