Practicing barriers will make race-day easier.

Training Tips: Barriers and Dismounts

by Maureen Bruno Roy

Some ways to improve skills and fitness include talking with other local riders to see if there is an organized weekly skills practice or practice race.  Coaching is also a great way to get more one on one experience. Ask around for a coaching referral to find someone qualified that

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Finding a Good Practice Spot

by Maureen Bruno Roy

I personally had a coach 5 years ago for one season and although I was not ready to continue with a structured coaching plan in the years that followed, I took the knowledge and experience from that time and was able to guide myself for the next several seasons.  I

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Recovery Nutrition: the science of recovery and how food helps you build on what you’ve started

by Maureen Bruno Roy

Here is a great article by Monique Ryan who writes for Velonews. She is a registered dietician and nutritionist. http://velonews.competitor.com/2010/09/coaches-panel/the-feedzone-with-monique-ryan-eat-right-for-cross_13709

I am not trained in the science of recovery or nutrition, so I highly recommend following the advice of a licensed professional if you are seeking a scientific approach to

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Race Report: USGP Rounds 3 & 4: Louisville, KY: 10.29.10

by Maureen Bruno Roy

This past weekend marked the start of the second half of the cross season before Nationals. It also marks the time when one’s fitness begins to come into true form and everything should be moving in a general upward trend building up to Nationals. Or so one would hope.

This

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Race Report: Cincinnati UCI3: 10.18.10

by Maureen Bruno Roy

Coming off of the roller coaster Gloucester weekend, Matt and I had three short days to get five days worth of work done before heading to Ohio for the Cincinnati UCI3 Cyclocross Festival. This meant that Matt spent nearly all of the next 72 hours in the lab running massive

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Race Report: USGP – Derby City Cup 10.25.10

by Guest

This race report comes from team member Meghan Korol…

Unfortunately I don’t have a lot to report on as far as racing went this past weekend.  Dave and I drove halfway to Louisville after work on Friday and found the most amazing hotel room for under $50!  Everything was going

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