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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…

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Run Pace

Runners Have A Pace Problem

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Runners Have A Pace Problem Runners have a pacing problem. At first, tracking run workouts by pace and heart rate makes sense, until you breakdown the reasoning behind the metrics. The key to faster running might all come down to what metric runners are paying attention to.  For years run pace has been a critical…

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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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Choosing the Correct Running Cadence

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Understanding proper run cadence can seem like a daunting task, but it should never be overlooked. Correct run cadence will help you maintain good form. Good form reduces the change of injury, and running with good form for longer periods of time will increase your run speed. So in all actuality, run cadence is extremely…

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How to Zwift to Endurance Success – EN Edition

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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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Hi Five Time at the Boston Marathon

Five Reasons to Rethink the Fall Marathon

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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

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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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13.1

Five Ways A Successful Half Marathon Will Shape Your Season

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Every winter our athletes participate in the Endurance Nation OutSeason® . This program is designed to build threshold strength on both the bike and run – your one hour power, if you will. There are multiple tests throughout the program and plenty of quality workouts, but there’s really only one run training session that we care about: the final…

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Stryd Powermeter

Running with Power, the Early Adopter Edition by Endurance Nation

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Overview One of the biggest new pieces of gear on the running market is the smallest thing you could imagine. About the size of a quarter, and even lighter, running power meters will transform how endurance athletes train and race. The only question is, how soon are you going to join the revolution? Like any…

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On the 5k Run

Tis the Season for Short Races – Using 5k Races to Keep the Winter Fun and Fast

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The 5K is the perfect winter running distance. Most Type A triathletes seek massive endurance challenges to test their run fitness. The savvy triathlete looks instead to the 5K distance as a tool for creating and measuring the appropriate fitness. It makes sense: you already spend the bulk of your year running long and steady in preparation…

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