Kristen Faulkner Interview: Spring Classics! Race Prep, Making The Break, Defeating Dreaded Workouts
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Quick show notes:
Spring Classics! Living in Belgium right now for 2 month race block
Pro Race Prep
Race Recon in Europe - how the team approaches this
Kristen’s endurance background…how did she get to cycling?
Getting exposure to non-local races; go race big races!
Chico Stage Race as an amateur
Athletes coming from other endurance sports, like nordic and rowing, and how to learn the bike race dance as you move up the ranks.
Try different disciplines so that you can ride in lots of different positions.
Race specificity overkill?
Hitting the top of the climb, where a split could happen!!
Don’t miss the break.
Breathing and relaxation on the bike
Risk adjusted assessments on the road, and venture capital!
The dread from a workout; how to get past the ones you might not want to do! Shifting workouts and using procrastination to find success on the micro level!
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