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Training Tips

DEC 16, 2015

Customizing Your Training Program

by Houshang Amiri

Every athlete responds differently to training and will progress at a different rate from one another. Consequently a rider need to have an individual training plan so he/she can optimize their training outcome. more >

OCT 29, 2015

When to Say When

by Trevor Connor - Velo Magazine

Finding balance in your training is a fundamental key to success in any training program. The theory of ‘no pain no gain’ may work for some but can often have negative effects and may not lead to major improvements. In a recent article in Velo News, Trevor Connor explored this theory with a little insight from PCC Head Coach, Houshang Amiri. more >


Dec 16, 2015 Customizing Your Training Program  - Houshang Amiri

Jun 29, 2014 Race and Competition Demands  - Houshang Amiri

May 31, 2012 Why you need a Coach  - Houshang Amiri

Feb 20, 2012 The Importance of a Structured Training Plan  - Erinne Willock

Aug 26, 2011 Development Stages  - Houshang Amiri

Apr 29, 2011 Developing a Winning Character  - Houshang Amiri

Jan 27, 2011 Putting Yourself in a Winning Position  - Houshang Amiri

Oct 29, 2010 How to Maximize Your Potential  - Houshang Amiri

Sep 13, 2010 Why you need a Coach  - Houshang Amiri

Aug 17, 2009 Fundamentals of a Yearly Training Plan  - Houshang Amiri

Training and Energy Systems

Oct 29, 2015 When to Say When  - Trevor Connor - Velo Magazine

Dec 22, 2014 Off-Season Training  - Houshang Amiri

Jun 29, 2012 Strength versus Weakness  - Houshang Amiri

Apr 23, 2012 Training Program for GranFondo Cyclists  - Houshang Amiri

Dec 30, 2011 Key Performance Factors  - Houshang Amiri

Mar 31, 2011 Speed and Agility  - Houshang Amiri

Feb 22, 2011 Perceived Efforts  - Houshang Amiri

Jul 29, 2010 Altitude Training  - Houshang Amiri

Sep 09, 2009 Asthma and Exercise Induced Bronchospasm in Cycling  - Dr. Ben Sporer, Sport Physiologist

Technique and Tactics

May 30, 2015 Performance Benchmarking  - Houshang Amiri

Sep 29, 2014 Performance Benchmarking  - Houshang Amiri

Jan 31, 2013 On-Bike Efficiency  - Houshang Amiri

Jul 29, 2011 On-Bike Efficiency  - Houshang Amiri

Jul 29, 2010 Setting Effective Race Goals  - Trevor Connor

Recovery and Regeneration

May 30, 2013 The Importance of Recovery  - Houshang Amiri

Oct 30, 2012 Building a Baseline  - Houshang Amiri

Oct 24, 2011 Off-Season Training  - Houshang Amiri

Nov 29, 2010 Warm-up and Cool Down  - Houshang Amiri

Observation and Feedback

Apr 30, 2012 Communication with your Coach  - Erinne Willock

athletes, cycling, willock, plaxton
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August 02, 2018
Holly Simonson crowned BC Crit Champ
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July 27, 2018
Micaiah Besler on Worlds Junior Track Team
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July 23, 2018
PCC athletes podium at Marymoor
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National Team Riders and coaches at the 2008 Olympics

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A wet bike ride during winter training camp

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Rob Britton, Tyler Trace and Dave brooks getting ready to mountain bike during a 2008 winter training camp