Intro to Training Factors: force, power, speed, muscular and anaerobic endurance

We finally return to the topic of training factors and wrap up the article series covering the last of the training factors: force, power, speed, muscular endurance and anaerobic endurance. We started this journey through training factors in the first article introducing you to the Romanian sports scientist Dr. Tudor Bompa and his schema called “The Training Factors Pyramid”. I … 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

Do you know your training factors?

Last year I wrote a series of articles for a health magazine and have decided to re post them here starting this week. In the first series I went into great depth of what training factors are and covered each training factor and how they benefit cyclists using a structured/periodized training plan. Then I wrap up the whole article series … Read More