Yes you have the time and can afford a coach. I will prove it

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“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

NEW PPC website has launched

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We have completely overhauled the PPC web site. You can find all of the original posts and new posts under the blog link in the top navigation. We have completely reorganized Coaching Services, Training Plans, and Clinics and Camps pages and there respective content. We added a whole new section to the website called Other Services. These other services cover … Read More

Adaptability – traits of great athletes

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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

The Myths and Truths of Improving Your Climbing

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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 or bike shop owner tells you it is doesn’t make it right. So am I saying that I am an expert and have all the knowledge? Absolutely not! I am a coach that reads … Read More

Q&A with Coach Rob – Cycling and Running

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I get lots of questions and many of them are ones I have answered in the past. However I have some with new twists and some new questions that are because of new coaching services I offer such as running and bike fitting. So I thought I thought I would share some of the most recent questions from readers and … Read More

Benchmark Rides and What NOT TO DO In Group Ride

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 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 time. I rode my first century in 5 years. Why so long since my last century? Well the racing I take part in does not need this kind of training volume and getting out … Read More