Pre-Race Nutrition for Cyclists and Triathletes

Between the nerves and the early start times, it can be easy to skimp on food and miss out on getting the right nutrition before a race. For the sake of your performance and your health, ensuring that you get the right pre-race nutrition is a must. Use the following tips to help enhance your read more…

May 8, 2014  |   |  3 comments

8DC Stage 2 Preview: ITT

The second stage of our indoor virtual cycling challenge 8DC is going to be the only time trial of the challenge, and you can’t rely on your team mates this time; it is going to be an individual time trial. It’s placement is unique and the course lacks the technicality necessary to neutralize the big sustained read more…

May 8, 2014  |   |  1 comment

Why Now Is The Perfect Time For A Multi-Day Training Block

This year’s edition of 8DC is just around the corner and kicks off on May 11th. Like you, we love the awesome storyline and challenging workouts, but let’s look at why 8DC‘s structure and timing make it an invaluable strategic move for your fitness this time of year.   Structure While 8DC may just seem read more…

May 6, 2014  |   |  No comments

8DC Course Preview

Our indoor virtual cycling challenge 8DC is back for 2014 we’re glad to have you on board! The 8DC stage race will unfold over eight days with races tactics and outcomes that might happen if you were actually riding these profiles. All stages will be done as time based workouts with specific power targets while you read more…

April 29, 2014  |   |  4 comments

Beet Juice: A Look Beyond the Trend

By now you’ve surely heard about the latest endurance power-fuel, beet juice. With a handful of studies to attest for it’s positive effects on endurance as well as some world class athletes adding it to their diets, the age of the beet is upon us. But if you dive into this trendy red vegetable a read more…

April 17, 2014  |   |  5 comments

Tailoring the Mountain Bike Plans to Your Needs

We’ve been getting a ton of great feedback on the new mountain bike training plans. Like I talked about in an earlier post, these plans are designed to help riders develop the unique fitness characteristics that are necessary to excel on the trail. While the typical cross country, enduro, or XTERRA athlete will be able read more…

April 16, 2014  |   |  3 comments

3 Keys to Training Fuel While Riding

Here’s an understatement: These days, you have a lot of options for training fuel.  As in a bazillion.  There are so many options, many athletes become overwhelmed, confused, and frustrated trying to make a choice.  It seems like a distant past when only two or three commercial sports drinks were available, and there was one read more…

April 14, 2014  |   |  2 comments

Steve Jobs on Human Efficiency, Cycling and the Bicycle of the Mind

Here’s a short video from one of the world’s most brilliant men, on one of our favorite inventions – the bicycle.  

April 7, 2014  |   |  No comments

4 Ways To Use TrainerRoad For A Successful Year

1. Fitness Tracking The days of showing up to the first event of the season with that sinking feeling in your stomach, wondering whether or not your fitness is adequate, are over. With TrainerRoad, you can get an unbiased view of exactly where your fitness is currently and follow it throughout the season. By being read more…

April 7, 2014  |   |  No comments

TrainerRoad 2.6 – Workout/Plan/Team Filters, Team Forums, Ride Comments, iOS Progress Update

Today we’ve released TrainerRoad 2.6. We’ve also released a few website features lately that have been unannounced. Here’s an overview: In App Filtering: Filter workouts by plan, team, duration, intensity, etc. In App Sorting: Sort workouts by name, duration, intensity and TSS In App Workout Highlighting: Easily see how many times you’ve done a workout read more…

March 24, 2014  |   |  18 comments

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