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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/1"][us_image image="1538" align="center" size="full" link=""][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Edward: 3.5 months old IM Muskoka: in 5 weeks Sometimes having my ass handed to me is the best thing that can happen - provided that it happens in training! Because when it’s a training bout, I still have time to...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Edward: 7 weeks old IM Muskoka: in 14 weeks So the blog component of the Iron Dad project went a little off the rails after that first week of Edward. I mean, I haven’t written an entry in six weeks! Turns out that raising a newborn is...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]The facts: I am now a dad. All that remains is to do this Ironman thing Edward: 3 days old, 7lbs-4oz (at birth), papa’s appetite IM Muskoka: in 21 weeks All of my coaching clients know how much stock I put in numbers. Heart rate in particular is...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The timelines: Weeberzon: overdue by 10 days IM Muskoka: in 21 weeks We live in a one bedroom apartment. That apartment is inhabited by (in order of importance) 2 people (very soon to be 3) 1 dog 2 bikes (sometimes 3) A whole galaxy of triathlon paraphernalia, vintage housewares stock, and other miscellanea...

First, the important stats Weeberzon: overdue by 4 days IM Muskoka: 22 weeks to go I like forecasting. It’s fun to prognosticate and then wait to see how close I was to reality. So in that vein, I’m going to lay out my planned weekly training schedule on the...

The Experiment Yes. I realize that training for a first ironman race with a newborn is a little silly. When I first started running long, the experimental aspect of training is what appealed to my inner nerd the most. So that’s exactly how I’m approaching training for...

Meet Paul. Paul is a successful consultant, part-time single dad, and a self-proclaimed couch potato turned ultra-marathoner and adventure racer. He called me up in December 2013 to tell me about an intense week he had planned just two months in the future: a 24+ hour/80k...