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 aero bars, wind conditions, flexibility and the benefits of aero bikes vs. road bikes vs. TT/Tri Bikes. So what does Riding Aero mean? Riding Aero is used to describe a rider’s position on the … Read More

Suffering from Trainer Psychosis?

Well if you are reading this you are either suffering from the symptoms of trainer psychosis or very curious about the title of the article. Lets break down what I am calling Trainer Psychosis. Which is very similar to Treadmill Psychosis, which I will cover in the next article When I say trainer I am talking about that piece of … Read More

Dealing with injuries head on!

I hope the title of this article motivates you to deal with an injury ASAP. The longer you wait to figure out what the injury is or how it happened the more damage you could be doing! I also urge you to seek information on reputable websites as well as from multiple in-person visits with professionals. It’s a Coach Rob … Read More

The bike fit, The next level of obsessiveness or just common sense cycling?

So far I have been writing about how cyclists can utilize basic tactics, hydration, climbing techniques and how to become a more efficient rider. The most recent article helped cyclists discover why good posture is important for various types of riding. All of the training, technique and tactics are great places to start but if you hurt while you ride … Read More

Intro to Training Factors: Balance, Flexibility and Agility

If you recall from my first article on training factors I wrote about the Romanian sports scientist Dr. Tudor Bompa and his schema called “The Training Factors Pyramid”. I covered one of the most important training factors in the first article, endurance and listed all the other training factors. In this article I am going to cover three new training … Read More

Intro to Training Factors and Endurance

Regardless of the sports you participate in there are some physical fundamentals that many of us know about but may not recognize. Which of these physical fundamentals may be a strength or a performance limiter. Romanian sports scientist Dr. Tudor Bompa developed a useful schema called “The Training Factors Pyramid”. When combined with his philosophy of periodization of training, amazing … Read More