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The OutSeason and Winter Endurance Training

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation ( for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P dives into the value behind winter training as a tool for building a fantastic season. Key Talking Points include: – Why Winter Training Can Make Such a Difference – The Value of Intensity in the Winter – Top Three Winter Mistakes…

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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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Off Season Intervention, Part III: Endurance Nation’s Fast Then Far vs Old Skool Base Training

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In Part I we introduced you to the notion that fitness is in the muscles, not the cardiovascular system. In Part II we discussed the principles of Specificity and Return on Investment, urging you to delete that 4th newsletter this month espousing the benefits of off-season strength training. Let’s put these together in an example…

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