High Intensity Interval Training Will it Help or Hurt Your Performance?

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HIIT or High-intensity interval training is often touted as the holy grail of training for athletes who have very little time to train or who have stopped seeing gains in their regular training. The big question is does HIIT live up to the hype and is it right for your training regimen and performance goals. This week Coach Rob digs deep on an athlete consult to discover what is hype and what really works!

Sprint Like a Pro – part 3

In the last article (pt2) I covered the training factors involved in sprinting and give prescriptions on how to improve your sprint. In this article, I am going to cover the time and timing of sprint training. What do I mean by the time and timing of sprint training? The energy and muscles that allow us to deliver crushing sprints … Read More

Q&A with Coach Rob – Cycling and Running

I get lots of questions and many of them are ones I have answered in the past. However I have some with new twists and some new questions that are because of new coaching services I offer such as running and bike fitting. So I thought I thought I would share some of the most recent questions from readers and … 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

Tip: Lining up for a sprint

If you have ever contested a sprint you know how easy it can be to loose. The best way to improve your chances is to not be seen.