Ironman book

anyone read this one?

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13/10/2013 at 20:17
14/10/2013 at 21:26

Certainly does look interesting, thanks for sharing... Havent read it but soon will have!

16/10/2013 at 13:28

Another one on my list, i need to read faster

16/10/2013 at 13:49

Any other books anyone can recommend?

M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2013 at 18:21

Didn't Holgs have a bash at writing one  ??  

16/10/2013 at 18:45
He did two... Read them both. Really enjoyed them too... In fact it's how I found out about the pirates!
Razor51    pirate
16/10/2013 at 19:01

Don Fink " Iron Fit & "Triathletes Bible" by Joe Friel both good reads.

16/10/2013 at 19:36

Thanks Razor, both good books indeed, but another two i have already ticked off the list... Im thinking of following on of Finks programs actually next year, had any success with them by any chance?

M...eldy    pirate
16/10/2013 at 19:42

I think most people tend to follow the Fink plan ...

16/10/2013 at 19:46

Cheers M...eldy! Thats just what i wanted to hear

Iron Pugsley    pirate
16/10/2013 at 22:03

My favourite Ironman book (Holg's volumes excepted of course) was Iron War.  Couldn't put it down!

16/10/2013 at 22:09

TheBanksy, Iron War is great, although some of it is questioned.  Holgs' books are brilliant, especially as I'm a zombie in the second one   I followed the Fink plan, it's really good and got me through (even though, no, didn't follow it to the letter ... a plan is just a plan, after all).  Becoming an Ironman is good too, lots of IM stories.  

Blisters    pirate
16/10/2013 at 22:24

I got totally bored with Joe Friel's training book, then was given the other one as a birthday present. Far too technical. FFS just swim a bit, run a bit and bike a lot.

Holgs books are proper inspiration. Great bloke.

17/10/2013 at 06:21

 thats the plan i follow!

17/10/2013 at 10:34
IronScribe just started reason the book that you originally posted and it had me laughing out loud on the tube... Anyone who gets the tube in rush hour knows that silence is paramount and it's fair to say I got a few strange/evil looks on the way to work this morning
17/10/2013 at 22:56

for those slightly more experienced i've been reading the following

some good stuff in there and more being added each week.

i'm not looking to qualify any more but i would like to be up there until the run starts......

Ironholgs    pirate
20/10/2013 at 22:49

Not Normal Behaviour by Stuart Staples is a great book - I read it when I first started in triathlon.

Oh and thanks for the old feedback, much appreciated 

21/10/2013 at 09:10

No problem holgs! Thanks for the recommendation, certainly havent read that one. Will look into it. Cheers!

28/10/2013 at 14:23

Holgs' books got me into lycra too, great books, also Not normal behaviour is a goodun, I prefer reading about peoples experiences for inspiration rather than the more technical ones

Not an Ironman book but I'm just reading Sean Kelly's Autobiography, I'm only 4 chapters in but its a great read, a real insight, he was a hero of mine when I was a nipper watching the milk race and the tour in the early hours on Sunday mornings.

Pudge    pirate
28/10/2013 at 14:45

+1 for Iron War.  Read it on holiday this year.

I read it immediately after having read Ironholgs' 2nd book.

Both great books, in different ways.

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