“The ultimate form of preparation is not planning for a specific scenario, but a mindset that can handle uncertainty.” It’s a good feeling to be doing 2023 season planning for athletes right now, checking bike fits, […]
Wow, what a great quote from Rafal Nadal!
Rafal Nadal on why hard is good: “One lesson I’ve learned is that if the job I do were easy, I wouldn’t derive so much satisfaction from it. The thrill of winning is in direct proportion to the effort […]
What’s In Your Sphere Of Control?
Winning is like being rich. It’s nice, but it’s not something in your control, day to day. What is in your control is showing up, giving maximum effort, following your training, sticking to your principles, pursuing your calling. If that […]
The Daylight Savings Edition
“For some elite athletes it’s not even a question of will; they love to get out of their comfort zones and thrive on pressure. That was one of Michael Jordan’s defining characteristics: how much joy he could find in being […]
Fall Team Accomplishments
Note- this was part of an email to team athletes. I’m exceptionally proud of ALL THE HARD WORK this year! Team Accomplishments Beverly Chaney- Track Worlds was Bevs Fall and 2018 A race, and she crushed it! Individual Pursuit- 9th […]
Finding intensity in the shoulder seasons
In Northern California the bike racing seasons overlap so much ( Road from New Years Day through late Sept, Track from March through Oct, plus off season racing, and CX from Labor Day through January, not even counting MTB season […]
Considering a cross season? Hows your mental freshness?