Five Things You’ll Want to Know About Endurance Training 2.16.23


This week’s Five Things:

  1. Getting all your stuff ready for your first marathon or century can be stressful. Read about a checklist for your first marathon here.
  2. When I lived in western New York, Boyd was just a punk kid hanging with us old folks on group rides. Then he got strong and rode as a pro before opening Boyd Cycling. Read more about him and his wheels here.
  3. Cyclist Leah Goldstein beat everyone, including the men, in the Race Across America. Read about how she did it here.
  4. Tapering for a race, whether cycling or running, can be tricky. You want to be fresh, but still well-trained. Read more about how to taper here.
  5. Traveling to a new area to ride or run is one of the great joys of endurance sports. I usually look for adventures in different states to explore new-to-me parts of the country, including the Texas Hill Country mentioned in the article. Read more here.
Five Things You’ll Want to Know About Endurance Training 2.16.23

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