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Racing in the Heat [Inbetween-isode]

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation ( for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P dives into another special “inbetween-isode” to discuss some lessons learned from coaching athletes through the day at Ironman® Boulder. The heat and altitude combined to create some seriously tough conditions, but not everything is out of your control. Key Talking…

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In-Between-isode Heart Rate as a Training Tool

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation ( for another weekly endurance podcast. Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation ( for another “in-between-isode” podcast. This week Coach Patrick discusses the importance of using Heart Rate as a training tool as you move into the heat of Summer. Key Talking Points include: Winter vs Summer Training When Power/Pace…

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Episode 643: Coach Office Hours Eavesdropping

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation ( for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P publishes one of our monthly Coach Conference Calls. As a company dedicated to learning, one of the most important things we can do is provide our members with access to information in as many forms as possible — forums,…

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EN Podcast

Five Tips for Heat Racing Excellence

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation ( for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P breaks down  the concept of the racing in the heat… consider this podcast to be inspired by what happened at Ironman®’s Hawaii this year. As more and more races get hotter, and are championship races remain in the heat, your ability…

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Ironman Hawaii 2016: Race Week Recap

Today’s Friday, and that means the 2016 Ironman® World Championships is tomorrow!  It has been a super busy week, navigating final race prep and exploring all parts of the course. It’s been a blast…every trip to Hawaii is special with the Team, and 2016 was no exception. Many laughs, lots of good training and even…

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Gimme Back My Sponges!

Adjusting Your Race Plan For The Heat

Is it me or does every race seem to be hot these days? Without a doubt, racing in the heat is one of the biggest challenges that endurance athletes face. Staying warm on a cold day isn’t easy, but staying cool under effort is almost impossible. Here is guidance for adjusting your race plan on a…

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Coach Patrick's 2015 Ironman Hawaii Race Report

The Short Version: 10:02, good enough for 60th AG (new personal best!) and my third best time here on the Big Island — but my most complete race (finally, in my 7th attempt here)! Thanks to all of you for your support, well-wishes and more…no way I could ever do this on my own. Biggest props goes to my amazing wife and daughters who were everywhere on race day with smiles, high-fives and more!

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The Complete Ironman® Hawaii Breakdown

Endurance Nation Kona Race Week Camp: 10/2 to 10/12/2015 Join Coach Patrick for the ultimate pre-Kona race build up! Patrick has raced in Hawaii six times, and will be your personal guide to make the most of your trip to the World Championships. The camp is open to racers and spectators alike — there’s nothing…

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Your One Thing for Ironman® Hawaii

Every year Team Endurance Nation puts ten to twenty athletes on the biggest triathlon stage on the planet — the world championships of Ironman® Hawaii. Over the years we have learned a great deal about the preparation for this season-ending, life-altering race, and we want to share some of the highlights as well as what…

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