Weekend Reading: 4 Things You Have To Do To Save Your Fitness This Fall

I’m just back from a whirlwind trip to Las Vegas for Interbike, including a few question-and-answer sessions with athletes and cycling industry folks. There’s a lot of nervousness out there, although it’s not about the state of the industry. People are nervous about Fall and Winter, more so than I remember hearing in recent years. I think it has something …

Triathlon Training: Avoiding Mid-Season Weight Gain

By Jim Rutberg, CTS Pro Coach By now you’re likely well into training for your next goal race, the one that will wrap up a great season in the next couple of months. And if you’re like many endurance athletes who measure their training in months, not just weeks, you may be dealing with an unwanted surprise: the sudden addition …

Triathlon Training: High Intensity for High Performance

By Chris Carmichael For a group that is perceived to be one of the hardest-working groups of endurance athletes, it’s surprising to see how resistant some triathletes are to high-intensity training. Triathletes will ride, run or swim all day long; and pack more individual training sessions into a week or a month than any other endurance athlete. But ask you …

Chris Carmichael Blog: Tips for Thriving During Cold-Weather Winter Cycling

By Chris Carmichael Although many ski areas around the country are lamenting the lack of snow this winter, it’s still plenty cold enough out there to make cycling and running outside a significant challenge. This year is a little different than prior years for me, in that I have a 6-day mountain bike stage race coming up (Trans Andes) at …