Is Doing An Ironman Triathlon Harder Than Having a Baby?

In the back of my mind I have always wondered if doing an Ironman was harder than having a baby. Having had five children and now having done an Ironman I now know. Here’s my opinion.
Coach Lora Erickson

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Coach Lora Erickson is an Ironman All-World athlete and certified running and triathlon coach recently competing in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Africa in 2018. Lora was born and raised in Colorado and was to run for the University and Utah & Utah State University where she obtained a degree in Community Health Education with duel minors in Chemistry and Nutrition. Coach Lora has a true passion for health promotion and loves to share her experiences. Learn more: About Coach Lora Erickson