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Cycling base period core exercises

Cycling Base Period Training-Core Strength

Cycling Base Period-Core Strength One way to think of the cycling base period of training is that the base period is the foundation on which you build the rest of your season. The base period is the steel reinforced concrete foundation that you will place the other pieces on. Building a strong foundation is paramount […]

Beets

Beets and Cycling Performance

As a competitive athlete, I am always looking for ways to maximize my performance and training. I have limited time to train and I want to be able to perform at my highest level in competitions. Over the last several years there have been studies into the positive effects of dietary nitrate for endurance athletes. […]

Cycling off season goals

Cycling Off Season Goals

For me as a cyclist, the end of summer usually marks the end of a long cycling season that started some 9-10 months earlier. While I love riding, training and racing my bike, it is also a welcome break from the intense focus needed to compete at a high level. I have found that the […]

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Key Cycling Workouts

Over the last few years I have come to realize the importance of key cycling workouts. I have been working to improve my fitness and one of the best ways that has worked for me is to be focused and ready for what I like to call key workouts. I try to be consistent with […]

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