Triathlon Execution

What is it like to train indoors and race outdoors?

Ian Kurth 2017 IMMT Race Report Training indoors racing outdoors   Training lead up Overall, I effectively doubled down on last year’s experiment of leveraging indoor swimming, cycling and running in various ways to achieve a training effect within my personal and professional time constraints. This means spending plenty of time in the pain cave…

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The EN Way: Set a Goal, Work the Process, and Be Accountable

Similar to achieving any lofty goal in any area of your life, reaching your triathlon potential requires you to: Set Both Big and Enabling Goals What exactly do you want to achieve on race day and, more importantly, what critical metrics, or enabling goals, do you need to hit beforehand to enable the achievement of…

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Considerations for Changing Your Triathlon Distance Focus

This is the time of year when triathletes assess their season and begin to choose their races for next season. Many triathletes decide to change their triathlon distance focus moving, for example, from focusing on short course races to trying their hand at the 70.3 distance, or making the jump from the half Ironman distance…

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Approach Your First Time Ironman with R.I.G.O.R.

The journey to your first Ironman® finish line is full of unseen challenges and amazing rewards. It’s one of the few times in your adult life that you will work really, really hard for something that matters to you. So much of what we do is focused on other people or other commitments. But signing…

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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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Easy is the New Hard: How to Manage Your Effort in your Next Ironman or

Road Goes Up…Road Comes Down — Switzerland Mountain Road by www.calliflower.com There are very few triathlon bike courses that are really truly difficult. I mean, like evil difficult…as though the race director is out to punish you. But that doesn’t stop the average triathlete from making most courses harder than they were intended to be.…

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Four Keys of Race Execution Talk at Lake Placid

“Your fitness is merely a vehicle you drive 140 miles on race day. Do you know how to drive it?” Endurance Nation, the world’s largest online triathlon Team and creators of Team Coaching, will be holding its 10th Annual Four Keys Pre-Race Talk at Lake Placid ™ on Friday July 26th at 10am at the…

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Six Secrets of the Long Course Bike Revealed

In our experience, if you’re going to booger months and months of training and ruin your race, you’re going to do it on the bike leg. Below are our tips for riding the optimum Ironman bike leg…plust be sure to read to the end for a bonus link to download our Bike Fit eBook, released from the EN Content Archives!

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Coaches' Tips: Coeur d'Alene

With Ironman® Coeur d’Alene this week, athletes competing in the event are eager to learn more about the course and how to approach race day given the unique characteristics of the event: variable weather, a cold swim, hilly bike course, and potentially hot run. Below is our guidance, earned through our expensive personal and coaching…

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