Video Description

Coaches Mark Sortino and John Murray of Team MPI talk about the differences in training and racing between half and full Ironman events. Topics include: Difference between 70.3 & IM with respect to training time, When to start training, Training Differences and similarities: weekly training, nutrition, Importance of swim training in longer endurance event, Tapering differences between the two, Beneficial preparational races, Racing strategy for 70.3 & IM: pacing and nutrition.


Coach/Presenter: John Murray, Mark Sortino

Playlist Description


TriMinds brings on the top coaches, experts and talent in multisport to tackle the topics you have in mind.

Also in Playlist "TriMinds"

TriMinds - Episode 01 - Off Season Swimming

TriMinds - Episode 02 - Off-Season Swimming Part 2

TriMinds - Episode 03 - Ironman vs. Half-Ironman Training

TriMinds - Episode 04 - Top Do's and Dont's Coming Out of the Off-Season

TriMinds - Episode 05 - Coming Out of the Off Season Right!

TriMinds - Episode 06 - Injuries in Triathlon

TriMinds - Episode 07 - Mental Training for Triathlon

TriMinds - Episode 08 - Assessing Last Season

TriMinds - Episode 09 - Goal Setting for Next Season

TriMinds - Episode 10 - Optimizing Off Season Training


  • Mason hyatt, 1/20/2015