Training blog

10 Aug

RAGBRAI Training: Now that RAGBRAI is Over for Another Year, What Should You Do?

TJ Juskiewicz - 2 comments

Well, RAGBRAI came and went, and I hope you were well prepared and had a great time. Hopefully you learned something to do better for next year.

12 Jul

RAGBRAI Training: Healthy Eating on RAGBRAI

TJ Juskiewicz - 3 comments

Cycle Coach David Ertl gives us tips on how to ride RAGBRAI without gaining weight.

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

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

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

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

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

TJ Juskiewicz - 2 comments

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

TJ Juskiewicz - 0 comments

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

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

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?

TJ Juskiewicz - 0 comments

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 ...