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Archive for July 2016

Heath Blackgrove, Elevate Pro Cycling

We had to share this great interview by Thomas Miller at Bicycle World with Heath Blackgrove who is a director for Elevate Pro Cycling, one of our sponsored teams. The article and photos are re-published with permission.  It’s 10am on Tuesday morning and I’m at Café Medici in Austin, waiting to meet up with the…

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Anaerobic Capacity's Role in Cyclocross Racing

When you are pedaling in a cyclocross race, how often are you thinking “man I’m barely anaerobic….this is sustainable…” Pretty much never. When deep in a cyclocross race you are going from coasting, to a near max effort, to coasting, to running anaerobically, to deeply anaerobic again. While we can name 10 things that will make…

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Why I chose Source Endurance for my Nutrition Consultation, By Shadd Smith

I recently contacted Grant Harrison, one of the Source Endurance Senior Consultants, for a nutrition consultation. I wanted to know more about my daily nutrition intake as it related to my racing and training throughout the year. My primary goal was to get down to my optimal race weight for this year’s road season and upcoming cyclocross season.…

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Rider Highlight: Owen Hatcher wins Wheels of Thunder

Owen Hatcher has had a turbulent season. After breaking his hip at an early season race, he’s coming back with a vengeance and is well on his way to cat up to a cat 1 by season’s end. Fun facts about Owen: he’s a vegan athlete and a pilot instructor! Name: Owen Hatcher Event &…

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Ambassador Highlight: Scout Cycling Team

Source Endurance is a proud sponsor of Scout Cycling Team in Fort Collins, Colorado. Scout Cycling Team is Fort Collins’ top elite team and is comprised of aspiring professional racers competing across Colorado and many out-of-state races like Joe Martin Stage Race and Cascade Cycling Classic. How Scout Cycling Team Got Started Scout Cycling Team…

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work, Proper Execution of Team Strategy

Coaching multiple members from the same team while commonplace in team sports, is a rare occurrence in cycling. With an ever growing emphasis on team cohesion and teamwork, it seems logical that a single coach work with an entire team to help the organization and athletes see the individual performances assembled together much in the same fashion as…

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Rider Highlight: Connor Brown takes 6th at U23 Nationals TT

Name: Connor Brown, Elevate Pro Cycling Team Event & Category: U23 National Championships Brief event/course description: Time Trial and Road Race events. The National TT course was rolling terrain, which is good stuff for a Midwest kid like me to be able to go out and do well on. Living in Missouri there are not…

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Source Endurance Event: Racing and Training in the Heat Webinar

Recently, coach Adam Mills conducted a webinar all about racing and training in the heat. Studies are constantly being done looking at heat’s effect on the body. In the webinar Adam looks at five areas: What is a hot environment? How does it affect performance? Physiological adaptations Behavior modification Improved performance in hot conditions We’ve…

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