The Leadville 100 MTB is a challenging and humbling race for even the most fit riders. Here are tips on how to put together the best training, nutrition and race-day strategy so you can make it to that finish line.
For many endurance athletes, calories in do not equal calories out. If you have trouble losing weight despite heavy training and a restricted diet, the problem may be in what and when you’re eating and not how much.
These high-intensity, short duration intervals are a great way to increase your power output and increase motor unit activation compared to endurance training alone.
This workout relies on short, high-intensity intervals at a high incline coupled with generous rest, and is guaranteed to improve your speed by stimulating your neuromuscular system.
Some athletes struggle with gaining weight while training for endurance events. This condition, known as Metabolic Syndrome, can be managed in order to still achieve your goals. Coach and author Gale Bernhardt gives her account on one athlete that she was able to help overcome MetS.
For female athletes, training during their monthly menstrual cycle can be difficult to deal with. Coach Gale Bernhardt answers the question of how, or even if, female athletes need to change their training around their monthly cycle.
The trend towards women-specific clothing and equipment continues to grow. Does this trend extend to training principles for women? Learn more from expert coach Gale Bernhardt.