Cycling

Six Secrets of the Long Course Bike Revealed

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In our experience, if you’re going to booger months and months of training and ruin your race, you’re going to do it on the bike leg. Below are our tips for riding the optimum Ironman bike leg…plust be sure to read to the end for a bonus link to download our Bike Fit eBook, released from the EN Content Archives!

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Over-Acheiving on Cycling Intervals

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At this time, December 2010, nearly all of our 500 athletes are training inside the Team with our OutSeason® training plan. They have grouped themselves into October, November, December, and January OutSeason® groups, and have begun to share workout results and notes with each other. This is a great motivational and accountability tool, and is…

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Long Course Coach Q&A Session #3: The 360-Degree Pedal Stroke

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Looking for info on pedal stroke technique. ½ iron athlete and have always kept an even down/up power stroke and sliding across top/bottom of the stroke. Trying to keep circles but seems something is missing. Seems that there would be a hole in the power in  the top/bottom…Any references / thoughts/ suggestions ???

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TOC Camp Stage 1: Nevada City to Sacramento

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We left the city of Grass Valley at about 8am, off to find the KOM on the other side of Auburn and then “cruise” downhill to just outside Sacramento. What looked like a simple stage turned out to be quite difficult…but we all made the most of it and had fun despite the pain!

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Power Clinic Questions

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I recently did a presentation about Training and Racing Power at the TriFitLab run by TTBikeFit.com It was a good presentation (I’ve done better), but what always interests me is not what I do or whom I’m speaking with but the questions that come from the audience. Instead of leaving those answers information at the clinic with the 35 folks who attended, I want to post answers here in a space where everyone can learn from them.

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Endurance Nation Volume Strategy, Part II: The Big Bike Week

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In Part One of this series, we covered the overall benefits of adding volume to your endurance training regime and how to implement this volume in such a way that would allow you, the age group triathlete, to maintain a work/life/family/training balance, aka a Big Volume Week. In this second installment of the series, we…

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Endurance Nation Volume Strategy Series, Part I: Why Go Long

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This three part series will look at how age group triathletes can use volume to reap the benefits of going longer without compromising their current training cycles. This is Part 1 of 3. 2009 is fresh out of the oven and there’s a lot of season planning going on in the tri world. Or at…

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