Training Concepts

Periodization, polarized training, interval workouts—your performance depends on how you train. Master the key training concepts in endurance sports and you will look at every workout with new eyes.

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Jana Martin at Crooked Gravel

Transformative Endurance Challenges

Can a simple bike race change you forever? Jana, Ryan, Trevor, and Chris describe the lessons they learned in each of their respective N1 Challenges.
The Power of RPE

The Power of Ratings of Perceived Exertion (RPE)

The Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) scale is often overlooked in a world of power meters and hear rate straps. Dr. Stephen Cheung explains how and why you can use RPE to improve your training, even if you collect data.
N1 Challenge riders

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.