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Podcast: What It Takes To Prepare For Mt. Kilimanjaro

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P  interviews the intrepid Mariah Bridges on her adventure tackling Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Key Talking Points include: What route to pick (Mariah took the Lemosho route) How to handle your itinerary on the ground. Whether or not to “go solo”…

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A Guide To Tackling Mt. Kilimanjaro – Lemosho Route

  A Guide To Tackling Mt. Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route You’ve either decided to take action, throw caution to the wind and are ready to climb Mount Kilimanjaro or you’re cautiously researching before you book your excursion. Either way, Hakuna Matata!   What is Mount Kilimanjaro?  Not only is Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in…

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How to Zwift to Endurance Success – EN Edition

How to Zwift to Endurance Success (Buckle up, this is a long resource) Maybe you’ve seen it online. Maybe you’ve seen it in your Strava feed… Your friends training on a remote island somewhere in the Pacific. You’ve seen new records and new challenges. And you can’t help noticing that your friends are biking a…

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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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