Written by Simon Bennett Coach Simon Bennett began his athletic career as an elite level swimmer in his home country of Australia. In 2008 Simon came to the U.S. as a professional cyclist and in 2009 was a member of an 8 man team that broke the World Record for the fastest RAAM finish. In 2011 […]
The Lactate Profile Test and Why It’s Important In this article, we’ll explain what a lactate profile test is actually measuring. You’ll also learn, based on your lactate profile, how you can optimize your training, or even your racing. Although APEX no longer offers sports science testing directly, our coaches often have their athletes tested […]
We hope you have noticed we recently began offering a Foundation Training Class with coach Jeff Hoobler Monday’s at 6pm at the APEX Power House. Foundation Training is a certified training method which focuses on activating your posterior muscular chain, anchoring the hips, decompressing the spine, and teaching you to take the burden of supporting […]
APEX Coaching & Consulting founder, Neal Henderson shares his experience using the LEOMO Type R to streamline elite athlete, Taylor Knibb’s recovery from a bike crash.
Neal used the Type-R motion analysis to mirror position and bike fit from a damaged bike to a new bike while also changing pedal types. All while in a very limited time frame during a critical portion of Taylor’s season.
See how it all turns out…
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 […]
The hour record for cycling is very simple. It’s just one rider going as far as possible for one hour. WIRED’s Robbie Gonzalez met with the only coach ever to have trained both male and female hour world records, APEX’s own Neal Henderson, to explore the physical power needed to push for 60 minutes and […]
Assessing Time Trial Posture Using LEOMO Type-R with elite cycling & triathlon coach Neal Henderson At APEX Coaching, we’ve been using the LEOMO Type-R to help our athletes monitor and refine their TT position. Interestingly, much of what I’ve been doing lately is less about changing the fit dimensions of the bike but focusing instead on posture […]
Getting to the “Core” of the matter is essential to be a durable, faster, injury free athlete. As endurance athletes we put in many long hours training for our goal events and one of the biggest concerns is that an injury will pop up or linger impacting our ability to compete. How do most injuries […]
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 […]