Tag Archive: athlete lab

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

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

Why indoor cycling is winning Kona, Tour de France & Olympic gold medals

[Mark Cavendish & Pete Kennaugh smashing it in indoor training] How effective is indoor equipment; indoor focused sessions in a cyclist’s training arsenal? Trainers, gym instructors, your mum always pipe on about the… Continue reading

Powerlevels / FTP: Pros vs Humans

Lets have a frank conversation, how good is good? What numbers do you have to post (in addition to a number of amateurs watching your number cross the finish line in front of… Continue reading

Joining the ‘Fight Club’ of cycling @AthleteLabSG

When I joined up to Athlete Lab I was intrigued by the session entitled ‘Fight Club’. The session description is as follows: ‘These intervals are designed to take you well into your anaerobic zones (dark… Continue reading

Top 10 cycle climbs in Britain-Why to train @AthleteLabLDN this January

This morning (and about an hour ago…) I got the true blunt trauma of Athlete Lab’s hill interval training or ‘New Castle Pain’ as it was known. BUT my progress has been staggering… Continue reading

‘Trial by Fire’ FTP test @athletelabSG

So I was warned this would be painful….perhaps a little tough…..what I didn’t expect was in the last 30secs (as you will see from the video above) is that I quite frankly didn’t… Continue reading

5 Reasons Cyclists Should Start Indoor Cycling

A perspective from Singapore – You’re a road cyclist in a small nation. It’s mostly flat, with a highest natural point of 166 metres. The weather is ok if you don’t get caught… Continue reading

1st of 10 Ironman distance routes confirmed for June 2014

Application accepted for the third edition of the Celtman Extreme Scottish Triathlon, taking place on June 28th 2014 in Wester Ross, Scotland. It is centred around the stunning Torridon mountains, with the 3.6km… 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