In the second half of this series, TrainingPeaks sponsored triathlete Josh Hadway talks about what companies and brands are looking for in a sponsorship candidate, and how to make yourself a more marketable athlete.
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Becoming a sponsored athlete can seem to be a dream reserved only for "elites". However, if you are serious about your sport and know how to get started, the path to sponsorship could very well be an attainable goal. In the first of this two-part series, experienced coach, athlete, and author Ben Greenfield provides 5 steps to getting sponsored.
Do you ever think about how you’re sitting on your bike when you’re riding? With proper cycling form, you can ride your bike more efficiently, ride your bike faster, and ride your bike with less elbow, hand, neck, knee, lower back or butt pain. From toes to head (literally), here are five tips on proper cycling form.
With the winter and spring marathon season quickly approaching, Jeff Vicario further discusses the topic of how to properly pace yourself during a race, using a recent half marathon as a case study. If you typically "bank time" by going fast out of the gates, what you read here may finally get you to change your racing ways.
As a coach, do you share your personal experiences with your athletes? Joy Duerksen, cycling coach and professional MTB racer, uses the Rated Perceived Exertion (RPE) scale as an analogy to explain why it can be hugely helpful for a coach to share their own challenges with a client.