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PODCAST: VASA INTERVIEW

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P sits down with Keith Watson, the new Chief Operating Officer at VASA. VASA has been a long time partner of Endurance Nation, helping many other athletes maximize their training time as they prepare indoors for their next triathlon using the…

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PODCAST: Transitions Build on Experience with Patti Rosen

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly Endurance Nation podcast. This week Coach P sits down to interview long-time member Patti Rosen to talk about how she optimizes transitions. A super accomplished athlete, Patti has raced — and won — almost every level of triathlon on the planet. Key Talking Points Her biggest…

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Jenn Edwards On the Move

Beginner to Expert – A Journey to Triathlon Success

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Jenn Acclimating to Race in Hawaii! Starting From Scratch Throughout my twenties and thirties, my husband and I played on two, sometimes three ice hockey teams at a time. We also dabbled in running, mountain biking, soccer, cross country skiing and all sports in between. Though I was active, somewhere along the way I looked…

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PODCAST: The Mental Side Of Endurance [Double Interview Edition]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Patrick interviews two long-term members of Endurance Nation about how they deal with the mental challenges associated with endurance events. Whether you’re doing a sanctioned race or rolling your own event, experienced athletes know that significant mental challenges lie in wait for…

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Al Truscott

Chasing Triathlon Excellence Across All the Age Groups [A Case Study]

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The Host with the Most: Another Great Epic Camp with Al! Always Active I was on age group, high school, and college swim teams. I was always the worst swimmer on the team, and a breaststroker at that. Then, in college, I became a skier in the 70s, I spent two years as a ski…

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PODCAST: Choosing One of Two Konas [Coffee Chat Edition]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for a special Coffee Talk podcast. In this informal check-in, Coach Patrick reviews what it means to have a year with no world championships — and then (potentially) a year with two world championships. Will they need a championship steel cage grudge match to see which 2021 winner is…

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PODCAST: Matt Bach from UCAN on Making the Switch

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P interviews Matt Bach from UCAN Nutrition about his journey to using the product and how it helped him compete at a higher level. Key Talking Points The UCAN origin story. How UCAN helped Matt up his Ironman game. What is…

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Leslie Knight’s Endurance Journey to the (Virtual) Thunderbunny 50k

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P interviews teammate Leslie Knight about her journey from entering training while serving in the US military in Japan…to Ironman…to now the ultrarunning scene. Despite her race being canceled, Leslie just dials in her own virtual 50k run. A great reminder…

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Fitness vs Focus Matrix

Virtual Challenge Madness (and How to Use it to Your Advantage)

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  The surge of virtual online challenges threatens to disrupt the overall athletic progression required to be a successful endurance athlete. Real world races already have an existing hierarchy and precedence for each type of athlete. Digital challenges are the new wild West. From the Ironman Virtual Club to the Quarantine Backyard Ultra to virtual…

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PODCAST: Run Adjustments During COVID-19

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  Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P holds forth on the challenges of adjusting the run build element of any athlete’s season. Running itself is an inherently risky sport; finding a way to stay healthy and on target won’t be easy! Key Talking Points What sets…

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