Writing articles for the DDA blog has always been a top priority. The regular practice of researching and synthesizing training topics has been critical to my growth and evolution as a coach over the past nine years.
Athlete Profile: Carol Stauffer
In today’s athlete profile we sit down with Data Driven Athlete Carol Stauffer to discuss Dirty Kanza, The Wizard of Oz, and getting back on the bike after a bad crash.
What I’ve Learned: Getting a Concussion
About 6 weeks ago I got caught in a bad crash on a group ride and sustained a concussion. While getting my bell rung doesn’t make me an expert on concussions, I’ve learned a few things that might be helpful in the event you’re ever in a similar spot. Here’s what I’ve learned.
How Mindfulness Meditation Can Help You Become a Better Cyclist
Mindfulness meditation has always kind of wigged me out. The act of meditating seemed more like a method to cede control of my mind rather than a reliable strategy to strengthen it.
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How to Race Better
How exactly do you race better? Coach Sam Bassetti and myself have put together this flow chart to highlight a few nuggets that might just get you over the hump and in the win column in your next race.
Athlete Profile: Anthony Yezek
In today’s athlete profile we sit down with Data Driven Athlete Anthony Yezek to discuss Van Life, the epic climbing in Florida, and why hockey might make you a better cyclist.
We Suck at Social Media
We admit it, we’re pretty terrible at social media, so here’s where that admission leaves us.
Number 1: In general, we feel the less time we spend on social media, the more time we have for the other parts of life that matter most.
Low Carb Training: Should you do it?
Most cyclists are familiar with eating a lot of carbs. In simple terms, “Carbohydrate is the most important nutrient in an athlete’s diet because it is the only fuel that can power intense exercise for prolonged periods…” , .
Come Coach with Us
We’re looking to expand our coaching team at Data Driven Athlete and would love to have you on board. If you’re interested in working with a dynamic coaching group always striving to improve and better meet the needs of clients, this opportunity might be a great fit.
What I’ve Learned: My Smartphone Makes me Dumber
This past summer, on a recent family trip, I went without Wi-Fi or cell coverage for a full seven days. Camping in the dirt, eating S’mores, reading books, and not checking news or email once.
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