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Patrick McCrann

The OutSeason and Winter Endurance Training

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P dives into the value behind winter training as a tool for building a fantastic season. Key Talking Points include: – Why Winter Training Can Make Such a Difference – The Value of Intensity in the Winter – Top Three Winter Mistakes…

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Lessons Learned from Back-to-Back-to-Back Ironman Races

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P breaks down his three Ironman® races in three months approach. Qualify at Ironman® Mont Tremblant, compete at Ironman® Hawaii then re-qualify at Ironman® Los Cabos. Key Talking Points include: Managing Expectations Critical Workouts to Reverse DeTraining How to structure the…

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Late Season Qualifying: The Race Report

  Quick Summary: 25th Ironman, 9th Kona Qualifying spot 9:39:57 (fifth-time going sub 9:40!) 3rd place in M40-44 8th Overall 2nd American Swim PR The Preparation My 2017 race schedule had already included, Ironman Mont Tremblant and Ironman World Championships, just four weeks prior to Ironman Los Cabos. With little time between the two races,…

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Episode #652 Paul Curtin’s Kona Qualification Process

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P interviews Paul Curtin on the training, planning, and preparation that went into his Age Group win at Ironman® Louisville (AG M50-54). In the last two years, Paul has lost 30 pounds…but even more impressive with that is the discipline he showed…

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Hi Five Time at the Boston Marathon

Five Reasons to Rethink the Fall Marathon

Every year athletes wake up in the fall realizing that their season is technically over and that winter is looming. Full of fitness and facing the reality of the coming cold, most athletes try to cram in one more good race for the year. But sometimes one more race is just one race too many.…

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Annual Run Volume By Week

Why You Don’t Run As Much As You Think, and How to Fix It

One of the biggest issues that endurance athletes face is overreaching. Simply doing too much has the potential for devastating consequences. This is something that everyone knows, but not everyone does. It is a lesson that takes years to learn and is usually a path wrought with injury and setback. But it doesn’t have to…

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Episode #649: Where Does One Season End and Another Begin?

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P discusses the nuances of successfully “ending” a season. Starting a season is easy…but ending can be ugly. And the grey area between the two is full of POTENTIAL! Tune in to hear why Endurance Nation athletes use our Run Durability Program (RDP) to…

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Episode #648 – 10 Lessons Learned in 1 Ironman

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P dives into his race experience at Ironman® Mont Tremblant, pulling out the big lessons learned that made a huge difference on race day. – Read the [ full race report here](https://www.endurancenation.us/blog/team-en/coach-patricks-comeback-report-936-at-2017-ironman-mont-tremblant/). – Listen to the [ pre-race podcast here](https://www.endurancenation.us/blog/podcast/inbetweenisode-coach-patrick-preps-for-ironman-mont-tremblant/). – Share…

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Inbetweenisode – Coach Patrick Preps for Ironman® Mont Tremblant

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P discusses the build up to his next race at Ironman® Mont Tremblant. This is his first race since 2015 and there were several key changes he made to his training volume and schedule this year. Relevant Links: – Vasa Swim…

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