Cyclocross: Get Your Cowbell On!

CX has to be one of the hardest forms of bicycle racing out there, requiring some specialized training to ensure success. Coach Tim tells us all about it!

One More Time: Extending Summer Fitness

The physical and mental challenges of late-season events can be significant. Our minds and bodies yearn for rest even as we get ready to go for it again! How do we prepare for these one-more-time events?

An Overview of the New Metrics in WKO4

WKO4 has introduced exciting new metrics to help coaches and athletes answer important questions about training and data analysis. Tim walks us through an explanation of some of these metrics.

Five Key Attributes of Winning Athletes

Winners think differently. They are constantly focused on moving forward, getting things done, taking action, and improving. Click through for more about why winners win!

Power Training Zones 101

Determining our power zones is one of the most basic elements of power training. Click through to read more about each zone and how they work together.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Feed the Machine

By: Anne Guzman, PCG Nutritionist

For the purposes of this article I will assume that you have a good handle on your DAILY NUTRITION. By this I mean you are eating a diet composed of the three macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and fats) in the right proportions. Let’s assume the athletes in this article are starting off with a full tank of glycogen stores(carbohydrates are stored in the muscle and liver as glycogen).

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Jeremiah Bishop takes 3rd at Leadville 100

Peaks Coaching Group Athlete, Jeremiah Bishop (PCG Master Coach, Hunter Allen) took on what is considered to be the "toughest mountain bike race", the Leadville 100, and came in 3rd with a time of 6:41:58. Great job, Jeremiah!!

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Alban Lakata lifted his mountain bike at the finish of the Leadville 100 race Saturday, crossing the finish line with a sweeping grin.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Sam Schultz finishes 15th at the Olympics

Peaks Coaching Group athlete Sam Schultz (PCG master coach Kristen Dieffenbach) participated in the London Olympics and finished 15th in the mountain bike competition! Congratulations, Sam!!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Robin Farina Wins Mighty, Mighty Tour de Nez

Coming off of a strong top ten performance at the Cascade Cycling Classic, Robin Farina got her second win of the season at the 20th running of the Mighty, Mighty Tour de Nez in Reno, Nevada.  Robin got into a break in the first 20 min of the race, then whittled it down to 4 riders, including one teammate.  The four lapped the field with 3 to go and Robin finished it off by outsprinting the group.  Next up is the NRC Tour of Elk Grove where Robin looks to improve on her 4th place GC finish from 2011.