nutrition

Eating to Lose Weight

2015 is here and with it are new goals and challenges. While training may be vastly different for each of us depending on our genre of racing/riding, it’s safe to say we are all striving for a certain “race weight” that we want to be at as we charge into the new season. As endurance athletes, trying… read more

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Custom Phone Mount

We’ve received a lot of questions about the mount that is used in the videos and screenshots of our iOS app, so we thought we’d take a moment to show it in more detail. The truth is, it’s a homemade mount that came out of frustration of not wanting to have multiple mounting brackets on our handlebars.… read more

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The Long Road to Leadville

Mountain bikers, adventurous road riders, and ultra-endurance enthusiasts everywhere – you’ve spoken and we’ve listened. There’s been a lot of exciting changes and improvements lately, including iOS and our new homepage, but it hasn’t stopped there. We’ve also began completely revamping our training plans and building several new ones to better help you specify your… read more

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3 Keys to Setting Goals

Where did the season go? Doesn’t it feel like just yesterday we were building base for those early spring races? Now, as the leaves begin to fall and the hours of daylight shorten, it’s time to reflect upon 2014 and begin setting a plan of action for next year. The first step? Setting goals. Setting challenging yet… read more

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The Mid-Ride Feast-and-Bonk: Don’t Let it Happen to You!

If you’re training for hours, whether long distance running, cycling, hiking, or another sport, there’s one fueling mistake you should be keenly aware of, and try to avoid: the mid-ride feast-and-bonk. Usually, the scenario goes something like this (this was sent to me by a potential client): This past weekend I did a road century… read more

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10 Regular Food Fuel Options

Believe it or not, you may have the perfect fuel for your next run or ride sitting in your pantry right now. A “regular” food. You may not have to search through the sports nutrition aisle at your local shop or market. It’s possible that you can take a “regular” food, add a bit of… read more

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Pickle Juice To Stop Cramps

Muscle cramps can bring the strongest of athletes to his or her knees in just an instant. One minute you’re running along at a race pace and the next, your leg is overcome with an intense, clinching and unyielding pain. Or, throughout a race, you can feel the sensation of a cramp coming on. You… read more

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Ashton Instruments Brings New Concept to Power Meters

The power meter market is changing quickly. With companies like 4iiii and Watteam raising the bar for the under-$500 power meter, it’s a great time to be a cyclist. We had the privilege of meeting Co-founders Bill Dixon and James Schulmeister of Ashton Instruments at Interbike this year. While Schulmeister is currently finishing up his doctorate in mechanical… read more

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Power Meters of Interbike 2014

Precision Price: $399 for single leg, $749 for both Description: Similar to the other do-it-yourself crank systems, 4iiii is adhered to one or both cranks, using a kit provided with the power meter. Precision actively reads temperature to adjust the power readings. It also speaks both ANT+ and Bluetooth and has an easily-replaceable coin cell… read more

iOS Beta

TrainerRoad iOS Beta Program

We’re pleased to announce the TrainerRoad iOS beta program! To sign up for the beta and/or get news and updates go here. Due to restrictions in the Apple developer program, we can’t get everyone into the beta. Don’t worry though, as soon as the app is ready we’ll put it in the App Store for… read more

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