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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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5 Ways to Add More Vegetables to Your Day

Increasing the ‘nutrient density’ or the amount of healthy foods you take in is a common recommendation. Taking action on adding more vegetables to your day can be tough though, how do you get veggies into your morning oatmeal?
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Training Plan Leadville 3-4 Months Out

A New Training Plan for those doing Leadville and looking for guidance in their final preparation. This plan includes riding, core, and guidance on getting ready for travel, fueling, and altitude. Get the Leadville plan NOW via Training Peaks
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Going from Trainer Workouts to Outside Cycling

The transition from focused, indoor workouts to the ‘real-world’ outside can be challenging. If you are following a training plan this might mean leaving some of the ‘perfect workouts’ behind and thinking more about route choice, bike type, and clothing. via GIPHY Remember that winter is always around the corner (“It’s a trap!) and that […]
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First Race Jitters, Base to Race & more!

The Latest Episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast Deals with common questions from listeners and also from Smart Athlete Coaching Clients. This one addresses some common questions around first race nerves and ‘jitters’. We also talk about why there is such a big range in the Carbohydrate recommendations DURING exercise. Also examined is the transition […]
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Are You Training Too Much?

Am I over-training? Variations of this question come up time to time for athletes but often it takes injury or illness to get to these questions. What if we could train less (or back off sooner) and avoid the injury/illness? For coaches, the question is (or should be) how much volume/intensity and frequency can I […]
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How to Train with your Partner + Can you Train the Gut?

The Latest Episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast covers some big topics! Strategies to Train with your partner AND how to live with a partner who is also training Can you Train the Gut for endurance? Do you get bonus time for riding indoors or doing other sports versus cycling outdoors?
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Leadville Training Plan – 6 Months Out

The Leadville Training Plan for Busy Masters Athletes Are you doing the Leadville 100 MTB Race? Are you a busy, adult with limited time? Smart Athlete has helped numerous masters aged mountain bikers get ready for Leadville and through the race at or below their goal time. The same rides, intervals, strategies, and timing are […]
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Coach David Roche talks Happiness on The Consummate Athlete Podcast

This episode had me so psyched for life, coaching and training. I hope you get the same awesome take-a-ways from this talk with David Roche and accomplished Runner and Coach, and now the Co-author of the Happy Runner (which you can buy here)   You can listen to the episode below in the player or get […]
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Strength Training for Cycling

I was back on the Canadian Cycling Magazine Podcast talking about Strength Training for Cycling. We talked about some of the variations and approaches you could take as a cyclist and as an adult with other things going on (family, work etc.) You can listen with the player above or subscribe to their podcast (my […]
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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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