MAF or Maffetone training for cycling. Dr. Phil Maffetone’s principles on diet, fat burning, stress reduction, motivation and so much more.
We all have a point where we doubt if it is worth going further. Heavy fatigue, hectic life, and family all take their toll, without asking. “It is just this one time” starts as an excuse that soon imperceptibly turns into a bad habit that is hard to shake off. Bad habits do not thrive in a […]
Why do you do it? The speed, the thrill, the wins, the crowds? I think it all boils down to the challenge. Although we will never know whether George Mallory managed to ascend to Mt. Everest for the first time in human history, his words ring with eternal resonance. Simple, yet precise it is the answer to the eternal […]
Favorite Cycling Movies The Hard Road PRO cycling is the speed, the glamour, the media attention, the podium girls. PRO cycling is the cheap hotels, the never ending travelling, the constant excruciating fatigue, and the countless personal sacrifices. The Hard Road follows the (former) NetZero Professional Cycling Team on the road during one season in […]
Going back to January or even a week or two before I first started training I set a couple of goals that I wanted to achieve for myself. Join a cycling team/club Draft up and follow a training program Learn what it takes to be self coached and self sufficient as an athlete. Start the National Time Trial Championships […]
In my previous post I did emphasize the power of training with a powermeter. One of the features you can get by doing so is you can get your Power Profile or in simple words what are your strengths and weaknesses as a cyclist. Also Functional Threshold Power (FTP), or the maximum power you can […]