The Ironman Triathlon is one of the most grueling endurance events in the world consisting of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run. The challenge of this event is also its allure; do you have what it takes to complete the Ironman?
Well let us help you get on your way with The 8 Week Ironman generously sponsored by Johnson County Healthcare Center. This test of shear will is broken into 8 weeks of manageable workouts that will get you started into triathlon or help you jumpstart your exercise program with 3 prescribed workouts each week.
Here’s how the 8 weeks break down:
- Swim – 0.3 miles per week (11 laps in our pool or 1 water exercise class)
- Bike – 14 miles per week (1 group cycle class or 1 hour on the recumbent bike)
- Run, walk or elliptical 3.3 miles per week
The challenge begins Monday, February 5th when the facility opens and will end at closing on March 30th. Drop by the Y and sign up to take on the challenge yourself!
Not sure if the 8 Week Ironman is for you?
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