Sprint Like a PRO! – Part 1


Cyclists of all levels will eventually need to or at least want to sprint better. However not everyone thinks they are a good sprinter. While you may not be genetically gifted or even all that fast, sprinting can become a necessary part of your riding. Cyclists will inevitably ride in town and need to sprint to get around other cyclists, … Read More

Running form guidance and corrective actions


One of the most written about and discussed aspects of running is running form and how to perfect it. As we all know perfection is a myth however improvement is always desirable. I understand that we can’t deal with all running form challenges in one article so I thought I would see if I could simplify the guidance and help … Read More

The dos and don’ts of running for cyclists x-training


If you are approaching you’re off-season or are about to transition from one sport to another you maybe familiar with the concept of X-training (Cross Training). Do not confuse this with Cross-Fit or CX Training! X-training is simply another healthy low intensity activity. Cyclists will likely want to look at running, hiking, swimming and even returning to the weight room … Read More

Answering the questions of new bike racers


I have had some new athletes join PPC in the last season asking very good questions about competitive cycling that I find myself repeating answers to. Thought I would share some of these questions and my usual answers. If you have questions about racing or cycling in general leave a comment. 1. Will racing more make me a better racer? … Read More

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 born super star athletes but do everything in training and competition consistently. Prior to this I wrote about sacrifice and how great athletes make fundamental changes in their lifestyles to meet goals and objectives. … Read More

2 A Day Training for Faster Results


Ugh, it’s that time of the season. Many athletes I coach are trying to build a bigger peak for the last part of their seasons. So what can we do to improve the odds of increasing our peak? I hate to say it we need to work a bit harder. I know-I know the tag line at Positive Performance Coaching … Read More