Blog: The Coaching Chronicles

The SE Training Center 12 week build session

In Fort Collins, Colorado, there lies a training center. In this training center known as Source Endurance, we offer a refuge from the elements. Winter riding is a struggle in most states so we strive to bring you the best scenario to riding inside possible. A group training environment, smart trainers, power numbers, the ability…

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BWR Survival Camp, What to Expect

The Belgian Waffle Ride is a classic adventure that challenges the young, old, strong and stronger in ways many veteran bike riders can’t begin to comprehend. We had a couple clients at the 2015 edition and based on their data, we expect the following output from the day.   7-9 hours of pedaling covering 140…

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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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Training Center of the Rockies December News Letter

Hey Northern Colorado, November was a big month for us! We saw many new faces and had our first snow. Here’s the highlights Some big classes with the time change, snow, and icy temperatures. We had a weight lifting for cyclists seminar. With presentation by our own Zack Allison covering relevant studies and form for…

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Zach McDonald Wins MFG Cyclocross Season Finale

Congratulations to Source Endurance athlete Zach McDonald on his win at the final race of the MFG Cyclocross Series in Seattle, WA! A race-long battle with former World and National Champion Russell Stevenson ultimately ended in victory for Zach after a slight bobble by Stevenson on a technical remount opened the door for ZmD on…

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Microbursts, Explained.

Microbursts. Either you love them or you hate them. They help you reach a new level of physical fitness or they submarine your efforts and set you back a few days.  But any way you look at this workout, it is very difficult to execute and equally difficult to prescribe because of its complexity. I’m…

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Source Endurance Training Center November Newsletter

Hey Fort Collins! Happy Halloween, hope you had a good extra hour of sleep with the time change. Unfortunately with that extra hour of sleep….as of today, November 1st, the sun sets at 4:57PM….. Not to fear the training center is going strong. Here is a picture of our current schedule. To sign up for…

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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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Source Endurance Training Center October News Letter

Hello Source Endurance Training Center Followers! Welcome to our first newsletter. We hope to bring you this newsletter every month from here on out with new features and events going on in your local Fort Collins cycling specific training center. If you are not aware, we are a relatively new training facility geared towards the…

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Training in the Heat; Why You Feel Like Crap, But Why It May Be Good for You

We all know how we feel when the heat index is over 100. Somehow we find ourselves on the blacktop, not even a tree branch overhead with the sun beating down on us. It feels like an Earth killing sunspot just arrived, just now during your threshold interval, you are not going to make it…

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