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Ali’s Adventure – Getting Race Ready

I love this end of the game, the countdown to race day. Two weeks out and the sessions have got fun, and hard. But that’s the stuff I like, sounds a bit mad but I really enjoy the challenging sessions….

Lisa’s Journey, Week 48: Tuning Into Nature

The kids, dog and I decided to take an ANZAC day bush walk. It was such a beautiful day and I enjoyed walking the track I normally bike, because I got to see so much more! When I’m biking I…

Lisa’s Journey, Week 46: Holiday Time!

Wooohoo, last day of Term One! I love that feeling. I actually delete the alarm off my phone – not sure why, as you can obviously just turn it off. I think I just like to make a statement to…

Thursday Training Plan – 6 Week Functional Threshold Power (FTP) CYCLING Training Plan

“Training for excellence, with excellent training.” Functional Threshold Power (FTP) is a key determinant of cycling fitness. By enhancing your FTP by definition you will be a fitter, faster cyclist. You will increase your FTP by ~14.8% by following this…

Enhance Your Functional Threshold Power Over Winter

Winter is the perfect time to develop your Functional Threshold Power (FTP). Yesterday I hosted a webinar about how to Enhance Your Functional Threshold Power Over Winter.

Marcus gets Graperide success

Marcus Hull has been training with me on and off since 2004. Targeting cycling events such as Graperide and the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge. I caught up with him after the Graperide to ask him about why he got success…

Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 05 Mar 17

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Click on the images to link through to the article.

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