April 10, 2021Athlete Availability in TrainingPeaks Premium
TrainingPeaks have added a new Premium feature: Athletes Availability. This enables Athletes to add their training availability to their TrainingPeaks calendar and therefore streamlining the planning process and saving both Athletes and Coaches time in avoiding ...Read more
March 26, 20215 Reasons why you might gain weight when you take up running.
It’s a well trodden path, even before the additional challenges presented by lockdowns and the virus, you decide you need need to lose some weight so you are going to become more active. And to do that you are going to take up running. But wait… What is ...Read more
March 17, 2021How to Run Faster – for absolute beginners
“In the beginning it is usually about the distance… ” Of course I’m talking about runners! For many people starting out in running, achieving a 5k run is often the goal. Having achieved that (not inconsiderable milestone), the next goal is ...Read more
March 10, 2021Rowing for Runners & Cyclists?
Variety is apparently the spice of life, and as far as developing fitness and performance goes I am inclined to agree. Of course if you want to be a more efficient runner then you absolutely need to run. Same goes for cycling. HOWEVER, by adding complimentary forms ...Read more
March 7, 2021Understanding VO2 Max and how to improve it.
It happened again this morning, the scientists behind the scenes at Garmin confirmed (once again I might add!) that I am indeed “superior”! But friends and regular followers will of course already know that 😉 In seriousness though, what can we learn from VO2 ...Read more
February 25, 2021Are you missing out on Strava Perks?
If you are a Strava Premium member, nowadays just called a subscriber, have you viewed the included additional services recently? If not you might be missing out on some worthwhile freebies that could more than justify the cost of subscription. For instance, free ...Read more
February 8, 2021Returning to sports post COViD-19
Thankfully the majority of people that contract COViD-19 will survive and for a significant number it will only cause mild symptoms if indeed any at all. However, as you will be aware this is a disease of the respiratory system and there is a lack of clarity at ...Read more
February 4, 2021Small Simple Habits Equal Big Changes
I write this in February, albeit a “different” February to normal as the UK is still in the throws of resolving the global pandemic, but similar to any other February in that it tends to be the graveyard of New Years Resolutions. I think we can agree ...Read more
January 30, 20215 Tips To Get The Best From a Free Generic Training Plan
In a world where every runner / cyclist and duathlete is identical in EVERY way, then a single generic training plan, downloaded for “free”, would be a great solution. Where every athlete is made using the same cookie cutter, and remains perfectly ...Read more