Motivational Tips and Tricks
This week on the podcast we are talking about ways to help you stay motivated! That's right motivational tips and tricks to beat the mid-winter blues and follow your plan. Coach Frank with sound bites from Coaches Isaiah & Jake expand on using these 18 examples to stay motivated in order to achieve your goals:
- Remember your Goals
- Set a Daily Goal to FtFP (General McRaven’s Make your Bed EveryDay)
- Make it Turn Green - same as above, daily goal
- Indoor Training - lower the barrier to completion
- If you have a 3 hour ride on your plan ride 1.5 hours one way so that you have to ride 1.5 hours to make it back home!
- Ride a different bike than the day before
- Ride in a new place or new route
- Set an FTP - plan a 20 min field test and or a Strava PR into your plan
- Travel to somewhere warm and sunny
- Ask yourself what would Alaphilippe Do (WWAD)?
- Coach Jake :: Zwift Meetups / Group Rides
- Coach Jake :: get to Daylight Savings
- Coach Isaiah : focus on progression goals
- Coach Isaiah :: focus on feeling faster / improvement sensations
- Sweet Spot TSS rides when there are no group rides
- Watch a Pro Race - like the World CX Champs in Ostend this past weekend
- Buy a Training Plan
- Hire a Coach
Don't forget Ask a FasCat # 16 is coming up and the deadline to submit your training and racing questions is 5pm mst February 4th.
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