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Posts by Grant Harrison

Sweeping the Podium at LandRun 100 and Rage Against the Chainring

For the past two weekends Bob Cummings and the Panaracer/Stan’s NoTubes p/b Bicycle X-Change team, also sponsored by Source Endurance have engineered a clean podium sweep first at the Land Run 100 followed by Rage Against the Chainring. First of all, full credit is due to the fitness of the team, the sound team tactics as…

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Tis the Season, for Gravel. What does it take?

Tis’  the season, for gravel. But what does it take? The recent surge in popularity of gravel events over the past few years has my mind reeling. People are coming out of the woodwork ready to slay their own bodies over thousands of miles of gravel, in the dark, in the cold, and even when…

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Reaching Peak Nutrition

Reaching Peak Nutrition Grant Harrison- Senior consultant, Source Endurance When we look at training and our overall functioning as an athlete, we can compare the way our body works to the way a flame works.  In order to have a flame, three components need to be present: heat, oxygen, and fuel. Our heat is the…

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The Velominati

 Grant Harrison, M.S. Senior Consultant- Source Endurance Are you familiar with “The Rules”? Well, if you aren’t, you should go to Velominati.com and check them out. The authors of this site and their constituents are coined, “keepers of the cog” and have thus laid out a solid foundation or rules, lexicon, ideas, and inspiring guidance…

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Get Ready for Cyclo-cross

Grant Harrison, M.S. Exercise Physiology Senior Consultant- Source Endurance   With the Cyclo-cross season just around the corner, now is the time to start preparing.  The recent surge in cyclo-cross racing has not only extended the cyclo-cross season in both directions, but has filled the calendar with a full road seasons worth of racing opportunities.…

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Making the most of winter: Fat Biking

Winter in the midwest is tough to train in, especially the Great Lakes region where ice and snow make riding the road all but impossible. Many people turn to road and gravel riding,  or enduring the harsh elements on the roads they are used to riding in warmer months. Others take to cross country skiing,…

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Psychological skills, coaching, and performance of cyclo-cross athletes

Cyclo-cross is one of the most unique cycling disciplines there are. It could be muddy, snowy, sandy, hilly, rocky, and potentially all within the same race. Also common is the need to traverse parts of the course on foot, bike in hand. The overall look, feel, and ambiance of a cross race seem to leave…

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