How to Do Your First Ironman — Part Two

I’ve completed ten Ironman distance races now (DNF’d at one, as well) and while I’m not a professional, I consider myself an experienced amateur and therefore perhaps even better situated to help talk through how to do your first Ironman than professionals who may be in better shape than most first-time amateurs. This is a series of three essays. I talked in the first essay about gear that you may need to buy for your first Ironman. This essay is…