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Apr 252016
 
Power Training: Eliminating The Guesswork

(from May/June 2016 Issue) What is power and how is it measured?   Power is one of the essential training tools for cyclists. In my opinion, if you had to decide between training solely with power or heart rate, I believe that power training is more effective than the latter. For cycling, power is a Continue Reading «Power Training: Eliminating The Guesswork»

Apr 202016
 
Smart Training: Head Home or Suck it Up?

Any athlete has been there. You’re killing it in training. You have goals to reach…a PR is finally obtainable with all of the extra mileage you’re putting in. Suddenly, your body stops responding during a workout. You feel sluggish. You feel a stuffy head or even an intense stomach ache coming on. Maybe you feel Continue Reading «Smart Training: Head Home or Suck it Up?»

Apr 112016
 
Conditions are Perfect, NOT

“Farmers who wait for perfect weather never plant” (Ecclesiastes 11:4, NLT). This past weekend I got to spend some much needed sister time with a few of “the girls.” We all live crazy lives balancing kids and careers, but we all secretly love the quest for optimal living. Normally, I’m leading the fitness movement with Continue Reading «Conditions are Perfect, NOT»