Archive for May, 2011

Endurance Nation – Ironman Saint George: Coach’s Wrap Up

In only it’s second running, Ironman Saint George has already gained it’s well-earned reputation as the most challenging Ironman on the US calendar. This is how the day played out, from my perspective on the course supporting the TeamEN athletes and fans in the event.

Swim
In 2010, the first year of the event, athletes swim in water in the low to mid-50′s…and then jumped on Read the rest of this entry

Endurance Nation – Weekly Race Report – 5/22/11

Here is the official Endurance Nation results update for the week ending on 05/22/2011 – plus a few additions from the previous week. We had a total of 18 athletes race in everything from a sprint to a full Ironman…with more than a 60% rate of personal bests. Congrats to everyone — you can read the full details below.

If you’d like to join these folks in training Read the rest of this entry

Endurance Nation – Weekly Race Report – 5/15/11

Here is the official Endurance Nation results update for the week ending on 05/15/2011 – plus a few additions from the previous week. We had a total of 10 athletes race in everything from a sprint to a full Ironman…with more than a 60% rate of personal bests. Congrats to everyone — you can read the full details below. If you’d like to join these folks in training Read the rest of this entry

Endurance Nation – Triathletes: Stop Shopping For Speed

photo credit: Håkan Dahlström

The triathlon world is littered with expensive bikes and fancy gear — part of the undeniable allure of our sport, on some level, is in the gear. Sure there are many triathletes who do without, but most of us enjoy our toys.

The funny thing is, almost none of these things are 100% guaranteed to make you faster. An aero helmet helps — but not Read the rest of this entry

Endurance Nation – The Lake Placid Triathlon Rally Returns: June 2011

In June of 2010, Endurance Nation held it’s seventh annual (and first ever!) Triathlon Training Rally in Lake Placid, NY. As you can see from the picture above, more than 100 athletes turned out to train together, get fitter and learn from the coaches.

It was so much fun that we are keeping the streak alive. The 2011 Lake Placid Tri Rally will take place on June 9-12. Join us for three days Read the rest of this entry

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