Posts Tagged: Cycling

Sage Advice: What Changed?

Like many yoga teachers, often I find students asking me questions after class about ways to relieve a pain that’s newly emerged. In general, I shy away from answering such questions—I’m not that kind of doctor, but if you need a literary text critically analyzed, let me know—and I encourage my teacher trainees to acknowledge… Read more »

Read: Music to Make Triathlon Training Fly By

Facing down a winter of indoor training is less brutal when you’ve got good music. I wrote a piece for my friends at Wanderlust with suggestions on how music can inspire your training, along with Google Play channel recommendations (I truly do love Google Play’s curated stations). Training for a swim-bike-run triathlon means many hours of… Read more »

The Value of Testing

This intriguing article in last week’s New York Times Magazine talks about the value of pretesting. The results of pretesting help refine the learning process and lead to better outcomes on final exams. It strikes me that the same goes for endurance sports. There’s huge value in pretesting your training. The race itself should not be the… Read more »

Scheduled: Happy Hips and Knees Webinar

If you have hips or knees, and especially if they sometimes hurt, you’ll want to join me for this webinar hosted by USA Triathlon. If you can’t make the live event, sign up and you’ll receive the recording within minutes of the presentation’s close. And feel free to comment with any questions you have about… Read more »

Watch: Yoga for Cyclists and Chair Sitters

My latest for Yoga Vibes targets folks who sit on/in a bike saddle, desk chair, or car seat for much of the day. Yoga Class Description In this online yoga class for cyclists (and chair sitters), we work gently to open the front of the body and strengthen the back. Enjoy a focus on hips… Read more »

Yoga for Cyclists

Each year, I teach a Yoga for Cyclists class for Team LUNA Chix, a fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Fund, at Carrboro Yoga. Join us Saturday, September 21! Time in the saddle strengthens your legs, but it can also tighten your chest and hips and weaken your back. Join Team LUNA Chix for a special… Read more »

Download: Racing Wisely Documents

Racing Wisely, my latest book—available soon!—helps you think through every aspect of race day, from choosing the right goal race to packing. The questionnaires, worksheets, and checklists below are explained in full detail in the book, but I’m sharing them with you now in hopes they will be useful as you focus your goals and plans. Here… Read more »