Tips for Running in the Cold

Words by Taylor Thomas of Thomas Endurance Coaching As the weather begins to turn cold many runners head for the comfort of a treadmill. While there’s nothing wrong with training on a treadmill, the cold doesn’t have to be the reason you stay inside. Winter can be a great time to see your favorite roads...

Winter Base Miles? Do Them or Not?

Conventional wisdom holds that winter is the season of base training, also known as Long Steady Distance (LSD). This means countless hours riding at a steady mellow pace for weeks on end in order to lay a ‘foundation’ for the more intense training sessions in the spring and summer. Without all those base miles, the thinking...

How to Get and Keep that Winter Motivation

Motivation. It’s almost self-generating during long, mid-summer days. Wake up to Vitamin D flowing right in the bedroom window, a fresh cycling kit waiting for you on the dresser, and the sight of the training rides is almost ambrosial. We’re set…we’re connected pushing towards our goals. But motivation gets whacky when things get cold...

How to Build a Personal Cycling Training Camp

When most people hear the term “Cycling Training Camp,” they think of escaping to locations with warm weather, breathtaking scenery, and monumental climbs. Really the goal of any training camp is to get faster and fitter, and while that nice weather, beautiful sights, and long climbs can help, they are by no means necessary....

How Do I Build a Personal Triathlon Training Camp

What do you think when you hear “training camp”? Maybe an all-inclusive warm-weather winter getaway for a week of professional training? While those camps are possible for some, they’re not realistic for many. But that doesn’t mean you can’t create your own personal training camp and get many of the same benefits. Let’s discuss...

KICKR: Changing the Injury Recovery Game

For many of us, cycling isn’t just about the pursuit of performance or fitness – it’s our social fabric, our motivation, and our coping mechanism to decompress from a busy life while trying to maintain some semblance of balance. When we get injured, whether it’s from a high-speed crit crash, a run-in with traffic,...

What is the SYSTM Training App?

Since the beginning, Wahoo has been at the front of the pack when it comes to creating powerful, intuitive devices that help you get the most out of your training. From our flagship KICKR series of smart trainers to the feature-packed ELEMNT cycling computers and RIVAL multisport GPS watch. Now we’ve turned our experience...

KICKR BIKE: How to Use the Smart Fit System

An indoor smart bike with a world-leading realism, blurring the line between virtual and reality. The KICKR BIKE is designed to fit your body like your outdoor bike.  Made with maximum comfort and performance in mind, the KICKR BIKE has five points of adjustment – standover height, saddle height, setback, reach and stack height. Its...

Bike Computer VS Phone: Which Comes Out on Top?

Replacing your wallet, your light switches, and your tv remote – it seems like smartphones can now do anything!  You can even use them in place of a bike computer, but is it a good idea? Strapping your smartphone to a cheap mount on your bike will save you money upfront and give you...

Ask the Experts: Ironman Training How-To

Words by Alana Levin, Thomas Endurance Coaching For many triathletes, the Ironman distance is the ultimate goal. The allure of the distance, and the sheer physical endurance needed to undertake such an event, capture the imagination of so many athletes. For those athletes that find themselves drawn to full iron-distance races, it comes as...

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