Opener workouts are about preparing your body for a race. They touch each of the energy systems relevant for performance.
If you want to get faster than your friends, or faster at crits and closing gaps in races, listen to Zach Allison, and do this workout. It's gut-wrenching, but it'll give you guts too.
Understanding watts, kilojoules and kilocalories and what they mean for improving cycling performance using Stages Power.
Benjamin Sharp talks Hill Repeats, and how because of the constant counter force of gravity, the inertia and torque requirements to climb are unique. When riding on the flats at the same power requirement, it’s very challenging to have the same intersect of force and cadence. If you don’t have hills to climb in your local terrain, riding directly into a headwind can mimic the nuances of trying to climb.
Stages Education Specialist, Benjamin Sharp guides us through the process of setting up a custom Training Plan in Stages Link.
Seated sprints are explosive efforts focusing on muscular strength.The seated sprint's purpose is to promote the strength part of the power equations.
How do you attack a race when you're already goihng full gas? That's what moto-pacing is for. This is an advanced workout and requires good bike handling.
If Tiffany Pezzulo could race every day, she would. Unfortunately only racing can make us slow by digging holes or eroding our base. So no matter who you are, we all have to train in order to have our best races. So here's a workout that will feel like a race, but will do the work to get you and keep you fast.
As we all know, cyclocross racing is about strategically balancing your all-out efforts with those times you should be coasting and recovering to do go all out again. So out of utility, interval training for cyclocross is about big efforts, minimal rest, and more big efforts.
Last year the Stages Office won multiple World Championship titles after Master Track Worlds. But Pat Warner, Stages VP of Product came back empty-handed. That wasn't going to happen in 2018. Here's how he prepped for this year's event.