Articles on Training

Benefits of strength training for an endurance cyclist

Benefits of strength training for an endurance cyclist

Strength training is an essential component of an endurance cyclist’s training regimen. Not only does it improve muscle power and endurance, but it also reduces the risk of injury and improves overall fitness. In this essay, we will discuss the benefits of strength training for endurance cyclists in detail, including its impact on muscle power, […]

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10 Great Meals for Cyclists

10 Great Meals for Cyclists

A healthy diet is essential for providing the energy needed for cycling. Carbohydrates are the primary fuel source for intense exercise such as cycling, and a diet that is high in complex carbohydrates such as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables will provide a steady stream of energy to fuel the muscles. Additionally, a diet that […]

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10 Breakfasts for an Endurance Athlete

10 Breakfasts for an Endurance Athlete

It is common knowledge that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It helps you to get started the proper way with lots of energy and enthusiasm. The only thing is that sometimes we forget that we need to have a proper meal and try to get by with just a granola bar […]

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7 Things To Do Now That Race Season Is Here!

7 Things To Do Now That Race Season Is Here!

With winter over, race season is just around the corner. For me here in Southern California, it will start this coming weekend. Many athletes are not sure how to adapt to this change, for some reason they try to stay doing the same as what they were doing during winter. Due to this, I will […]

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Build Your Foundation With Proper Base Training

Build Your Foundation With Proper Base Training

Cycling is a great sport for all athletes and non-athletes to get involved in. However, like with everything there is a proper way of tackling training. One of the most important steps that I believe you should take into consideration is building a strong fitness foundation with a proper Base or Base Training. The better […]

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Goal Setting for Cyclists, Runners, Triathletes and other Athletes

Goal Setting for Cyclists, Runners, Triathletes and other Athletes

It is that time of the year when we have to assess the results that we were able to achieve during this season and think about the goals that we want to achieve during the next one. Under the right conditions, an athlete and a coach can utilize goal setting as a powerful weapon to […]

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Session of the Month: October – Strength Conditioning Level 1

Session of the Month: October – Strength Conditioning Level 1

With base season currently in full effect, it is very important to consider strength conditioning on your training plan. It will not only help you to achieve a greater maximum power output, but it will help with muscle imbalances, help you prevent injuries and even make your nervous receptors work a bit faster. As with […]

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The Importance of Increasing Cyclists Training Load Over Time

The Importance of Increasing Cyclists Training Load Over Time

There are many times that cyclists get stuck in a certain fitness level, and they seem to try everything in their book with nothing really working. I have seen athletes do the same training year after year and then they are surprised when they obtain the same results. A big part of improving your fitness […]

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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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