Cody Beals

Professional triathlete, nerd in jock's clothing

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Nov 17 2016

How do pro triathletes train? My weekly schedule: Part II

How pro triathletes actually train is a subject shrouded in mystery. I first offered a peek behind the curtain by sharing a detailed record of my training leading up to my win at Ironman 70.3 Ecuador in July. That post sparked more than enough interest to justify a sequel and maybe even a series. Building on the first part, I’ll … Continue reading How do pro triathletes train? My weekly schedule: Part II

Oct 31 2016

Video Recaps: ITU Worlds, Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz & Los Cabos

Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz September 11, 4th place, 3:53:28, Results Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz in California came down to a dramatic 13 mile deathmatch with some heavy hitters. After struggling throughout the swim and ride, I hit the run within seconds of Denis Chevrot, Ben Hoffman, Jesse Thomas and a few other athletes. The four … Continue reading Video Recaps: ITU Worlds, Ironman 70.3 Santa Cruz & Los Cabos

Aug 30 2016

The strange & terrible ways I motivate myself

Some days, it’s easy. The work is enjoyable, if not effortless. Lacing up my shoes, taking that first icy plunge into the pool or throwing my leg over my bike doesn’t feel like work at all. Sadly, those days are the exception. Most training brings varying degrees of distress, shades of suffering. It may be unpleasant  and uncomfortable, yet it’s … Continue reading The strange & terrible ways I motivate myself

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