Criterium Workout of the Week: 30-30s
We like to use these 30-30s or Tabata intervals to really engage an athletes anaerobic system. The explosive efforts are short and unsustainable and coupled with a rest that’s incomplete this workout really quenches the big power thirst of criterium racing.Read More
Criterium Workout of the Week: Film Study
Film study has always been an important tool for improving personal and team outcomes in competition. Teams and racers were late to the game but are catching up and now film study is just as important in cycling as it is in other sports.Read More
Criterium Workout of the Week: Rest Days
Recovery days are often overrated but are crucial to criterium racing because of the repeated high-intensity efforts. These intense efforts can lead to muscle fatigue, soreness, and even injury if a rider doesn’t allow their body enough time to recover. Recovery days allow the body to rest and repair, reducing the risk of injury and improving…Read More
Criterium Workout of the Week: Sprints!
Most criterium races require a high degree of skill and neuromuscular coordination and right in the middle of that Venn Diagram is sprinting.Read More
Criterium Workout of the Week: VO2 and Race Winning Intervals
This is a great workout to simulate establishing a breakaway or going for a last lap solo attack.Read More
Athlete Highlight: Dean Parker- the F.O.G.
I’ve worked with Coach Adam and Source Endurance for almost 11 years. I just turned 71 this year and it has been amazing to see how Adam has modified my training as I aged.Read More
Criterium Workout of the Week: Sweet Spot All-Day- Long
Sweet spot training. Criterium racing is still an endurance event, despite our willingness to make it about explosive efforts. Any event lasting 30 minutes or even 90 minutes is definitely an endurance based sport. So how do we get better at riding for that long? Sweet spot training.Read More