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Racing

How to Set Up Your Triathlon Bike for Success

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Gearing Up: How to Set Up Your Triathlon Bike for Optimal Success As you move into the race preparation part of your season, one of the most important things you can do is ready your body and your equipment. While both areas require attention and discipline, the return on investment for each aren’t equal by…

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[PODCAST] DIY TRI Celebrations & Background

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  Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P dives into the origins of the DIY TRI and why it makes sense for athletes of all abilities to step up and create their own milestones in 2020. Key Talking Points Where the DIY Tri started You can still…

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DIY TRI Complete

Crushing The 2020 D.I.Y. TRI

500 181 Patrick McCrann

  So proud to be able to write this post in the middle of DIY TRI week here at Endurance Nation. What started off as a fun idea has quickly become an event that has inspired and connected over 100 athletes. I want to thank our members for the suggestion and support over the last…

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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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How to race in the wind

How to Race in the Wind

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  Racing the Elements: How to race in the wind   Battling the elements on race day is another added layer of education that always seems to give athletes an extra pause. We know how to swim, bike and run, but what about in wind, rain, dark, heat…. whatever Mother Nature throws at us? Join Coach…

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Cozumel Race Report: A Lesson in Building Speed Through the Years

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Have you ever noticed those last stubborn 5lbs you might want to skim, can be the peskiest to drop? The same can be for a personal record in your sports performance.  Sometimes, the longer you are in a sport or the more elite you are, the more difficult personal records can become. A thirteen-minute personal…

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Race Execution and Proper Marathon Pacing

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  After months of training and countless miles, your race is here. Hundreds of hours of hard work all come down to one day and 26.2 miles. Yet after juggling workouts, recovery, managing your commitments, and making nuanced adjustments to your nutrition, the most common race strategy is practically no strategy at all: 1 —…

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A World Championship Personal Record: Gear, Guide and Breakdown

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Overview This year was a personal best year for me here in Kona. The conditions for the swim and bike were ideal; allowing me to better handle the run. My goal was to be able to “run the run” here on the Big Island; by that, I meant sub-3:30. I ran 3:30 on the nose,…

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Racing in the Heat [Inbetween-isode]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P dives into another special “inbetween-isode” to discuss some lessons learned from coaching athletes through the day at Ironman® Boulder. The heat and altitude combined to create some seriously tough conditions, but not everything is out of your control. Key Talking…

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Winter Training to Hawaii Qualification

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  Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach Patrick interviews Matt Limbert on his recent qualification for Ironman® World Championship at Ironman® Santa Rosa. New to the M45-49 group, Matt placed 6th and got the first roll down slot after a very well-executed day. Key Talking Points include: – How…

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