Chris Mayhew talks us through positive self talk and how to practice it in training and racing for better performance.
Happy racers go faster. Why not take some time and use a different approach, like yoga, to reach your goals, rather than the usual “I must go harder” approach that is so common among bike racers?
Bike racers. It turns out they like to race bikes. A lot. But for cyclocross racers, ‘cross only last a few months of each year, so what are you going to fill the rest of the year with?
Adam Myerson looks at courage, suffering and how that makes us who we are as bike racers in this edition of Training Tuesday.
As spring draws near many of us start thinking about local training races in advance of our bigger targets later in the year. But do we really know how to treat those training races and what to be doing in them? Adam Myerson brakes it down for Training Tuesday.
Adam Myerson of Cycle-Smart walks us through working in cycles to get the most of our training in this Training Tuesday piece.
Seth Hosmer, a racer, cycling coach and chiropractor based in Portland, Oregon, contributed an excellent and very well received article in CXM’s Issue 14, “Foam …
June is here in just a week, and September and racing season are not too far behind. If you haven’t started coming up with a plan for the season, now is the time to start. We have a great article here by USAC Level 2 coach Mike Birner about how to start the season strong by building a good base over the summer. Birner believes that, “Base period should be about building the ‘engine,'” and following his advice will get you one high-horsepower motor!