VQ MEMBER GAZETTE: SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, 2018

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • We will NOT have a Sunday outdoor ride this weekend due to the Chicago Triathlon and Race the Lake
  • The Maintenance Phase kicks off the week of August 28th with a P20 Have a friend you think would benefit from VQ? The Maintenance Phase is the perfect time to start!
  • Looking to improve your hydration strategy for these hot and humid conditions we've been experiencing? It might be time to find out what's in your sweat and measure your individual electrolyte need to ensure maximum hydration. Click here to learn more and book your appointment
  • Coming soon... The fall is quickly approaching! Stay tuned for announcements on:
    • Cyclocross Clinics with VQ Coach Geoff Siepker
    • End of the Road Season Celebration
    • Outdoor Cyclocross Rides
  • Heads up! All VQ locations will be closed on Monday, September 3rd for Labor Day
  • Sunday, September 23 - VQ 5 Hour Long Ride: Don't miss VQ's last long ride of the year! All power to weight ratios will start at 7:00am from VQ Highland Park for a 5 hour ride with an aid station at Bristol County Woods
  • VQ Discount Codes
    • 20% off Training Peaks premium account with promo code VQ15928

 

WEEK 9
INTENSITY 1 RIDE

WEEK 9
INTENSITY 2 RIDE

SATURDAY

VQ INTENSITY MIX

VQ WEEKLY OUTDOOR RIDES

25 | SAT


VQ Outdoor Intensity Ride
Ride Goal: AT work at Saunders
Start Location: VQ Highland Park
PtW Ratio of 3.1+ Start: 7:00am
PtW Ratio of 3.0- Start: 7:30am
Start Location: VQ Highland Park
Ride Length: 2 hours

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26 | SUN


No VQ Outdoor Rides

VQ Event: Chicago Triathlon

VQ Event: Race the Lake

LOOKING AHEAD

As endurance athletes we narrow our focus on power zones, functional threshold, and heart rate. We want these metrics to be higher so we can ride faster, longer, and harder. However, these are only a small piece of the puzzle. To achieve maximum performance we need to accurately understand how each individual athlete performs at the highest efficiency.

 

Vision Quest is the exclusive Midwest partner with INSCYD, a revolutionary training program that breaks down an athletes performance to a fundamental level that allows us to better predict performance. Through the use of metabolic testing, athletes can reach a higher level of performance that previously provided with a threshold test. The world's top athletes are using metabolic testing because it has been scientifically proven to be more accurate than most conventional training programs.

   

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

 

8/12: Ironman Steelhead 70.3

 

8/18: VQ Naperville Ride

 

8/19: VQ 4.5 hour ride

 

8/26: Race the Lake

 

8/26: Chicago Triathlon

 

 

 

9/3: VQ Closed for Labor Day

 

9/7-9: VQ LOTOJA Event Package

9/9: VQ Event - Ironman Wisconsin

 

10/30: VQ Transition Phase Starts