Power data can tell you what type of cyclist you are


Power data can tell you what type of cyclist you are In our last article we discussed the various ways to measure your power. Did you know that not only can you use those measures to determine what your Functional Threshold Power is but also that you could use the other data you have been collecting to determine what kind … Read More

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 patterns of why 1st place eluded me and possibly others. Don’t get me wrong I have had several wins as well but not always at the races I wanted the win at. On a … Read More

20 kilometers in 20 minutes part 3


We last left Mr. X he was working through the second phase of a tough off-season performance goal of riding his rollers 20 kilometers in 20 minutes. In our previous article we covered the types of training, equipment updates and some early results. So Mr. X had his second FTP test this past weekend and there were some disappointments and … Read More

Tools for annual training plans


It’s that time of year where competitive cyclists, runners and multisport athletes start to think about the next year of competition. I was trading emails with one of my athletes that I coach about training phases and the question about how each one lasts came up. I realized then that I had articles that I had written for a magazine … Read More

10 ways to make this your best off season


I was catching up with my sports nutrition coach, Kelli Jennings at Apex Nutrition, this week and I wrote about getting stuck in ruts and it inspired this article. I hope it helps you to make profound changes in your off-season! One quick reminder before I jump into this list I want to remind both competitive and recreational cyclists, runners … Read More

Picking your big race wisely


If you have read my articles you know I am fan of outcome performance based goals and prioritizing competitive efforts. I have all of my athletes, whether they are recreational or competitive cyclists, runners or multisport athletes prioritize their events/races by applying a letter grade to the event. The grades we use are A, B and C priority events. A-priority … Read More