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You know that BLT you are eating right now for lunch? Stop!  Spit it out, it’ll kill you! Ha! I’m kidding of course! That’s not really true, but according to a the World Health Organization’s (WHO) cancer agency the International Agency …

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Everyone looks fast at the starting line. Lots of slick bikes, disc wheels, fancy helmets, etc. It’s intimidating. Not to mention the fact that the one guy who beat me last year gets to start 30 seconds behind me, giving …

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I remember as a kid having an obsession with dunking a basketball. I’m not sure what it was about dunking that was so consuming, but I think it was mostly the sense that you had earned your way into an …

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As a relative newcomer to this cycling thing, I’ve recruited multiple time state time trial champion and General Manager of the Pedal Hard Training Center Brant Speed to coach me through the process. Brant coached me for this event last …

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Your bones, ligaments, muscles, and tendons are not like car parts. They are not designed with a certain number of bends in them before they break down. They are living, adapting tissues that have the capability to remodel themselves in …

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In simple terms, the best way to get good at riding a bike is to ride a bike a lot. Elite cyclists ride a ton. 20 hours a week is not unheard of. That’s not happening for me. One, family …

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In the journey of expanding my knowledge in the Pilates system I have found very specific things to help me establish the most useful mind-body connection. These are the things that can help you get your money’s worth in Pilates …

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Training with high repetitions to exhaustion has become more common than ever, particularly with the ever-increasing popularity of CrossFit. There’s something inherently satisfying about taking a workout to the limit and leaving the gym absolutely beat. It’s something we incorporate …

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Now that the Driven Olympics is over, my next challenge is going to be the Texas State time trial. The Individual time trial is known as the race of truth. Quite simply, it is a race against the clock – …

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One of the most interesting things that I’ve noticed this week during the Driven Olympics is that people feel like they aren’t doing enough if they simply come in and test on a couple of events. Rest easy. This week …

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