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What is January Volume Camp? Sign me up Coach!

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  What IS January Volume Camp? A triathlon specific winter camp to add strategic volume to your training. These volume “pops” can dramatically improve your current season. Swimming Biking and Running all with Coach Patrick and other campers brings your winter training to the next level and puts your goals within your reach (and your…

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2015 Chattanooga Camp Day One & Two Recap

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Arrival Day On Thursday afternoon 24 Chattanooga campers arrived at the hotel to start a weekend of course training. Some camp members have raced together before so there were familiar faces, others have virtually trained together and were meeting each other for the first time. All in all it was smiles, laughs and of course…

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2015 Lake Placid Camp Day Two & Day Three Recap

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We kicked the day off with an early morning walkthrough of the Swim Start and Transition areas. One of the most unique areas of the Ironman® Lake Placid course is the long transition from Mirror Lake to the Olympic Oval. Add in the different transition race set ups, the layout of the oval and you have some real learning to do.

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2015 Lake Placid Camp Day One Recap

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Without a doubt, today ranks up there as one of the best Placid days I have had here in 15 years of training. No wind. Slightly overcast. Mostly in the 60s. Throw in some great people and a few hills and it’s official — Life Is Good.

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2015 Endurance Nation Tour of California, Stage 3: San Jose

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Stage 4: San Jose to San Jose, a monster climbing day, featuring 5 KOMs (4 x Cat4, 1x Cat2 and 1x HC, Mt Hamilton). Stage Map Stage Profile The Ride Plan My original plan was to ride from San Jose to about the bottom of the Quimby Rd KOM and take the campers off the…

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2015 Endurance Nation Tour of California, Stage 2: Nevada City to Lodi

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Stage 2: Nevada City to Lodi Another day for the sprinters (sorta) with the Tour working it’s way south on the shoulders of the Sierra Nevada mtn range. While the elevation was a net downhill, we still managed over 5.7k gain for the day. My plan for the day was to have the B group…

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2015 Endurance Nation Tour of California, Stage 2: Nevada City to Lodi

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Stage 2: Nevada City to Lodi Another day for the sprinters (sorta) with the Tour working it’s way south on the shoulders of the Sierra Nevada mtn range. While the elevation was a net downhill, we still managed over 5.7k gain for the day. My plan for the day was to have the B group…

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Endurance Nation Tour of California Training Camp: Stage 1

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This year Coach Rich conducted a training camp on the course of the Tour of California…during the race! This dynamic makes for one of the most unique training camp experiences you find. In this series of posts, Rich will give you his Stage by Stage report of the camp. ++++++++++++ This was my 6th running…

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2015 Blue Ridge Cycling Camp Day Four Recap: Sunday Riding with Todd

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Day Four Recap: Easy (44) Like Sunday Morning, Except for the Up Part After three days of approximately 27,000 ft of gain, our minds and legs and lungs were calling out for something more “normal” — it took me several hours and much map-searching, but I was able to dial in this ride. After some…

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2015 Blue Ridge Cycling Camp Day Three Recap: Beech Mountain

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Day 3: Mast Gap Annex, Beech Mountain, Shulls Mill and even a Jagaround! After riding Mount Mitchell, it’s hard to find something that folks will still find epic. The answer? Shorten the ride to the suffering but work even harder! Beech Mountain is a three mile climb that averages around 9%. It so happened that…

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