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Nuun Hydration

The Science of Hydration: A NUUN Story

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  The Science of Hydration: A Nuun Story This week on the Endurance Nation podcast, we chat about the science behind hydration, and who better to school us than the CEO of Nuun Hydration, Kevin Rutherford and Vishal Patel, the master behind the science team at Nuun. Hydration is an essential factor in lubricating joints, regulating body temperature…

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Best Bike Gear from Team Endurance Nation

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A Review of the Best Bike Gear from Team Endurance Nation In addition to a great bike fit, there is a lot of gear on the market. Endurance Nation athletes are no strangers to testing out bike gear, and what better way to get a leg up on the competition than to know what to [...]read more

How To Use Resting Heart Rate Metrics To Your Advantage

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Utilizing Resting Heart Rate Metrics In the category of training metrics, we might be drastically undervaluing Resting Heart Rate (RHR). You likely use some form of software to track your training, but few of us have a visceral connection to that data. Tracking your RHR is a chance to get a peek as to how [...]read more

Run Interval Training

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Running Intervals and Intervals with Power Run Intervals are a critical part of building fitness into your season, but like any "training tool," you need to use them correctly for maximum benefit. Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P talk intervals. Key Talking Points: When intervals matter the [...]read more

The Key to an Endurance Lifestyle

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The Key To An Endurance Lifestyle We all have that one unique story of how we started our endurance lifestyle journey. Very rarely do we come across someone who has started as young as EN Athlete Julia Herrmann. This week on the Endurance Nation podcast, we dive into Julia's recent Boston Marathon race. Obviously, we [...]read more

Road To The Boston Marathon

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The Start of the Boston Marathon Journey What does it look like to qualify for the Boston Marathon? Well, we highlight the retrospective journey often, with a lot of our athletes making the commitment along their endurance lifestyle adventures. However, we rarely showcase an athlete at the beginning of their quest, until today! Meet Colin [...]read more

The Ins and Outs of Cycling Camps

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P interviews good friend and partner Paul Wood from Black Bear Adventures Paul helps with our annual Blue Ridge Cycling Camp and has really made a difference. Paul's personal background as an athlete and service-oriented mindset really change how we as a [...]read more

Endurance Coaching Process Behind The Scenes

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Endurance Coaching Process Behind The Scenes There are a lot of aspects of coaching someone to endurance success and the endurance coaching process is not always the same for athlete to athlete, gender to gender, goal to goal..... or, is it? This week Mariah interviews Coach Patrick to peel back the coaching curtains and find [...]read more

Nutritional & Mental Skills For Endurance Women

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Women In Sport: Nutritional & Mental Skills For Endurance Women   Nutritional & Mental Skills For Endurance Women should be at the top of every woman’s training plan. Along with sports, it can be just as important. Being a woman in endurance sports can seem daunting at times. The majority of the training, scientific research and noise…

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The Power of the Mind-Body Connection

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The Power of the Mind-Body Connection   As we explore National Women’s month, we interview another fellow Endurance Nation athlete about the power of the mind-body connection. Join Mariah on the Endurance Nation podcast as she interviews Laura Becker and how she entered into endurance sports, how it changed her life, and how she eventually…

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