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2016 Texas Camp Day Two Recap

The second day of training camp is always interesting. At camp dinner the night before there is much hemming and hawing as to which way people will go: ride the full 112 or shorten it? There is a mixture of curiosity, bravado, and a little bit of fear that makes most people push the decision…

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Planning 2015 Volume Camps with Endurance Nation

Endurance Nation puts on several key volume camps for our athletes and the general triathlon community. These camps are an opportunity to inject some serious endurance fitness into your seasonal progression, but they are hard to find and harder to get into. We have two specific camps left for 2015 that have a few open slots. Please review the options and consider joining us!

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Blue Ridge Camp 2014 – Day One Report

Today was the first day of our annual Blue Ridge Cycling Camp. A pilgrimage to the warmer climates, this four-day camp is a chance to boost some critical bike fitness and prepare for a breakthrough season. This year we have 20 campers, and we are based out of Boone, N.C. We chose Boone for the…

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Revolution3 Quassy Race Report – Coach Patrick McCrann

Rev3Quassy Race Report: Coach Patrick Team Update Rev3Quassy was our first Key Race for the 2013 season…and it was a doozy! Tons of climbing and high temperatures conspired to really test our early season fitness and preparation. It was awesome to spend the weekend with TeamEN folks and to see so many of them ripping…

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Blue Ridge Parkway Day Four Overview

  The fourth and final day of the 2012 BRP camp wasn’t that different than days one, two or three. This was due largely in part to the fact that we already rode this course yesterday. But the other part was just as easy to figure out: the roads were quiet and smooth; the views…

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Blue Ridge Parkway Camp: Day Three Overview

  After returning from Front Royal yesterday, today’s course is plotted along the Blue Ridge Parkway. “Only” 85 miles, this route has roughly the same amount of gain as the 104 miles route of the first two days, with one big difference: an 11.5 mile climb of 3300 feet! Breakfast started off just a little…

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Getting Fast – Coach Patrick's 2012 Season Start

Coach Patrick on the Lake Placid Course I started the 2012 Ironman® triathlon training and racing season with some very lofty performance goals. It was clear to me at the end of last year that while I was fitter, the competition was getting stronger, not to mention that the overall number of slots for Kona…

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