Unexpected time off doesn’t have to be a setback in your training. You can use these steps to make the most of your unplanned time off and return to training with more motivation and focus than before.
Racing: New Season Checklist
An upcoming season of racing means it’s time to run through your pre-season checklist. Here are five things you can do before the first race of the year to round out your preparation and increase your confidence on race day.
Five Tips for Getting Started with Strength Training
Every cyclist can benefit from strength training. Luckily, you get started any time of the year. Here are five tips that will help you add strength training to your routine.
Weight vs. Power, Failed Workouts, Junk Miles and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 291
Weight goals can seem like they are at odds with power goals, but there is a healthy way to achieve both. We’ll cover this as well as whether it is better to struggle through a workout or bail early, what is the definition of “junk miles” and if they have a place in training, and much more. Tune in now to Episode 291 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
Top Ten Training Tips from Amber Pierce
Over the past year, Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast host Amber Pierce has offered key guidance on staying motivated, training skills, and creating a healthy and sustainable training process. In case you missed them the first time around, or just need a quick refresher, here are the top ten training takeaways Amber’s given on the podcast (so far!).
Crank Length, Achieving Mastery, DOMS and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 287
What is the best crank length for cycling and how does it affect your power, how to achieve mastery of cycling skills and is muscle soreness a requirement for effective strength training. All this and more in Episode 287 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Recovery Routines, Early Season PRs, Motivation and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 286
Post-workout recovery routines that make you faster, what to do when you are setting PRs before your goal event, how to find motivation to train and help motivate others and much more in Episode 286 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Low Cadence, Choking, Equipment Choices and More – Ask a Cycling Coach 285
Is low cadence more naturally efficient than high cadence, how to perform in high-pressure situations, the hosts’ favorite equipment choices and more in episode 285 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast!
Base Training: Goals and Myths
Time and time again, we return to base training. But why? Is it possible to skip base training when you’re fit? Can you derail your progression with early season racing or even too much base? Here’s the answer to these common base training questions and the goals behind base training.
Season Planning Basics
If you’re ready to give training, racing, or cycling a try, now’s the perfect time to get started and plan your first season. Planning your training season is easy to do and can provide you with the tools and support you need to successfully achieve your goals.