Hard Work Pays Off

Hard Work Pays Off

Here at TrainerRoad HQ we love to hear about our athletes’ successes. As cheesy as it may sound, making people better is what motivates us day in, day out. When we heard about how Pete Wierzbinski dropped his IRONMAN Wisconsin bike split by 53 minutes and 27 seconds, we were blown away by the improvement, but… read more

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Training Smart Indoors

This article is part 3 of 3 in a series focused on maximizing your training. Check out the previous articles here and here.   Just like most things, it’s not if you train indoors but how you train indoors that makes the difference. Here are a few things that can massively improve the productivity of your time on the trainer and make sure… read more

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Timing Nutrition with Training

This article is part 2 of 3 in a series focused on maximizing your training. Check out the next article here.   When it comes to endurance sports nutrition, it can all essentially be broken down into two categories: what to eat and when to eat. While most athletes, coaches, and dietitians focus on the… read more

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2015 Tour of Sufferlandria Wrap Up

Congrats to all the finishers of the 2015 Tour of Sufferlandria! There was plenty of suffering that helped raise $103,941 for the Davis Phinney Foundation. Good job! We’ve randomly selected our prize winners for the ToS and crunched some numbers. Enjoy the 2015 ToS Infographic and check for your username in the list of prize… read more

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Specialty Blocks: Criterium

Criteriums blend together an amazingly diverse assortment of physical & psychological performance demands which culminate into one of the most exciting forms of mass-start racing in the world of cycling. In order to meet these demands, the workouts contained in each volume-version of the Criterium Specialty blocks start out fairly specific in terms of physiological stress and then grow… read more

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Maximize Your Training With Marginal Gains

This article is part 1 of 3 in a series focused on maximizing your training. Check out the next article here.   Marginal Gains is a popular topic for cyclists these days, and for good reason. Finding fractions of a percent of improvement in every aspect of your life can add up to create impressive results. How… read more

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Specialty Blocks: Climbing Road Race

Climbing road races differ from flat ones in obvious ways – they usually include sustained climbs, and often finish on one – but they also share a lot of overlap with flat or rolling road races. As you might expect, the next offering in our Road Specialty category are the Climbing Road Race blocks. These… read more

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Specialty Blocks: Rolling Road Race

The first offering in our Road Specialty category are 3 new training blocks (low-, mid- & high-volume) aimed at riders targeting rolling road races. As with any road race, the nature of the demands are highly varied and it’s for this reason that these 3 blocks have a relatively wide target. Rolling Road Race Demands & Training Since rolling road races… read more

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Training Twice a Day

I’ve long heard it touted that training twice daily is one of the best ways to further training adaptations and consequently performance; but just as often, I hear this very same training addition blamed for hampering recovery and furthering cumulative fatigue. So a question I see pretty frequently in the realms of multisport and endurance… read more

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2015 Tour of Sufferlandria

The Tour of Sufferlandria, or ToS, is a nine-day indoor cycling challenge that pushes athletes to the limit as they complete a prescribed list of workouts from The Sufferfest each day. As you complete the prescribed workout(s) within the required time frame, you will be eligible for daily prizes, and upon completing the whole ToS,… read more

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