A Message From Coach Andy

A BIG “Thank You” From Coach Andy   “I don’t sugar coat shit.” For those of you who have worked with me for more than probably a single day, you know that to be painfully true. I’m straight to the point, unapologetically direct and concise in my approach. I will push you to be the […]

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High Performance Checklist

Performing at your best requires more than just on the bike training. It requires you full attention to the finest details. As your competition gets even closer, its time to crunch down on these items, to make sure you are performing your best. [ ] Sleep – Quality over quantity. It’s time to catch those […]

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Tapering: Dos and Don’ts

So this is it. The BIG one is just around the corner. While nearly everyone I know has spent at least the last 12 months thinking about this, most of you have been thinking of this since it was announced summer of 2015. You’ve invested countless hours grinding away in the saddle, sweating at the […]

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Coach’s Corner – The Perfect Season

After living in LA for 5 years I had started to forget the many different meanings to the word “season”. In SoCal, regardless of the application, the season is always perpetual. The weather is always consistent and has only slight variations. The racing goes year round between multiple disciplines so there is always somewhere to […]

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Coach’s Corner – Driven to Win

With the Elite World Championships starting tomorrow, and the Rio Olympics only a few months away, it’s easy to get consumed with dreams and fantasies of winning each of our own “BIG” races. Picturing ourselves crossing the line a mere few millimeters in front of our rivals and claiming our medal/jersey/flowers in front of our […]

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Coach’s Corner – The Concept of TIME

Anytime I think about “time” I usually get some bad rendition of Time is on My Sideby the Rolling Stones or Fly Like an Eagle by Seal stuck in my head for what seems like an eternity. Walk around with those, or any song about time, stuck in your head all day and you’ll most certainly hate the […]

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Coach’s Corner – How Bad Do You Want It?

Who doesn’t love a little football player training montage, mixed with some music from the Friday Night Lights movie? Add in a speech on what it really means to want something and you’ve got a first class reality check. Let me tell you about my experience after I watched this video. The first time I […]

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Coach’s Corner – A Griswald Christmas

Holiday season got you down? Well at least it’s you’re not having a Griswald style Christmas! Well, hopefully you’re not! This is video is a clip one of my favorite scenes from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, where they discover a squirrel hidden away in their obnoxiously large Christmas tree. Now I’m all for over decorating […]

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