Category Misc


The Resolution Lie: Why 92% of New Year’s Goals Fail

Despite the best of intentions, only 8% of New Year’s resolutions are successful.  Even more shocking, 25% will fail within the first week.  A look at some common causes for failure can be key to setting realistic goals for your New Year. Takeaways: More Americans will make New Year’s resolutions than watch the Super Bowl …


Attack Your Offseason: Why a Functional Movement Screen is Job 1

Throughout a long season and career, endurance athletes put an incredible amount of stress on their muscles, joints and soft tissue.  While the movements required for a given sport are similar between competitors, how a specific athlete handles the load can differ greatly. Understanding how your unique body moves and adapting your approach can be …


A Rising Tide: Four Powerful Benefits of Group Workouts

It wasn’t too long ago that the term boot camp was reserved for military recruits and virtually all “group rides” took place on Harleys. Those days are long gone as group fitness has forever changed what it means to work out for millions of Americans. Even participants in traditionally individual sports like cycling and running …


Goal Setting, Part One: Why is Setting Goals So Important?

Too many of us wake up each morning, go through the motions day after day, waiting for the day when suddenly our dreams will come true: “Someday I’m going to get in shape.” “I’d love to be able to do a pull-up.” “I’m going to be paying on this student loan until I die.” While …


Case Study — solving tendonitis

Many cyclists have experienced knee issues in one form or another. I can remember having bouts of tendonitis where riding was out of the question for extended periods. The high volume of miles, hours and pedal revs will wildly magnify any imperfections or alignment issues in the pedal stroke causing inflammation and irritation in the …