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The Value of Bunching Races

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In this brief in between episode, Coach Patrick discusses the value of organizing your races in small clusters for better outcomes.

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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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How To: Adding A Last Minute Ironman to Your Season

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We get really good questions every week from you, our loyal audience. Some are really personal, others are really crazy, but most are applicable to the greater tri space. Instead of emailing just you back, in true EN spirit weโ€™ll be sharing some of our responses so the at-large triathlon community can benefit. After all,…

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The Ironman Tweak

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I am often asked about the proper Ironmanยฎ Taper. In fact, I think I just saw another post about it on the USAT coaches listserv. People want to know how much to decrease their training, where to continue working to stay sharp, etc. And they want a formula, some kind of random Xhours times Yeffort…

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Nailing Your Long Course Race Triathlon Taper

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With Ironmanยฎ USA around the corner, and customary race execution focus in full effect, itโ€™s time to dig back into the EN archives for more info on tapering. We have one podcast for your listening pleasureโ€ฆso back away from the ledge, put down that triple espresso and tune into whatโ€™s going on right now with…

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How to Taper with Intent

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As the early big races of the season are approaching, it’s time to once again consider perhaps the hardest part of your training: the taper. While almost every triathlete has heard of tapering, very few actually get it right. This article has two goals: to help you understand your personal needs and cues for tapering based on your event, and to give you active steps you can take to implement your taper.

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