Special Announcement: Win Xterra products!

Exciting News! We are giving away Xterra products and performance supplements!

GIVEAWAY RUNS MAY 15 through MAY 29

First place winnings

The Xterra drybag is a light and versatile dry bag ideal for organizing and protecting your gear from the elements – sand, water, dirt, etc. Featuring a roll-top closure with sewn, taped construction and high frequency welded seams to ensure water-tightness.

The Xterra changing mat allows you to change in and out of your suit anywhere. The mat and wet bag are the perfect accessory to keep your wet gear off of your car seats and organized until you get to a spot to dry it. Perfect for training days and race days.

The Xterra swim buoy offers visibility, storage, and is light weight. This is the first swim buoy in the World that has dual colors to provide additional contrast in the water for higher visibility. Stuff any items you want to take with you inside the swim buoy and they will stay dry.

Second place winnings

A container of HumanN BeetElite that helps athletes extend exercise endurance, improve energy and stamina, and increase oxygen delivery in the body. BeetElite is the choice of health conscious athletes, who focus on performance from nutrition and foods to stimulate Nitric Oxide.

A container of UCAN Performance Energy Powder that delivers steady, long-lasting energy without sugar or stimulants to help you avoid the spike & crash. UCAN Performance Energy gives athletes sustained energy for training and competition.

To be entered in the giveaway, click the link below!

Pre- and Post-Ride Stretching

At Peaks Coaching Group we are asked all the time: What’s the best stretches/exercises for me to do prior and post-ride? Coach Rick Shultz discussed this with his daughter and we came up with a set of stretches that will help warm up the psoas (hip flexors), hamstrings, glutes, lower back, calves and quads.  But remember, when […]

Zwift Insider Interviews Hunter Allen

From Zwift Insider, click URL below to read on! If you only arrived on the cycling scene in the past few years, you might be forgiven for taking our many training luxuries for granted. Power meters, in-depth metrics, connected tracking apps, Zwift itself… all of these are readily available today, but were completely inaccessible to […]

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 […]

How to Build Your Cycling Endurance

Want to go long? We spoke to Hunter Allen about how to grow your engine. By: Michelle Arthurs-Brennan originally published for cyclingweekly.com February 12, 2019 The age old, traditional approach to cycling training involves riders building up a layer cake of intensity – starting with a large base of low intensity endurance sponge before perfecting the product […]

What plans should kick off my CX season?

Here’s how the PCG CX plans are designed: 10 weeks pre-season–to be done 10 weeks before the season’s first race. 8 weeks race season–to be done when the season starts, and planning to peak on the 8th week (Nats or your “A” Race). 18 weeks–the two above combined to save money. 12 weeks–basically 4 weeks BEFORE the season […]