What Can you Do in 3 Weeks?

Three weeks, twenty-one days. How much can you improve your fitness in three weeks? If you gave yourself a three-week training camp, how many more watts would you produce at the end of it? How much fitter would you become? How much body fat would you lose? How much could your bike handling skills improve? […]

What is a match?

It’s no secret that gravel racing requires burning of plenty of matches. Selene Yeager’s new book Gravel features some crucial discussion from Hunter on the nature of a “match.” Peaks Coaching Group is leading the premier East Coast Gravel Camp with Selene Yeager this Spring–where match burning and many other topics will be discussed on […]

Four Keys to Powerful Winter Training

By Hunter Allen, President and CEO of Peaks Coaching Group What you do this winter can really make or break your season in the coming year. Winter training is different for everyone since we live in different areas of the world; some of us spend a solid five months indoors while others can ride outside […]

A Candid Interview with PCG Nutritionist Katie Barberi

By PCG Head Coach Hunter Allen Tell me about how you started your passion for nutrition.  What sparked your interest and keeps you passionate? My passion for nutrition started when I had to start watching my own food intake when I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2010. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that […]

Power of Intention

By Hunter Allen, President and CEO of Peaks Coaching Group For some, CX is something fun to do when the bike racing season is over, while for others, it’s the season they’ve been planning for all year. What’s the difference? One type of rider has intention, and the other doesn’t. What is Intention? What does […]

Balance: An Introduction to Left/Right Power Data

By: Hunter Allen originally published November 2015 and expanded in the 3rd edition of Training and Racing with a Power Meter. About three years ago we were introduced to power meters that separate left-leg and right-leg power from combined power. Since this ability to capture each leg’s contribution to total power is a relatively new […]

So you’re ready for your first FTP test?!?

So you’re ready for your first FTP test? Like every other field of expertise, power cycling has collected a string of acronyms—TSS, CTL, ATL, SST, IF, and of course FTP. Improving your FTP (functional threshold power) is one of the most important things you can do for your training–whether you’re Zwifting, gravel grinding, road racing, shredding MTB trails or touring the countryside.