Tag Archives: cyclists

The sculptors of our own lives

There was a time when the “end of the season” was emphatic by nature. As a cross country runner through high school and college, the season would end when the success ran out. That could be the district meet or … Continue reading

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The long unwinding road

A great ride does not have to be epic to be satisfying. Here in Illinois, there aren’t many big hills to climb or winding roads to follow. So we have to make our rides interesting rather than the other way … Continue reading

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The secret to love what you’re doing when you run, ride and swim

Motivation is the power source of all performance. Without motivation, there is no will to work. Without the will to work, there is no progress. Without progress, there is no achievement. And without the potential for achievement, there is no real … Continue reading

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SBR Coaching and Rocket Bicycle Studio: multifaceted approach to multisport success

Laufenberg has a passion for helping athletes get the most out of themselves as well as their bikes. She is trained in sports performance, muscle balance, posture and gait assessment, muscular injury and rehabilitation, athletic coaching, and nutritional education. That means no stone goes unturned when preparing her athletes for participation and competition in multisport events. Continue reading

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Making sense of things down the road

By Christopher Cudworth Roads are very symbolic objects. We use terms such as “somewhere down the road” and “on the road to success” because roads take us places we want to go. We tend to take our roads so much … Continue reading

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Does it pay to be passive-aggressive when you run and ride?

By Christopher Cudworth Having worked with (and for) a number of passive-aggressive people over the years, and noticing how they somehow succeed in this world despite their ugly behavior, it occurred to me that being passive-aggressive might actually be a competitive advantage … Continue reading

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New types of yoga for those who run and ride

By Christopher Cudworth Here at We Run and Ride we’re always trying to stay on the forefront of what’s hot and what’s not in training for running and riding. Just so’s you know: yoga for runners and cyclists is really hot right … Continue reading

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Heading into the weekend with an eye on better fitness

By Christopher Cudworth Heading into a Memorial Day weekend is quite often a pleasure of purpose for amateur athletes like us. We hope and pray for good weather if there’s a race to run or ride. If we’re set up for … Continue reading

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Keys to understanding

By Christopher Cudworth My brother has been using our 2000 Chevy Impala for a few months and he likes the car, so we got together last night to talk about transferring the title and taking over the insurance. He walked up … Continue reading

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An exceptional day for the Tour de Plantes

By Christopher Cudworth In bright white britches they stand by the road, quivering in a wind that will no relent. Fortunately it is at my back approaching a section of 9% grade that tests the legs to no end. In May the encouragement … Continue reading

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