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Solving for the Triathlon Swim: Reducing Risk

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Solving the triathlon swim puzzle can seem like a daunting task. Another season, and more news of tragic deaths in the swim portion of an Ironman® event. Without a doubt, participating in endurance events brings risks and challenges beyond what the average middle-aged person experiences on a daily basis. While tragedy can strike at any…

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2019 Improved Triathlon Training Plans

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    2019 New Full and Half Iron Distance Triathlon Training Plans Whether you just signed up for your first Ironman®, Half-Ironman® or are a seasoned triathlete, there is one thing we all know to be true: you need a proven customized triathlon training plan to cross the finish line. Maybe you purchased a plan…

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Podcast: The Strategy Behind Endurance Camps

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Join Coach Patrick and Mariah from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week we discuss how an endurance camp can add to your overall season planning, help you meet your goals and generally strengthen your overall fitness. Key Talking Points include: Race Specific Camps & when to place it in preparation How…

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Podcast: Live Interview with VASA

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Join Mariah from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week we interview the CEO and Founder of the  Vasa Swim Ergometer, Rob Sleamaker – to not only find out how he built such a wonderful fitness tool but also the many uses for the Vasa outside of swim fitness. Key Talking Points include:…

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2018 Full Iron-Distance Triathlon Plans (On Sale Thru 2/15/18)

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  Use the Code 2018FULL50 to Save 50% on the EN*Full Plans Thru 2/15/18! **Click Here to Shop Now** Our Endurance Nation Full Training Plans are the perfect combination of Volume and Key Workouts. You’ll follow the progression to race day, using our included Resources to get smarter as you get stronger. The result? In…

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Coach Patrick’s 2017 Ironman World Championship Race Report

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For those of you with short attention spans, I went 10:27 on the day.  1:07 swim 5:02 bike 4:04 marathon While it’s not even close to my personal best, the highlight of my day was being able to flex my mental toughness. Racing here is special, and I not only had a great time racing…

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What is it like to train indoors and race outdoors?

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Ian Kurth 2017 IMMT Race Report Training indoors racing outdoors   Training lead up Overall, I effectively doubled down on last year’s experiment of leveraging indoor swimming, cycling and running in various ways to achieve a training effect within my personal and professional time constraints. This means spending plenty of time in the pain cave…

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Coach Patrick’s Comeback Report — 9:36 at 2017 Ironman® Mont Tremblant

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Coach Patrick’s Comeback Report — 9:36 at 2017 Ironman® Mont Tremblant   Quick Summary For those of you who might want a quick recap or with little time, here are the details. Swam a 1:07, Biked a 4:55 and Ran a 3:27 on my way to a 9:36 finishing time. This was a 1 minute…

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Training and Racing the Aqua Bike

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Once upon a time the Aquabike was something no triathlete wanted to do. It was an opportunity that race directors gave athletes who would become injured and still wanted to compete. Over time, this small niche has grown to become a very competitive aspect of the triathlon world. There are many events across the country where you…

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Ironman Hawaii 2016: Race Week Recap

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Today’s Friday, and that means the 2016 Ironman® World Championships is tomorrow!  It has been a super busy week, navigating final race prep and exploring all parts of the course. It’s been a blast…every trip to Hawaii is special with the Team, and 2016 was no exception. Many laughs, lots of good training and even…

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