Posts tagged training
Off-Season Bike Training: What It Should Look Like and Why It’s So Important

In any form of training, there are many reasons using a periodized approach to the year in focus is essential for developing a well-rounded athlete. Using an Annual Training Plan provides a means to periodize and structure purposeful, and quality approaches to every “block” of the year. Whether you are a runner, cyclist, skier, or a jack-of-all trades in mountain sports, periodization allows each phase of the year to have a focus for improvement in a specific area, but not all areas of improvement need to be sport-specific

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Guidelines to Training When Sick

he ever frustrating scenario: you are on a roll with your training, nailing all your effort sessions and hitting some new levels in your fitness.  You feel good! And then you wake up in the morning and you aren’t feeling so good anymore. In fact, you feel awful. You’re sick. Now what do you do?  Here are some simple guidelines to help you decide whether you should continue training or take some time off:

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I’m not talking nature’s four seasons, I’m talking as an athletic performance season. As athletes we are really good at training and over training and less likely to take breaks for fear of detraining or decreasing our training benefits. We all know that recovery is just as important as training itself. So how much is too much? Or, how much is enough?

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Off-Season Training for Skiing

With temperatures warming up and the snow melting in the high country, you may find yourself a little bummed.  Don’t let the lack of snow get you down!  Now is a great time to focus on your dry land training to prepare for next season.  I recommend focusing on two areas to improve your body’s ability to withstand the physical stresses of skiing.

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