“I signed on for Rob's coaching in late summer of 2021 to gear up for a hectic fall gravel/MTB race schedule. I had always been a decent rider in the mid-pack but wanted to take things to the next level. This would be my first experience with having a coach and a structured plan. With a busy career and a young family - not to mention a relocation right smack in the middle of the season- I needed help. I didn't have the time or energy to be able to break down my training and plot my course to be peaking at the correct times. I just wanted to be told when and how to do the work needed. After looking around at available coaches, I chose Rob because I was familiar with his results for his own racing. If he was competing consistently at a high level within the Expert/Elite level, he had to know what he was doing. It helped that he also has a young family and can relate to the time constraints that I was dealing with. We decided that we could reach my desired outcomes with a 3 month schedule. He let it be known that he would handle the plan from start to finish, I just had to show up and do the work From the onset, Rob's training plan was very focused and very specific and extremely easy to follow. Each week my schedule was laid out in advance so I could budget the time needed to complete. If life got in the way, Rob was always available to make changes with me to adapt the plan so we didn't miss out on opportunities to improve. I would get a summary email at the end of the week with some questions and feedback after he would review each of the workouts. By the first month working together, I knew this was working as I was having record setting performances for myself. I was setting PRs on training rides, increasing my FTP scores rapidly, and being able to hold longer intervals. In many of the early races I even surprised myself by riding away early from previous 'rivals' and found myself in the mix at times with riders I once thought were untouchable. The plan continued to progress thru the entire season sprinkled with many podium finishes and other racers began to take note of the progress that he and I were making together. I'm excited to build off of last year and continue with Rob again for the 2022 season. If you're considering a coach that frees you up to just do the work, get better, and get faster for longer, this is your man."
“JUST PUTTING THIS OUT THERE, ROB IS THE MAN THAT YOU WANT COACHING YOU! HE HAS WORKED WITH ME ALL YEAR TO GET ME READY FOR THE CRUSHER, A 234 MILE GRAVEL RACE THROUGH SOME OF THE ROUGHEST TERRAIN IN THE UP. I COULD HAVE NOT BEEN BETTER PREPARED! THE RACE HAS A 36 HOUR CUTOFF, MY GOAL WAS 24 HOURS AND I FINISHED IN 19:35 AND STILL FELT FRESH AT THE END. ROB DOES A GREAT JOB AND ALL PLANS ARE PERSONALIZED TO YOUR NEEDS AND GOALS.”
“WHEN I FIRST STARTED CYCLING, I THOUGHT GOING FAST WAS ALL ABOUT MORE MILES, AS HARD AS I COULD GO, AS MANY DAYS AS POSSIBLE. THEN, ONE DAY, I SAW A POST ABOUT GETTING A COACH TO HELP YOU GO FASTER. A COACH FOR CYCLING? AT FIRST, I WAS HESITANT, AND ACTUALLY A LITTLE TO PRIDEFUL TO THINK I NEEDED A COACH FOR CYCLING. BOY, WAS I WRONG! I’VE BEEN USING ROB’S CUSTOM PROGRAMS NOW FOR A LITTLE OVER A YEAR. I’VE GONE FROM FINISHING MIDDLE OF THE PACK TO CONSISTENTLY COMPETING FOR THE PODIUM IN MY DIVISION. BEST OF ALL, I’VE LOST OVER 50 POUNDS! IN 2019, I TOOK 2ND OVERALL IN THE 22 MILE BARRY ROUBAIX, A RACE WHERE I HADN’T EVEN FINISHED IN THE TOP 25 IN PREVIOUS YEARS. I ALSO PLACED A TOP TEN OVERALL AND FIRST IN MY AGE GROUP IN THE 2019 YANKEE SPRINGS TIME TRIAL SPORT CATEGORY. I’M EXCITED TO SEE WHAT THIS FALL BRINGS, AS I’M CURRENTLY FINISHING AN 11 WEEK PLAN ROB DESIGNED. NEEDLESS TO SAY, YOU DO NEED A COACH TO GO FAST, AND ROB HAS JUST THE RIGHT PROGRAMS TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN. THANKS ROB FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT THIS PAST YEAR!”
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