The Power of PCG Camps

by PCG Camper Esther C. 5 days ago I packed my fiat and drove to the Blue Ridge Parkway for an adventure. My adventure was 5 days attending a Cycle Power Camp from Peaks Coaching Group, which was totally out of my comfort zone and exactly what I needed. 5 days was all it took […]

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 […]

Training with Power versus Heart Rate

By PCG Coach David Ertl Heart rate monitors first came on the cycling scene in the 1980s, allowing us for the first time to train scientifically. Prior to that, we had to train solely by perceived exertion. Heart rate allows us to train at more specific levels of work produced, depending on the physiological system (aerobic, threshold, […]

5 Training Secrets

By PCG Coach David Ertl I am going to let you in on a little secret.  My secrets of coaching.  Shhh.  Don’t tell anyone. But here they are. 1. Ride consistently.  There is no better way to get better riding a bike than to ride frequently. Every day is great if you can manage it, […]

¿Qué es la FTP o Potencia Umbral Funcional?

Como cualquier otro campo del conocimiento, el ciclismo por potencia ha implicado una serie de acrónimos, tales como TSS, CTL, ATL, SST, IF y por supuesto, FTP. Mejorar la FTP (potencia umbral funcional) es una de las cosas más importantes que puedes hacer por tu entrenamiento. ¿Qué es Exactamente la FTP Entonces? Hay una respuesta […]

What to Do Next: A VO2Max Intensive Plan

By PCG Founder & Coach Hunter Allen Spring is here, and the riding season has begun in earnest. You’ve done some racing or some fast group riding by now and found your fitness to be exactly where you want it to be, or maybe you’ve found it needs to up it a notch. We all […]