On this week’s Endurance QuickCast Coach Rob talks about when it may be time to quit self-coaching and hire him as your coach. Along the way Coach, Rob dispenses some tips, observations and gives the self-coached athlete some things to think about. Not much in the way of show notes this week as Rob covers his own personal experiences of how he overcame adversity as a self-coached competitive runner, cyclist, and duathlete by hiring a coach early on in his competitive career. He also shares examples of how he has helped his own athletes to gain the confidence to become successful competitive athletes. Coach Rob shares other ways how he can help athletes overcome performance plateaus or training knowledge without actually becoming an athlete’s dedicated coach. Have a listen!
This week Coach Rob gives guidance on upgrades to improve your physical performance and the performance of your bike. Rob’s questions are becoming more and more seasonal and bike upgrades are no different. So as Coach Rob receives on-season questions related to bike upgrades he thought he would give his most common guidance.
“I need a coach but I can’t afford the cost or time required to work with one.” This is a statement I hear often, very often… Private coaches are often maligned as being an unobtainable luxury in the world of amateur endurance sports. With a wealth of well-written books, articles, podcasts and videos it is believed by many athletes that … Read More
By now many of you have read or heard that I offer wide range coaching services and products for adult men and women. I am privileged to coach Recreational Cyclists, Event Cyclists and Competitive, Road Racers, Mountain Bikers, Triathletes and Duathletes. Many of these individuals start by calling me and asking what it is I do as a coach and how it may benefit them as 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 superstar 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. Many … Read More