Tag Archives: Endurance

Theory of Planning your Training Program

In order for an athlete to be competitive at the specific times during the sporting calendar an athlete needs to be organized and take time to plan their calendar for competition and testing. The calendar has to be simple suggestive … Continue reading

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FATIGUE FORENSIC: WHAT REALLY MAKES YOU SLOW DOWN

Fatigue Forensic: What really slow you down! Traditionally, cyclists have viewed fatigue as an inescapably muscular event – a situation in which muscles are simply unable to function with a desired level of force production. However, new research indicates that … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Improving Recovery

Here are a few little tips to improve your recovery after training hard. At the end of your workout slow down to a Low Intensity. Don’t stop but ease down in your effort and allow lactic acid to clear. In cold … Continue reading

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Overtraining- what do lactate curves tell us?

Overtraining- what do lactate curves tell us? Asker E.Jeukendrup MSc  and Matthijs K.C. Hesselink MSc Department of Human Biology, University of Maastricht, Th eNetherlands In a cyclist ,competing at national and international level, submaximal lactate concentrations were initialy interpreted as … Continue reading

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VO2 max may not be reached during a ramp test!

This is an interesting piece of research which really has implications on those of you using ramp tests for a parameter generating tool for zone calculation in your training program. http://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Abstract/2012/08000/V_O2max_May_Not_Be_Reached_during_Exercise_to.16.aspx

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Professional Cyclists Bike Strength Training

Strength Training on the Bike Over the years there has been numerous discussion regarding strength training for the cyclist. Some advise the weights room, some advise plyometrics and some advise on the bike strength training. Today I’m going to outline … Continue reading

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EFFECTS OF AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC TRAINING PROTOCOLS ON 4000M

This is a Thesis which was submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the Louisiana State University Department of Kinesiology. http://etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd-11112004-093751/unrestricted/Cheramie_thesis.pdf

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Educational read for those of you self prescribing your own traing plans.

http://www.freewebs.com/velodynamics2/modelplan.pdf

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“iMuscle” App (Nova Series)

“iMuscle” app We’ve just got the electronic press kit for the new “imuscle” app. Looks pretty cool and seem to provide a good tracking capability of progress. I’ve posted a few screen layouts as we are still waiting on the program … Continue reading

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Study shows massage reduces inflammation following strenous exercise and promotes growth of new mitochondria

Researchers from Buck Institute for Research on Aging and McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario have published a paper in the (Feb 1st 2012 Ed.) Science Transitional Medicine Journal on the effects of massage on reducing inflammation following strenuous exercise and on new mitochondrial growth. … Continue reading

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