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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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Women of EN: Marianne Park

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Marianne is an EN OG (Original Gangsta), having attended Rich’s Ironman Louisville camp in June 2007, and then joining EN from the very beginning. She is THE EN Denmother and the Don of the EN Arkansas Mafia.

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Women of EN: Kitima Boonvisudhi

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Kitima, or EN Code Name Kitboo, is a relatively new member. She gives us a great perspective on our power and pace focus, and is another example of how you don’t have to be a skinny, bald, Type A, male 25-35 power geek to find value in training with power.

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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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Train Different

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There is only one thing can think of that’s worse than training the same way, year after year. That would be doing the same training over and over again…but hoping for different results.

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Women of EN: Kris Frazier

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Meet Kris Frazier. Kris is an EN OG, Charter Member of the Lil’ Peeps Mafia, Ironman Louisville Team Captain, and a resident of Louisville, KY. She lives right on the bike course and is recently the former president of the Louisville Landsharks Triathlon Club.

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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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Half Ironman Race Rehearsals?

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Question: What are the considerations for a Half Ironmanยฎ race rehearsal? Rich Strauss: All of our long course training plans include two race rehearsal workouts, roughly at 6 and 3 weeks out from your race. These are, without a doubt, the most important individual training session in your schedule. You want to get these right,…

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Value in Easy Workouts?

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Doing less, or nothing at all, is most often the RIGHT thing to do. Question: If the prescribed intensity of a workout is just not happening, should I just go easy? Rich Strauss: Rather than going easy, don’t be afraid to just pull the plug, take a day off and not do anything, especially on…

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Coach Rich St. George Scouting Report

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I spent this past weekend on the St. George course, training and recon-ing the event with some TeamEN athletes. Well worth the long drive from LA to meet and connect with our athletes in what is, hands down, my favorite part of the country. We covered all of the bike course on Friday and ran…

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