Head Coach Ben Rosario takes us through the thought process behind his team’s training heading into Atlanta and breaks the news that he’s made three versions (Intermediate, Advanced and Super Advanced) of the plan available for purchase on Final Surge.
Knowledge is power. I’m sure you’ve heard that one a few times. Knowledge is important in our lives. It enables us to make a whole lot of A’s; assumptions, accusations, and when we have conflicting knowledge, arguments. Knowing creates conflict, comfort and security, nerves, and so many other things that I’m sure you’re all well… [Read More]
It’s 5:30 in the morning and we’re driving through a thick fog that blankets the farm roads of southern Pennsylvania. We are on our way to the USA Cycling National Road Championships, where I will be competing in the U23 Time Trial later that day. I’m not nervous – being nervous means that you think… [Read More]
It took me until the final two years of my 15-year racing career to really understand how to train perfectly in an imperfect world. And what I mean by “imperfect” is by no means a slam on life itself. It’s simply a word that dignifies the bigger picture and global importance of events in our… [Read More]
On the cusp of my 50th birthday, this is a great time to reflect back on my athletic career, which began at the ripe old age of five. Literally thrown into the deep end of the pool to follow my older siblings into the sport of swimming, my parents held no aspirations for me beyond… [Read More]
Ironman to FKT: The Training I have had a lot of questions about my training for the Vermont Long Trail, where I recently set the Fastest Known Time (FKT) for women over the 273 mile trail. Last season I raced five iron-distance races, and three half-iron distance races. This season, I ran two ultra marathons… [Read More]