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Testing and Bike Fit

Testing and Bike Fits provide one-on-one time with a coach to assess areas you can improve your performance and comfort on the bike.

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Intervals and the Lap Button

When you start a race, like the young cyclists above are, someone presses a ‘go-button’ on a stopwatch. This may be a high tech ‘laser’ timing system or literally someone pressing ‘start’ on a stopwatch (like this one) By pressing start, the athletes in a race will know how long they took to do the […]
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Climb and Descend Switchbacks on your Mountain Bike

2 Videos thanks to Canadian Cycling Magazine for capturing these thoughts and drills. Descending Switchbacks CLIMBING SWITCHBACKS
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Q&A – Fueling in Heat, CTL in season, strength and Fading/Pacing in Intervals

Topics Covered in the latest Q&A episode from the Consummate Athlete Podcast. In this episode, we answer questions from Smart Athlete Clients and listeners of the show! – Fueling in the heat –¬†Cyclocross bike fit + numb hands¬† – Fueling after Late night training – Race season Training Load (CTL) Decrease, Will I lose all […]
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Self Talk and Enduring Pain

I am always impressed and humbled by the amount of work that Smart Athlete Clients get done in a day. YOU do so much each day and it takes constant work to stay focused, motivated and positive. Staying positive doesn’t mean that you have to be all cheery-rainbows all the time, but it does mean […]
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Peak – Nutrition and High-Performance w. Dr. Bubbs

I was quite happy to have Dr. Marc Bubbs on the Consummate Athlete Podcast recently. You can listen below on this page or check out the show notes here My Key Take-a-ways: Do not underestimate the value of quality daily nutrition and sleep Rather then tracking/stressing on macro-nutrients, especially if this approach has never worked […]
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Training in the City

I was recently interviewed on the Canadian Cycling Magazine Podcast (Full Send, No Send) about ways we can maximize less optimal training environments. We discuss ways to use loops and hill repetitions as well as your cyclocross, gravel or mountain bike to slow down and make your rides more steady and also to provide options […]
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Using HRV to Guide Training

It is hard to organize all the data we can collect these days in a way that makes decisions easier to make. The recommendations of a system like HRV4Training make interpreting the data much easier and as a HUGE BONUS, it makes integrating highly valuable ‘subjective measures’ into these recommendations much easier. HRV can be […]
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Q&A – FOMO,

Check out this latest episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast discussing FOMO (fear of missing out) on big training days and fun looking races. We also discuss several fueling topics, how to deal with imperfect training conditions (weather, lacking hills, etc). As I look through the episode notes and re-listen to the episode it strikes […]
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Should You Ride the Trainer in the Summer?

Recently I was on the Canadian Cycling Magazine podcast discussing whether it is wise to keep your trainer setup over the summer. You can listen in the player below or visit their website here. While at first you may be caught off guard that anyone would consider riding indoors it is worth pondering how disruptions […]
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About Peter Glassford

Smart Athlete has been helping endurance athletes reach their performance and health goals since 2005.

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