Category: Personal Training

The Art & Science of a Warm-up

Let’s get in a good warm-up…what is that? Research has been done evaluating what the best way is to warm-up for a race or hard event.   Typically, warm-ups consist of 10-15 min an aerobic effort with a couple short accelerations and then a cooldown.  Wait a few minutes and then you’re off!   The problem with […]

Kullamannen motivation

You may have noticed over the last few years that Ultra Running is on the rise!    Thousands of regular folks are going beyond the “marathon” and entering events that we normally consider a long drive!  It’s a testament to the endurance ability of our bodies and strength of our minds!   As we get ready […]

Refill your Cup

Your race is over, now what?   It was great to see everyone focused on an event or race this summer.  We had a good time in the store watching participants come in with “race-brain” prior to their race. “My race is this week, and my bike won’t shift!” “I think I need a better […]

One Rest Day or Two?

One Rest day or Two? Recently, Campagnolo, the famous Italian part manufacturer, wrote a short blog on what professional riders do on a rest day while competing in the Giro d’Italia.  Although these riders were high-end athletes, it was interesting to note what they did in order to perform well the next day.   The riders: […]

Slow it Down…even more

A few weeks ago, a few of us at TCR took at Professional Mountain Bike Course for Instructors (PMBIA).  We did it to add some credibility to our upcoming camps and to properly learn how to teach mountain bike skills.  Although, we have been mountain biking for many years, teaching skills properly is a different […]

Periodization

Periodizaton – are you doing it? The cornerstone of Kinesiology and life-balance. Knowing and planning how to schedule pressure with rejuvenation. Pressure and stress are good. It’s how we cause change and growth physically as well as in our life.  But, just as important is the cycle of rejuvenation and rest. Without planned recovery, you will […]

Flow-State Training

The Concept of Flow-State Training: We train by numbers and we have the equipment and technology that make it interesting and entertaining. This is one of the founding pillars of TCR, “making sense of the numbers and applying it to your workouts.”  We want to introduce and make you aware of another concept called “Flow-state.” […]

Online Personal Training at TCR

Let Us Help You Move Better At TCR we like to incorporate all aspects of fitness in your training. Part of that training is proper movement and strength. To be strong weather it is on the bike, running or everyday life you need to start with good foundations of movement and an awareness of your […]

Baseline Testing

How Baseline Testing Can Determine Your Personal Training Plan February 8, 2020 You’ve set some training or lifestyle goals and you’re motivated to get started—so now what? How can you be sure your training plan is set up so you can reach your goal in the healthiest and most efficient way? Answer: Baseline Testing At […]

Personalized Coaching

The Value Of Being Coached

Personalized Coaching I see a lot of athletes come through TCR and not everyone refers to themselves in that way… ‘athlete’… but you are. If you have the dedication to do Computrainer, triathlon training, altitude or strength sessions, you are improving your overall health by taking charge and being active so regardless of whether or […]