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Five Things Every Triathlete Should Ask When Hiring A Coach

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Most athletes are looking for a Coach because they’re seeking improvement in either their training (such as a particular discipline) or in their overall performance. But the reality is that itโ€™s not easy to discern how someone else will help you achieve your goals without clearly defining the concept of success.

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4 New Yearโ€™s Resolutions You Should Make to Improve Your Racing

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As triathletes, we are constantly juggling multiple priorities: work, life, training, nutrition, recovery, etc. You really can’t wear a shirt that says, โ€œEat. Sleep. Train. Repeat.” because that shirt in no way represents everything that you do. If it were only that simple.

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Getting Started (Again) — Six Ways To Make Sure This Time Your Training Sticks

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The hardest part about training is simply making it stick. By making it “stick,” I mean actually staying consistent. Looking at the most successful athletes in endurance sports, you will see a history of quality consistent training.

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Coach Patrickโ€™s October Recap / November Planning for 2016

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What Time Will the Clock Say in 2016?! I have to be honest and say that this is my favorite time of the year. ๐Ÿ™‚ I am adamant about taking two weeks off from total exercise at the end of every season. It’s all too easy to get back into training when my body is…

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Coach Patrick — What I Learned During the 2015 Triathlon Season

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The end of another year is a great chance to review all of our lessons learned…what worked, and what didn’t. As a coach and athlete, I pretty much test all manner of new training protocols on myself before recommenting them to our Endurance Nation athletes. The process of self-improvement is a large part of what…

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Patience & Discipline: How To Set Expectations for Performance as a Self-Coached Triathlete [Part 2 of 4]

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Now that we have envisioned your race experience and have determined your current “performance delta” — baseline fitness vs desired race day performance — it’s time to start doing some basic math.

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Patience & Discipline: How To Set Expectations for Performance as a Self-Coached Triathlete [Part 1 of 4]

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Yes, this is as hard as it looks. Crushing the Lake Placid marathon. Endurance excellence is an annual journey — repeated and improved — over time, that leads to fitness, confidence, experience and performance. The next time you are watching some one race a triathlon, really race, take a moment to watch how they move.…

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Season Planning for the First Time Ironman

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This is an excerpt of the first chapter of Endurance Nation’s upcoming eBook for first time Ironmanยฎ competitors. The book will be released to subscribers of the Endurance Nation Weekly Update newsletter in early March, 2014. Sign up for the newsletter using the form below to receive your free copy of the eBook.ย  So youโ€™ve…

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Triathlon Season Planning: How EN preps you for Texas

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When you become a team member with TeamEN, you immediately become a part of the team. With that membership comes a wealth of information for carrying out your Ironmanยฎ triathlon training. We want you to understand why joining TeamEN is the best thing you can do for your triathlon performance, and how Coaches Rich and…

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