Grit – traits of great athletes

I have been thinking quite a bit lately about what the traits are that define great athletes. Of course the old adage of picking your parents well has a lot to do with it. However I have seen average folks do well with the talents they have regardless of their genetic gifts. I have also seen athletes make life long … Read More

The best training ever – The Hammer Fest

Nothing too scientific about working hard and getting a good sweat on as an athlete! I love to train with structure but sometimes the unexpected can do more for making physical adaptations than the best-designed workout using a power meter. Enter the hammer fest! Call it the Tuesday Night Worlds, Wednesday Hammer Fest or the Thursday night Throw Down and … Read More

3 Lessons to becoming an efficient rider

Cyclist’s love their bikes and love to ride them everywhere. We ride in all kinds of weather and terrain. We ride in tours, expeditions and even races. Why? Because we love cycling, pushing ourselves and getting outside and rarely give thought to how we are actually riding our bike. What if I told you that you could become an even … Read More

Tip: time to make an attitude adjustment

I recently heard a definition of thermo dynamics and thought about maintaining a positive attitude. Energy is neither created nor destroyed only transferred. I also strongly believe what you put out will come back to you. If you have noticed on the blog I keep things very positive. I do this because I feel that negative actions, comments or attitude … Read More