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TOC Camp Stage 3: San Francisco to Santa Cruz

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Dr. Kitima before Stage 1 with her emergency med supplies…a foreshadowing of the events of Stage 3 Theme of the Day: Murphy Comes a Knockin’, Big Time! Summary: a great ride down the coast, a quick transition to a dramatic rainforest KOM, then things go sideways with two crashes and a coach in the San…

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TOC Camp Stage 1: Nevada City to Sacramento

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We left the city of Grass Valley at about 8am, off to find the KOM on the other side of Auburn and then “cruise” downhill to just outside Sacramento. What looked like a simple stage turned out to be quite difficult…but we all made the most of it and had fun despite the pain!

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St George Results and Reports

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Mile 18 at Ironman St George21 TeamEN athletes kicked off the 2010 Ironman series on May 1st with Ironman St George, the newest entry on the US Ironman calendar. Rich and the Team scouted out the course in February to prepare for the event and afterwards named the course the most challenging in North America.

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Team EN vs St. George 2010 Roll Call: 15 EN Athletes Racing!

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St. George is not home of the most challenging Ironman event in North America, and is officially the first stop on the 2010 Four Keys Tour by Team Endurance Nation. Our racing roster shows that at least 15 Endurance Nation athlete will be racing IMSG this coming Saturday and a growing number coming out to be a spectator, volunteer, or signup for next year. Get last minute tips and advice here.

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Running a Faster Long Course Marathon, Part III: Running More Efficiently

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Let’s talk about going faster with less effort…but first…a disclaimer: The topic of running efficiency is a currently a hot one. Google “Pose Method, “Chi Running,” “barefoot running,” “Born to Run,” “Newton shoes,” etc and you’ll be led to books, articles, links and studies espousing this, that and the other theory about how to run…

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Four Keys Talk in Atlanta, GA, April 10th

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Endurance Nation presents the Four Keys of Race ExecutionTalk. Rich Strauss, head coach and founder of Endurance Nation, will share with you the race day execution tips and mental strategies that have created PR performances for thousands of athletes. Rich has delivered this talk, live, to over 1500 athletes at Ironmanยฎ venues since 2003. The…

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Running a Faster Long Course Marathon, Part II: Running Faster

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Let’s begin by breaking the topic down into two major components: Running Potential and Running Success. Running Potential: “What CAN I run on race day, given current fitness, training, etc?” The best predictor of Running Potential on race day is your VDot score. Running Success: “Given my running potential, what WILL I run on race…

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Running a Faster Long Course Marathon, Part I: Introduction

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Coach Rich at Coeur d’Alene'08 The Ironmanยฎ run course is where PR hopes and dreams go to die a painful death. The course is littered with the bodies of very fit people who’ve done all the right training, or so they think, but who slow down dramatically on the run. In our opinion, traditional Ironmanยฎ…

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Racing in a Box

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My Ironmanยฎ St George review has received a lot of comments, emails and posts on the net…from a lot of scared people, frankly! I’d like to take a few moments to get your mind right about this race, and about Ironmanยฎ racing in general. The Triathlon World’s Perspective/Advice on Racing: You spend months and months…

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Top Ten Triathlon Tips for Women (and Open House Announcement)

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#1: Nutrition is key. Plan, pack and prepare your foods in advance. On your grocery , set aside some time to wash, chop and bag fruits, veggies and prepare basic meals for the week. Chopped up veggies can become salad fixings, a healthy on the go snack or be incorporated with meat for a quick…

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