The Long Haul 100 Ultramarathon Experience

The Long Haul 100 Ultramarathon Experience

(Edited by Brad Minus) The Decision My 3 years of running experience started with multiple injuries including a couple of ankle fractures. However, I still managed to complete a marathon, a 50K and a 50-miler. Even with my injuries I completed these races successfully...
IFES 006 – Elite After 40 with Jon Noland

IFES 006 – Elite After 40 with Jon Noland

   In this episode: As luck would have it, I had the opportunity to interview my coach, Jon Noland. (Yes, coaches have coaches.  Confucius says “Those who coach themselves, have a fool for a coach.”) This episode gives a different view of training and...
IFES 005 – The Ironman Ohio 70.3 Experience

IFES 005 – The Ironman Ohio 70.3 Experience

Episode: 00​5 Title: ​The Ironman Ohio 70.3 ExperienceFinal Show Link:  https://innerfireendurance.com/ifes005 In this episode: Last week I had the opportunity to participate in the Ironman Ohio 70.3 triathlon.  My idea was to give you audio as it was happening, but...
IFES 004 – 5 Tips for Summer Training

IFES 004 – 5 Tips for Summer Training

In this episode:  Coach Brad goes over the impacts of training in the heat and ways to help. Coach Brad covers – Why it is hard to train in the heat Physiological Factors Mental Factors Suffering 5 Ways to Help with training in the heat Hydrate Continuously...
IFES 003 – It’s Never too Late with Lynn Cooke

IFES 003 – It’s Never too Late with Lynn Cooke

In this episode:  I had the honor and privilege to interview the Masters Track 1-mile Age Group American Record Holder, Susan “Lynn” Cooke*. (*In the racing world she goes by her legal first name, Susan, but to the rest of us she will always be Lynn.) Our...
Ironman North Carolina 70.3: Race Recap

Ironman North Carolina 70.3: Race Recap

The Ironman North Carolina 70.3 triathlon was initially scheduled as my test race for Ironman Arizona the following month.  Unfortunately, my last two triathlon seasons have been plagued with obstacles that have taken just a little longer to overcome than...