Looking Back On 2016 If we had everyone in a Strava group to make this easy! Actually , using the Training Peaks dashboard to collate data wasn’t that difficult! We were really impressed by all the hard work the endurance squad put in in 2016. Realize we have a cross section of people whose goals range from finishing centuries to Ironmans to cross and track races. A truly impressive …Read More
Coach John Cheetham has been a co director of this series for the past 5 years, joining an elite group of local coaches that volunteer their time every Sunday in January to help get beginning and intermediate racers ready for the early races in Northern California. This program has served as the model for the national Beginning Racer Program administered by USA Cycling and sees attendance numbers in the 400-700 …Read More
US Masters Nationals make up event USA Cycling put on a makeup event in November to replace the last two days of the original National Masters track champs that were rained out earlier in the Season. This was held at the Colorado Springs track under the new winter dome. This is one fast track!Day one was record attempts, both Brian Moore and MaryBeth Pierantoni were within a 10th of a …Read More
365 4 Bikes U23 Academy Winter Training As part of the new U23 Team set up by Ian Littlewood of 365 4 Bikes I travelled to England, Co. Yorkshire to meet up with the new team members and management. I was representing Performance Cycle Coaching who I work with for endurance coaching in the United Kingdom. The weekend was planned to be a get together to see how everyone gelled …Read More
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
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
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
Beverly Chaney topping off an awesome 2 year comeback from injury by holding it off the front for 7 laps at the NCNCA Masters Criterium Championships . Congrats to Bev for all the hard work paying off!
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
GREAT RIDE, Timothy!