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What You Can Expect to Learn
Hear, learn, and engage with leading coaches, athletes, authors, sports physiologists and sports psychiatrists in the Endurance Sports Industry
Kick off 2023 with the insight on how to make it your best training and racing season ever
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Plus, receive a FREE 80/20 Endurance training plan with any purchase of a Paid ticket (up to a $84.95 value)
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Win or Learn: How Changing Your Perspective Can Change Your Results
Keira D’Amato is a pro runner for Nike and former American Record Holder in the Marathon (2:19:12). Keira has taken the “scenic route” in her journey as an elite runner which included an 8 year break before finding the courage to take down her unfinished business. Keira lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband Anthony, is a mother to two energetic and hilarious children, and owns a running store, PR Run & Walk by Keira D’Amato.
Threshold. Threshold. Threshold. Explaining the Training Zone That Will Take You to Greater Fitness.
Ben served as HOKA NAZ Elite’s head coach and executive director from 2014 through 2021 before the hiring of Alan Culpepper as head coach in 2022. Though he now serves a much smaller coaching role–consulting on marathon training, as the head coach he led the team to more than 80 wins, 13 national titles, ten World Marathon Major Top Tens, eight World Championship appearances, and one Olympic Trials Marathon victory. Before launching NAZ Elite in 2014, he had been an elite athlete, a special events coordinator, a running store owner, a marketing director, and an event director.
Making Sense of Heart Rate Variability Data
Marco holds a PhD cum laude in applied machine learning, a M.Sc. cum laude in computer science engineering, and a M.Sc. cum laude in human movement sciences and high-performance coaching. He has published more than 50 papers and patents at the intersection between physiology, health, technology and human performance. He is the co-founder of HRV4Training, advisor at Oura, guest lecturer at VU Amsterdam, and editor of the Wearables department of IEEE Pervasive Computing. He loves running.
Using Your Tiny Dumbbells for BIG Results
Co-founder of 80/20 Endurance, David Warden is an internationally recognized coach and author. His clients include World Age Group Duathlon champions, Guinness World Record triathlon holders, and multiple Ironman World Championship qualifiers. He is the co-author of Triathlon Science, the industry standard for triathlon coaches and academics and 80/20 Triathlon. His athletic resume includes 46 first place overall wins in triathlon and duathlon, including the 2x USAT Regional Sprint Triathlon Champion (2011, 2016). He has finished as the top American at the Mallorca 70.3, Abu Dhabi International Half, and Balearic Championships. David is every bit as handsome, but not nearly as tall, as the photo above suggests.
Who Needs a Human Coach When You Can Have a Robot Coach? Everyone.
Co-founder or 80/20 Endurance, Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports coach, nutritionist, and author. His many books include The Endurance Diet, 80/20 Running, Run Like a Pro (Even If You’re Slow), and On Pace Matt’s writing also appears regularly in magazines and on websites such as Women’s Running and competitor.com. His online training plans have helped thousands of athletes of all experience and ability levels achieve their goals. Certified by the International Society of Sports Nutrition, Matt has consulted for numerous sports nutrition companies and he is the creator of the Diet Quality Score (DQS) smartphone app. A lifelong athlete, he speaks frequently at events throughout the United States and internationally.
Person First, Athlete Second: Prioritizing Mental Health
Riley Nickols, PhD, CEDS-S is a counseling and sport psychologist who specializes in working with athletes to address mental health and performance concerns through his private practice, Mind Body Endurance where in-person and virtual services are provided to address performance, eating, mental health, and nutritional concerns for athletes. Currently, Dr. Nickols is on EDCare’s Scientific Advisory Board and is the Senior Program Advisor for Athlete Edge at EDCare in Denver, CO where specialized intensive eating disorder treatment is provided for athletes. He was previously the Director of the Victory Program, the nation’s first residential eating disorder treatment facility for athletes, from 2013-2021 at McCallum Place in St. Louis, MO. In addition to competing in endurance sports for over 20 years, Dr. Nickols is a running coach and a USA Triathlon coach.
Deepen Your Performance Through the Connections Around You – A Guide to Meaning Driven Sports
Dr. Cory Nyamora is a licensed psychologist who specializes in work with athletes. He is the founder and director of Endurance – A Sports & Psychology Center, Inc., a company that provides sports psychology, therapy services, endurance sports coaching and running travel adventures for people of all ages. Dr. Nyamora provides trainings for organizations and athletes on topics related to the intersections of sports, mental health and overall wellness. Find out more at www.endurancecenter.org or call 510.981.1471.
Mobility, Strength, and Power Training for the Endurance Athlete
Dan Daly, CSCS, is a highly sought after performance coach, presenter, and content expert, with over 15 years in the industry. He obtained a bachelors degree in Kinesiology while competing as a collegiate All-American swimmer. Now a competitive masters and open water swimmer, he’s committed to helping endurance athletes perform better through strength and conditioning.
Helping active, performance-minded women who aren’t willing to put their best years behind them.
Selene Yeager is host of the Hit Play Not Pause podcast, content manager at Feisty Menopause, and a best-selling professional health and fitness writer, including the co-author of ROAR and Next Level with Dr. Stacy Sims. She lives what she writes as an NASM certified personal trainer, USA Cycling licensed coach, Pn1 certified nutrition coach, off road racer, and former All-American Ironman triathlete.
Doing things differently to get different results.
Scott will discuss about his journey of making his first Olympics at age 19 and then waiting 8 years to get back to the Olympics.
Scott Dickens is the Director of Business Development at FORM. He has been with FORM for over 3 years. Now in the capacity of Business Development for FORM, Scott’s recent project was developing the framework for FORM Workouts & Plans. In addition to his athletic achievements, he is experienced in coaching a range of levels, from novice/beginning to university level swimmers, and has an MBA from Simon Fraser University.
- 2-time Olympian – Athens 2004 and London 2012 (finalist)
- Queen Jubilee Medal Recipient
- 16-time National Champion & Canadian Record Holder
- 4-time Pan American Games Medalist
- 2-time World University Games Medalist
- Bronze Medal 2010 Pan Pacific Championships Irvine CA, USA
- Part of the Canadian national team from 2002-2013
Fueling for Performance and Avoiding the Pitfalls of Underfueling