Intensity-First Training for Endurance Mountain Biking


If the weather isn't cooperating or you have limited time in the early season, try doing your intensity workouts first—you can catch up on base miles later.

Best Stretches for Time-Crunched Cyclists


Stretching is especially important for cyclists, who spend hours in a fixed position. Here are some poses that pull double duty, for busy days.

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See Kate Courtney’s XCO World-Championship Winning Power File


A look at Kate Courtney's winning power file from the 2018 World Championships in Lenzerheide Switzerland. The young American credits pacing and a cool head for her incredible victory.

Analysis: Eritrean Neo-Pro Rides Well Beyond His Years at Vuelta


Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is built around developing African riders, and in the Vuelta a España, 24-year-old Amanuel Gebreigzabhier of Eritrea showed he's a rider worth watching for years to come.

How to Avoid Burnout During Cyclocross Season


Whether cyclocross is your main event, or just a way to kill time between seasons, the risk of burnout is real, especially after a long summer of training. Here's how to stay stoked on 'cross (and racing well) for the whole season through.


Mix It Up! The Why and How of Mixed-Intensity Workouts


Why every athlete should consider mixed-intensity workouts, and how to integrate them into your annual training plan for optimal success.

File Analysis: Ben King Wins Stage 4 of Vuelta a Espana 2018


American Ben King (Dimension Data for Qhubeka) took the win at stage 4 of the 2018 Vuelta a España today. Here's how he did it.

TrainingPeaks After Hours: Dave’s Breck Epic Prep


TrainingPeaks Education Manager Dave Schell optimized his training around a busy travel schedule, bagging a top-ten at Colorado's most notorious Mountain Bike stage race.

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Christopher Blevins’ Colorado Classic Stage 1 File Analysis


The 20-year-old took fifth in a sprint finish among seasoned riders. See how he positioned himself over the race for the impressive result.


Why Endurance Athletes Should Watch a High Heart Rate


Some studies suggest a correlation between endurance training and atrial fibrillation (AFib), a potentially dangerous heart condition. This athlete saw the signs early.

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