Month: July 2009

by Raynelle Shelley My roommate and I are trying to bring our weight down. My strategy is to simply cut back on portions, though I haven’t really changed the makeup of what I eat. Although my roommate hasn’t really cut …

Nutrition Q &A: When is a calorie just a calorie? Gluten-free and other foods and their effects on ideal weight Read More »

By Dr KC Wilder, Sports Psychologist As a sport psychologist and researcher, I chose to interview racing cyclist and Wenzel Coach Melissa Sanborn of Vanderkitten Racing for this issue of the newsletter.  The article is simply a transcript with questions …

Passion and Cycling: An Interview with Melissa Sanborn Read More »

Many riders are under the impression that successful criterium riding is all about repeated explosive accelerations. Nothing could be farther from the truth, at least if you want to win. In fact, the most successful crit racers minimize accelerations, doing …

Training Tips: Save Your Matches in a Criterium Read More »

There are riders who never work at the front prior to the final few laps in a criterium, and yet consistently get on the podium. These riders are often not aerobically powerful. Some can’t time-trial their way out of a …

Don’t Hate Them For Winning Read More »