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Using data analyics to track progress

Using data analyics to track progress

I’m working with a 19 year old college student originally from the Chicago area who is currently studying in Belgium. He was very excited for the opportunity to compete in real European bicycle road races this spring. His experience so far in bike racing had been centered in […]

Riding Paris-Roubaix

Riding Paris-Roubaix

Joe is an TLC Endurance athlete attending university in Leuven, Belgium. Originally from the Chicago area, Joe is testing his mettle in the European racing circuit – in both road (riding his Specialized Roubaix) and cyclocross (on his Specialized Crux) – as well as enjoying the […]

Put Your Wetsuit on Properly for More Speed

Put Your Wetsuit on Properly for More Speed

Written by Emilo DeSoto – maker of T1 Wetsuits. No matter what brand of wetsuit you swim in, proper wetsuit alignment can make a huge difference in fit, comfort and performance. A twisted arm will effectively shorten the length of the arm while tightening that […]

Early season bike training

Early season bike training

Late winter and early spring are the best times to do an abundance of endurance riding to build the foundation of your aerobic base. Yet cold, wet, windy, unpredictable conditions can dissuade all but the most hardcore athlete. Just as challenging is the mind numbing option of doing those […]

Study shows importance of training at correct intensities

Study shows importance of training at correct intensities

Study shows importance of training at correct intensities Self-coached, age-group runners and cyclists often end up doing a large percentage of their training at what can be described as “moderate intensity” (or zone-three using Dr Cogan’s training zones). We can only speculate the reason athletes […]

Take your running to the next level with a running power meter

Take your running to the next level with a running power meter

Take your running to the next level with a running power meter TLC Endurance will soon be coaching runners and multi-sport athletes using power-based run training technology. We are teaming up with Stryd (pronounced “stride” as in running stride) to collect data on our athletes and to […]

Indoor vs Outdoor Power

Indoor vs Outdoor Power

Many cyclists this time of year despair when they do their first indoor cycling workout of the season as they find their familiar workouts suddenly become impossible to complete successfully. There is much in the way of theory to this phenomenon with the most common centering on the […]

Choosing Your Coach

Choosing Your Coach

I can attest from first hand experience, utilizing a coach can make a big difference in your racing performance. Yes, even coaches have coaches. After 28 years participating in triathlons, it’s pretty difficult to come up with a personal best, however in 2013 after hiring a […]

The Case for Sprint Training for Endurance Athletes

The Case for Sprint Training for Endurance Athletes

Unlike sports which require strength, speed and power to be successful, distance running is primarily limited by the delivery and use of oxygen. There are no studies showing that strength training improves oxygen delivery from lungs to muscles. In fact, the resulting changes from strength […]

Run Frequency

Run Frequency

There is a growing trend in triathlon coaching circles to increase the run frequency of their athletes. Traditional workout schedules for age-group athletes call for no more than three or four runs per week. Typically one of those is a long run, with a couple […]