The most common excuse people don’t make their dreams come through, is lack of time. If you’ve just had a little more time, you would be a better road cyclist, you would be more valuable for your company, you would be a better father, you would be a better husband etc. It’s absolutely no secret [...]
It’s not uncommon that bad weather makes serious outdoor training impossible. You know that cancelling is not an option if you want to achieve really good results, but it makes good sense to look for alternatives in extreme weather situations. Since you can’t change the weather (I guess that’s quite beyond this blog post…), you [...]
2014 has arrived and now is one of the best moments to change habits and implement smarter and more healthy habits. Maybe you would like to beat your personal best in 40K time trial or win the local criterium. That’s fine. You need goals for your training. If you want to change habits (like many [...]
In the very beginning of 2013 I published a couple of goals for my website: Publish a book and e-book bestseller on Amazon.
(goal NOT achieved – didn’t release any books in 2013) Reach 15.000+ Email Subscribers.
(goal NOT achieved – currently ^13300 subscribers) Publish a couple of comprehensive articles about cycling training.
(goal NOT [...]
Weight Lifting Experiment #1 Here is the story about how I have spend 6 months testing and optimizing a training program helping athletes to become stronger without adding muscle mass. So far, it has been a success, but it is clear to me that I’m a much better coach than athlete… Why is this weight [...]
Sometimes people just won’t face the truth. Look, contrary to what you might think (and what everyone else tells you), the perfect training program don’t make you better. It might actually make you perform even worse. But if you implement the advice inside the perfect training program, it will make you a lot better. In [...]
Did you watch Chris Froome (Team SKY) on Stage 8 of the Tour de France? During the last 7km he was able to ride faster than any of his competitors. It was mainly a steady, hard pace that allowed him reach the finish line more than 1.45min before his worst opponent. I’ve seen a few [...]