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Coaching Cycling

Getting to grips with the Turbo

A week into having borrowed a friends turbo and I am a convert! I can see that a turbo is not just for Winter but a great addition to all year round training. Imagine that many people are now shaking their heads… I’m not suggesting that it will replace riding outside (of course not that […]

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Coaching Swimming

CSS and the three bears

Having bought my new toys it only seemed reasonable to learn how to use them (well an estimation anyway!) … With the help of the Internet, the power of Google and some witch like incantations, I worked out that my Critical Swim Speed might be 2:19 therefore meaning that Mode 2 on my timer would […]

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Cycling

Garmin Vector – Stupidly fiddly!!

Tried to do the most simple of maintenance tasks today, simply to change the batteries in my Garmin Vector 3 peddles. Hardly requires a degree in Mechanical Engineering right? Well hours later I had to confess I was beaten 🙁

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Coaching Swimming

CSS – How to work it out

Having experimented with my little tempo timer (for that read pressed some buttons and set a random time), I quickly concluded that I needed to get some proper information about what to do with it and how to build some training sessions around it. The joys of being a newbie and also self coached! But […]