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Doctors Giving Horrendous Nutrition Advice - How to counter it!

Its time for a Coach Rob rant! While I am not perfect when it comes to my diet I am absolutely blown away about a recent

Dealing with injuries head on!

I hope the title of this article motivates you to deal with an injury ASAP. The longer you wait to figure out what the injury is

A Bad Day On The Bike or an Opportunity

Been a while since I posted a rant and I am not even sure I can call this post a rant but more of a reality

Making the ultimate sacrafice

Amateur endurance athletes enter into competition for many reasons and in all cases our actions getting there speak volumes about our desires, work ethics and sometimes

Riding Solo

On a recent ride I was thinking about my riding experiences of the last 12 years and reminiscing on what I have enjoyed the most about

Trainer Miles vs. Road Miles, Which is Best?

Here is a great question that comes up from time to time on many forums and blogs. “Should trainer miles count?” Here is where it get’s

Are you a dedicated or obsessed cyclist?

Are you tired of being called obsessed or even crazy for being a dedicated cyclist. I know I am!

Believe in your self and your training

When I started to train with a purpose and structure I had one real goal in mind – “Get into the mix!’ I just wanted to be involved in that part of the race where athlete’s are responsible for the outcomes of races and not just there to sit in or forced to struggle.

Debunking Fixed Gear Training Myths

A recent blog post stated that investing training time on a fixed gear bike is not helpful to a competitive cyclist. The usual claim I see with riding a fixie is that it will help you develop leg speed. I can think of several other ways to do this with out the use of a fixie’. My favorite would be to train on rollers in the off season as well as neuro-muscular focused intervals on a trainer or the open road.

Share the road

If you have been riding on the open roads for 6 months or longer I am sure you have had an unfavorable encounter with a motorist. I hope you have come out the other side with zero injuries.

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