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Three Insider Tips for Racing Lake Placid

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Lake Placid is one of the crown jewels of the North American Ironman® circuit. It has something for everyone, from a great course to race on to a beautiful backdrop for your friends and family to enjoy their trip as well. But it’s still an Ironman, and it’s still going to try and put the…

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Easy is the New Hard: How to Manage Your Effort in your Next Ironman or 70.3

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Road Goes Up…Road Comes Down — Switzerland Mountain Road by www.calliflower.com There are very few triathlon bike courses that are really truly difficult. I mean, like evil difficult…as though the race director is out to punish you. But that doesn’t stop the average triathlete from making most courses harder than they were intended to be.…

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2013 Couer d'Alene Race Report – Dino Sarti

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Coeur d’Alene 2013 was Dino Sarti’s first Ironman® and, more importantly, was a significant milestone in a personal health and lifestyle transformation that he began over 3 years, and many, many pounds ago. Dino is local to Coach Rich, and he’s had the pleasure of training with Dino, watching him grow as an athlete and…

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Triathlon Race Preparation Tips: How to master race-specific training

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Team Endurance Nation is deep into the race season and hard at work in the Race Preparation Phase of their training. The Race Prep phase of all of our training plans is 10 to 12 weeks. During this period, training becomes much more race specific on a number of levels. Below are our thoughts, notes,…

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Long Course Bike: It's Not About The Gain

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It’s Not About the Gain It’s common for Ironman® athletes to “shop a bike course,” searching out information on the relative difficulty of bike courses and usually focusing on the total elevation gain. However, in our experience, elevation gain doesn’t tell the complete story about the relative difficulty of Ironman® bike courses. Rather, the primary…

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Getting Fast – Coach Patrick's 2012 Season Start

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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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