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

Feeling ready

I hate to say this but as a coach who has worked with endurance athletes of all abilities and race disciplines some times it comes down to how you feel on race day. This doesn’t mean that your hard work, discipline and focus have nothing to do with your success as an athlete. However sometimes how you feel on race … Read More

Tip: Rolling a hill

I was recently reminded about an older article I wrote about my experiences riding a fixed gear bike. The biggest lesson I took away from riding the fixed gear bike is that there is NO coasting especially when cresting a hill! I was out on a recent coaching ride with a young man and his father who is a Track … 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

Off-Season Fun For Cyclists

At the beginning of the off-season it’s very important to stay active but away from the demands of training. Primarily for the concerns of over training. I look forward to this time as it gives me the opportunity to recharge my batteries and quit worrying about the demands of training and racing commitments. I take about 2-4 weeks away from … Read More