Pre-Race Nutrition

Race day can feel extremely stressful for a variety of reasons. I’ve noticed throughout my time coaching athletes that one of the reasons we carry so many nerves on race day is that we simply “want to do everything right.” We spend months and maybe even years training for a race so it’s terrifying that … More Pre-Race Nutrition

Chequamegon MTB Race

This weekend I got to see racing through a different perspective. While usually the focus is on performance and placement at these events, after sustaining a concussion 2 weeks ago I’ve had to pause and remember that there are quite a few things that ultimately take precedent over race outcome.  I did everything in my … More Chequamegon MTB Race

Leadville 100

As I type this I’m sitting in the passenger seat driving home from the Leadville 100 and I keep getting bouts of goosebumps and having a ridiculous smile form on my face as I relive moments from yesterday. I never want to forget the feeling. I feel like I have so much to say about … More Leadville 100

Snowshoe World Cup

What a wild weekend in Snowshoe, West Virginia at the UCI World Cup race! As much as I don’t like to admit it, I came into this weekend with some apprehension. After getting home from Nationals at Winter Park and doing some quick doctor’s visits I realized more of the physical toll that weekend of … More Snowshoe World Cup


It’s no secret that we are in the middle of a heat wave! Which means that you may find yourself struggling to hit the numbers that you normally hit, experiencing higher heart rates than usual, and all in all needing more and more fluids just to get through your workout. Dehydration can drastically impact your … More Electrolytes