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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.

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

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

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

Back this winter I was contacted by Mackenzie Lobby a fellow USATF coach, runner and writer.  Mackenzie was preparing an article for Active.com on how to

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

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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