As a coach for FTP Training Sarah Hunter is often asked ‘should I buy a power meter’? The answer, as with most training related questions is never clear cut, so she says ‘it depends’. Read more
There's always special credit and kudos given to a good climber ... the one who vanishes from sight like vapor. In this fascinating and helpful article coach David Heatley gives us his tips on better climbing.
Want to spend a long weekend living and training like a pro? Nero Racing are hosting a unique 'Performance Coaching Race Preparation Camp' in Jindabyne in October.
On a recent visit to the MegaBike store in Adelaide we enjoyed coffee and a chat with Claud Altin. In this video interview he talks training advice and general tips for those taking part in Gran Fondo cycling events such as the Clare Classic.
Our genes tell the body how to build certain proteins which lead to eye colour, height, enzymes or even personality, therefore they possibly contribute to athletic ability and nutrition metabolism -
For many of us when precious bike time comes up it’s tempting to kit up, check the tyres, and start rolling. But it’s important to remember that stretching and preparing your body can make a big difference to performance.
Want to be a stronger, fitter and faster rider? Of course you do. Here we list our top 5 tips to help you make the most of post-ride recovery. Yes, time on the beanbag or couch can be just as important as cadence!
Cyclists ride their bikes at every single opportunity they get right? Not always ... We recently spoke with Clare Classic Event Ambassador on the importance of recovery and his response may surprise you.
“Ride to the numbers, not to fatigue – our programmes are about training wisely,” super fit 63yo Altin said, as we discussed training and preparation for South Australia’s Clare Classic on April 8.
In this third article, I'll be discussing how to benchmark and measure your power data to provide feedback on the efficacy of your training. Also the type of training to focus on, for your preferred discipline, so that you can be more efficient and effective when training with a power meter.
If you think that maybe you cut some corners with your base training over the past few months then just stick at it a little bit longer, then begin the next phase of your training when you know you’re ready.
Hamish Gorman explains exactly what you're doing when you train with a power meter and the benefits of analysing your power output.
Training with power is technical, but does bring results. David Heatley dives in the deep end, explaining the difference between heart rate and power training, and how to set up your power zones.
We all know riders who relish it when the road begins to tilt skyward. They may not necessarily be built like whippets, and in some cases they may not even be that great at climbing, but they seem to enjoy it nonetheless.
Ok so you have built up your fitness to be able to cover 100km on the bike. This is a great start but what does it take to go to the next level?Here are a couple of my tips to help you out.