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Patrick McCrann

Emergency Nutrition Strategies

Emergency Nutrition Strategies for Epic Events

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There’s nothing quite like being in the middle of an adventure and completely running out of gas. Not just figuratively speaking, but literally, nothing left inside the tank. Not only do your legs feel hollow but your arms feel heavy. Your gaze is blank and your mind, well, it’s in trouble too. Maybe you’ve even…

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The Move to Your First Ultra

The Move to Your First Ultra with Sabra Gonzalez [PODCAST]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P interviews Team Endurance Nation member Sabra Gonzalez on her first Ultra (Pine Mountain Ultra). You can get more UltraRun information from Endurance Nation online here. Key Talking Points: Key Learning: There is an Ultra running technique…downhill smaller steps….uphill running controlling effort…

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Three Ways to Create a Challenge Plan

Three Ways To Create A Challenge Plan [PODCAST]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P covers three ways to build a plan for your next self-directed challenge. Key Talking Points: Set the Duration and Location Remove Negative Incentives Create The Narrative Thanks for listening to this Endurance Nation podcast…[find more online here] Subscribe here: Listen…

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Recovery Protocols for Time-Crunched Athletes

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  Author’s Note: This blog post is timely because many of the participants in our ENVEREST Challenge Series Need to make sure they are adequately recovering from significant early season training! Most athletes struggle to find the time to actually train. Juggling many responsibilities such as work, family, social life, community responsibilities, make it hard…

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Defining Volume Targets by Event and Fitness [PODCAST]

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Join Coach Patrick for a pre-weekend session about your training. Learn how to define volume targets by event and fitness. Patrick discusses relevant targets for UltraRunning and 70.3 Triathlon. Thanks for listening to this Endurance Nation podcast…[find more online here] Subscribe here: Listen to it on iTunes. Listen to it on Stitcher. Stream by clicking…

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Gabe Peterson ULTRA MOD Interview

Gabe Peterson ULTRA MOD Interview [PODCAST]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another special Team Endurance Nation interview podcast with Gabe Peterson, one of our newest Community Moderators. Gabe has long since left the world of triathlon for more adventurous events. If it’s epic, and there’s a race nearby, Gabe has likely done it. From the Bear 100(22k vertical) to the…

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Four Keys PreRace Talk

Three Ways To Create A Challenge Plan

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The odds of success dramatically increase when you have a plan. Athletics is no different, especially endurance athletics. Anytime you’re planning to move outside your comfort zone, you are exposing yourself to risk. And when you are doing something epic like the ENVEREST Challenge, you can’t afford to wing it.    No Risk, No Reward…

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Stepping Stones

Use Stepping Stones to Decode Your Epic Challenge and Tackle the Impossible

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Endurance Sports is built upon the myth of the impossible. Regardless of your sport of choice, there are legends of athletes achieving the incredible…and usually video, photos and the Strava to prove it. The story usually goes with our hero being their typical selves until one day they have an epiphany. Throwing their regular life…

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TIM CRONK

Tim Cronk ULTRA MOD Interview [PODCAST]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another special interview podcast. This week Patrick interviews long-time Endurance Nation member Tim Cronk on his evolution from Ironman to Ultra Runner, and now to one of our Community Moderators (Ultra Chat, of course). Tune in to learn to “meet” Tim and learn the inner motivation that powers him…

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ENVEREST

The 2021 ENVEREST Challenge: Three Epic Events in Three Months

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  “Exercise without competition, without danger or purpose, didn’t strengthen the body…it simply wore it out.” ~ Norman Mailer Tired of no races? Tired of just training to train? Lucky for you, we have the perfect reasons for to you be exhausted: The ENVEREST Challenge. This new series is built off of the success we…

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