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Cross Training For Endurance Athletes – A Beginners Guide

  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

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

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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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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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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Five Ways A Successful Half Marathon Will Shape Your Season

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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Run Durability Equipment

  Run Durability Webinar with Coach Patrick Duration: 1 hour, 17 minutes (including Q&A) Access: Online Here Our recent article on the importance of run durability brought up several interesting follow-up questions from our readers and athletes. Outside of the usual implementation questions, there was a great deal of interest in and out to actually…

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