Month: June 2018

5 Little Things that Make a Big Difference

As an endurance athlete, you are always looking for that little bit extra speed, comfort, safety and/or power. You want to get faster at cycling. While huge changes, fad diets, and crash-cycles of superhard intervals are tempting, it is often the small changes done over time that elicit the results we want. These 5 areas are relatively simple to change and make improvements, especially if you use them for long periods so that the small benefits can compound. This compounding concept is important to understand when looking at your habits and training. Not every interval will register its benefit immediately today. Often it is the consistent practice at a relatively low and manageable level that gives us results, not one hero day or super strict week of dieting.

Read on for the 5 areas:

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Looking for a Summer Goal?

 

Many athletes are looking for a late summer cycling goal in Ontario. Some have missed the Leadville Lottery, while others have waited to see what spring fitness is like and now are looking for something to build towards this summer.

May I suggest the new improved Crank the Shield, which is back after a 3-year hiatus!

 

This new edition moves from it’s Haliburton roots northward to Sault Ste. Marie/Algoma Country and includes a scenic train ride to kick off the 3-day weekend, where you will experience some of the best scenery Canada has to offer. The route includes a chance to climb one of Ontario’s highest peaks, King Mountain, which is a bucket list accomplishment in itself!

Below is a preview video AND be sure to check out www.cranktheshield.com for details and to register