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5 Jul

RAGBRAI Training: Rule #5: Cycling is a Great Exercise, But Not Perfect

TJ Juskiewicz - 2 comments

Here we are at the final of my 5 rules of training. As much as we all like cycling and think it is a great physical activity (it is), ...

30 Jun

RAGBRAI Training: Rule #4: Resting is Training Too

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Number 4 on my 5 Rules of Training list is rest. God said to rest one day a week, I say you can even rest two or even three days ...

22 Jun

RAGBRAI Training: Rule #3: Ride Fast

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All right, I know I’ve said numerous times in this blog that RAGBRAI is not a race, so why would I tell you to go out and ride fast in ...

15 Jun

RAGBRAI Training: Rule #2 : Ride Far

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Rule #1 is Ride Consistently. Rule #2 is built upon Rule #1. Riding consistently will prepare your body for the daily rigors of riding on RAGBRAI. ...

4 Jun

RAGBRAI Training: Rule #1: Train Consistently

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My first rule is to ride consistently as you are preparing for RAGBRAI. Because RAGBRAI isn't just one day-long ride like so many other bike tours, it requires a ...

18 May

RAGBRAI Training: 5 Rules of Training

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I am going to let you in on a little secret. My secrets of coaching. Shhh. Don’t tell anyone. But here they are.

24 Apr

RAGBRAI Training: How Much Riding Should I Do to Prepare for RAGBRAI?

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This is probably the most common question I receive so chances are you have wondered about this as well. I’ll start by giving my standard answer. I suggest ...

9 Mar

Hydration Tips from nuun: 5 Tips to Stay Hydrated

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Here is the first in a series of hydration tips from nuun as you prepare for RAGBRAI. nuun is the official hydration sponsor of RAGBRAI. Staying hydrated is easier ...

5 Mar

2016 RAGBRAI Annual Training Plan

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Here's Coach David Ertl's annual training plan for RAGBRAI, back by popular demand. This simple yet effective training plan outline has proven to be popular with you riders over ...

3 Mar

RAGBRAI Maps and Training Plan to be Released Starting this Weekend

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

The full route, along with roads and pass-through towns will be released starting this weekend.  A complete training plan for RAGBRAI from Coach David Ertl will also be released on ...

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