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The Endurance Blog

Iron Tips: Ironman Nutrition Planning

IRON Tips

Most people have an idea of what they are going to take during an Ironman competition for hydration and fueling. From our experience, you should have a base plan for both bike and run, but you also need to be flexible. There will be times during the marathon when you just can't stomach another gel or another bottle of energy drink. At those points you should just go for whatever you feel like at that time to get you through. However, you do need to start with a plan and there's a good chance that the plan will get you...

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Swim Club Blog: Is there a draft or is it me?

The Endurance Store Swim Club provides you with simple swim training plans throughout the winter months. The plan runs October to October and is completely free. We only ask that you pre-register so that your training plans can be emailed directly. Registration is free and you may unsubscribe at any time from the Swim Club and stop receiving updates. Overview of the swim plan be seen below, but before you start you need to complete a test to set your swim paces, then register and download the sessions. GO HERE to register for swim club. If you follow our blogs,...

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Project World Ironman Record Part 2

This October, Haseeb Ahmad, a British para-ti athlete will attempt to become the first blind athlete to go under 10 hours at Ironman Barcelona and I'll be his guide. We'll swim tethered, ride a tandem and run tethered. You can read the first part of our story HERE. This Sunday will be our first race together as a duo, as we take part in Ironman Staffs 70.3 and last week, myself and The Endurance Coach head coach and bike fitter Nick Thomas, drove down to Leicester to meet up with Haseeb for some much needed planning! Our first job was...

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The Injurance Blog pt3 - Achilles tendonitis and endurance athletes

In addition to our regular Endurance Blog, which covers topics related to endurance coaching and nutrition, we will also be publishing Injurance Blog, which cover common injury topics for endurance athletes. We work in conjunction with A6 Physiotherapy and Axis Podiatry who contribute their expert advice for each blog post. If you have any questions, post them on THE ENDURANCE STORE Facebook Page, where this blog in posted. Of all the issues we see in store, Achilles tendonitis is possibly the most common. This week Sam and Dr Lindsay give us the low down on how to treat and cure...

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Swim Club Blog: Swimming Open Water? Don't Panic!!

The Endurance Store Swim Club provides you with simple swim training plans throughout the winter months. The plan runs October to October and is completely free. We only ask that you pre-register so that your training plans can be emailed directly. Registration is free and you may unsubscribe at any time from the Swim Club and stop receiving updates. Overview of the swim plan be seen below, but before you start you need to complete a test to set your swim paces, then register and download the sessions. GO HERE to register for swim club. So we are already well...

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