Tag Archive: triathlon

A 3 step plan: Why quitting your job & doing an endurance race is good for your career

[If you are a keen endurance athlete, why not sign up to our monthly newsletter? HERE] Before we jump into the ‘Plan’ In the last few weeks I have been asked several times; I… 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 [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

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

Highlights of 2013 World Ironman Championship, Kona, Hawaii

Training hard for a place at the Ironman World Championships in Kona? Well here is a little bit of inspiration I found from 2013, race highlights: Interested in training for extreme endurance sport… Continue reading

Top 5 blogs for Procycling

‘The Beauty of Cycling’ – With 27,000 followers this site is Alongside race results, interviews with procyclists and articles on cycling history, you will receive informative & unique commentary on what’s new in… 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

Indoor cycling crossword

Thought I would do something a little bit different today – also an attempt to quiz the coaches at Athlete Lab because they put me to the sword on 4hours of Sufferfest videos yesterday… Continue reading

25 of the Best Cycling/Triathlon Quotes you have never heard

Mainly because I sit on a bike next to this quote all day in Athlete Lab and to give a bit of motivation to hit the training hard after winter flu, I pulled out 20… Continue reading