With only days until Obliteride 2018 you should be having “all the feels” of excitement and satisfaction this week for the hard work you’ve put into fundraising and training to get to this point. If this is your first Obliteride, take this week to embrace any added anxiousness, jitters, or excitement for what you are about to experience. There truly is no other ride in … Continue reading Your 2018 Obliteride Nutrition Cheat Sheet!
If there is only one thing you take away from any of the nutritional tips and recommendations I’ve shared so far on the Obliteride Blog, (check out previous posts here: macros, digestion, hydration) this would this – hit the pillow and rack up anywhere from 7-9 hours of quality sleep each night. Studies show that sleeping 7 – 9 hours every night may improve your … Continue reading If you only do ONE thing for performance and recovery, make sure it’s this…
There’s nothing more uncomfortable than realizing, mid ride, that the coffee you drank or the ride food you recently ate is not sitting well in your stomach. With every pedal stroke there’s a nauseating turn in your stomach. You start to lose focus on your cadence. Your heart is pounding louder, and louder. Sweat is now pouring out from every single pore on your … Continue reading How To Improve Your Digestion and Keep On Training!
By: Laura McQueen, NTP While you may have just started to chip away at your fundraising, chances are you are probably going to start chipping away at your training too. During these next few months while you are ramping up your training I want to share with you my nutritional recommendations to help you have your best Obliteride yet. So, what are the best ways … Continue reading Fuel yourself this way for your best Obliteride yet!
We’re about 8 weeks out from Obliteride and it’s time to GET SERIOUS about training and fundraising. Check out our handy, week by week Acceleration Plan filled with practical training and fundraising tips to help you feel successful on your bike and reach your fundraising goal. You can do this! QUICK LINKS ACCELERATION PLAN TRAINING RIDES TRAINING SCHEDULES NUTRITION WHILE YOU TRAIN FUNDRAISING TIPS This … Continue reading YOUR 8-WEEK GUIDE TO OBLITERIDE SUCCESS
By Russell Stevenson Hey everyone, are you getting psyched for Obliteride? From everything I’m hearing it’s going to be an awesome ride. I hope you’ve been out on your bike and following some of the tips from my last article where I talked about Functional Threshold Power (FTP). Here I offer more tips for optimizing your FTP and help you make even more gains on … Continue reading Training Tips for Making More Gains in your Cycling
By Deb Preller, M.D. For those new to sharing the road with hundreds of other cyclists of varying skill and ability, you will want to work on your pack riding (or group riding) skills before Obliteride. These skills are often overlooked by people training for a century/charity ride because they don’t plan to spend the whole day in a pace line trying to set Strava records. Often … Continue reading Training Tips for Women #2: Pack Riding Skills