Julie Urlaub is the founder and managing partner of Taiga Company, a Golden, Colorado-based social media consulting company for sustainable businesses. She’s also an accomplished ultra endurance mountain biker, whose favorite event is the 24-hour solo. Here’s how this entrepreneur manages running a business with training and racing in some of the toughest endurance events in the country.
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There’s a lot to keep track of on race day, and having a list can make the logistics much less stressful. We asked triathlon coach Dave Schell of FBD Multisport to help us put together a comprehensive race day checklist. Print it out, check things off, and arrive at the start line calm, confident and ready to focus on just one thing - racing your best.
The season of sizzle is upon us! Training and racing are hard enough, and when you add the component of heat and/or humidity, it can wreck havoc. How can you handle the heat and still race well? Find out what works and what doesn't.
It’s getting to about mid summer now, but some athletes’ big races are still ahead. Many cyclists participate in non-priority races or “training races” throughout the summer in preparation for their "A priority races". Read on if you want to make the most of your training races.
When you toe the line, are you nervous and scared, or calm and confident? We all know that being a successful athlete is more than physical, it's mental too. In this follow-up to our webinar "Mental Preparation for Racing Your Best", see the post-webinar Q&A between Coach Carrie and viewers, then watch the full webinar to be mentally prepared for your event.