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What does is it really take?
What’s it going to take?   With the start of the season roughly a month away now is the time to really assess where your fitness is, and where it will need to be. This is the first of two blogs dedicated to showing what it takes to win on the highest level in this state and what goes into getting there. To show case the standard within the Pro/1/2 category I will use two category 1 racers I have the luxury...

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Looking back to move forward
Past trends and future Success   With the heart of the season behind you it’s time to reflect and reassess.  If your season started in January-you now have 5 months of training and racing to evaluate. Before forging ahead let’s reflect on what went well, when you had the best form, what were you doing during that time period, map motivational trends, and track growth over the prior year.   Many self-coached or new athletes that come into my process have aspirations...

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Taper and Peak Process
Taper and Peak Process   With the Florida State Championships right around the corner I figured this would be an appropriate topic. The taper and peak process is a vital part of any athletes training plan given it predicates the form you bring to the line for your targeted event. Get it wrong and you risk showing up fresh but flat, get it right and you increase the odds of laying down your best power. The primary focus of this portion...

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Power Profiling and Racing Your Strengths
Have you quantified your strengths and weakness and are you proactively racing to your strengths? All too often I hear someone say they are a breakaway rider or a sprinter with little tangible data supporting their statement. If you are truly interested in classifying yourself and looking for a different angle on training and racing your strengths this blog is for you. 1. Power Curve/ Power Profile There are a few ways to obtain the necessary data points needed to evaluate...

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Common Themes and Misconceptions
The purpose of this blog is to add clarity to the way cyclists view their files along with training in hopes of creating a mental shift. The bullet points below are taken from common themes that surface during my consultations with self-trained athletes. "I need to work on my Sprint" Coming from a pure sprinter, I will never down the importance of a respectable sprint and the importance of training it, but don't let this be your sole focus. This has...

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Two times
The 2014 state time trial has concluded and the champions have been crowned. A 40km time trial is certainly the race of truth and bringing your fitness to a head on a specific day and time is no easy feat. The introduction of the power meter and the corresponding software in conjunction with modern training practices has made the process exponentially easier. The scope of this blog will be to touch of how historical data can be used within a...

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BP TRAINING Race 2- RECIO RACING
http://youtu.be/ujx-dBXO0Bo With the Rosewood Winter Series in the books, its time to scale back and reassess a number of areas. While many of us often times gauge our current fitness by a result, as a coach, I use the raw data in conjunction with the athletes power curve to evaluate the transition from training to racing. From a race perspective, scrutinizing how the athlete has evolved tactically is a vital part of my process. The weekly training plan merely provides the athlete...

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build phase- Part 2
Build Phase Part 2  In the initial segment of the build process we touched on the general parameters, the importance, and potential pitfalls of this phase. For a recap go to http://www.getyourpowerup.com/build/ .  Training done is this 8-12week block of your training will predicate what level of race specific fitness you bring to the line during your peak events. The premise of this blog is to not only touch on the planning, but to cover the importance of particular workouts,...

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Maximizing Training Races
Maximizing Training Races With the season rapidly approaching and many of us on the brink of the build phase of our training, a great way to enhance fitness is through training races. Much of our training up until now has been steady state work in zones two and three. Your aerobic system has evolved; the strength training plan has helped increase muscle endurance, now it’s time to bring it all together. Just because it carries the title “training” do not...

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Structuring Your Build Phase
In the most recent blogs we have touched on the importance of a sound base and what it entails. For a re-cap on the base 8-12 week base phase - http://www.getyourpowerup.com/ss-2/ . Before you make the ever so important decision to depart from base training and embark on the build phase of your training, be sure that you have made the necessary gains. This evaluation process is rather basic and rarely touched on. Given the majority of your work...

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