If you are fit, you are free
If your free you can live your life with no limitations
‘Life moves pretty fast. If you do not stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it’ Ferris Bueller
So train with purpose, make it fun, train with friends, just so long as you train, and for the rest of your life – you will be free
A great appraisal (as always) by @stephenSeiler on why its so important to use your own power meter if you want to use watts to measure your performance. So next time your in a mass start event, or Sunday group ride as they are often known, make sure its real data your looking at if you want to be able to compare it
Optimizing performance for masters cyclists can be trickier than getting the best out of a 20-something professional athlete. The complexity comes from fighting the slow and natural decline in performance potential after about 40 years old, coupled with busy lifestyles that incorporate relationships, children, and aging parents, and topped off by careers that are at their peak in terms of productivity and stress.
Although these are grand generalizations, younger athletes have the bandwidth–physically and mentally–to take on massive amounts of training, and senior athletes are often retired or semi-retired empty nesters who can reclaim their time and focus for training. It’s the masters in the middle who struggle to strike the right balance.
Because CTS Coaches work with so many masters cyclists, I decided to bring some of the coaches together to give their best guidance.
So, here’s some of the best advice from CTS Coaches for masters cyclists:
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