Tag Archives: road racing

Is riding or running at a “respectable pace” your worst enemy?

The first year I got my road bike was the best year of training and racing ever. And that’s not a good thing. Because in the 8 years since I bought a Felt 4C carbon fiber road bike, I’ve developed … Continue reading

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A maximal take on minimalist running

Let’s talk for a minute about minimalist running. Because we all want to run as naturally as possible. The real deal of course, is running barefoot. That puts you in direct contact with the ground with absolute and constructive feedback … Continue reading

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If you’re looking for sympathy, you better get crackin’

The minute I crashed my bike into a ditch it occurred to me that I’d finally, at last get all the attention I deserved. After all, I’m the most interesting and handsome person in the world. Why shouldn’t everyone pay … Continue reading

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Overtraining is a tarsnake that can really bring an athlete down

By Christopher Cudworth The tarsnake of overtraining For most athletes struggling to find time to fit quality workouts into their busy lives, the concept of “overtraining” seems foreign and unlikely. But most elite athletes will tell you, it is actually … Continue reading

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