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Recovery Tips

by Mark Swartzendruber

Ahhh, it’s September.  College Football, the NFL is starting for real and a nip of fall is in the air as the temperatures cool at night and the humidity drops.  It’s just about the time for the road weary cyclists to turn his thoughts to…wait for it…wait for it…CYCLOCROSS!

What?! 

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Recovery Tips

by Meredith Miller

Everyone knows that in order to perform well, you must train hard and train right. What many people forget is that part of the train hard, train right formula is RECOVERY. The best laid plan isn’t complete without the proper rest and recovery. It should be part of your routine

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Injuries: What to Expect and How to Respond

by Mark Swartzendruber

Unfortunately injuries are a part of life for most competitive athletes.  Injuries can be caused by things that range from simple overuse to traumatic impact.  How the athlete treats and responds to the injury depends largely on the nature of the cause and the severity of the injury.  I’m very

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Quinoa makes a wonderful base for this Peanut Sauce Stir Fry with Tofu (recipe above)

Quinoa Recipe Ideas

by Chelsea Lincoln

Quinoa is a versatile and healthy grain – making it a great choice for any meal!  Known by the ancient Incas for increasing stamina of warriors, this can now be applied to the race track.  Quinoa is a complete protein and cooks up in just 20 minutes.

Breakfast is great

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Lessons Learned: Road Cycling

by Mark Swartzendruber

I’ve been at this bike racing stuff for a long time I’ve learned a thing or two as I’ve gotten older and slower.  I’ll pass along a few of the more valuable lessons I’ve learned – some the hard way.

Take time to rest and recover.  As athletes it’s

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