Improving Your FTP NOW

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Welcome to the first article of many this season in what I am calling the Season of Power at Positive Performance Coaching. These articles will also be posted at our partner’s site Power Meter City.  You will find some fantastic offers at the bottom of this article on purchasing a power meter and even how to get a free training plan … Read More

10 habits of successful competitive runners

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In my time coaching competitive endurance athletes I have learned some truths about what it takes to develop a successful athlete. These are not hard and fast rules or even magic workouts. Instead I would classify these as athletic mentality, habits or even traits.  The mentality, habits or traits that I have found that benefit my runners the most are … Read More

Sprint Like a PRO! – part 1

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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

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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

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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

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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