How To

Finding Your Tribe: Guide To Endurance Training Groups

1024 1024 Mariah Bridges

Finding Your Tribe: Guide To Endurance Training Groups   Finding a training group that matches your personality, goals, and needs can seem like a daunting task. There also is the added benefit of online training groups versus local groups. If you’re new to the sport you might not even know where to start and if you’re…

read more

Road To Roth – How A First Timer Is Stacking The Deck In Her Favor

682 1024 Mariah Bridges

When EN Athlete Abbey Bonner decided to take on Challenge Roth as her first Iron Distance Triathlon, she knew it would be an exciting yet CHALLENGING road (see what we did there?). Nothing she can’t handle. She has her WHY…she has her WHEN (all the races leading up to Challenge Roth)…and Endurance Nation has her…

read more

Podcast: What It Takes To Prepare For Mt. Kilimanjaro

596 594 Mariah Bridges

Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for another weekly endurance podcast. This week Coach P  interviews the intrepid Mariah Bridges on her adventure tackling Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Key Talking Points include: What route to pick (Mariah took the Lemosho route) How to handle your itinerary on the ground. Whether or not to “go solo”…

read more

A Guide To Tackling Mt. Kilimanjaro – Lemosho Route

593 592 Mariah Bridges

  A Guide To Tackling Mt. Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Route You’ve either decided to take action, throw caution to the wind and are ready to climb Mount Kilimanjaro or you’re cautiously researching before you book your excursion. Either way, Hakuna Matata!   What is Mount Kilimanjaro?  Not only is Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in…

read more

How to Zwift to Endurance Success – EN Edition

342 294 Mariah Bridges

How to Zwift to Endurance Success (Buckle up, this is a long resource) Maybe you’ve seen it online. Maybe you’ve seen it in your Strava feed… Your friends training on a remote island somewhere in the Pacific. You’ve seen new records and new challenges. And you can’t help noticing that your friends are biking a…

read more

Conquering the Climbs, Part II: Gearing

1024 611 Rich Strauss

Welcome to Part II of my Conquering the Climbs series. In Part I we discussed the physics of getting up a hill more quickly. In Part II of the series we’ll discuss what the gears on your bike will, and won’t, do for your ability to get up that hill more quickly. Gearing “If I change…

read more

Test Week is Rest Week (Plus Testing Insights!)

150 150 Coach P

Without a doubt the most important week of your year is your testing week. It is during this week that you not only recover, but you begin to synchronize your aspirations for race day with your current levels of fitness. Inside Endurance Nation we use a series of “functional” tests that you can do on…

read more

Six Lifestyle Tips to Save Triathlon Training Time

Coach P

Many of us are parents, we are professionals, we are active in our communities, and we support our kids as they do athletics as well as all the activities they do. By the end of the day it is easy to see how the vast majority of your time is simply not “yours.” Yet we all know that getting better isn’t just limited to physical gifts or disposable cash — it’s really about finding a way to be successful given the constraints of our lives.

read more

Five Things Every Triathlete Should Ask When Hiring A Coach

Coach P

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 it’s not easy to discern how someone else will help you achieve your goals without clearly defining the concept of success.

read more

Ironman® Lake Placid: The Complete Race Breakdown — an Article by Endurance Nation

150 150 Coach P

Endurance Nation has a long history on the Ironman® Lake Placid course: Coach Patrick has raced the event seven times, qualifying for Hawaii three of those occasions. Patrick’s personal best is a 9:54; he has held a training camp on the course every year since 2002, and he’s attended almost every edition of the race. Finally TeamEN has historically…

read more
Bitnami