The amount of power data we collect grows with each ride, each month of rides, each year of rides. A whole record of our history begins to emerge, and the result is enlightening.
In winter the cold weather tends to dull our sense of thirst, and water is less appealing in the cold. But we need just as much water after workouts in the winter as in summer!
Coach Tim Cusick is 48 years old, and he wants to go faster! Luckily he's into cycling, one of the few sports that offer the opportunity to improve even at such a “mature” age (and way beyond). Click through for his tips.
While "off season" sounds so vacation-like, most of us know it's anything but. It's the crucial time to get in your homework for next year's season, especially if you're aiming for the next level of success.
A power meter is an incredible tool and one of the most important purchases a cyclist or triathlete can make. But it won't do you any good unless you know how to use the information it gathers.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Monday, June 27, 2011
By Anne Guzman
Peaks Coaching Group Nutritionist
- Ex. 165 lb (75kg) athlete in training would eat 120 grams (480cals) of a 3,000-3,500 cal day versus 2000-2500 in carbohydrates.
- In comparison it is not a large portion of the calories.
- 120 grams of protein looks like this:
- 6oz chicken - 40g
- 2 eggs - 12g
- 1C plain yogurt - 6g
- 1 scoop whey protein - 25g
- 2C black beans and rice - 14g
- 1C Quinoa - 24g
Friday, June 24, 2011
Her third major win of the series
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Friday, June 10, 2011
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Stacey placed a strong 2rd in the TT, 3rd in the Road Race and 4th in the Crit. Stacey also place 4th overall in the early May Racing Rapides also in St. Francisville. Way to Go Stacey!