Author Archives: Sean Hurley
Events are cancelled, and athletes are wondering whether to continue their training plans or restart base. With consistency, this season can have long term benefits either way.
For decades, athletes have blamed lactic acid for the burn in their legs during exercise, and considered lactate to be a waste product of the muscles. What does the science actually say?
Cycling forms a part of our self-identity. For Carly Williams, her identity and purpose changed in ways she could never have expected, but the structure of training helped push her forward through trying times.
Training specificity might seem to imply that long events require long training rides, but energy systems are more important than duration or TSS.
TSS is the most widely-used way of quantifying workout stress in cycling; it’s also one of most commonly misunderstood metrics in the sport. So what is TSS, and what is it good for?
It’s a strange time for endurance athletes. With pandemic-related cancellations affecting events around the world, many of us face a question: What now?
No one’s body is the same, and every athlete faces physical challenges. For triathlete Zach Josie, dwarfism is just an obstacle to overcome.
Physical and mental energy are both limited resources. Can you train your brain to use this energy more efficiently?
Criteriums are fast, intense, and unpredictable. How can you use team tactics and sprinting strategies to up your crit game? We asked an expert.
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