Author: Jason Tullous

Final Tips for the Epicrides Whiskey Offroad

Posted by on 4.18.22 in Experience

Whether you like your Whiskey neat or on the rocks, these tips will ensure you have a good Whiskey finish.  Assuming you have been training consistently and gradually building up your aerobic capacity and stamina, there are a few factors within your control that will allow you to have your best performance at the Whiskey […]

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Explore Your Boundaries

Posted by on 3.31.22 in Experience

“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor” is one of my favorite quotes. At times, the sea of your life will be calm and peaceful, a time when everything in your life is going well and all things seem to fall into place. These are the times when life feels grand. These periods of […]

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Cape Epic MTB Stage Race: The Demands

Posted by on 3.15.22 in Cape Epic, Experience

Next week begins the biggest and hardest MTB stage race in the world, the Cape Epic. Through the years, Tenac has coached many athletes to success at this event. We coached the 2014 winner, Kristian Hynek and 2018 stage winner Luis Mieja to success at Cape Epic.  Most of our athletes are not at this […]

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Leadville 100 MTB Fueling Plan: How To Fuel and Hydrate Like a Pro at Leadville

Posted by on 3.11.22 in Experience, Leadville, Science

If you’re looking to master Leadville on race day, you not only need a Leadville specific training plan to gain and maintain your fitness prior to your event, but you also need to master your Leadville 100 MTB fueling plan as a part of that. The fact is, as events get longer, nutrition and hydration become […]

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RACE FACE

Posted by on 3.1.22 in Experience

Race Face, you know the face. It’s the face of intensity, tranquility, and ultimately focus all in one.  This is the face of Control.   Control of your actions is of the utmost importance when entering an event.   The Samurai called this Shodo-O-Seisu. Shodo means “first move” and Seisu means “ to control” translating to “control […]

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Leadville Training Plan | How to Succeed at the Leadville Trail 100

Posted by on 2.15.22 in Experience, Leadville

The lottery has been drawn or you’ve qualified at a Leadville Racing Series event. It doesn’t matter how, now you’re in – come August you will be face to face with the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race. Are you ready? How will you prepare? Leadville is a huge effort, so don’t leave your investment […]

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What is Max Aerobic Interval Training?

Posted by on 2.15.22 in Science

You may be new to endurance training techniques, or you may be a veteran. Either way, it’s good to review what Max Aerobic Interval training really is. Max Aerobic interval training predominately stimulates your VO2. These types of intervals are not a “full gas” maximum power from start to finish which we do later in […]

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Goal = Your Best Performance

Posted by on 1.17.22 in Experience, Results

Winning.  That’s what we typically aim for and for sure we at Tenac love to promote your wins and top results.  It’s one sign that your training is going in the right direction and it’s a celebration of your excellence. We do find motivation in winning and it is a good place to start.  However, […]

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Envision the Corner; Envision the year

Posted by on 12.8.21 in Experience

In the art of cornering we follow the basic recipe of the three “L’s:” Look Low Lean  We practice this to no end.  Every corner. Over and over and over.  To go deeper into this cornering recipe, I ask you to think more on the part of “Look.”  Looking where you want to go begins […]

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Embrace the Recovery

Posted by on 11.9.21 in Experience

As Jack Kornfield writes, “After the ecstasy, the laundry.”  I feel many of us (yes including me) have this sense of post-event depression right now.  We built ourselves up towards our summertime goals and now we are in a state of depletion (mentally and physically).  And I feel it is stronger this year than in […]

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