Endurance Nation “Teacher Workdays” While you may understand that a lot of hard work goes into being a triathlon coach, it is just as hard to keep a triathlon coaching business moving forward. In addition to the weekly team meetings we have inside Endurance Nation, we recently added what our Marketing Director, Mariah, affectionaly calls […]
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I’m the “Season Planning Coach” on the team, responsible for outlining the training of our athletes depending on the flow of their races across the year. As such, I’m frequently mentoring our athletes on proper selection of races and giving them a macro view of their race calendar. Below are my tips for you, to […]
Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for our fifth annual Texas Camp in preparation for the Ironman® Texas / U.S. National Championships on May 14, 2016. The camp runs from March 17th to the 20th, and will be based out of The Woodlands, TX so we can train on the bike and run courses.
Regardless of where you live, or the environment in which you train, I can guarantee that the four seasons will bring a level of difficulty to your training that was unanticipated when you started. Here’s how you can realistically continue to stay and build build fitness as you deal with the changing weather conditions.
What IS January Volume Camp? A triathlon specific winter camp to add strategic volume to your training. These volume “pops” can dramatically improve your current season. Swimming Biking and Running all with Coach Patrick and other campers brings your winter training to the next level and puts your goals within your reach (and your […]
The fourth and final day is my favorite day of training camp. This is our chance to go down on the Clay trails that surround Clermont. But this one is an almost exclusively reserved for the runners and Farmington over the course of this morning, I only saw three cars!
Without a doubt the most important week of your year is your testing week. It is during this week that you not only recover, but you begin to synchronize your aspirations for race day with your current levels of fitness. Inside Endurance Nation we use a series of “functional” tests that you can do on […]
Plan for the day was a swim followed by a bike ride. Due to inclement weather on Friday (Day One), we moved the long the long ride back to today. So what was meant to be a lighter day was going to be one of the stronger ones…and we all knew it.
We awoke this morning feeling pretty good about the fact that yesterday we couldn’t ride a century due to the weather. Get a nice balance of swim, bike, and run… But today was all about the bike. Before we could begin, several of the campers decided to get in the short run.
We started off the day with a 7 AM swim at the national training center here in Clermont. It was awesome to see the pool the set up as 50 m long for swimming, so we were all guaranteed to work out regardless of our fitness levels!
#ENTriChat — How to Plan your Race Season With Sponsor — Revolution3 Triathlon What IS a Twitter Chat? A Twitter chat is where a group of Twitter users meet at a predetermined time to discuss a certain topic, using a designated hashtag(#) for each tweet contributed. Imagine a business networking event—but without a dress […]
Many of us are parents, we are professionals, we are active in our communities, and we support our kids as they do athletics as well as all the activities they do. By the end of the day it is easy to see how the vast majority of your time is simply not “yours.” Yet we […]
Most athletes are looking for a Coach because they’re seeking improvement in either their training (such as a particular discipline) or in their overall performance. But the reality is that it’s not easy to discern how someone else will help you achieve your goals without clearly defining the concept of success. photo by:
As 2015 is in our rear view mirror and 2016 is full of exciting promises, it is only natural to reflect. It has been an honor to provide the endurance community with new in sites, articles and tips on how to become a better athlete, for that, we thank you! Here is our Top […]
For 2016, the significant directive of our reworking of the OutSeason training plan to create the OutSeason/Run Durability training plan was to bring the best practices of our top athletes more into the mainstream of the greater Endurance Nation community. That is, we want everyone on the team to consider adopting the mindset and focus […]