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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.  It was epic and quad-shattering. Sleep destroying. Gut-wrenching… literally. You are nothing more than a shell of your former self, with maybe a T-shirt and a medal to show for it.  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 is between 12 PM and 3 PM. This consistently lines up with the “slump” that most of us experience. Most athletes try and solve this downtrend with sugar or caffeine. 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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PODCAST: The Personal Side of Recovery [Coffee with Coach Patrick]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another short coffee conversation. These shorter episodes are for smaller, timely conversations that might not otherwise make it to the big time. If you’ve got a topic for Coach Patrick, submit it online [here] Today’s Theme After surviving the [UltraMay 48-Hour Challenge], Coach P notes three specific areas…

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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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Podcast: Three Nutritional Behavior Changes

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P talks about how to work backwards from your desired race state to make better decisions about your nutrition. Key Talking Points Starting from a Place of Positive Health Find the Lowest Hanging Fruit Creating a Small, Positive Change Thanks for…

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Your Winter Training Questions Answered [Part 1 of 2]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P answers your training questions as submitted during our winter promotion. Folks are entered to win a discount on TeamEN membership and get an entry to win a pair of [Normatec Recovery Boots from our partners @ Normatec]. Questions Include Is…

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How Pro Triathlete Matt Hanson Recovers Like A…Pro

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for a special interview podcast. Thanks to our friends at [Normatec Recovery], our guest is [Dr Matt Hanson]. Matt is a professional triathlete with a unique combination of mental and physical strengths. Owner of the fastest marathon time for a marathon (2:34:xx), Matt leverages Normatec and other recovery tools…

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