New bike project

For next season, I will be racing on a new bike! My Trek TTX has been a great bike, and I plan to keep it and ride it still.  If I am going to race an event under UCI regulations, I will need it anyway.   Technology and bike design has progressed quite a bit over the...

Environmental physiology and you…

Indoor and outdoor environmental physiology plays a large role in athletic performance. Excess thermal energy, and it’s removal from the body, is what we will be dealing with in this post. The human body is an amazing thing, however approximately 75% of the...

A long time in the making…

I have finally had time to rebuild Moyerland.com using a more modern architecture. It has a new look, actually works with mobile devices and it is far easier for me to update and maintain.  The site is still a work in progress, and I am still going through and finding...

Recovery

As athletes, we all need recovery to allow the body to adapt; to become stronger and more fit.  The period of time between workouts is when glycogen can be re-synthesized and restocked in the muscles and liver. The body also repairs damaged tissues, strengthens...

Long term improvement?

An interesting read, Mark Allen was one of the most consistently successful athletes at Kona. Mark Allen From “Lore of Running, Fourth Edition” by Timothy D. Noakes, MD, DSc (p.454-460)   All of the athletes included in this chapter achieved...