May 12, 2022
Coach Patrick explains how intermittent speedwork can be exactly the right does of training, adventure, and fun. Most athletes overestimate the amount of speed work their bodies can handle, and underestimate the time required between these high-quality sessions. Solve this problem by using races to “time box” the...
Sep 30, 2021
Coach Patrick breaks down how Endurance Nation members think about managing their taper for a 70.3 distance triathlon. He talked about the three things that can get in the way as you go through the process of preparing for a race: the mental freak out, the physical strain that just kind of manifests itself on your...
Sep 2, 2021
Coach Patrick shares out some of Team Endurance Nation’s top transition tips. No matter what your ability is, we can all be faster on the logistical side of racing. This is free speed, and done right it can keep you on course and energized about your performance. Tune in to learn about ordering materials, offloading...
Jul 27, 2021
In this brief in between episode, Coach Patrick discusses the value of organizing your races in small clusters for better outcomes. The more intentional you can be with the structure of your season, the better outcomes you can expect to earn.
Jul 13, 2021
Coach Patrick covers four key reasons why using a heart rate cap, or ceiling is a very effective way to minimize the effect of extreme heat on your race performance. This process begins in training and then, with experience, transfers over to race day. Key reasons for a Heart Rate Cap include: