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Coming Soon: Endurance Mastery

By Matt Fitzgerald | September 19, 2023

About a year ago, David Warden persuaded me to create an online course that would serve as an athlete-focused companion…

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Action as Continuing Education

By Hanna | September 13, 2023

A note from Jim Vance: As the sun sets on another summer, athletes find themselves nearing the end of their…

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Obsessive Lactate Measurement Is NOT the Reason Norwegian Endurance Athletes Are Winning

By Matt Fitzgerald | June 21, 2023

There’s a phenomenon that armchair psychologists refer to as shiny object syndrome. You won’t find it mentioned in the Diagnostic…

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Ego Death and Athlete Coaching

By Matt Fitzgerald | May 24, 2023

Every once in a while, an athlete I’m coaching will confront me with information that they’ve obtained from another source…

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What Are You Afraid Of?

By Matt Fitzgerald | May 8, 2023

I have a vivid memory of sitting in trigonometry class on a Thursday afternoon in the fall of my junior…

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Separating Want from Need in Training and Racing

By Matt Fitzgerald | May 1, 2023

You want perfect weather conditions for your half-marathon PR attempt on Sunday. But do you actually need perfect weather conditions?…