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  • An Athlete’s Guide to Coping with COVID-19

    By Sofia Marin | In General | on March 25, 2020

    The past few weeks have been overwhelming for many of us. With a global pandemic turning the world upside down, many people are struggling to find their footing. If you’re an athlete, you are likely feeling the effects of the disruption to your routine and feeling a bit stir crazy, anxious, depressed, you name it. […]

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  • How to Prepare for your First Gravel Event

    By Sofia Marin | In Athlete Interview, General, Race Tips | on February 24, 2020

    If you’ve been paying attention, you know that gravel riding and racing is on the rise. If you’re new to the scene and want to give gravel racing a try, this blog is for you! We spoke with seasoned Achieve gravel racers and coaches to get their top tips to prepare you for your first […]

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  • Supporting Junior Racing

    By Sofia Marin | In General | on February 18, 2020

    Achieve Performance Training and Coaching (#AchievePTC) is honored to be a sponsor of the NCNCA Junior Race Series, going on its third year of sponsorship. “I’m grateful to be able to support the junior race series in our region for a third year in a row. Road racing is a beautiful sport that teaches kids […]

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  • 2020 is up and rolling! With the start of any new year, you don’t want to lose out on the opportunity to test your current fitness.  Any good athlete knows that measuring physiological benchmarks of your fitness throughout the season is critical to continued success.  Everybody wants to gain an edge over their competition, but […]

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  • VLOG: Bike Fit Essentials

    By Sofia Marin | In Video | on January 6, 2020

    Happy New Year! Going into the new year is the ideal time to have your current bike fit reviewed and optimized. Bodies change throughout the year, so it’s important to consistently review your position on the bike. Ensure your setup is targeted to you and your body, and not just a copy of what everyone […]

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  • Our Recipe for a Killer Training Plan

    By Sofia Marin | In General | on November 26, 2019

    Have you ever wondered what an annual training plan looks like? Why does the big picture even matter? As an athlete, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day training rides and focus on the next big event (“Why was my power so low today?!” you might say). As a coach, however, one of […]

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  • VLOG: Functional Movement Exercises for Cyclists

    By Sofia Marin | In Video | on October 31, 2019

    Start the year off right Off season is the perfect time of year to reset your mind and body and spend some time addressing the natural imbalances that have developed over the course of the season.  We begin our early season training with an intentional focus on functional movement, mobility and neuromuscular control exercises. Functional […]

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  • Celebrating the 2019 Season

    By Sofia Marin | In General | on September 29, 2019

    It’s hard to believe the 2019 season is coming to a close for many of our athletes. We wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year and recognize all of the incredible accomplishments our athletes have achieved. We also had the exciting addition of Jackson Duncan to our coaching staff this year! […]

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  • At just 16 years old, Haley Randel is making her mark in the mountain biking world. In 2019 alone, she’s racked up an impressive number of victories and podiums, including selection to the 2019 MTB World Championships Team for the United States, a gold medal at USA National MTB Championships in the Team Relay, and […]

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  • Join us as we ramp up for one of the most exciting races of the year, San Rafael Sunset Criterium! We give you a 3-part video series sharing tips on how to race the course, how to fuel for an evening event, race-day video coverage and rider interviews. Join AchievePTC Coaches Dana Williams, Sofia Marin, […]

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