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  • Game changer. That’s how we refer to INSCYD metabolic testing. This year, we partnered with INSCYD — the world’s most advanced performance analysis software, with the goal of providing our athletes with next-level training that is specifically suited to their individual physiology. INSCYD’s Critical Power Testing offers insights into an athlete’s muscle fiber spectrum and […]

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  • VLOG: Sports Nutrition Certification with Coach Sofi Marin

    By Sofia Marin | In Video | on June 28, 2018

    We are pleased to announce that Coach Sofi Marin has attained a certification in Sports Nutrition through the International Sports Science Association, bringing on a wealth of knowledge and resources to the Achieve community. Coach Dana Williams had a chat with Coach Sofi to discuss her recent accomplishment. In our latest Vlog, Coach Sofi identifies […]

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  • On the heels of Coach Dana Williams’ big victory at Berkeley Hills Road Race (35+ 1/2/3), we thought we’d give you all a real-life example of how to establish a breakaway, what to do once you’re in one, and how to win from a break. The following success factors are outlined below: Know the Competition […]

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  • VLOG: Breakaways 101

    By Sofia Marin | In Race Tips, Video | on April 27, 2018

    In this month’s vlog we discuss Breakaways. AchievePTC Head Coach Dana Williams and Coach Sofi Marin discuss the ins and outs of the elusive and cherished breakaway. Multi-time State & National Champion Coach Dana answers common athlete questions like: What are the advantages and disadvantages of getting into a breakaway? What courses and conditions are […]

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  • Top 3 Tips to Sprint Faster

    By Sofia Marin | In Optimal Performance, Race Tips | on March 30, 2018

    Most races come down to a sprint finish. Whether you’re in a small breakaway or a bunch sprint to the line, honing your sprint technique and timing can make all the difference between standing on that top step or coming away mid-pack.  That’s why we suggest you get to work on your sprint and practice […]

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  • What kind of rider are you? Do you know your physiological strengths and weaknesses? What kind of training and nutrition is best suited to your specific metabolic abilities? Achieve is excited to announce we’ve partnered with INSCYD, the world’s most advanced performance analysis software and secret weapon of world class pros. Get the most out […]

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  • Achieve athlete Kaveh Pourmehr recently accomplished a big goal: Everesting Mt. Tam’s Railroad Grade on a mountain bike. If you’re not familiar, the Everesting Challenge asks riders to climb the elevation of Mt. Everest (29,029 feet) in a single effort on the same stretch of road. That means no sleeping, minimal stopping and riding the […]

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  • Are you looking to make bigger gains in 2018? One relatively painless and often overlooked method to increasing your cycling power is accomplished by training the neuromuscular system and improving efficiency. This season, the Achieve coaching staff has added more neuromuscular drills to its program to help athletes reach their peak performance. So let’s go […]

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  • What’s it like to race your bike for 12 hours straight? We sat down with Achieve athlete Yann Bertaud who recently raced the 12-hour World Time Trial Championships in Borrego Springs, California, helping to raise money and awareness for World Bicycle Relief. Yann finished an impressive 2nd place in his category (age 50-59) and 7th overall, competing […]

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  • Why the Off-Season Matters

    By Sofia Marin | In Optimal Performance, Recovery | on October 30, 2017

    Your season has come to a close. Should you take a break from the bike? For a lot of cyclists and racers, it’s not easy to hang up the bike after a long season of building strength and fitness. The fear of de-training is programmed into our athlete brains. But the truth is, taking rest […]

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