Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

Answering the questions of new bike racers

I have had some new athletes join PPC in the last season asking very good questions about competitive cycling that I find myself repeating answers to.

Adaptability – traits of great athletes

In the last article I wrote about the traits of great athletes I covered consistency. I wrote about how the best performing athletes are not necessarily

Consistency – traits of great athletes

In the last article I wrote about the traits of great athletes I covered sacrifice. I wrote about how great athletes don’t see that what they

Age groupers hitting the wall on training weekdays

When endurance athletes are in training and are applying copious volume and intensity they are going to get tired. There is just no way around it.

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

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

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

Kitchen Sink Workouts

I love to read and learn everything I can about endurance sports. A few seasons ago I picked up “Training and Racing With A Power Meter”

Pacing Strategies

One of my favorite topics that cover’s many concerns for both competitive and recreational riders is Pacing Strategies. When I think of pacing I think of

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