Training

Racing a Half Ironman Before a Full Ironman

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Endurance Nation at Ironman® Racine 70.3   “Should I race a half Ironman® before my full Ironman?” I am asked this question very frequently, as the Endurance Nation coach responsible for planning the seasons of every one of our members and trial members, outlining their movement through our training plans across their race calendar. The…

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Irritable Triathlete Sydrome: TWENTY Ways to Handle Injuries & Continue Dominating

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  Being a triathlete makes you feel like you have superpowers. She swims…she bikes…she RUNS!  Your friends and family don’t often get along but they can agree here: We can’t stop her, we can only contain her! And then you get injured. There goes your master season plan you built six months ago. You know…

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The Triathlon Execution Magic of Riding Steady, Part I: What is Steady?

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  Steady wins the race! As our members, training plan customers, and readers swap their training hats for their pointy racey-racey hats,  leaving their trainers behind to test their fitness on the road in preparation for their races, we see a lot of discussion about riding steady, I can’t ride steady, OMG HTF am I…

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Five Mental Steps to Achieving a Breakthrough Triathlon Performance

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Thinking inside the triathlon box How much to train, how far to swim bike, run, what carbon aero widget to buy and much more…the triathlon space has no end of guidance on these topics, much of it confusing and contradictory, but comparatively little about how to actually execute on race day. What little there is…

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The Midseason Triathlon Slump

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Given the year-round athletic lifestyle of the average triathlete, moving from a summer of racing to a winter full of running or skiing, there comes a time of the season where things go south. You might have some flavor of overuse injury, you might be burned out, or maybe you are overtrained. You know what I am talking about — the dreaded “mid-season slump.”

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Adjusting Your Triathlon Season and Training Plan for Injuries

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Triathlon Training Injuries As busy age group triathletes struggling to balance training with work, family, and life, and often not having an extensive background in any of our three sports, we often find ourselves on the pointy end of an injury. Our concerns shift from “how to train and race” to “OMG, HOW do I…

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Unscientific Markers of Triathlon Training Fatigue

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If you are a triathlete, odds are you really like to train. For most of us, triathlon isn’t just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle choice. This level of commitment has both Pros and Cons; where you fall on the perspective spectrum is usually a function of how you view your current experience. But for all…

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