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19 // How to Pedal a Bike with Chris Case

In today’s episode, Colby Pearce, a Steve Hogg Certified bike fitter, sits down with Chris Case, host of Fast Talk, to dissect the minutiae of how to pedal a bike. Saddle position, ankling, dead legged drills, plantar and dorsal flexion of the foot, all of this and much more is unpacked in today’s episode.    […]

By Jana
September 22, 2020

18 // Paul Chek, The Evolution of the Athlete

Greetings and salutations, listeners. I am so excited for today’s show, the guest is none other than Paul Chek. I have been a student of Paul’s for a few years now, and I am so grateful and honored he has taken time to speak to my audience.  Paul Chek has been an exercise coach for […]

By Jana
September 15, 2020

17 // Six Foundational Principles

In his continued efforts to help you find balance between life and sport, in this episode, Colby focuses on the six foundational principles of a well-balanced life, as prescribed by Paul Chek of the Chek Institute. As a proponent of Chek’s methods and philosophy, Colby will walk through the practical applications of each of these […]

By Jana
September 9, 2020

16 // Jess Elliott Strength and Conditioning TAG Performance

Jess Elliott is an experienced strength and conditioning coach working at EXOS, and as an affiliate faculty member at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Jess is here to help you understand why it is so important to make time for off-the-bike strength and conditioning work. The low-impact aspect of cycling is advantageous to your body […]

By Jana
September 1, 2020

15 // Fundamentals of Cycling

The fundamentals of cycling are simple; even small children do it. Yet it’s vital that we occasionally revisit the core principles of our favorite sport. In this episode of Cycling in Alignment, Colby outlines many of the key components of cycling, including the physical characteristics that make for great cyclists. He also ponders the question: […]

By Jana
August 26, 2020

14 // Travis Brown MTB Olympian and Hall of Famer

Travis Brown is an Olympian and a mountain bike Hall of Fame inductee. His road to the Olympic Games was twisty and narrow, and often fraught with obstacles—not unlike a section of Rocky Mountain singletrack. In today’s episode, listen to his conversation with Colby to hear about how he began his return from a severe […]

By Jana
August 18, 2020

13 // Thoughts on Diet and Clean Eating

As an athlete, specifically a cyclist, you know that your diet greatly affects your performance on the bike. Your ability to go hard and long depends to some extent on what you’ve been fueling yourself with. Colby isn’t and doesn’t claim to be a dietitian or nutritionist; that said, this podcast is a collection of […]

By Jana
August 11, 2020

12 // Jessi Stensland, Freedom of the Beautiful Robot

Jessi Stensland, the creator of FeetFreex, a website designed to help people connect with their healthy, strong feet, and re-establish a connection with nature. Thanks for coming along with us to experience Jessi’s powerful journey and listen to the lessons she’s discovered along the way. She has deeply developed her relationship with her body in […]

By Jana
August 4, 2020

11 // Aaron Anderson Orthotics and Footbeds

Your feet are a critical component to the cycling experience. Proper alignment between feet and body is one of the keys to both power and comfort on a bike. Because of the repetitive motion of pedaling, any issues you might have are compounded by the thousands of kilometers you endure, and you can quickly exacerbate […]

By Jana
July 28, 2020

10 // Work-Life Balance in the Context of Cycling

Today on Cycling in Alignment we take a step back, off the bike, to focus on the alignment of your mental state. Every activity can be classified as “yin” or “yang” according to ancient Chinese philosophy. You’ve likely seen the interlaced black and white circle representative of this philosophy; the symbol illustrates how seemingly opposite […]

By Jana
July 21, 2020