Marginal Gains and the Bike
Saving watts means more of the watts produced goes to moving the bike forward instead of being lost as friction in the drive train or friction in the aerodynamic drag of the rider/bike.
Bike Fit and Forces Acting on a Cyclist
Bike Fit and Forces Acting on a Cyclist There are 4 forces that act on a cyclist and determine how fast the cyclist moves – propulsion, gravity, rolling resistance and aerodynamic drag. These four forces interact in various mixes with the conditions in which the...
Seven Habits of Highly Successful Triathletes
A long time ago, during the ‘80s, in a galaxy far, far away, I read a book titled The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. This book changed the way I managed my personal and professional life.
The Benefits of Exercise
Everyone knows that in order to be healthy, some sort of physical activity must take place within each day with the complements of proper nutrition.
The Value of Muscle Memory Training
Muscle memory makes sense for a basketball player, but how does it make us a faster triathlete?
Motivation During Covid-19 Stay-at-Home
During this Covid-19 stay-at-home that we are all experiencing it can be hard to stay motivated to train for our various sports. Here are some thoughts on motivation and sticking to our training during this Covid-19 time. We are athletes. Athletes train. So get it...
Some people have more of it than others and our motivation reserves rise and fall based on many factors, both internal and external. Read on for some tips on how to stick to your training plan when you just don’t have the motivation to do it.
Feeling Blah? Consider a Nutrition Detox
Coach Kristen shares her detox diet strategies. It’s not for everyone but here’s why you should think about it.
Coaching Triathletes and the Repeated Bout Effect
In coaching triathletes, I sometimes repeat the same workout week after week. Or sometimes an entire week or block of training is repeated. There is a concept in coaching and training called the Repeated Bout Effect (RBE).
Virtual Training and Staying Connected During the Covid-19 Pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic has us all staying at home. I’ve been doing a lot of riding indoors. And leading out coached indoor bike workout through other means. With all the tech in the world today, indoor rides are becoming more social. Here are some options.
Small Bike Fit Changes Make a Difference
Small Bike Fit Changes Make a Difference https://youtu.be/f1x1qy2HrKI I have a saying: "Bike fitting is a game of millimeters". Many times small changes to a bike fit can make a world of difference in comfort and aerodynamics. The triathlete in the video came into...
Long Run Myths
Should you do your long run the day after a long bike? Find out what Coach Tommy has to say on the subject.