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Five Common Half Ironman Mistakes

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It’s no secret that Ironman racing (the 140.6 mile version) has become crazy popular, with races selling out a year in advance, often in only minutes. As a result, Ironman-focused conversations dominate the triathlon space. Yet probably 90% of these Ironman triathletes race one, two, three or more half Ironman events enroute to their full Ironman distance event. Our combined 20 years of coaching and racing experience has shown that the 70.3 distance is a different race entirely from the Ironman. If you want to be successful at the half iron distance you’ll need to bring more to the table than your Ironman fitness and some good luck.

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Cash for Clunkers Training Plan Trade-In: UPDATE

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t’s been less than a month since we announced our “Cash for Clunkers” training plan trade-in program and we wanted to give you an update: We have paid over $4,000 so triathletes don’t have to train with their old, clunker training plans!

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Meet the Team: Arizona

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This weekend TeamEN will be represented by 16 athletes at Ironman® Arizona. Coach Rich be on hand to lead the athletes and their families, including a team dinner on Friday, our Four Keys Talk on Saturday, and rallying up family and friends to support the squad on the run course. We’d like to introduce you…

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Florida 2010: Endurance Nation ReCap

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The following is a quick recap from IM Florida 2010 by Coach Patrick. This will become a full report later this week, as we add podcast interviews and more photos. For now you can see our pictures online via SmugMug and learn more about the weekend by cruising the official EN vs Ironman Florida site. If you like the vibe and want to explore Team EN, please become an ENFan, get a FREE Four Keys DVD and a link to create a free Five Day Trial and save $30/month on EN membership!!

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State of the Nation, Fall 2010: Part I

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September traditionally marks the end of the season for Endurance Nation, as we use Ironman® Wisconsin as a opportunity to reflect on the year, extract valuable lessons, and make plans to implement changes in 2011. Actually, this process is continuous, internally, but for many reasons a lot of stuff just comes together for us around…

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The OutSeason® and Season Planning Case Studies

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Since bringing on board our latest crew of 100+ members and now with the launch of our OutSeason® training plan sales, we’ve been fielding a LOT of season planning questions and discussions. Here are four case studies to help you manage your triathlon season the EN way.

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EN OutSeason® vs Old Skool Offseason

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It’s Fall and time for another annual rewrite of our OutSeason® training plans, now in their 7th generation of improvement, and our annual OutSeason® Training Plan Sale. It’s also the season of the recycled, paraphrased training advice that appears in the tri mags year after year as coaches try to catch your attention— by telling…

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Wisconsin 2010 Race Report Podcast and Video Series

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We have a tradition of catching all of our athletes at the finishline…and then capturing their experiences on video right away, or a few days later via podcast interview. If you are interested in racing Ironman® Wisconsin, these podcasts especially should very valuable for you. It’s one thing to read the race report of a…

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TeamEN Membership vs EN Training Plan

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One of our members describes the difference between becoming a TeamEN member vs just using one of our training plans on your own.  Much better than we ever could: Ed, My 2 cents I do >95% of my training alone – this is driven by my work and travel schedule. Some of the benefits to…

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Race Recap: Wisconsin, Part I

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The 2010 Ironman® Wisconsin was a watershed event for Endurance Nation, with so much special stuff happening that it will likely take us several days to process all of it and share it with you. But let me (Rich) set the stage for you: 2009 — Never Bet Against the EN Chickas Last year, Saturday…

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