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Rest and recovery the new transition

It’s that time of the year where athletes are winding down their season. I have some athletes transitioning to longer runs, Cyclocross, cross-country skiing and trail

Getting Serious Now!

Oh how many times I have heard this and said this myself. “Its time to get serious about…” This usually is a sign that an athlete

Adaptability – traits of great athletes

In the last article I wrote about the traits of great athletes I covered consistency. I wrote about how the best performing athletes are not necessarily

Team Time Trial Preperation and Tactics

I have been racing for quite a while now and participated in many pace lines, taught pace line skills and raced in numerous Individual Time Trials

Riding aero is fast but are you ready for it?

I have had numerous questions recently about riding “aero”. Questions have ranged from: installation and selection of clip on aero bars, what to expect when riding

The Myths and Truths of Improving Your Climbing

There are lots of popular tips about training for this or that problem area in all sports that isn’t true. Just because your buddy, cycling magazine

Q&A with Coach Rob - Cycling and Running

I get lots of questions and many of them are ones I have answered in the past. However I have some with new twists and some

Benchmark Rides and What NOT TO DO In Group Ride

 I love getting out and riding new roads, meeting new cyclists and pushing myself. So this weekend I did something I have not done in some

This is what’s keeping you from winning

In the last several seasons I have had a slew of top 5 finishes and a number of third place finishes and I am seeing some

Workouts for 5K runners wanting to run longer or faster

Once runners have caught the competitive running bug I usually hear two requests. I want to run in longer races or I want to run faster

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