36 - IRONMAN© Texas - Joe Adriaens

In this episode of the Pursuit of the Perfect Race, I talk with my friend Joe Adriaens.  Joe is a proud member of Every Man Jack.  He talks about his training going into the race coming off of Ironman Florida last year.  There was a call from Ironman that changed how he approached this race completely.  He enjoyed this race, but the training in Minnesota in the winter and some tactics he used to get used to the weather for a normally hot race.  He goes over his nutrition plan and how he uses a smart strategy to make it easier on himself to make less decisions as time progresses without sacrificing the quality of the nutrition or his mental capacity. 

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Enjoy the show. To see pictures from his race, go to:  https://www.coachterrywilson/perfectrace/36

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Quote of the Episode:  “You see people shaking the racks in some of the videos…It was just insane.  It was deafening!”

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Weather that day:  70 - 84

Water: 71

 

Age Group:  M 30-34

Height:   5’11”

Weight:  157lbs

Calories per hour: ~250-350

Swim – 58:21

T1 – 3:55

Bike – 4:34:12

T2 – 5:20

Run – 3:17:11

Total Race Time:  8:58:59 (PR)
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Gender Rank: 85

Division Rank:  13

Overall Rank:  94

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Follow Joe,

Instagram:  @Joeadriaens

Twitter:  @Joeadriaens

Facebook:   Joe Adriaens

Website:  http://triad.triadriaens.com/?m=1

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Follow Coach Terry,

Instagram:  @CoachTerryWilson

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/CoachTerryWilson

Website:  www.coachterrywilson.com

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Mentioned on this episode:

Felt:  http://www.feltbicycles.com/USA.aspx

Every Man Jack:  https://everymanjack.com/

Giro Aero head:  http://www.giro.com/us_en/aerohead/

Power 2 Max:  https://www.power2max.com/en/

ENVE:   https://enve.com/product-category/wheels/

Garneau: https://garneau.com/us/en/

GU:  https://guenergy.com/

Garmin:  https://www.garmin.com/en-US/

Normatec:  https://www.normatecrecovery.com/

BOCO Gear:  https://www.bocogear.com/

Sock Guy Socks:  http://www.sockguy.com/

Saucony:  https://www.saucony.com/

Saucony Freedom ISO: https://www.saucony.com/en/freedom-iso-2/32706M.html

 On the Open Road

On the Open Road

 Course, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4

Course, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4

 Swim To Bike

Swim To Bike

 Course, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4

Course, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4

 Bike Elevation ChartCourse, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4

Bike Elevation ChartCourse, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4

 Transition 2

Transition 2

 Run Course, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4

Run Course, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4

 Course, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4

Course, taken from: http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman/texas/course.aspx#axzz5Eh23ReT4