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winter training

Peter Lautenslager Qualifies for Ironman® Hawaii

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation ( for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P interviews the intrepid Peter Lautenslager on his recent qualification for Kona by placing second in M55-59 at Ironman® Lake Placid. We worked with Peter to refocus his year, emphasizing the opportunity the Winter training presented. He crushed the Endurance…

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Winter Weather Wrecking Your Workouts?

Regardless of where you live, or the environment in which you train, I can guarantee that the four seasons will bring a level of difficulty to your training that was unanticipated when you started. Here’s how you can realistically continue to stay and build build fitness as you deal with the changing weather conditions.

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Three Ways Triathletes Can Handle the Upcoming Holiday Week

There are few darker / harder times of the year than when the average, endorphin-obsessed athlete can’t exercise. Somehow having time off but not being able to exercise is almost worse than being injured…but don’t let your healthy obsession steer you wrong this holiday season. Here are a few positive ways to handle the down…

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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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