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Sprint Through Setbacks with This New Book!

Sprint Through Setbacks with This New Book!

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Micha Powell is sharing her story to help young athletes find their passion and pursue their dreams. My 10th book has dropped! I co-wrote Sprinting Through Setbacks with Micha Powell and could not be more psyched that it’s on the...

Training

My Top 5 Cycling Tips

My Top 5 Cycling Tips

Getting started in cycling? Here's what I really, really wish I had known when I got started—maybe then I wouldn't have spent the first 2 years riding in my gym shorts instead of finding comfortable bibs! If you're not new to cycling, some of these may seem a little...

Racing

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Mindset

6 Lessons I Learned from Track & Field Trials

6 Lessons I Learned from Track & Field Trials

I was at Canadian Track & Field Trials in Montreal all last week doing coverage for Canadian Running and promoting my newest book, Micha Powell’s memoir, Sprinting Through Setbacks: An Olympian's Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Imposter Syndrome. (We co-wrote...

Process Over Outcome, Every Time

Process Over Outcome, Every Time

This week on the podcast, we talked about a mid-season goal check in, refreshed ourselves on SMART goals, and talked about process and outcome goals—and which matters more. I wanted to do a deep dive into this, because SPRINTING THROUGH SETBACKS, my book with Olympian...

Nutrition

How to Eat on the Bike: In-Ride Nutrition Basics

How to Eat on the Bike: In-Ride Nutrition Basics

When should you start eating during a ride? What should you eat? Is sports drink better than gels, or vice versa? How many calories do you need per hour? We recently realized that while we have an entire book devoted to cycling nutrition, we haven't covered the basics...

Lifestyle

How to Hygge (as an Athlete)

How to Hygge (as an Athlete)

As athletes, it can be tough to walk between enjoying the holidays, hygge and the season while still being and feeling.... fast and in shape. The two vibes seem completely at odds with each other: Hustling versus Hygging. Getting your morning miles in versus cozying...

Women Specific

Gear

5 Pieces to Snag from Velocio’s Memorial Day Sale

5 Pieces to Snag from Velocio’s Memorial Day Sale

I’ve loved Velocio for a long time now, and they’re currently holding their Memorial Day sale, so if you need some new summer kit, now is the time to stock up. Here, I’m sharing my favorites that have held up for years and years. When it comes to cycling gear, a...

How to Use Peloton With Training Peaks

How to Use Peloton With Training Peaks

A common question and frustration for Peloton users is that the platform does not play nicely with other platforms, such as Training Peaks. While Peloton will sync to Strava and FitBit, there aren't many other connections to automate the upload, download or syncing of...

Life in an Altitude Tent – Our Best Tips

Life in an Altitude Tent – Our Best Tips

Sleeping in an Hypoxico altitude tent Sharing an altitude tent (sorry, altitude cubicle) with a partner is asking a lot of your relationship. Let's just start right there. If you're someone living at 0 feet of elevation and planning to race, say, at the 10,000 foot...

Videos

Setting Up a Charging Station for Athletes

Setting Up a Charging Station for Athletes

One of my favorite things to talk about is, obviously, keeping your gear organized as an athlete. And the number one time-waster we hear about from coaching clients and people who follow along with the podcast is Stuff Not Being Charged. And it happens! With so many...

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