The FTP Show

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Recently Coach Rob has received quite a few questions about FTP AKA Functional Threshold Power. So Coach decided to cover FTP on this week’s Endurance Quick Cast. Rob covers the basics of FTP, why knowing your FTP is important, how to set training zones and Coach Rob even gives out a plan or two to improve your FTP!

What can a coach do for you

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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.

Training Nutrition Thursday: 5 Tips to Avoid the Post-Ride Fatigue

Question: Is it usual to get really sleepy a couple of hours after a ride? I’ve recently started riding at the weekends (though I’m a long-time commuter and spinning fan). A typical example would be a two or three hour ride, in which I drink 500ml of energy drink, with a recovery shake straight after. But 2 hrs on, sleepiness sets in. … Read More

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 Nutrition Coach and I can promise you that if you follow through on even half of what Kelli writes for us here at PPC you will feel better, ride and run faster and drop … 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

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