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Evan and Leanne Go Big

Super Powered Ultra Couple (Case Study)

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Evan and Leanne Preparing for Javelina Jundred Faster Together Is This Asking For Too Much? We had some ambitious goals for this tri season (IMLP flanked by spring/fall 70.3’s), plus we needed to figure out how to adapt our usual tri season training so we could also execute a late-season 100K ultra run. As for…

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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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UltraMay Complete

Twelve Lessons from the UltraMay 48 Hour Challenge

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The premise of the UltraMay 48-Hour Challenge is simple. Complete one hour of activity for every four hour block of time. Ideally athletes alternate cycling and running to allow for active recovery. But simple doesn’t mean easy.

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Ultra Tired

Six Critical Ultra Endurance Hacks for Your Next Challenge

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Will You Have What It Takes? 2020 has quickly turned from an epic race season into something entirely…different. Depending where you fall on the emotional spectrum, you are either excited about the opportunities you have or you are despondent about everything you have lost. We are working with our teammates to make sure they remain…

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PODCAST: The Mental Side Of Endurance [Double Interview Edition]

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Patrick interviews two long-term members of Endurance Nation about how they deal with the mental challenges associated with endurance events. Whether you’re doing a sanctioned race or rolling your own event, experienced athletes know that significant mental challenges lie in wait for…

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PODCAST: vEverest Podcast Part 1: The Preparation

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P opens up on his recent Virtual Everest ride (on Strava here), specifically the planning that goes into making the ride possible. This should provide some context to the “rules” you’ll find online regarding the event. Key Talking Points Having the…

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Leslie Knight’s Endurance Journey to the (Virtual) Thunderbunny 50k

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P interviews teammate Leslie Knight about her journey from entering training while serving in the US military in Japan…to Ironman…to now the ultrarunning scene. Despite her race being canceled, Leslie just dials in her own virtual 50k run. A great reminder…

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Fitness vs Focus Matrix

Virtual Challenge Madness (and How to Use it to Your Advantage)

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  The surge of virtual online challenges threatens to disrupt the overall athletic progression required to be a successful endurance athlete. Real world races already have an existing hierarchy and precedence for each type of athlete. Digital challenges are the new wild West. From the Ironman Virtual Club to the Quarantine Backyard Ultra to virtual…

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Cracking the Winter Training Code for Cyclist

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P introduces the brand new Endurance Nation OutSeasonยฎ Plans for Cyclists. These are great to kick off your epic season of Gravel, Fondo or Mountain biking! Key Talking Points The structure of the OS Plans Breakdown of each phase of the…

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