Train with Coach Rob Pickels!


Fast Talk cohost Rob Pickels is now coaching with Grant Holicky (@gholicky) and Forever Endurance!

Upgrade your performance in 2024 with smart, research-backed training from Pickels, a USA Cycling certified coach. Training with this exercise physiologist will reveal a deeper understanding of your physiology to help you meet your endurance goals. Pickels holds a master’s degree in exercise physiology and served as lead physiologist at the acclaimed Boulder Center for Sports Medicine (working with Dr. Andy Pruitt @andrewpruittedd and Ryan Kohler @ryan) and University of Colorado Sports Medicine and Performance Center (working with Dr. Inigo San Millan before joining Pearl Izumi as director of product innovation. As a founding coach and Team Manager of Boulder Junior Cycling’s Elite Cyclocross Team now led by Pete Webber @petewebbercx, Pickels coached 10 junior athletes to USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championship podiums and 6 to worlds team selection.

Rob Pickels is now offering these coaching services:

Personalized Training : In this fully customized coaching arrangement, you will have unlimited access to Rob Pickels for your endurance coaching needs. Working directly with Rob through virtual meetings or phone calls and through TrainingPeaks Premium, Pickels will craft your personalized training on a weekly basis and closely monitor your training performance. This coaching arrangement may include recommendations for physiological testing, strength and conditioning services, and sports nutrition guidance, depending on your needs throughout the season.

Monthly Training : Working with you, Pickels will craft a science-based training plan to your upcoming endurance goals. Once a month, meet with Coach Pickels to review your monthly training performance and to set new training goals for the next four weeks.

Prepare for 2024!

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