ALP Cycles Coaching Inaugural Climbing Challenge- Results

Our 4-day Climbing Challenge has come to an end. The Challenge was just that- it was challenging and hard. The 4 days of climbing over and over again, on top of our Saturday ALP Ride got people out of their comfort zones. It forced them to do things on their bikes that they would not… Continue reading ALP Cycles Coaching Inaugural Climbing Challenge- Results

After the Season is Before the Season- why you should keep working with your coach in the off-season

By Swiss Miss, TrainingPeaks Certified, and ALP Coach Patricia Schwager  The 2015 road racing season is coming to an end. A lot of racers start to think about the off-season and look forward to taking a break from training and taking time off the bike. Most do not want to think about racing or doing… Continue reading After the Season is Before the Season- why you should keep working with your coach in the off-season

Digging into the Pain Cave- Part 2

By USAC Level 1 ALP Coach Jennifer Sharp  At the end of July, Alison and I attended the TrainingPeaks Endurance Coaching Summit held at Colorado University, Boulder.The Summit brought together over 150 coaches, physiologists, psychologists, business and thought leaders based in the field of endurance sports. During the break out sessions, attendees could choose between different… Continue reading Digging into the Pain Cave- Part 2

Digging into the Pain Cave- Part 1

By USAC Level 1 ALP Coach Jennifer Sharp  Last month, Alison and I attended the TrainingPeaks Endurance Coaching Summit held at Colorado University in Boulder. The Summit brought together over 150 coaches, physiologists, psychologists, business and thought leaders based in the field of endurance sports. During the break out sessions, attendees could choose between different lectures,… Continue reading Digging into the Pain Cave- Part 1