Base Training

base training

Base Training: Building a Foundation for Your Season This week marked the start of my first period of base training for 2015 after wrapping up the prep period.  Base training is a time to work on the basics ahead of the racing season.  The primary focus of base training is on endurance and increasing your body’s resilience to large workloads. 

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Prep Period Wrap Up

winter riding

Looking Back at 5 Weeks of Prep Work Today marks the end of the first period of training for my 2015 season.  I finish up the five week Prep Period and start on Base 1 officially tomorrow.  Base 1 would probably be considered the real start to 2015 training, but it would be unfair to ignore the work I have

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Break Time is Over

November is officially upon us.  I have spent very little time during the last two months on the bike in order to rest up from last season, recharge for winter training and focus on increasing strength.  But now I have decided it is time to start getting on the bike some more. My first race is about 5 months away

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Season Planning: Setting Goals

Its early October and fall has set in here in Ontario.  The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are dropping, it wont be long until that dirty “s” word shows up in our weather forecasts.  With Il Lombardi, the Tour of Falling Leaves, in the books (won by Dan Martin) the cycling season in the northern hemisphere is coming

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