Category Archives: Successful Athletes
It’s tough enough to succeed at one sport. But Jessica Kuepfer takes things further, achieving podiums in multiple disciplines of cycling and running. Best of all, she continues to have fun along the way, thanks to a healthy perspective and thoughtful prioritization.
Octavio Flores Quintero had his dream ride in mind when he signed up for TrainerRoad. He used TrainerRoad to raise his FTP by 70 watts and prepare for Vallartazo—an adventurous ride from the high mountains of Western Mexico to the coastal paradise of Puerto Vallarta.
When Egert Purre decided to race the 2020 Estonian Time Trial National Championship he didn’t think he had a shot at winning. At best he hoped to earn third in his age group, and ideally he’d finish in the top five. His performance on race day told a different story though. Egert left everything he had out on the course and ended up finishing with the fastest time in his age group.
Training and fatigue can dramatically affect the body’s hormone levels. For cyclocross racer Austin Killips, understanding hormonal imbalances and establishing good habits have helped her become a faster, healthier athlete.
Cameron Seamons raised his FTP by 80 watts with TrainerRoad training for the Triple Bypass Century and ultra-distance running events, all while being a busy medical school student. He has tips for how he manages a 50-hour workweek and uses low-volume training for long-distance endurance events.
If you want to race cyclocross or are looking to take it more seriously, Successful Athlete, Laura Alagna, is here to share her tips for getting started with cyclocross and getting a cat two upgrade.
Triathlete Jamie Berry’s promising race results told one story, but stagnating progress and constant fatigue told another. Jamie’s journey to better health is a lesson in proper recovery and fueling.
Improvement comes in all shapes and forms. But behind every improvement, there’s always hard work, consistency, and dedication. In this round of Success is for Everyone, three TrainerRoad athletes share the training plans and strategies that helped them reach their goals and raise their FTP’s along the way.
Doug Moore raised his FTP by 41 watts with TrainerRoad while training for a multi-day ride across Utah. He did this using a low-volume training plan while managing a challenging schedule. As a busy father of five with a demanding career and a farm to care for, Doug made low-volume work for an ultra-endurance event.
When faced with an uncertain road to recovery, Sloane Tilley took it slow and approached each obstacle one step at a time. Her hard work and diligence paid off, and she got faster, stronger, and healthier along the way. Here’s how Sloane recovered from a horrific accident and what you can take from her inspiring story.
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