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How to Handle a Deferred Racing Season

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There’s a lot of unfortunate things that can happen over the course of one’s life. Having your big race of the Season moved is not one of those events. But it is disruptive and a real challenge. Not addressing this challenge would be a mistake. You have invested too much time and energy to simply…

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Resting Pets

Detraining & Double Race Training Management Tips for Ironman Triathletes

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Everyone knows that rest is required after a big race. But what if you have another race on the calendar? How much rest is appropriate, giving yourself space to heal, but also allowing for performance in the next event? This is a difficult question to answer because there are many variables. But regardless of how…

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Four Keys PreRace Talk

Three Ways To Create A Challenge Plan

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The odds of success dramatically increase when you have a plan. Athletics is no different, especially endurance athletics. Anytime you’re planning to move outside your comfort zone, you are exposing yourself to risk. And when you are doing something epic like the ENVEREST Challenge, you can’t afford to wing it.ย    No Risk, No Reward…

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How to Zwift to Endurance Success – EN Edition

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How to Zwift to Cycling Success (Buckle up, this is a long resource. Click here if you want to ride with TeamEN.) Maybe you’ve seen it online. Maybe you’ve seen it in your Strava feedโ€ฆ Your friends training on a remote island somewhere in the Pacific. You’ve seen new records and new challenges. And you…

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Finding Your Tribe: Guide To Endurance Training Groups

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Finding Your Tribe: Guide To Endurance Training Groups   Finding a training group that matches your personality, goals, and needs can seem like a daunting task. There also is the added benefit of online training groups versus local groups.ย If you’re new to the sport you might not even know where to start and if you’re…

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Road To Roth – How A First Timer Is Stacking The Deck In Her Favor

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When EN Athlete Abbey Bonner decided to take on Challenge Roth as her first Iron Distance Triathlon, she knew it would be an exciting yet CHALLENGING road (see what we did there?). Nothing she can’t handle. She has her WHY…she has her WHEN (all the races leading up to Challenge Roth)…and Endurance Nation has her…

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Podcast: What It Takes To Prepare For Mt. Kilimanjaro

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly enduranceย podcast. This week Coach P ย interviews the intrepid Mariah Bridges on her adventure tackling Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Key Talking Points include: What route to pick (Mariah took the Lemosho route) How to handle your itinerary on the ground. Whether or not to “go solo”…

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A Guide To Tackling Mt. Kilimanjaro – Lemosho Route

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  A Guide To Tackling Mt. Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route You’ve either decided to take action, throw caution to the wind and are ready to climb Mount Kilimanjaro or you’re cautiously researching before you book your excursion. Either way, Hakuna Matata!   What is Mount Kilimanjaro?ย  Not only is Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in…

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Conquering the Climbs, Part II: Gearing

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Welcome to Part II of my Conquering the Climbs series. In Part I we discussed the physics of getting up a hill more quickly.ย In Part II of the series we’ll discuss what the gears on your bike will, and won’t, do for your ability to get up that hill more quickly. Gearing “If I change…

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Test Week is Rest Week (Plus Testing Insights!)

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Without a doubt the most important week of your year is your testing week. It is during this week that you not only recover, but you begin to synchronize your aspirations for race day with your current levels of fitness. Inside Endurance Nation we use a series of “functional” tests that you can do on…

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