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Mariah Bridges

The Ultimate Endurance Athlete Race Bucket List

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Raise your hand if you are addicted to challenges? Two hands if your challenges include endurance sports.  The Endurance Nation team tends to have both hands raised at all times. Inside the team, an Ultimate Bucket List has been forming (so large we can’t even share in its entirety), however, we thought we would share…

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The Secret To Endurance Success

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The Secret To Endurance Success When we think of endurance training, we often look at it from a singular viewpoint. Either by race, by season, by a specific goal. But the real reward is viewing endurance training as well, endurance training… aka, the long game. Each race, each season, every success, every failure, the day-to-day,…

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Race Execution and Proper Marathon Pacing

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  After months of training and countless miles, your race is here. Hundreds of hours of hard work all come down to one day and 26.2 miles. Yet after juggling workouts, recovery, managing your commitments, and making nuanced adjustments to your nutrition, the most common race strategy is practically no strategy at all: 1 —…

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Couch to Marathon: Your Go-To Guide

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Running, or rather road racing is currently one of the most popular activities in the United States. It’s cheap (only need shoes), it’s accessible (just go outside), it’s social (join a club), and it good for your health (in moderation)…in short, running has the deck stacked in its favor when it comes to rapid growth.…

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Cross Training For Endurance Athletes – A Beginners Guide

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  Runners are creatures of habit. We like to run. Especially marathoners, who often favor higher mileage and skip the “extras” that don’t directly contribute to their marathon-specific fitness. Those cross-training workouts – like core work, pool running or cycling, and strength exercises – can have dramatic benefits for marathoners and shouldn’t be skipped. Knowing when to…

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A World Championship Personal Record: Gear, Guide and Breakdown

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Overview This year was a personal best year for me here in Kona. The conditions for the swim and bike were ideal; allowing me to better handle the run. My goal was to be able to “run the run” here on the Big Island; by that, I meant sub-3:30. I ran 3:30 on the nose,…

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A Finish Line With A New Meaning

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Join Mariah from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Mariah interviews Gary Lewis. Gary is a Husband, Father, Business Owner, and former golfer turned Ironman® triathlete. On his journey for his second Ironman® finish, Gary decided to turn his “one thing” into something much bigger than himself. He paired up with a unique…

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Road To Roth – How A First Timer Is Stacking The Deck In Her Favor

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When EN Athlete Abbey Bonner decided to take on Challenge Roth as her first Iron Distance Triathlon, she knew it would be an exciting yet CHALLENGING road (see what we did there?). Nothing she can’t handle. She has her WHY…she has her WHEN (all the races leading up to Challenge Roth)…and Endurance Nation has her…

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The Journey of a Goal – Stephanie Weldon’s Story

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Join Mariah from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Mariah interviews Stephanie Weldon She walks us through her endurance journey and the exciting twists and turns it takes. Amazing adventures and even finding the love of her life. You will love her positive outlook and the charge to give back she sets forth…

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Your One-Stop Endurance Training Data Solution: Final Surge

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  Training for any endurance adventure takes time, money and patience to understand the best ways to execute the plan. There can be lots of data to look over, but sometimes, convenience is top of the list. Imagine having just the right amount of data, with the ease of an online and mobile app, having…

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