Articles

Physiology, Training & Performance

Sport Psychology &
Mental Training

You're Not Bonking, You're Dehydrated!
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 23, 2012]

A Time to Rest
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 23, 2012]

Cycling: Making the Case for Cross‐Training
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 23, 2012]

Fitting Tips: Small Changes Make a Big Difference
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 21, 2011]

It's in Your Hands Now
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 20, 2011]

By the Seat of Your Shorts
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 19, 2010]

Start at the Foot to Reach the Peak Fit
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 18, 2010]

Optimize Training When Not Training
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 17, 2010]

Fitting Body and Bike
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 16, September, 2009]

Force it, Use Strength or Muscle the Gear?
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 15, May 1, 2009]

Winter Knees and Cycling
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 14, January 15, 2009]

Cycling in Wet Weather
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 11, February 1, 2008]

Build for Success
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 11, February 1, 2008]

The Heart of the Matter - Heart Rate Explained
[February, 2008]

What is Good Pedaling Technique?
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 8, October 25, 2006]

Yoga for Peak Performance
[Pacific Sun, September 12, 2006]

Lactic Acid and Exercise Performance: Culprit or Friend?
[Cairns SP. (2006) Sports Med: 36(4):279-91.]

Acupuncture for Athletes
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 6, October 25, 2005]

Winter and Healthy Body Mass
[Holistic Performance Newsletter, Vol. 6, October 25, 2005]

Leap Large Hills in a Single Bound [Climbing]
[Velo News, Vol. 34/No. 9, May 23, 2005]

Optimize Your Training off the Bike [Recovery]
[Velo News, Vol. 34/No. 7, April 25, 2005]

Making the Most of Muscle: There's more than slow- and fast-twitch
[Velo News, Vol. 33/No. 19, December 20, 2004]

Biochemistry of Exercise-induced Metabolic Acidosis
[Robergs, R. A., F. Ghiasvand, and D. Parker. (2004) Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 287:R502-516]

Lactate & Lactic Acid: Are We Listening to Exercise Science?
[Pt. 1]

[Velo News, Vol. 33/No. 8, May 31, 2004]

Why are we Measuring Lactate?
[Pt. 2]

[Velo News, Vol. 33/No. 11, July 12, 2004]

Lactate or Performance Threshold
[Pt. 3]

[Velo News, Vol. 33/No. 13, August 16, 2004]

Lactate & Lactic Acid: Dispelling the Myths
[cyclingnews.com/2004]

Making a Difference in Your Mental Fitness
[PezCyclingNews.com, Jan, 2012]

Improving Your Sleep
[PezCyclingNews.com, October, 2011]

Recovering from Injury
[PezCyclingNews.com, June, 2011]

Living With the Risk of Crashing
[PezCyclingNews.com, May, 2011]

When Things Don't Go Your Way
[PezCyclingNews.com, March, 2011]

How Much is Too Much?
[PezCyclingNews.com, February, 2011]

Visualization
[PezCyclingNews.com, November, 2010]

Desire
[PezCyclingNews.com, October, 2010]

The Other Side of Competition
[PezCyclingNews.com, September, 2010]

Leading and Following
[PezCyclingNews.com, August, 2010]

Balancing the life of pro and coach
[MoreMarin.com, July, 2010]

Supporting Yourself
[PezCyclingNews.com, July, 2010]

The Importance of Being Supported
[PezCyclingNews.com, June, 2010]

Just what is a sports psychologist anyway?
[MoreMarin.com, April, 2010]

Get the Most from a Coach
[PezCyclingNews.com, March, 2010]

The Mind of a Mentally Fit EuroPro
[PezCyclingNews.com, February, 2010]

Higher Power?
[PezCyclingNews.com, January, 2010]

Seize the Moment in Your Race
[PezCyclingNews.com, December, 2009]

Beginnerís Mind, Part 2
[PezCyclingNews.com, November, 2009]

Beginnerís Mind, Part 1
[PezCyclingNews.com, October, 2009]

Choosing to Compete
[PezCyclingNews.com, September, 2009]

How Bad Do You Have to Be?
[PezCyclingNews.com, July, 2009]

How Good Do You Have to Be?
[PezCyclingNews.com, June, 2009]

Moving Forward by Letting Go, Part 2
[PezCyclingNews.com, May, 2009]

Moving Forward by Letting Go
[PezCyclingNews.com, April, 2009]

The Mind of A Mentally Fit Pro, Pt 2
[PezCyclingNews.com, February, 2009]

Recovering from Crashes - Part 2
[PezCyclingNews.com, January, 2009]

Recovering from Crashes - Part 1
[PezCyclingNews.com, November, 2008]

Assessing Your Mental Fitness
[PezCyclingNews.com, October, 2008]

The Power of Cyclotherapy
[PezCyclingNews.com, September, 2008]

Integrating Body and Mind
[PezCyclingNews.com, August, 2008]

Comparing Yourself with Others
[PezCyclingNews.com, July, 2008]

Setting and Challenging Limits
[PezCyclingNews.com, June, 2008]

Building Self-Confidence
[PezCyclingNews.com, May, 2008]

Physiology, sport psychology, training & performance for Whole Athletes

Whole Athlete coaches have published several articles and are often consulted on fitness related topics in the media.

Managing Your Will to Succeed
[PezCyclingNews.com, April, 2008]

Self Awareness
[PezCyclingNews.com, March, 2008]

The Mind of A Mentally Fit Pro
[PezCyclingNews.com, February, 2008]

Breathe!
[PezCyclingNews.com, February, 2008]

Self-Interest & Cooperation
[PezCyclingNews.com, January, 2008]

Beating the Winter Blues
[PezCyclingNews.com, December, 2007]

Handling Pressure
[PezCyclingNews.com, November, 2007]

Coaching Teens
[NorCal High MTB League Presentation, October, 2007]

Sustaining Motivation
[PezCyclingNews.com, October, 2007]

Recovering from Injury
[PezCyclingNews.com, August, 2007]

Suffering
[PezCyclingNews.com, July, 2007]

Communication
[PezCyclingNews.com, June, 2007]

Concentration
[PezCyclingNews.com, May, 2007]

Managing Emotions
[PezCyclingNews.com, May, 2007]

Positive Self Talk
[PezCyclingNews.com, March, 2007]

Goal-Setting
[PezCyclingNews.com, February, 2007]

Five Core Skills - Overview
[PezCyclingNews.com, January, 2007]

 
Velo Veneto Ciclismo Italiano - Whole AthleteNorCal High School Mountain Bike Racing League - Whole AthleteNICA - Whole AthleteVelo Development Foundation - Junior and Espoir Development - Whole Athlete Cycling TeamMarin Natural Medicine ClinicJohn Tacchi, CMT