5 Racing Weight Tips From Chris McCormack

  • By Matt Fitzgerald
  • Published Jul 5, 2011
  • Updated Dec 17, 2012 at 4:22 PM UTC
Macca is one of the bigger athletes to win the Ironman World Championship. Photo: Paul Phillips

Let form follow function

Getting lighter is not an end in itself. Getting faster is the goal. There are different ways to get leaner, and not all of them will make you faster. McCormack saw that the best way to get faster through weight loss was to go fast in training.

“I added a lot more speed to my Kona training block last year,” he says. “This really thinned out my core and gave me a tighter build over the hips.”

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