Why You Should Use Clip In Pedals

Shopping for a road pedal system can be a bit daunting even for experienced riders. This decision can become more complicated if making a switch from a previous pedal system to a new one. As athletes, we are always looking for ways to gain an edge on our competition, an extra watt here or...

Ask the Experts: What Do I Do If I Miss A Workout?

There will come a point in time when the inevitable occurs and you…miss a workout. Fear not, your fitness is not lost forever and this is no time to panic train.  First things first, take a step back and assess the reasons why you missed your workout. Your why will lead to a more informed...

The Secret to Better Fitness is Training Consistency

Most athletes are in search of that one workout or training secret that can help them unlock their best performances. Well, the secret is out and, and that secret is training consistency.  We can marvel at the Strava profiles of professional athletes that make us ooh and aah for workouts they (seem to) perform...

Ask the Experts: What is Sweet Spot Training?

Many athletes have heard of Sweet Spot Training, but not all have implemented this tool into their training programs efficiently. When used properly, sweet spot training can help to improve your functional threshold power and your ability to conquer mentally difficult efforts.  What is Sweet Spot Training? Simply put, sweet spot training is efforts...

Ask the Experts: Stretching for Cyclists

Words by Taylor Thomas of Thomas Endurance Coaching Stretching is one of those topics that athletes seem to have strong opinions about. Some swear by it, and some swear that it’s not needed. Regardless of what side of the aisle you find yourself on, there are some proven benefits to carving out some time for...

Winter Base Miles? Do Them or Not?

Conventional wisdom holds that winter is the season of base training, also known as Long Steady Distance (LSD). This means countless hours riding at a steady mellow pace for weeks on end in order to lay a ‘foundation’ for the more intense training sessions in the spring and summer. Without all those base miles, the thinking...

How to Build a Personal Cycling Training Camp

When most people hear the term “Cycling Training Camp,” they think of escaping to locations with warm weather, breathtaking scenery, and monumental climbs. Really the goal of any training camp is to get faster and fitter, and while that nice weather, beautiful sights, and long climbs can help, they are by no means necessary....

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