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Four Keys of Long Course Triathlon Bike Execution

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While the Ironman World Championships in Kona are in just a few days, there’s still a lot of long course racing left on the calendar. These are our Four Keys of Long Course Triathlon Bike Execution, to help you get your mind right about how to ride the long course bike> The Delta Isnโ€™t as…

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Free / Cheap Cycling Speed Opportunities for Long Course Triathletes

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  We know you’ve done tons and tons of work to build a bigger engine, YOU, to power your bicycle. But did you know there are many small tweaks and changes you can make to your setup that will yield free speed on the bike? Well, it’s free in the sense that you don’t have…

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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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#ENTriChat Building A Better Bike Split Without Additional Training

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  Every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, Endurance Nation hosts #ENTriChat on Twitter. The chat is a chance for athletes around the world to learn new information, share their opinions and of course, possibly win some swag along the way. ENERGYbitsยฎ are tiny algae tabs so nutritionally dense, they eliminate fatigue and hunger…

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All Things Hills, for Triathletes, Part 2: Racing

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In Part I we discussed the considerations for training the bike and run in hills. Let’s now turn our attention to racing a hilly course properly. The Bike Ride Steady and Conserve Matches Think of your legs as books of matches. The number of matches in your legs is finite, you only have so many…

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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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Planning 2015 Volume Camps with Endurance Nation

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Endurance Nation puts on several key volume camps for our athletes and the general triathlon community. These camps are an opportunity to inject some serious endurance fitness into your seasonal progression, but they are hard to find and harder to get into. We have two specific camps left for 2015 that have a few open slots. Please review the options and consider joining us!

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Long Course Triathlon Rules: Drafting, Blocking, Outside Assistance, and More [Video]

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Coach Rich, coming to a bike course near you!   Please read the blog post and watch the video below, as Coach Rich explains the rules and their practical application, from his experience as an long course triathlete, coaching, and having ridden motorcycle support for many Ironmanยฎ events. Note that the intent of this post…

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Racing a Windy Triathlon Bike Course

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We’ve talked quite a bit on our race execution posts on this blogย about how to ride hills in a long course triathlon, but we have done relatively little on how to execute on a windy day. And I recently returned from Ironmanยฎ Coeur d’Alene, where strong winds on the out and back section of highway…

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Blue Ridge Camp 2014 – Day One Report

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Today was the first day of our annual Blue Ridge Cycling Camp. A pilgrimage to the warmer climates, this four-day camp is a chance to boost some critical bike fitness and prepare for a breakthrough season. This year we have 20 campers, and we are based out of Boone, N.C. We chose Boone for the…

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