We all know the 36 hours leading up to an event can be hectic and nerve-wracking. Joy Duerksen, pro mountain bike and cyclocross racer and USAC coach, shares her pre-race preparation techniques. Her advice will help you be calm, collected, and ready to rock when when the gun goes off.
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We've all heard the horror stories of runners adhering perfectly to their marathon training program, then getting to the start line, going out too fast and ruining their race. How can you make sure it doesn't happen to you? TrainingBible Coach, Jeff Vicario, answers a runner's question about how to properly pace for the first race of the season.
Race week is here! This coming Saturday nearly 2000 triathletes will be racing in the Ford Ironman World Championships. Months of hard work and dedication will be tested with harsh conditions and fierce competition. The hay is in the barn, it’s go time. Here's a round up of race week tips from some of our top coaches.
Last time we spoke about training combos we discussed the moderately difficult, endurance combo. This month it is time to turn the heat up a bit with an example of a race combo. The layout of a race combo can be modified depending on your fitness and the type of race you are getting ready for, for this example we will assume the rider is a fit cat 2 getting ready for a 3.5 hour road race.
The US cyclocross scene has blossomed over the recent seasons and the 2011-2012 season is stacked with great events that are sure to inspire, motivate and entertain. So the question is, will you ‘Cross?
Here are the top 5 reasons to try out cyclocross this season.