Don and Melanie Fink are internationally known triathlon and running coaches/trainers and authors of several popular endurance sports training books including: IronFit Marathons after 40 (2017); Be IronFit: Time-Efficient Training Secrets for Ultimate Fitness: Third Edition (2016); IronFit Triathlon Training for Women (2015); IronFit Secrets for Half Iron-Distance Success (2014);IronFit Strength Training and Nutrition for Endurance Athletes (2013); and Mastering the Marathon, Time Efficient Training Secrets for the 40-plus Athlete (2010).
Don has raced over 30 Iron-Distance triathlons and has many age group victories and course records to his credit. Don’s time of 9:08 at the 2004 Ironman Florida is one of the fastest times ever recorded by an athlete in the 45-49 age group. Don is a Certified Personal Trainer by The American Council on Exercise (A.C.E.) and he is a Professional Member of the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA).
Melanie is a Certified Personal Trainer by The American Council on Exercise (A.C.E.) and a past Regional Council Member of USA Triathlon Mid- Atlantic. In addition to being a sports coach/trainer and Masters Swimming coach, Melanie Fink is an elite athlete. She has many age group and overall victories in triathlon and open water swimming competitions, has completed twelve Iron-distance triathlons (including the Hawaii Ironman twice), and completed Ultra Man Canada in Penticton, British Columbia.
Don and Melanie, train endurance athletes on five continents through their business: IronFit (www.IronFit.com). They live in Carroll County, New Hampshire.