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Training-Life Balance

The ability to balance life, training, and racing is as much an art as it is a science. It involves self-care, cultivating relationships, knowing your personal limits, and working to keep your passions alive while training and racing.

And it’s also about knowing how and when to use data—or set data aside.

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Colby Pearce Cycling in Alignment Training Concepts

Training in Alignment

How much training is too much? Where is the drop-off in terms of time spent training and race-day results?

Relaxing during the offseason

The Benefits of Taking an Off Season

Many athletes worry that they will lose fitness if they skip too many days of training. While detraining does occur over time, there are also many benefits to taking a break.

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Meditation on the Bike

Pick a flat or mostly flat terrain, start biking, then listen to Colby Pearce’s moving meditation podcast to relax and think deeply as you ride.

Colby Pearce Cycling in Alignment Podcast

Six Foundational Principles

In his continued efforts to help you find balance between life and sport, in this episode, Colby focuses on the six foundational principles of a well-balanced life, as prescribed by Paul Chek of the Chek Institute.