Author Archives: The Athlete Clinic

About The Athlete Clinic

Coaching & Athlete Services including, Coaching, Fitness & Physiological Testing, Physical Therapy, Orthopaedic Sports Massage & Injury Management, Strength & Conditioning, Athlete & Group Development Programs, Research & Development Programs

Combined Glucose Ingestion and Mouth Rinsing Improves Sprint Cycling Performance

This study investigated whether combined ingestion and mouth rinsing with a carbohydrate solution could improve maximal sprint cycling performance. Twelve competitive male cyclists ingested 100 ml of one of the following solutions 20 min before exercise in a randomized double-blinded … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lab ‘v’ Field Testing.

“No significant difference” Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the level of agreement between laboratory-based estimates of critical power (CP) and results taken from a novel field test. Subjects were fourteen trained cyclists (age 40±7 yrs; body … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

10 Tips to help your Preparation for 2017

1. Get the calendar out! Have a look back at 2016 and pick out the races you completed and in particular the ones you enjoyed and though you might have won or done better in. Pick out a couple and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Training | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Pre Christmas Training Camp 2014

—————-Fully Booked——————– —–Details of next Camp to be released next week—–   Following on from the success of our 2012, 2013 and early 2014 training camps we are delighted to offer our training camp in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria for the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Some pictures from the Junior European Championships 2014 in Switzerland

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How to Train Like a Pro!

I have been involved in national and international level sports both as an athlete and coach since 1980 with 28 of those years spent coaching athletes from gymnasts to pro tour cyclists and a  variety in between. As a certified … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Critical Power and Anaerobic Capacity of Grand Cycling Tour Winners

  Link to full article: Critical Power & Anaerobic Capacity of Grand Tour Winners

Rate this:

Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Protein ingestion before sleep improves postexercise overnight recovery.

Abstract INTRODUCTION: The role of nutrition in modulating postexercise overnight recovery remains to be elucidated. We assessed the effect of protein ingestion immediately before sleep on digestion and absorption kinetics and protein metabolism during overnight recovery from a single bout … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Milk ingestion stimulates net muscle protein synthesis following resistance exercise.

Abstract PURPOSE: Previous studies have examined the response of muscle protein to resistance exercise and nutrient ingestion. Net muscle protein synthesis results from the combination of resistance exercise and amino acid intake. No study has examined the response of muscle … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Training | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Feed your genes: How our genes respond to the foods we eat?

How our genes respond to the foods we eat? What if you could answer this question at a molecular level — what if you could find out how our genes respond to the foods we eat, and what this does … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment