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UK's Two Time Strongest Man is Becoming a Triathlete

Taren Gesell

John Clark was somewhere around 400 pounds at his highest weight, as multi-time UK's Strongest Man. He could pull vehicles and throw logs, but he couldn't close a seatbelt around his giant torso. After injuries and surgery put an end to his Strong Man career, he knew he needed other fitness goals. Now, he has lost a ton of weight and is getting ready to complete his very first triathlon -- an Ironman distance race!

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Taren Gesell
Taren Gesell

"Triathlon Taren" Gesell is founder of MOTTIV and one of the world's top experts on helping adults become endurance athletes later in life. Best known for his YouTube channel and podcast Taren is the author of the Triathlon Foundations series of books and has been published featured in endurance publications around the world.

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