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Training program guidelines for junior and developing track cycling sprinters

Training program guidelines for junior and developing track cycling sprinters BY PCC Head Coach Lee Povey Racing age 12 and under Fun only, one or two sessions a week with no physical training emphasis, only skills work. These sessions should be seen as play. Examples such as Slow riding skills, add obstacles like cones to ride around, add skills such as a bottle to pick up and move Pace-line warm …Read More

Performance Cycle Coaching Velo Sports Center Clinics

Performance Cycle Coaching Velo Sports Center Clinics We are excited to announce the dates of our Sprint and Gate Start clinics this season at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, LA, California. These Clinics are a great opportunity for those who want to improve their technical and tactical skills in a fun and encouraging environment. We are here to help you be the best you can be! PCC head coach …Read More

Talking Power Meters With Josh Matthew And a Few Coaches Thoughts

  Hello Team, As we roll into the second quarter of 2017 I thought it might be fun to make a few observations about training with power in 2017 and how far we have come in the last few years. Power Meter technology has been caught in the same rapid acceleration  as every other tech device  out there and has really become a mainstream device, not only reserved for professional …Read More

Morning Routines

We can call it performance hacks or we can call it a routine. I was lucky enough to take a few days off last week and go to Vegas and Death Valley with my GF . We took in some sights, shot a ton of pictures, ate some okay meals. Oh, and I ran the Death Valley Trail Marathon through Titus Canyon, climbing from 3600 ft elevation to 5300, then …Read More

Endurance nutrition N + 1

In 2001, I finished my first Ironman at Camp Pendleton, CA A decent mid pack time of just under 12 hours, not bad for a guy that physiologically is the definition of mid pack. I’ve been thinking  I’d like to give it a go again in 2020, racing the 55 AG and get a 20 year comparison. The reason  for bringing up the IM is I’ve been thinking a lot …Read More

A few thoughts and pictures from the USA Cycling Coaching Summit

Hi All, back  for a week from Colorado Springs where Coach Lee Povey had   USAC Track Committee meetings for four days, then Coach John Cheetham joined him for the Juniors Summit and Coaching Summit through the next weekend. We wanted to share a few impressions we had and a couple interesting slides we saw.  We find that most of the value at these things is in the conversations and connections …Read More

Precision Nutrition Certified For The 4th Year In A Row!

We believe in the most effective nutritional coaching programs available. John started the PN program as a client after 15 years of  attempts to manage body weight  as an endurance athlete  with endless  exercise, attempts at quick fixes, and various programs selling lots of  proprietary products. Following his own success he was one of the first certified coaches when PN opened up their program, and uses both the nutritional and …Read More