What is the most important aspect of training? Is it nailing the fundamentals? VO2 max intervals? Squeezing out every marginal gain? I’d argue each of these has validity but the king and queen of them all is consistency. Cycling is a highly aerobic sport and most of the training adaptations simply take a lot of…

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SE coach and athlete Nikki Peterson shared on Pure Gravel her best practices for selecting a coach based on a bunch of essential criteria and self-reflection. There is no shame in shopping around for the coach who is a perfect fit for you, in fact, it’s essential! Read on Pure Gravel

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HERE. WE. GO! Whether you’re ready or not, the 2021 racing season has started. Many of us are emerging from the months of Zwift training and working up the courage to do that first race. It’s likely racing will be analogous to our first post-pandemic group social interactions. We’re all going to be excited, a…

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zwift coaching

LOVE ZWIFT RACING? Whether you are a year-round Zwift or indoor rider or a use it as a winter training tool, Source Endurance can help you maximize your fitness and w/kg to perform your best. How our Zwift coaching is different Zwift racing and other indoor racing programs is different from outdoor racing and therefore…

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If you or someone you know has gotten Covid, check out Adam Mills’ guide on Returning to Training and Racing After Covid-19, recently published on TrainingPeaks.It looks at the latest studies that are coming out and can hopefully serve as a way to self-evaluate when you can start riding again. Read the Article. Check out all…

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Indoor Training Smart Trainer

This article compliments my colleagues’ two articles regarding the performance considerations of what e-racing requires and the ethical and conduct considerations as we enter this new sport. Read Virtual eRacing: Let’s Talk About Weight Cutting and Performance Improvement and Pitfalls in Weight Cutting for Virtual eRacing. Cycling is adding a new discipline of racing in…

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Indoor Training Apps

The rapid rise of bicycle racing in virtual environments has led us to an interesting moment in time, where we are witness to the real-time emergence of an entirely new sport, a sport that will increasingly face the need to develop a set of systems and practices that reflect its unique identity, distinct from the…

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“That rider is cheating at e-racing (Zwift)!” seems to be a common utterance among virtual e-racers (Zwift, RGT, Rouvy, Bkool, FulGaz) regardless of what platform they’re using.  Without a doubt every platform has cheating issues that they’re working hard to remedy and I’m sure there is significant progress being made. However, the rider could simply…

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