Tag Archive: cycling

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

Painfully Beautiful.Paris-Roubaix: A Journey through Hell

“If they’re flicking on Paris-Roubaix for the first time they’re going to say – “What the hell? What kind of bike race is this?” It’s a cross between mountain biking, road racing and… Continue reading

Sports Big Data &Analytical Tattoos: Optimized Performance with Biosensors

Biosensory devices linked to smartphone apps have already become part of elite sports. Athletes & their performance coaches are using wearable technology to capture and communicate data – electrocardiography or pulse oximetry (a non-invasive way… Continue reading

An Evening with Deca & Triple Deca Ironmen

Last Monday evening, Enrico Varella organized a sharing session with Singapore’s only Deca-Ironman Dr Kua Harn Wei, and Triple-Deca-Ironman Wayne Kurtz at the Hotel Bayview. Phenomenal athletes; who’s achievements put alot of these triathlons to shame – ‘World’s… Continue reading

Richie Porte out of Giro;Wiggins still not in

  Richie Porte has been withdrawn from Team Sky’s squad for next months Giro d’Italia, due to a lack of preparation following a bout of gastroenteritis that saw him pull out of both Tirreno-Adriatico… Continue reading

Can Cancellara win next week at Paris-Roubaix

[Watching the race on Sunday? Check out our dedicated post – ‘Painfully Beautiful. Paris-Roubaix: A Journey through Hell‘] After 6 1/4 hours, Spartacus confirmed what we already knew – that he is one… Continue reading

Tour of Flanders Drinking Game

Well it is Sunday after all. If you have just smashed out a morning ride and fancy something a little harder than espresso, here is a drinking game to share for the big… Continue reading

Baptism by Fire – How will the Tour of Flanders play out?

“It’s a hard-man’s race, a true race, where you not only have to have strong legs, but be tactically smart,” Luca Paolini, Team Captain, Katusha [Note we only cover hard man/woman races at… Continue reading

Cycling Science in the Tour of Flanders – Cobbles & Breakaways

#CobbleScience – Click to Tweet I hope your Sunday is free, one of the most eagerly-anticipated races in professional cycling, the second of the five monuments and the biggest Flemish race of the year –… 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