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Conquering the Climbs, Part II: Gearing

Welcome to Part II of my Conquering the Climbs series. In Part I we discussed the physics of getting up a hill more quickly. In Part II of the series we’ll discuss what the gears on your bike will, and won’t, do for your ability to get up that hill more quickly. Gearing “If I change…

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Test Week is Rest Week (Plus Testing Insights!)

Without a doubt the most important week of your year is your testing week. It is during this week that you not only recover, but you begin to synchronize your aspirations for race day with your current levels of fitness. Inside Endurance Nation we use a series of “functional” tests that you can do on…

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Six Lifestyle Tips to Save Triathlon Training Time

Many of us are parents, we are professionals, we are active in our communities, and we support our kids as they do athletics as well as all the activities they do. By the end of the day it is easy to see how the vast majority of your time is simply not “yours.” Yet we all know that getting better isn’t just limited to physical gifts or disposable cash — it’s really about finding a way to be successful given the constraints of our lives.

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Five Things Every Triathlete Should Ask When Hiring A Coach

Most athletes are looking for a Coach because they’re seeking improvement in either their training (such as a particular discipline) or in their overall performance. But the reality is that it’s not easy to discern how someone else will help you achieve your goals without clearly defining the concept of success.

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Texas — The Complete Race Breakdown by Endurance Nation

Coach Patrick Wins M35-39 AG in 2012 RSVP for our FREE Four Keys of Race Execution Talk Thursday 5/14/15 @ 10am Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion- Woodforest Bank Club On the Left as You Face Transition Area —————- Texas is the earliest Ironman® of the North American season, and it is very similar to the end of…

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Three Insider Tips for Racing Lake Placid

Lake Placid is one of the crown jewels of the North American Ironman® circuit. It has something for everyone, from a great course to race on to a beautiful backdrop for your friends and family to enjoy their trip as well. But it’s still an Ironman, and it’s still going to try and put the…

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