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How do I train when I can’t train? Part 2

Just recently I posted about some of my post-accident thoughts regarding my efforts to train, even tough I really couldn’t in any normal sense of the word. On a similar topic, I wanted to address some basic ideas I had about a more normal, real-world problem: How do I train when I can’t train… because […]

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Do the workout you fear.

Generally speaking, any successful endurance athlete is going to regularly include a wide range of intensities throughout their training cycle. The emphasis of their efforts will vary as they progress through their season, but they’ll still include some endurance training, some tempo and threshold workouts, VO2 max work, and anaerobic work, in order to maintain […]

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How much do you train? How do you balance work and racing?

So, I get this question fairly frequently from people that see me in person, both racers and non-racers. I’m definitely aware that most of the people I race against at the NRC level don’t work as much as I do, or at all, for that matter. A lot of them probably also ride a good […]