Category: Endurance Training

Finding a Cycling, Running Coach to Crush Your Next Adventure Goals

Choosing Simple Endurance Means You Want to Focus on the Process of Training, Not Just Results Finding a cycling coach or a running coach to help you find your challenges and reach your biking, running, or endurance sport goals can be tough. You need to find someone who understands your goals, your needs, and your…

Run Less, Run Harder in Successful Running Training Plan for Endurance

How to increase stamina for running to build aerobic capacity, strength, and speed One of the longest traditions in the world of running is to run lots and lots of miles to get faster and improve race times. But so many miles takes a lot of time and takes a toll on your body. What…

Discover New Strength and Mobility With Yoga for Endurance Athletes Course

Yoga For Cyclists, Runners, and Others in a Six-Week Course to Strengthen Joints and Muscles First Class Free with Email Signup! Do your hips and back hurt after a workout? Does your lower back, shoulders, and/or neck hurt after a workout?  Is your posture getting worse as you bike more? Do your hips and shoulders…

Get Remarkable Results With Your 2021 Health Goals

Lose Weight and Get Stronger Through Strength Training, Better Fueling I’ve had several inquiries lately about how best to lose weight and get stronger. I will always argue that the answer is the opposite of that question: Get stronger and you will lose weight. Get stronger with heavy weight, do interval work, and you will…

Wearing a Mask May Actually Deliver Growth in Lung Capacity

Face Masks Improve Breathing by Increasing Lung Capacity We are going to be – and should be – wearing masks for several months yet into 2021.  Instead of fighting against the public health and medical officials, people who refuse to wear masks should instead know that masks improve breathing capacity! In fact, people pay a…

New Research is Absolutely Clear: Lift More Less

Effective Strength Training for Cyclists, Runners Means Fewer Reps, Heavier Weights The science is absolutely clear: Strength training for cyclists and strength training for runners works and is critical for improved performance. And the recent research suggests we should be lifting heavier weights with fewer reps. And as an older athlete, I’m doing less volume…

Three Simple Ways to Find Motivation to Train with No Events

Finding It Tough to Get Out the Door?  Most of us need ways to find motivation to keep pushing ourselves in training. I’ve heard from so many clients at the gym that they lost motivation back in April, and can’t stomach the idea of starting over again. So they do little but take the dog…

Targeted Workouts and Fueling Help Women Get Strong!

Female athletes get stronger by using better fueling, planning workouts based on menstrual cycle, and lifting heavy weights. Among all the advice from Dr. Stacy Sims in her book Roar, the three suggestions that are most important for my strength training and endurance sport female athletes and women are these: One, lift heavy weights. Two,…

Can Menopausal Cyclists and Runners Regain Their Competitive Edge?

Menopausal Cyclists and Runners Can Use Fueling, Strength, and Protein to Counteract Declining Hormonal Levels. (This is one in  a series of articles based on Stacy Sim’s groundbreaking book Roar.) Menopause is tough on all women. And for menopausal cyclists and runners, the hormonal changes can be life-altering. The good news is that according to…

Build a Consistent Training Schedule During Coronavirus Quarantine

We could be in a for a long haul, folks. Nearly all April and most May endurance sport events have been cancelled or postponed. June events are also in danger. I wrote about some strategies to try for training during this time. I’ve been home now for three weeks, doing a combination of a lot…