Category Archive: Cycling Training

Constant Attacks & Never Quitting; ‘Shut Up, Legs!’ Why we changed our name

[The blog will be moving to http://www.Shutup-legs.com over the Easter break, just note it isn’t quite up yet; want our launch newsletter? Might even get a few words from the Great Jens Voigt!] Jens… Continue reading

Top 10 Pro Cyclists on Strava – want to see how high the bar is?

[If you love this stuff & other stories about endurance athletes smashing themselves, why not sign up to our monthly newsletter – HERE] Strava, a website and app, has brilliantly tapped the power of… Continue reading

Use of heart rate monitors by endurance athletes: Lessons from Triathletes

  Monitoring our heart’s physiological response to changes in exercise intensity during physical activity – that’s a fancy way of saying your heart rate going up & down – can be used as… Continue reading

Getting into Track Cycling – Dedicated post for UK schools

  [This is a dedicated post for a UK School Sports organization. However details on the sport are of course relevant globally and I hope you are encouraged to take up this great… Continue reading

Closer look at the decisive day in Tour of Britain – Stage 3,The Tumble summit finish

Last night the 8 stages of the 2014 Tour of Britain was announced, with a gruelling 3rd stage arguably going to be the decisive moment for the GC win. The Guardian summed the announcement up… Continue reading

Using Heart Rate to measure training adaptation and fatigue

Over the last few weeks I have been using the MIO Alpha heart rate sports watch (no body strap needed) to monitor my training progress and prevent burnout. Now like many athletes you… Continue reading

The Power Post – What it takes to be a fast cyclist

“It’s about as much time in the saddle as possible. The more you ride the better you get. It’s as simple as that. Once you get that big engine you go more into… Continue reading

Preview: 10 Innovations that will change elite cycling performance in Rio 2016 (ebook coming soon)

[This is a preview for our upcoming ebook on innovation in elite cycling performance. If you want to get the full document on its release, please sign up to our monthly newsletter] In the mold… Continue reading

How to Train For An Ironman Triathlon [2/2]

Following Part 1 of How to Train for An Ironman Triathlon, which gave a basic 6 month training plan, key take-home points for in sync weight training & nutrition plus specific training to ‘break the… Continue reading

How To Train For An Ironman Triathlon [1/2]

So you have finally committed and signed up to the Ironman Triathlon – good job, you won’t regret it. But you still don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you even struggled through… Continue reading