Short Course

Short Course Triathlon Series, Part II: Swim Training

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    Welcome to the Endurance Nation Short Course Triathlon Series, created to support our 2017 Short Course Triathlon Training Plans. These 12 week Short Course Triathlon Training Plans are FREE for a limited time! Go here to learn more and gain instant access to your training plan today! In the first installment of the…

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Must Have Gear for Your First Triathlon

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I recently did a podcast on the gear required to go from JV to Varsity level as a triathlete. As many of you pointed out, beginner triathletes could also use some help! Never fear…I broke out the Endurance Nation Time Machine to take myself back to 1999…the year of my first triathlon (I’ll spare you…

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Short Course Triathlon Series, Part I: Training Fundamentals

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Welcome to the Endurance Nation Short Course Triathlon Series, created to support our 2017 Short Course Triathlon Training Plans. These 12 week Short Course Triathlon Training Plans are FREE for a limited time! Go here to learn more and gain instant access to your training plan today! In this first installment of the series, we’ll…

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5 Big Picture Ways to Cruise Through Your First Sprint Triathlon (Bonus Infographic)

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You can avoid some of the most basic triathlon challenges with better planning. Here are five ways to make sure your first triathlon is a stepping stone to a full on multisport addiction. It doesn’t have to be much harder than this!!! 1. Include Swim/Bike and Bike/Run Workouts Not every workout counts the same towards your race.…

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Shorter is Better — How Sprint and Olympic Races Can Make You a Better Triathlete

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Triathletes often join our squad after their first or second year of long course racing and proclaim their desire to get faster.  Here are five reasons we encourage them, and you, to consider short course racing as a great make-you-faster supplement to their long course triathlon focus. If You Want to Get FASTER You Need to Train…

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Five Tips for Short Course Triathletes

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On March 1st we will launch a brand new suite of Short Course training plans. In late March we plan to recruit a small squad of short course athletes to help us create a space on our team to meet their Short Course needs. Over the next few months TeamEN will work to expand our training plans, guidance, and Team mojo into the Short Course triathlon space.

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Short Course Race Nutrition

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Since race day nutrition is such a big part of Ironman racing, and because Ironman racing generates so much noise in the triathlon space, it’s difficult to find good guidance on how to fuel yourself for a short course triathlon. It’s not uncommon to see new triathletes in their first short course races racking their bikes with 4 bottles of sports drink and 10 gels taped to the top tube — bringing an Ironman nutrition plan to a short course triathlon.

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The Value of Short Course and Single Sport Racing for the Long Course Triathlete

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As the Endurance Nation coach responsible for planning out the seasons of our athletes, it’s all too common for me to see new athletes with only on race on the calendar, usually a full distance Ironman, months and months away. We like to see our athletes race often and especially like to see them race…

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NEW Short Course Triathlon Training Plans, on Sale thru March 31st

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Endurance Nation is 4 years old, growing from 80 athletes in 2007 to over 600 athletes today. We primarily focus on the long course distances of Half and Full Ironman events. Over half of our athletes have been with us for 3+ years, and we’ve seen their endurance racing goals evolve as their interests have changed. More and more of our squad have chosen to focus on short course triathlons this year.

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