Cody Beals

Professional triathlete, nerd in jock's clothing

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Aug 16 2016

How do pro triathletes train? My weekly schedule

How pro triathletes actually train is a subject shrouded in mystery. Only the athletes themselves and their coaches can say for sure, and most are pretty tight-lipped when it comes to divulging details. The tidbits that are dropped are more often than not misrepresented, exaggerated and out of context, like cherry-picked workouts posted on Strava. There’s also the … Continue reading How do pro triathletes train? My weekly schedule

Aug 10 2016

How do pro triathletes choose races? A case study

A recent Slowtwitch forum discussion about the absence of many professional triathletes from the Ironman 70.3 World Championship this year got me thinking. Like more than a few other pros, I declined my slot for 70.3 Worlds in Mooloolaba, Australia in favour of focusing on another race—the ITU Long Distance World Championships in my case. Some would question this … Continue reading How do pro triathletes choose races? A case study

Aug 05 2016

Video & Photo Recap: Ironman 70.3 Ecuador – Win!

Ironman 70.3 Ecuador was quite a ride! From near disappointment before my lost ‪‎Ventum One‬ arrived just in time to the elation of a course record! I couldn’t believe the energy from over 20,000 spectators lining the course. This exceptional event was all the more impressive just three months after an earthquake devastated the region. … Continue reading Video & Photo Recap: Ironman 70.3 Ecuador – Win!

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