Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year! We will be closed for the rest of this week and next while we spend time with our families and friends. We are looking forward to the New Year and all the excitement a new season of riding, running training and racing brings. If you want to be … Read More

Coach Rob running article on

Back this winter I was contacted by Mackenzie Lobby a fellow USATF coach, runner, and writer.  Mackenzie was preparing an article for on how to improve running speed for the 5K distance and asked if I would like to share a few of my favorite workouts. The final article is out now and available to read here: My … Read More

Time to celebrate Coach Rob’s Milestone

This month Positive Performance Coaching has published over 200 articles for cyclists, runners and endurance athletes. Everything from equipment reviews, weight loss, training, coaching, racing, tactics, news and even a few rants. On top of this Coach Rob has also written 20 articles for online magazines and written almost 100 scripts for his previous podcast.   To celebrate we are … Read More

Bragging rights – PPC athletes rock!

It has been a great 2013 for Positive Performance coaching and I am very proud of all of the dedicated athletes that inspire me everyday. Athlete Progress More PPC athletes are exceeding their performance goals since the spring! We have several cyclists that have broken into the 25% and even 30%club and one that made it to the 50% club. … Read More

Making the ultimate sacrafice

Amateur endurance athletes enter into competition for many reasons and in all cases our actions getting there speak volumes about our desires, work ethics and sometimes our emotions. I hope that the tragedy that unfolded at the 2013 Boston Marathon does not deter you from your dreams, desires, hopes wishes and prayers as a runner. Please do not let the … Read More

Tools for annual training plans

It’s that time of year where competitive cyclists, runners and multisport athletes start to think about the next year of competition. I was trading emails with one of my athletes that I coach about training phases and the question about how each one lasts came up. I realized then that I had articles that I had written for a magazine … Read More