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Training

4 Ways to Improve Your Cornering Skills

July 19, 2015

On line coaching, training with power, Coach OB           Spring is here, and so are criteriums.  Here are some helpful hints. (Wrote this a while ago ………) ... Read More

4 Key Workouts for Criterium Training

July 19, 2015

        Criterium Training Link to Training Peaks article   A criterium, or crit, is a fast-paced ever challenging bike race.  Most crits are held on a closed circuit and co... Read More

Menstrual Cycle and Training Summary

July 20, 2011

Granted this is not my realm of expertise …  But every woman I have coached has told me that their training and performance is effected in some way by their period.   Some months are worse th... Read More

Your Christmas Lists

December 28, 2010

December has come and gone.  Hopefully you were good little boys and girls and put some good training on your Christmas lists.  Guess what …..  March is right around the corner so you will need t... Read More

Quality vs. Quantity

September 17, 2010

This is from one of my clients: As with any hobby or sport, time to enjoy them is hard to fit in ones schedule. Maximizing my limited training time was difficult and not very productive for the hours ... Read More

Keep them warm

September 6, 2010

2010 Team Quick Step checking out the roads for Paris-Roubaix You have to love the weather here in Cincinnati, well, the mid-west for that matter.  One week it is 95+, the next it is in the mid 70&... Read More

Knees in - knees in - knees in!

August 25, 2010

Coach O'B says keep your knees tucked in while cycling! I see bike riders who spend thousands and thousands of dollars on fancy bikes, TT equipment, tricked out wheels, etc.  HUGE $$$!  And they... Read More

The OTHER side of the PEAK

August 21, 2010

I was thinking today on my ride: How cool is the body?  You can totally prepare it for an event, everything can be perfect, you are totally fit, you are 150% mentally prepared, you have all your duck... Read More

Should I SIT or should I STAND???

August 21, 2010

Proper coaching includes both seated and standing climbing I get asked this question A LOT, “Should I stay seated on a climb or should I stand on a climb?”  Well, there is no right or wro... Read More

Seeing it, feeling it and listening to it

August 17, 2010

Feeling the legs Such a nice day today in Cincinnati.  Low 80’s, sunny!  Perfect weather for cycling.  I was really looking forward to getting out for a nice casual 3+ hours.  Too bad my bod... Read More