Tag Archive: 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

Phelps Comeback: 10 Most Successful Athletic Comebacks

[Like endurance sport? What the latest news, science and quite frankly a good collection of articles on how athletes smash themselves in training? Sign up to our monthly newsletter – HERE] In a press… 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

Final of #BeroccaChallenge today; Meet 3x TdF Green Jersey winner

So I must admit I have been a bit distracted by this beast of a competition which runs alongside the OCBC Cycle Singapore 2014 festival (it has 11,000 cyclists, its huge – grab your bike… Continue reading

Sex and training – Do cyclists have to sacrifice more than Saturday morning lie-ins?

Athletes and coaches the world over have long subscribed to the belief that it’s best to abstain from sex before athletic competitions.Boxing legend Muhammad Ali allegedly abstained from sex a month and a… 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

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

Short term sprint interval vs traditional endurance training

Trying to balance ultra cycling training and a 9-5 job is difficult. Many riders have heard of the benefits of indoor training – intensity, measuring power improvements, strength endurance, etc – hence the… 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