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2017 Boston Marathon Recap

20 April

Another year, another incredible Boston Marathon. The 2017 addition of this incredible race did not disappoint. Six Americans finished in the top 10 which is a feet that hasn’t been accomplished in quite some time. More importantly, it was a beautiful day to celebrate the pinnacle of running and new England’s continued love of long-distance […]

Episode 20 Demystifying the Marathon Bonk

19 April

Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P covers the dreaded “bonk” on race day and a long run. Physical Considerations (immediate first, then long term) – Current race pacing (view data / HR) – Your In Race Nutrition – Your Pre-Race Nutrition – Your taper – […]

Episode 19 Marathon Training and Training / Racing Nutrition

12 April

Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P talks macro level nutrition and the reasoning behind fueling your training sessions. – Fuel workouts so you can fuel your race. – Fuel workouts so no bad workouts. – Fuel so no binge eating. Coach Patrick also covers: – […]

Episode 18 The Power of Negative Splitting

05 April

Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P discusses the concept of Negative Splitting, including: – A definition of negative splitting. – Long run negative split vs other types of runs. – Finishing strong as a habit – Psychological benefits of Negative Splitting in training and racing […]

MN Episode 14: Heart Rate, Quality Training and Boston

16 March

Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P turns to the newsletter questionnaire for topics from our readers like you! Topics covered include: – Quality Training, and how to add it into your run program. – Heart Rate Training, how to get used to it. – Boston Training, […]

Episode 13: Alternative Paths to Winter Run Success

01 March
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P covers other ways than “just running” to get fit in the winter, including: – Cross Training – Strength Training – Core and Flexibility Work – Focus on Nutrition Subscribe here: Listen to it on iTunes. Listen to it on […]

MN Podcast – Episode 11: Running – A Love Letter

14 February
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P gets all sentimental and talks about the effect of running on his life. If you really love running…tell someone about it. Share a picture, write a note, recruit a new running partner. If you love it, set it free! […]

Athlete Q & A [Episode #10]

01 February
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P ventures off the beaten path to cover some athlete questions. Subscribers to the marathon and nation newsletter have the chance to submit questions for the coach, and it’s about time we answered! Questions from Mike Risk include the value […]

MN Podcast – #9 – Interview with Stryd Running Powermeter

25 January
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P interviews Adam Heaney from Stryd (www.stryd.com ) about their Run Power Meter and how it’s changing the game of running. We work from intro to details pretty quickly (when Adam starts talking!) and there’s a great deal to learn. The full podcast is […]

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 […]