Thoughts on Motivation

I spent a lot of time thinking about motivation last year. 

For most of the cyclists I worked with during 2020, motivation was in short supply. Perhaps that’s why this small video made such an outsized impact on me. 

Whatever you’re doing right now, stop and check it out: unless you’re driving. Why are you on your phone when you’re driving? Anyways, check it out.

Everything You Know About Recovery is Probably True

In today’s video presentation, we take a closer look at how your training choices can impact your recovery, the multi-dimensional nature of fatigue, the role of RPE, methods to quantify recovery, and a handful of the most popular modalities used to improve recovery. Do me a favor, and please watch it in 4K!

The Language of Training

In the last decade, I’ve learned that prescribing workouts (the “what” of training) is likely the easiest part of coaching.

Sure, programming, planning, and periodizing take some level of knowledge and skill, but quality differences between training plans never matter more than a cyclist’s ability to nail the number one objective in training: consistency.