Category Archive: Sports Science

Why you should be interested in Big Data in Professional Cycling

Below is a summary of the topics to be highlighted in our FREE 16 page ebook – ‘Innovations in Cycling Science through ‘Big Data’ – HERE . Huge investment will go into this area… Continue reading

Big Data in Procycling – Winning the ‘Arms Race’

Last month I released an ebook on Big Data and Cycling innovation Here If you found that interesting, why not sign up for future articles in our newsletter – here . As you will see the… Continue reading

Power output demands of competitive women’s road cycle racing

With the welcomed news yesterday of the La Course by Le Tour de France – a one day women’s competition (July 27th) staged hours before Tour riders race on the same circuit to finish the three-week… Continue reading

Endurance athletes need pain to pace themselves

Consider the majority. Most people find it hard to make the time or energy to work out at all, let alone train for a grueling endurance challenge – whether that’s a marathon, ultra… Continue reading

Breaking pain barrier through micro goal setting

‘Cycling is so hard, the suffering is so intense, that it’s absolutely cleansing. The pain is so deep and strong that a curtain descends over your brain… Once, someone asked me what pleasure… Continue reading

Drafting a Deca Ironman Training Plan – Part 1: A frank account at the start line

[Please note there is a little bit of self reflection below. This isn’t to look good (most of it looks bad anyway) but is more an honest statement of where I am and… Continue reading

Competing in Deca Ironman to demonstrate cardiac damage from (ultra) endurance sport

I must admit balancing training, full time work, starting up a website and perhaps the occasional bit of social life has been a little tricky. However, this is not to make excuses and… Continue reading

Reply to Times article – Rugby is in danger of becoming a sport for freaks

Alongside cycling, I am an avid rugby fan, but my brother is on a different level on insight into the game. I thought he would appreciate the blog post which is read by… Continue reading

Athlete Lab Lactate Threshold Training – building for the Deca Ironman

“For the longest time, everyone focused his or her training around max heart rate. Now we know lactate threshold is much more important. When you raise your LT, you can produce more power… Continue reading