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Free eBooks from Tim Cusick

All of us at Velocious are passionate about empowering cyclists, whether coaches or self-coached athletes, to train with excellence and with knowledge. In addition to being the owners of Velocious and running cycling camps and cycling education events, Kevin Williams and Tim Cusick are also the engineer and manager, respectively, of TrainingPeaks' WKO4 software. Both of them are cyclists who train with power, and Tim is also a master coach who's trained pro athletes and educated thousands of cyclists and other endurance athletes. He has written numerous articles and programs on endurance training with power, and we're making some of those our gift to you, at no charge. Download the eBooks by clicking on the links below or click here to read more about Tim.

Introduction to Optimized Intervals eBook by Tim Cusick
An Introduction to Optimized Intervals
by Tim Cusick, TrainingPeaks WKO4 product leader

Interval training involves high-intensity periods of work followed by lower-intensity periods of work or rest. The most effective number of interval repetitions is a highly individualized determination, and this eBook provides an overview of how to tailor intervals to each athlete.

Introduction to Optimized Intervals eBook by Tim Cusick
An Overview of WKO4's Power-Duration Model
by Tim Cusick, TrainingPeaks WKO4 product leader

This one is packed! We've put together a comprehensive discussion of the why, what, and how of the Power-Duration Model, including a definition of individualization, explanations of the new terms and metrics, an overview of iLevels, and an introduction to optimized intervals and how to use them. 

Building Aerobic Fitness eBook by Tim Cusick
Training with Data: A Season Review
by Tim Cusick, TrainingPeaks WKO4 product leader

A season review is a vital learning tool for athletes who want to consistently improve. When you can identify the strengths and weaknesses of your annual performance and the training that supported it, you can use this to improve your plan for next year. Tim demonstrates how to perform a season review.

Building Aerobic Fitness eBook by Tim Cusick
The Long and the Short of Building Aerobic Fitness
by Tim Cusick, TrainingPeaks WKO4 product leader

This eBook provides insight into the development of the endurance athlete's aerobic engine based on target events. Topics include the timing of aerobic training, how to put it together, and how to track progress.
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