Month: March 2007

Attacking the Early Season

by Rich Cramer Depending on where you live, the 2007 race season has started or soon will.  You may or may not be prepared to race, whether due to fitness, mental state or schedule.  If you find yourself on the

The Making of a Champion

There is a lot of variety in race preparation programs. Plans followed by national teams are different from plans recommended by books or by individual coaches. Coaches recommend particular exercises not found in the programs of other riders. Are national-team

When You’re Sick

by Liz Varner I used to think that I was blessed with a superhuman immune system. I managed to avoid illnesses year after year. I could train high volume, race week after week and still remain healthy. My teammates and