New on the pre-made plans this week is a 3 month progression of endurance and muscular endurance workouts to build your fitness through the winter.
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As I work through the end of season reviews and new client intake forms one of the big topics is always communication. To maximize the time and money spent on coaching and training we need to make communicating part of our daily routine. As technology advances, we are more and more able to automate our processes and reduce the work we need to do IF WE ARE WILLING TO INVEST TIME UP FRONT!!Let’s take some time, now that it is off-season to review our processes and try some new things!
1) REMEMBER TO FILL IN THE TRAINING DIARY / LOG / COMMENTS
The first step is to get using training peaks comments daily. Tell me about everything, just like a diary (food, sleep, social, and everything about your ride)
=> Training Peaks Mobile App for your smart phone (HERE) makes this easy to do
2) UPLOAD TO TRAINING PEAKS AUTOMATICALLY WITH GARMIN CONNECT
Next is to get uploading your files. Most clients use a Garmin device now and a new ‘hack’ has made uploading almost mindless … just plug in your device.
a) download Garmin Express HERE
b) Get a Garmin Connect account HERE
c) Connect Garmin Connect to Training Peaks HERE
d) Test it out byPlugin in Your Garmin!
3) NOW CONNECT YOUR GARMIN CONNECT TO STRAVA!
Strava is another great tool
-> you can also allow Garmin connect to send to strava automatically and save time
=> Basically click ‘upload’ in strava, then select ‘get started’ under the Garmin logo and enter your GarminConnect Login.
-> DC Rainmaker did a How TO HERE in more detail.
4) MYFITNESS PAL CAN FILL IN TRAINING PEAKS NUTRITION TO KEEP IN ONE PLACE (or for coach info)
MyFitnessPal is also now sync’d with Training Peaks and is the nutrition tracker I use and recommend
=> Sync your accounts now.