Training Peaks Endurance Coaching Summit 2019: Notes

Training Peaks Endurance Coaching Summit 2019: Notes

This past Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20, 2019, was the TrainingPeaks Endurance Coaching Summit at the Colorado University in Boulder, Colorado. During these days the greatest minds of endurance coaching, sport psychology, sports science, and other related field met to enlighten us in the most innovative finds in the field. These are some […]

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Cycling Session of the Month: August – 40s / 20s Anaerobic Intervals

Cycling Session of the Month: August – 40s / 20s Anaerobic Intervals

With the end of the season coming soon, to many athletes that means that their final “A” race is around the corner. A workout that is great preparation for this are the 40s / 20s anaerobic intervals, which means 40 seconds at max power with a 20-second recovery interval. This workout helps the athletes to […]

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My Attempt to Revive Training by Heart Rate

My Attempt to Revive Training by Heart Rate

A very common saying around cyclists is “power is king”, but is that really the case all of the time? Over the years I have noticed that this might not always be the case, and sometimes, just sometimes, heart rate might overthrow power as the king of training metrics for cyclists. How can this be? […]

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Workout of the month: January

Workout of the month: January

With another year upon us it is important that we start thinking about a more structural training plan. Winter training is reaching its end and although we do not want to introduce intensity work, we want to start introducing structured work. This is why I believe that it is important to start introducing low intensity […]

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5 Training Principles for Cyclists

5 Training Principles for Cyclists

There are many points of view among cyclist and coaches about what the proper way of training is. But most of them do have one thing in common, which is to maximize the amount of adaptation in the shortest time possible. Even if you have months or even years to train, like it is in […]

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Is high volume training the answer to being fast?

Is high volume training the answer to being fast?

This is a common question that many athletes have, with cyclist specially interested in the subject. They can see in social media how elite and professional cyclist complete 20 or even 30 hours of training per week. This is probably why this question comes to mind in the first place. So then is that the […]

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Training Bible for a Beginner Cyclist

Training Bible for a Beginner Cyclist

Cycling is a great sport to do in order to exercise and balance your body. It will not only make you fitter, but it will help you burn those calories that nobody likes. But it has to be done in a smart way, one that will not hurt you in the long run. The most […]

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