Rest and recovery the new transition

It’s that time of the year where athletes are winding down their season. I have some athletes transitioning to longer runs, Cyclocross, cross-country skiing and trail running.  While most of these athletes will say they are cyclists or multisport athletes they are all endurance athletes. So in that odd space between the end of one season and the beginning of … Read More

20 kilometers in 20 minutes – The Performance Goal

A while back it was brought to my attention that readers were wanting to see more technical details in my articles as it pertains to athletic performance. So I have decided to partner with one of my One-On-One athletes to document the trials and tribulations of reaching an Off Season performance goal. This athletes particular goal is actually very simple. … Read More

Remove the guess work on overtraining

It’s been tough, really tough, but you are super motivated. You have hired a coach or you have built the ultimate training plan. You got up early, morning after morning and worked out late every evening. You have ridden, run and raced countless miles. You even went to the gym and lifted weights! You have dialed in your nutrition. You … Read More

Q&A with Coach Rob 2.0

I get asked all kinds of questions from those that I coach and those that follow me on twitter and facebook. From time to time I like to take some of the more interesting questions and answer them. So its that time of the year and I have some great questions so lets get started. Q. I am just getting … Read More

10 ways to make this your best off season

I was catching up with my sports nutrition coach, Kelli Jennings at Apex Nutrition, this week and I wrote about getting stuck in ruts and it inspired this article. I hope it helps you to make profound changes in your off-season! One quick reminder before I jump into this list I want to remind both competitive and recreational cyclists, runners … Read More

Tip: Time to get ready for the off season

It’s that time of the year in may parts of the world where we road cyclists take a break or start to ramp up for off-season training. I have been training with structure for about 8 years and have learned quite a bit along the way to making the transition from training and racing to off-season training. Below are some … Read More