Posts by Gale Bernhardt


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Best Single-Sport Off-Season Workouts For Triathletes

  

These single-sport focus workouts will help you hone in your skills and adjust your training volume so you can start next season faster than ever.


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Key Workouts for Your Best Century Ride Preparation

  

Here are the key century ride workouts beginner, intermediate and advanced riders need to complete 100 miles.


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How to Train With Power on a Mountain Bike

  

Training with power on a mountain bike involves planning your terrain and intervals carefully so you can hit the right numbers at the right time. Here’s how to do it.


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Simple Tips to Help You Run a Faster 10K (Without Running on the Track)

  

If your track sessions are falling short, here are some new twists on training to help you run a faster 10K.


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When to Arrive at Elevation When Racing at Altitude

  

Despite a dearth of research on the subject, 12-time Leadville 100 MTB finisher Gale Bernhardt outlines her own trial-and-error recommendations for optimal acclimation while racing at altitude.


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How to Train for the Leadville 100 MTB

  

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.


Stop Counting Calories If You Want to Lose Weight

  

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.


All-Out Miracle Intervals to Improve Average Power for Endurance Events

  

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.


The Ultimate Interval Treadmill Session To Improve Speed and Beat Boredom

  

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.


Metabolic Syndrome: Gaining Weight During Endurance Sports Training

  

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.


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