Category Archives: Coaching

Indoor vs outdoor power output: Are they different and why?

This article was previously published in January of 2016. With the recent uptick in indoor training, it was worth updating. There is a commonly reported complaint about indoor wind trainers; power output is lower than the road. While Zwift is an awesome indoor training platform, the aforementioned comment has been...
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Periodization part 1: Concepts and Application

The modern concepts of periodization were developed in the 1960’s, and continue to evolve to accommodate the individual needs of a given sport. Without a doubt, sports science and technology have helped to drive training advances, including periodization, but the topic continues to create controversy and confusion within the training...
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Guest Article: WHY YOU NEED A NUTRITION PLAN FOR YOUR NEXT RACE

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This article is a great primer for this month’s discussion with Jeff! Here’s why you need a nutrition plan for your next race...
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Fat Burning – Why It’s Overrated for the Competitive Endurance Athlete

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This article is a great complement to my recent Tipcasts on why fat burning is over-rated for endurance athletes. We’ll be talking with Jeff in some future podcasts! Fat...
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Forward Thinking (part 2)… The next steps in your strategic carb intake

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This is part 2 of a great article on periodizing your carbohydrate intake. We’ll be talking with Jeff in some future podcasts! Forward Thinking (part 2)… The next steps...
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XTerra Series V: Swim training sanity

In part IV of my XTerra series I discussed ways to decipher why your swim might be sub-par. In this follow-up article, I discuss how to simplify your swim training, as well as race strategies for overcoming a poor swim. Stop the swim insanity Here it is, my honest opinion: swim...
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