|Posted by Christina on May 19, 2018 at 9:45 AM||comments (4)|
From Christina Gokey-Smith:
I strive to teach my clients not to give any special treatment to a national title race. It’s another race and the focus is still on the process. Focusing on the end result derails us off the path we work so hard to stay on. It’s the daily work, the daily grind, both physically and mentally, that these athletes work on. Success means sticking to the process. Every. Single. Day. I understand life happens and gets in the way at what see...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christina on May 19, 2017 at 4:40 PM||comments (0)|
I am writing this on my return flight home from Speed Week with my new team for 2017: Papa John’s presented by Trek. (No, no, I am not eating the pizza quite yet but soon they will be introducing a gluten-free option.) Each of the women on my team are really strong riders and I’m leaving the start of our season excited for what is to come. Our time at Speed Week was fairly successful, however, we didn’t get the overall win. In my mind, that gives us the opportunity to learn ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christina on March 9, 2017 at 2:20 PM||comments (1)|
What's your favorite healthy breakfast? Christina's go to morning meal is dairy-free and gluten-free pancakes. Simple, delicious fuel for training rides or races.
1 3/4 cup of Bob's Red Mill Pancake Mix
1 cup of Rice Milk
1/2 cup of Water
2 TB of Coconut Oil
1 TB of Honey
2 Scoops of Pure Bone Broth Protein
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|Posted by Christina on March 9, 2017 at 2:05 PM||comments (0)|
by Derrick Birdsall
It’s a question I’ve been getting a lot lately. Let’s face it… at nearly 50 years old now, many of my peers are getting ready to retire (some already have!), or are settling down to life with the grandkids.
Contrary to that, I’m pretty much constantly sore from the grind of daily training on the bike, and throw in the occasional crash and there are definitely days when I’m limping around.
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|Posted by Christina on February 12, 2017 at 6:20 PM||comments (0)|
There’s something romantic and almost like a fairytale about the type of person who shows up out of nowhere with little to no experience and dominates the competition. As humans, we are drawn to the idea that talent – an inherited ability that we don’t work for – is the key to an athlete’s success. We love to celebrate and praise the people we see who are “naturals.” But what if there’s more to the story? What if winning and exceling is actua...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christina on January 16, 2015 at 3:55 PM||comments (0)|
As most athletes we've learned through College nutrition classes thinking a certain way of how to fuel our bodies. Carbs, Carbs ; more Carbs.. I know this is how most of us athletes are fueled. I am not saying that all carbs are bad. What I do know, is if it makes you feel better , perform better then you must be onto something. Each person is very unique and this should not be any different when it comes to what we eat. What works for me may not work for you.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Christina on July 22, 2013 at 5:15 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Christina on February 11, 2013 at 10:25 PM||comments (0)|
Mentoring Program for female cyclist.
If you know of a female cyclist who may benefit from this program. Please Contact Christina
|Posted by Christina on August 14, 2011 at 9:45 PM||comments (0)|
Congrats to client, Rick Kelley for well exceeding his goals . He worked hard and it paid off!!
|Posted by Christina on December 19, 2010 at 6:57 PM||comments (0)|
Congrats to Justin Wallace! Cat-2 State Champ, raced again in the Cat-1 and placed 5th
Justin placed 2nd in the Age based the following day. (behind Fawley)
Congrats to Spears!!! Cat-3 State Champ