Month: February 2018

Poker Face at Threshold

It’s certainly not necessary to be playing high-stakes at the card table to benefit from a poker face. The ability to mask one’s reactions from the competition is useful outside of gambling – in sport. We often hear about athletes

Creative Cross-Training for Cyclists in Winter in Snow Country

cyclist on snow track in winter

A coach once told me, “You are not just a cyclist, you are an athlete, and fitness goes a long way.” Having come from skiing, I always liked that idea because it gave me an excuse to use skiing as

Is Your Relationship with Food Undermining Your Athletic Goals?

Relationships with food are complex, particularly for athletes. Adequate and ideal nutrition for health, appearance, and performance can suffer when the focus primarily is on reaching a fixed “ideal” body weight. While a high power-to-weight ratio is essential for success

Athlete Perspective: Clara Honsinger’s First Trip to the CX World Championship

Watch Clara Honsinger take on the world’s best Under-23 racers in Valkenburg, Netherlands, TOMORROW, Saturday the 3rd! I had been up for 32 hours – only 30 if you count the two quick hours of sleep on the plane –

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