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Refocusing Your Race Preparation Training

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P talks about how to refocus your in-season training as your race gets closer. Key Talking Points Changing your paces/intensity plan Adjust training time for race equivalent workouts Staying on target with your actual race goals Additions Thanks for listening to…

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Solving for the Triathlon Swim: Reducing Risk

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Solving the triathlon swim puzzle can seem like a daunting task. Another season, and more news of tragic deaths in the swim portion of an Ironman® event. Without a doubt, participating in endurance events brings risks and challenges beyond what the average middle-aged person experiences on a daily basis. While tragedy can strike at any…

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Mid Season Gear Check In

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach Patrick breaks down one of the most important parts of your season. No, it’s not race week…or how to taper — it’s how to manage your gear across a long season so that you don’t get screwed just when it’s time…

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Overcoming Triathlon Burn Out

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P interviews member Patrick Large on his transition from Triathlete to UltraRunner. We all walk our own path in the endurance world. When Patrick’s work to him abroad, he struggled without the amazing triathlon community that exists in Arizona! 💪  After…

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Multisport Couples: How To Make It Work

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week, we are diving into multisport couples. As with any relationship, there can be lots of compromising, sacrifice, and of course, support. Multisport couples pose a unique take on hobby time by both athletes loving the same sport. The vote is split on whether…

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Why A Split Long Workout Will Help You

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Why A Split Long Workout Will Help You Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P discusses the Split Workout concept that Endurance Nation has used since 2017 to help long-distance runners prepare for their events. Every runner is well aware of long run days. Regardless of if [...]read more

Rainy Run Relay Tips

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week we break down how to successfully handle the logistics of a relay run in the rain. Epic runs are fun, but if you get them wrong...epically less so. When putting together a relay run, there are many moving logistic parts. One of [...]read more

Adding A Training Camp to Your Season

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Being an endurance athlete is a constant struggle to meet the requirements of your training with the constraints that your life presents. From available time to physical health to geography, your top priority is finding a way to be consistent in spite of these challenges.  After all, we don't all live and train in sunny [...]read more

How to Handle Large Endurance Volume Blocks

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week you will learn about how to use a training camp to improve your overall fitness. Endurance training is all about managing the balance of work and fatigue to create adaptation. Walking this line safely is not an easy thing to do, but [...]read more

Runners Have A Pace Problem

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Runners Have A Pace Problem Runners have a pacing problem. At first, tracking run workouts by pace and heart rate makes sense, until you breakdown the reasoning behind the metrics. The key to faster running might all come down to what metric runners are paying attention to.  For years run pace has been a critical [...]read more
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