Welcome to Day 1 of the Kona Diaries
For the next 7 days, Ben will be bringing you special videos and reports as he head to and arrive in Kona, Hawaii for the Ironman World Championships - the "Super Bowl" of triathlon.
You'll see how he pack foods and supplements, personal care products and other needs for healthy travel, get grocery shopping tips, see the inside scoop on his recovery secrets, learn about preparing your body for an important event like Ironman, and for those of you who are curious about Kona, find out what actually happens on the Big Island in the days leading up to the race.
Today we start with something that everyone struggles with in Hawaii. How to keep cool in the Hawaiian race heat.