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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Going Mental: A C.A.S.E. for Mindful Marathon Planning

13 June

After the marathon, most runners simply…keep running. No downtime. No rest. No reflection. No time for growth…and ultimately no room for it either. Any marathon finisher will tell you the importance of being 100% mentally prepared for the challenges of race day; yet few choose to exercise their mental muscles in the post-race window when […]