Coach OB's Coaching Blog

Get Your Sprint On ....

May 16, 2016

The Four Phases of Sprint Training Thursday, May 12, 2016 | By O’Brien Forbes Click here for original article You have done all the training necessary to get you to the final 200 meters of you... Read More

Preparing for the First Race of the Year

April 25, 2016

By O’Brien Forbes Thanks to my friend Chris Fischer for some of the ideas in this article. Click here for full article With a solid winter and early spring of training behind you, the first b... Read More

Last minute race ......

April 25, 2016

Israel “Izzy” Lizarraga was supposed to do a crit Saturday. Worked pulled him away from that. At the last minute, we decided that you should travel to Baja, CA and do the 4th stage of the ... Read More

Tornado Tombragel

April 25, 2016

Greg “Tornado” Tombragel stormed to 2nd place today at the Oxford, Ohio road race. This was race #3 in the Ohio Spring Series.  Greg got in the winning move that went from the gun and was... Read More

New to Cat 3's!

April 24, 2016

Connie, on left, 3rd place             My rider Connie Wanberg scored a 3rd place in her SECOND race as a Cat 3 in the Ken Woods Road Race in Wastedo, Minnesota.  She ha... Read More

Weight Loss

December 30, 2015

4 Common Weight Loss Mistakes to Avoid Tuesday, December 29, 2015 | By Dr. Rick Kattouf During the holiday season, workout volume may be reduced a bit as compared to the high volume of training dur... Read More

Make the most of your trainer

December 11, 2015

By Coach OB How to Optimize Your Indoor Training Plan Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | By O’Brien Forbes Some riders love it while others loathe it, but putting your time in on the trainer ... Read More

Long Term Goal Planning

November 20, 2015

By Coach OB Click here for original article 2016 is almost here and it’s time to start picking your target races and thinking of how you will prepare. You may think it’s early, but now is... Read More

Off Season Strength Training

October 9, 2015

Good article here about off season strength training The Importance of Strength Training for Endurance Athletes By Taylor Thomas Click here for original article When talking to cyclists I often get ... Read More

Ride across America completed!

October 9, 2015

Pictures from CD           A few weeks ago I posted about one of my riders by the name of C.D. Smith.  On Monday, he completed his “Mt Everest”.  So proud of him... Read More

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