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All Things Hills, for Triathletes, Part I: Training

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Not matter where you live, it’s likely that with enough time in the sport you will encounter hilly terrain in either your training or racing. Hills can be fun, challenging, and create opportunities for you to excel on race day. In Part I we’ll introduce you to training on hills before turning our attention to…

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#ENTriChat "Fueling the Distance"

Coach P

Every 1st and 3rd Mondays on Twitter, Endurance Nation hosts #ENTriChat at 8pm EST. This hour long chat is sponsored by a different EN sponsor every chat, with different topics and give-a-ways! This week we discussed “Fueling the Distance” with Infinit Nutrition INFINIT’s custom-blended nutrition solutions are designed to match an athlete’s unique nutritional profile…

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#ENTriChat "Training with Power"

Coach P

Every 1st and 3rd Mondays on Twitter, Endurance Nation hosts #ENTriChat at 8pm EST. This hour long chat is sponsored by a different EN sponsor every chat, with different topics and give-a-ways! This week we discussed “Training with Power” with Ruster Sports. Ruster Sports gave away a code for their Armored Hen House at this…

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The Endurance Nation Four Keys of Triathlon Training – Key #4: Semper Fun!

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If you’ve stuck with this series so far, you’ve learned about #workWORKS, Return on Investment, and The Box. We conclude the Four Keys of Triathlon Training with: Key #4: Semper Fun In our experience, many triathletes get so geeked out with β€œmy long ride needs to be X and my long run needs to be…

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#ENTriChat "How to Safely Add Run Volume to Triathlon Training"

Coach P

February 2, 2015 #ENTriChat an hour long Twitter chat, sponsored by INSIDE TRACKER one of the newest sponsors to the Endurance Nation Team. Inside Tracker is Sophisticated, science-based blood analytics, tailored just for you.Β Feel free to tell them EN sent you!   Read more about “How to Safely Add Run Volume to Triathlon Training” from…

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The Endurance Nation Four Keys of Triathlon Training – Key #3: The Box

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In Part I we introduced you to the Four Keys of Triathlon Training and Key #1: #workWORKS. Key #2, Return on Investment, is here. Today we introduce you to the third key we use to guide the training of our athletes: Key #3: The Box Your training plan is a box of workouts. Your life…

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The Four Keys of Triathlon Training – Key #2: Return on Investment

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In Part I of this series, we introduced you to the Four Keys of Triathlon Training and to our first key, #workWORKS. Today we continue the discussion and give you: Key #2: Return on Investment (ROI) You are an age group triathlete with limited time, money, headspace, and Spousal Approval Units (SAUs) to invest in…

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The Four Keys of Triathlon Training: Introduction and #WorkWORKS

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Background In 2007 we published the Four Keys of Ironman Execution — powerful, yet simple to understand and execute, guidance for racing long courseΒ triathlon — inspired by our observation of and frustration with so many age group triathletes’ inability to race to their fitness potential. Since then we’ve delivered the live version of the Four…

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The Three Year Plan: Year 3 – Signature Race Selection and Mental Toughness

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In this installment we conclude our discussion of the Three Year Plan (3YP) for Triathlon Excellence. If you’re new to the series we introduced you to the 3YP here, discussed Year One here and Year Two here. Year Three Objectives: Signature Race Selection Single Sport Focus Run Durability Project Volume Camp Reducing the Suck on…

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The Three Year Plan for Triathlon Excellence: Year Two – Smart Planning, and Racing to Potential

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Previously in this series we introduced you to the Three Year Plan and discussed the lifecycle of the typical long course triathlete. Then we laid out for you the objectives for Year One of the plan. Today we continue the discussion, moving on to Year Two of the Three Year Plan: Year Two Objectives: Completing…

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