Posts Tagged ‘help’

The pre race warm up

I have written about warming up and cooling down after races and training rides in the past and even had some interesting comments about cool downs

The Mid Season Break

Well as of the writing of this article it is the middle of the racing and event season for most Cyclists, Runners and Multisport athletes. By

Enduring Performance and Age Related Declines

I am not a fan of spreading Fear Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD) but I was beginning to wonder about how long a body can continue to

All About the Inaugural PPC Training Camp

Well our very first training camp is behind us! A total of 12 cyclists converged on the Smoky Mountains from Arkansas, Michigan, West Virginia, Kentucky and

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

Training Nutrition Thursday: Dinner-Before-A-Race Carbs

Hey everybody, This will be the first gust column of many from PPC partner Coach Kelli Jennings of Apex Nutrition LLC. Kelli is also my Sports

The right sports drink

One of the aspects of nutrition that we cyclists don’t give much thought to is hydration. We think that I’ll just drink water or buy a

The top 6 motivation killers

Motivation to train, eat right and race can become drained quickly and recently  PPC athletes have been dealt the dreaded lack of motivation curse. I recently

Preparing for your new racing season Pt 2

In the last article “What goes into developing a training plan” I outlined what all competitive athletes need to be thinking about, planning for and preparing

Become a supported cyclist

We need a support structure to cope with the stresses of everyday life add what we do to our bodies as athletes and you will need even more support. I am not suggesting that you need a sports psychologist but I am suggesting that you remember not to get to wrapped up and forget about friends, family and loved ones. I know that this seems like an impossible task when you work 40 hours a week, train 6-20 hours a week and have a family or significant other in your life.

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