Demystifying Periodization, with Joe Friel
Applying the Polarized Training Model, with Dr. Stephen Seiler
How to Assess and Modify Training Mid-Season
Making a mid-season assessment of your training, and effectively modifying it (if needed), takes skill and confidence. We discuss how to do it, particularly when it comes to structure, recovery, limited time, and top-end form.
Effective Two-A-Day Workout Strategies, with Neal Henderson
Can cycling twice in one day produce the same benefits as one long ride? Do "two-a-days" yield adaptations you can't get any other way? We explore.
Training Principles from the 1980s Are (Still) All You Need, with Jeff Winkler
With regard to physiology principles, what has and has not changed since the 1980s? We compare the science, equipment, and analysis software, then and now. Which decade wins? Stay tuned.
Forget Marginal Gains and Focus on the Fundamentals
In an age when athletes often focus on the specifics, we address the importance of focusing on the fundamentals: training, recovery, and functioning gear—the things that will bring you the greatest return for your investment of time, sweat, and energy.
Training in Alignment
How much training is too much? Where is the drop-off in terms of time spent training and race-day results?