By Coach Mike Stout Do you love trying new adventures, such as cycling off road, and running trails? If you do, then a gravel triathlon offers this and so much more. Instead of riding & running on the road you’ll get the opportunity to experience the challenge of racing on a variety of terrain and[…]
This article explains the value of bike handling skills, and then offers you 9 bike handling drills you can try on any ride.
By Coach Zach Adams As a cycling and triathlon coach, one of the questions I am most frequently asked by people who plan to do their first triathlon is: “Do you have any recommendations for buying a bike?”. I get asked this question so often, wrote this step by step guide to buying your next[…]
Riding indoors doesn’t have to be monotonous. We offer 3 trainer workouts for triathletes to help you spice up your indoor training!
You have a few months until your “A” race of the season, and you are officially in the “base” or “general preparation” phase of training. Okay, so what the heck does that mean? In a periodized training plan, the base or general prep phase is focused primarily on building an aerobic foundation upon which you[…]
[Note: Road Noise provided John and I with road noise vests for our review. We agreed to review the vests and provide our honest assessment.] After months of riding indoors, the weather broke two weekends ago for a slight instant – just long enough for a 4-hour outside jaunt. Outside, people! It’s been an especially[…]
Many of us have come to recognize fitness or threshold testing as 20-60 minutes of pure burning hell. It typically involves a lot of drooling, cussing, burning sensations, and squirrely-feeling body parts. For some, vomit may be involved. These assessments are not simply meant as terrible torture devices. They provide important information regarding our functional[…]