Cycletherapy Training Class Week 9

This is the training progression, and the play list, for this week’s class.  The progression is listed in the comments section, and feel free to pick your own music to motivate you through.  The total work load time - not including the warm up -  is listed in the...

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Chrysler Tech Center Presentation: Winter Training for Cyclists

        These are the images as presented during my talk at the Chrysler Tech Center on 1/24/17. If you have any questions about any of the material on the slides then please contact me. -Jason    

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Changing Up The Routine

I recently posted a ride I did on Strada, and this is one of the comments I received about the ride, "This is a change from the Hess routine." The ride I did consisted of riding my mountain bike out to Highland Recreation area, completing the A, B, C...

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Cycletherapy Indoor Spin Class Winter 2016 – 2017

We are going to be back at it indoors at Cycletherapy starting in December 2016, and rolling all of the way through February 2017! For those of you who have been out before, we welcome you back. And for those who have not given it a try please come...

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Watching Dan Sprint

One of the things I enjoy most about this time of the year is the the carefree riding that I can experience. There are not any races in my near future so there are not any intervals that need to be done, or tapers that have to be undertaken....

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Switching Gears

With the days getting shorter and cooler many of the riders that I know are doing everything that they can to squeeze in rides at every opportunity. I am talking about night rides, "sick day" rides, Saturday and Sunday group rides and any other ride type that you can...

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Willing Yourself To Win

I am in the unique position of seeing a lot of power data from athletes.  When you dive in and examine the intricacies, you see that each athlete has a unique power profile. You may see that Athlete A is fantastic at 30 second efforts, and that Athlete B...

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Staying On Course

A relatively mild winter led into a colder than normal Spring here in Southeast Michigan. And while we had a few decent days here and there, the general theme was cold and wet. This horrible weather is best exemplified by pointing out that it snowed on Sunday May 15th...

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2016 Goals

As the 2016 season draws near it is time to sit down and write your season goals out - if you already have not. I know some of the events, and event dates, are not finalized, however, there are still enough in place to allow you to start the...

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Staying on point

I mentioned in an earlier post about how I alternate large and small volume weeks during my winter base building period. The above image is an example of myself staying true to that point. The weather was excellent this week, and would have allowed me to get in some...

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