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MN Podcast – #8 – Taper Madness

18 January
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. Subscribe here: This week Coach P breaks down the Taper. Most of us don’t think of the taper until we are tapering…couldn’t be a worse time! Here’s what you want to focus on for Taper goals: Rest Sharpening Strategizing Tune in and Coach […]

MN Podcast – Episode 7 – Treadmill Set Up

11 January
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P talks treadmills and running success. Most runners have a love / hate relationship with the treadmill…but done right you could really be successful and emerge from the winter fitter than ever before. Tune in to find out how! Subscribe […]

MN Epidode 6 – The Reverse Taper

04 January
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P covers the Reverse Taper. Training for a marathon is one thing, what coming from it properly is another. Do it wrong and you risk injury and season-long fatigue. Do it right and you could be well on your way […]

MN Podcast – Episode #5 – The Resolution Run

28 December
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach Patrick shares one of his favorite runs — The Resolution Run. A combination of meditation and reflection, this run will give you the chance to put the final stamp on your “year” of running. You’ll also put an eye towards […]

Winter Training for First Time Marathoners

14 December
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. COPY FROM TRELLO Subscribe here: Listen to it on iTunes. Listen to it on Stitcher. Stream by clicking here. Download as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “save as.” Thanks for listening to this Marathon Nation podcast. Marathon Nation is the home […]

Marathon Nation – Episode #2 – The Three Act Play for Runners

11 December
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach Patrick outlines the Three Act Play approach to capturing your season of running. You can’t get better as a runner if you don’t capture how you are doing. Use this simple framework to help craft the narrative of your year…and […]

The Six Weeks of Returning to Run

01 December
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P breaks down how to get back to running after some time off. He covers Introverted vs Extroverted Runners…and outlines the basic plan that everyone should follow when getting back up to speed with their running (or just starting out)! Subscribe […]

Picking the Right Running Cadence

18 May
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Common knowledge holds that a cadence of 180 foot strikes per minute is optimal. To achieve this, your left and right feet each hit the ground 90 times in a minute. The rationale is that this cadence will help you maintain good form. Good form reduces the chance of injury. And running with good form for longer periods of […]

Making the Elliptical Machine Work for You

11 May
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In our last post on Beating the Injury Mindset I mentioned several running alternatives. Foremost among them is the elliptical machine. In this article, I’ll outline the pros and cons of using the elliptical. I will also provide a few sample workouts. Elliptical machines are in almost any gym, anywhere. You have definitely seen it before. It has […]