Hunter Allen Book Tour in Texas
November 14, 2019
Austin, TX: November, 14, 2019: Pioneering cycling endurance coach Hunter Allen, co-developer of TrainingPeaks and CEO of Peaks Coaching Group, will be speaking in Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston as part of a book tour promoting the newly released 3rd edition of the industry smashing Training and Racing with a Power Meter.
“Texas has become a major supporter of endurance sports in recent decades,” says Hunter Allen. “And it’s a great honor to be asked to speak about the very ideas and principles that have shaped so much of modern-day training and racing, not only on the road, but other sports as well like gravel, CX and MTB.”
- Dec 4–DFW, TX
Bicycles Inc (Hurst) – 6:30p
- Dec 5–Austin, TX
Bicycle Sport Shop (Lamar) – 6:30p
- Dec 6–San Antonio, TX
Bicycle Heaven (Colonnade) – 7:30p
- Dec 7–San Antonio, TX
Ride Away Bicycles (Huebner Oaks) – 6:30p
- Dec 8–Houston, TX
Northwest Cycling Club – TBD
- Dec 9–Houston, TX
Shama Cycles – 5:30p
Hunter is in Texas from December 4 through December 9 promoting the newest edition of the book that, most would say, has launched a new era in the sport of cycling; Training and Racing with a Power Meter (TRWPM). The new edition will be available for purchase at the speaking events, and Hunter will have a limited number of autographed copies as well.
Since the last edition of TRWPM, there has been almost ten years of new data. The data does two things: further verify the science behind the earlier editions and simultaneously point to new, exciting areas of research.
Topics to be discussed at the Texas events:
- The latest power metrics: FRC, Pmax, mFTP, Power Duration Curve, and more
- Discussion of the new power tools chapter: Learn how power is measured from each power meter
- Discussion of the science behind the latest in power training metrics.
- Methods of power duration testing, a new testing method to pinpoint weaknesses for a variety of short- and long-distance race formats
- Training plans to raise your Functional Threshold Power
- New case studies: Masters and Triathlon
First published in 2006, Training and Racing with a Power Meter is the pioneering, cutting-edge guide that makes it possible for any rider to exploit the incredible value of any power meter. Coach Hunter Allen and exercise physiologists Drs. Andy Coggan and Stephen McGregor show how to use a power meter to profile your strengths and weaknesses, how to measure fitness and fatigue, how to optimize your daily workouts, how to peak for races, and how to set and adjust your racing strategy while you are racing.
About Hunter Allen
Legendary cycling coach Hunter Allen is the co-author of Training and Racing with a Power Meter, which has sold over 120,000 copies and is available in over 20 languages. He co-authored Cutting-Edge Cycling and co-developed the industry-standard TrainingPeaks’ WKO+ software. The 3rd edition of Training and Racing with a Power Meter was released in early 2019, offering even more pioneering insight to the principles of power training.
Widely known as one of the top experts in the world in coaching endurance athletes using power meters, Hunter Allen’s goal has always been to teach athletes how to maximize their training and racing potential through professional analysis of their power data. This goes hand in hand with his philosophy that a power meter helps athletes discover their true strengths and weaknesses, quantitatively assess their training improvements, and refine and maximize the focus of their training.
About Peaks Coaching Group
In 1996 after retiring from professional cycling, Hunter Allen founded Peaks Coaching Group, and has partnered with some of the bike industries most pioneering companies, such as Saris and PowerTap. In 2017 PCG partnered with CVR World Cup to create training plans for riders specifically to use in Zwift and held the first real-world/Zwift fantasy camp and race at the Velodrome in southern California.
It’s now 2019 and Peaks Coaching Group has affiliate locations in China, Brazil, Japan, and Germany.
The cycling world continues to evolve and Peaks Coaching Group, with our great partners and sponsors, is at the forefront of data-driven training!