No Gut Training, No Glory

As endurance athletes we tend to be a “picky” bunch. We spend hours picking out the perfect bike, getting the perfect aero position, devote time to finding just the right chamois for all those hours in the saddle for training, and let’s not forget time spent analyzing and comparing all that training data. We leave…

Who We Are

How it All Began APEX Coaching has been helping athletes Achieve Peak Endurance eXperiences since 1999. From our humble beginnings to where we are today, we call Boulder, Colorado home. After finishing his Masters Degree at Colorado University – Boulder, Neal Henderson founded APEX Coaching & Consulting. Starting with the name, Neal made sure that the purpose…

APEX November Blog – Factors of Success at Ultra-Marathon Distances

If you could categorize 4 primary determinants of success in the completion of a race longer than 42.2km how would it look? And how would you rank those items in order of importance? Throughout my time working with distance runners I have consistently seen a theme following strong race performances–the runners that do well have…

APEX August Blog – It Takes a Village

I was seated, waiting to engage with the next speaker at TrainingPeaks’ Endurance Coaching Summit when I confirmed what APEX Coaching has long stood for – It takes a village for an athlete to succeed and perform at their absolute best. I received the impression from several of the Coaching Summit attendees that they were…

APEX July Blog – LEOMO: Obsession in Motion

Using LEOMO to Analyze and Improve Performance – A Case Study The LEOMO Type-R is one of the first tools that allow athletes and coaches to analyze their motion in real-time. The Type-R is also a full-function cycling head unit with all standard features including GPS tracking, pairing to ANT+ devices like heart rate monitors,…

APEX Coaching Kits!

The APEX Coaching apparel web store is now OPEN! Thanks to our friends at Pearl Izumi, APEX has been upgraded to their highest quality kits, TEAM level, to support your training and racing needs. To access the web store, follow these easy steps: Go to – http://pearlizumicustom.com/login-team-shop/ Create your account Enter Code – apex1EL1 Note…

2017 Tour of Sufferlandria

The 2017 Tour of Sufferlandria route has been announced! As an official embassy to host the tour, APEX Coaching is looking forward to taking enjoyable suffering and raising money for a good cause to the next level this February. With the help of our Wahoo KICKR smart trainers, our studio eliminates the need to shift…

Sufferlandrian Knighthood 2017

On Saturday January 21st, 2017, 7 brave souls will be attempting their Sufferfest Knighthood by riding 10 Sufferfest videos back to back to back to back…….. The Order of Suffering: Thin Air (60 minutes) 7:00am – 8:00am Do As You’re Told (47 minutes) 8:10am – 8:57am Power Station (50 minutes) 9:07 – 9:57am The Omnium…

APEX Coaches Help USA Cycling Athletes Thrive in Hong Kong

      APEX Coaches Neal Henderson and Cody Moore traveled to Hong Kong in January 2016 with the USA Track Cycling team for the 3rd World Cup of the year. With a team featuring 7-time World Champion Sarah Hammer, and newly crowned double World Champion Chloe Dygert, Hong Kong was sure to be a…

APEX Cycling Studio Keeps Athletes Fast Through Winter

As the winter weather pounds Boulder, indoor cycling is the most reasonable, safe and effective way for cyclists to improve their fitness before Spring 2016. The APEX Cycling Studio is equipped with plenty of helpful equipment to make your workout stand out amongst the rest. Powered by Wahoo KICKR direct drive trainers, APEX is able…

APEX Triathletes Stand Atop The Podium

Here at the Punta Guilarte CAMTRI Triathlon American Cup in Puerto Rico, APEX Coaching athletes dominated the podium of a young and fast field. Jason West taking the win, Jarrod Shoemaker following in 2nd, and Bria Edwards taking 3rd in the women’s field. Jason West also followed with a win the following week at the…