Four Workouts to Make You Faster

We need all our training zones to be ready for the first races of the season! Hunter shares four workouts to make that happen.

Power Up: Increasing Repeatability and Peak Power

Cycling is an endurance event. Long races, always another hill, mental stamina a must, thousands of miles needed in our legs. Plus we need to be able to put out high wattages in a single instance.

Put Some Training in Your Training Races

Spring is here, and training races are beginning. Are these events the same as any other event on your calendar? Coach BJ suggests we use our training races as an extension of our normal training program.

Pre-Race Nutrition

The week before a race can be stressful as we try to avoid illness or injury. Nutritionist Jen encourages us to focus on something constructive instead: proper nutrition and adequate rest!

One Watt of Motivation

Is hiring a coach enough to get you on the podium of your dreams? No. Coach Tim explains why we need to find a deeper source of motivation in order to achieve our goals.

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.