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recovery

The Right Way to Early Season Race Reviewย 

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Coach Patrick covers one of the most challenging aspects of being an endurance athlete managing fatigue

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Winter Training Fueling Insights

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Coach Patrick reviews the importance of well-fueled workouts as it relates to your total health and wellness.

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The Seven Step Cycling Cooldown Process

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One of the main differences between amateur and professional riders is not the amount of training they do but their quantity and quality of recovery time. When they are not riding, pros will focus 100% on recovery, knowing that is when their bodies adapt and they become stronger. ~ British Cycling If you are a…

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Training Strategies for the Hot Hot Heat

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Coach Patrick covers some of the most effective ways to mitigate the costs associated with training in the heat – and still reap all of the benefits.

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Key Travel Habits for Endurance Athletes

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Races are happening which means we are traveling again.

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Three ways to fast-track your epic recovery

Three Ways to Fast-Track Your Epic Recovery

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Congratulations. You did it. Two years ago you would’ve laughed at anyone who suggested you could have achieved what you’ve just done.ย  It was epic and quad-shattering. Sleep destroying. Gut-wrenchingโ€ฆ literally. You are nothing more than a shell of your former self, with maybe a T-shirt and a medal to show for it.ย  Once you…

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Nap Infographic

Power Nap Like a Professional

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What is a Power Nap A power nap is a 20- to 25-minute break that you take in the middle of your day. The target time isย between 12 PM and 3 PM. This consistently lines up with the “slump” that most of us experience.ย Most athletes try and solve this downtrend with sugar or caffeine.ย Instead of…

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Emergency Nutrition Strategies

Emergency Nutrition Strategies for Epic Events

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There’s nothing quite like being in the middle of an adventure and completely running out of gas. Not just figuratively speaking, but literally, nothing left inside the tank. Not only do your legs feel hollow but your arms feel heavy. Your gaze is blank and your mind, well, it’s in trouble too. Maybe you’ve even…

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The Llama Knows

Determining Peak Recovery with RocketBike Camp

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Bet that llama caught your attention, eh? The llama is our official mascot of RocketBike Camp, in honor of the VLaMax metric that we covered in our first post in this series. Remember, Llama Knows Best! In this next installment of our RocketBike Camp education series, we are covering the concept that we call Peak…

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PODCAST: The Real Reasons Why You Should ULTRA Challenge This Year

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach Patrick dives into the “other” side of doing an Ultra Challenge. Replacing races with challenges isn’t a 1-for-1 exchange. Races are about so much more than finish lines and medals. There’s the planning, the trash talk, the highs and lows, and…

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