The Runner's Edge

Matt Fitzgerald’s High Tech Periodisation for a Runner’s Edge

Matt Fitzgerald has written numerous books around enhancing performance for both runners and triathletes. In his The Runner’s Edge book that he wrote with Stephen McGregor he describes using TrainingPeak’s Performance Management Chart (PMC) to manage periodisation and also optimise performance.

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Giving the Coach the Finger

I want my athletes to give me the finger, and often. Actually I look for it in about 80% of their workouts. And I encourage it. I’ve been describing it like this to myself for a few years. The idea of this article has also been floating around my head for just as long. I just haven’t verbalised it to anyone….so excuse me if this seems a bit of a weird context 😃

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Mike’s Middle Distance Magic: Sometimes surprises happen!

Well what’s happened this week! Started the usual way, some good sessions, the run was really good 4 x 6 mins at 8:20 per mile…

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Lisa’s Journey, Week 41: Is The Grass Greener On The Other Side…?

I promised myself I’d have a better week this week. I’d really get stuck in and make my ‘Training Peaks (TP) pie graph nice and green. Turn of events is seeming like this may not happen. I try not to let it get to me, but it is super frustrating, especially when you know you have an event coming up, but sometimes that’s just life.

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Ali’s Adventure – Balancing The Parent Thingy

I have my two amazing daughters 50/50 with their dad and it’s hard. I miss them.  They truly are my everything. I enjoy being a mum more than anything in this world and it’s the thing I am most proud of accomplishing in my entire life. When I was first thrown into this situation, it was very trying.  The weeks without them seemed to take forever to go by. As time has gone on, I now look at the weeks without them as the weeks I can go ‘big’ on training.

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Functional Threshold Power

Thursday Training Plan: Functional Threshold Power (FTP) CYCLING Training Plan (Intermediate 6 week Plan – Start Any Monday

Functional Threshold Power (FTP) is a key determinant of cycling fitness. By enhancing your FTP by definition you will be a fitter, faster cyclist.

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2018 Tour de France

2018 Tour de France Stage 6 Power Analysis

With Training Peaks publishing the power profiles for some of the professionals riding the Tour de France this year, I’ve taken some time to look…

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2018 Tour de France Stage 4 Power Analysis

With Training Peaks publishing the power profiles for some of the professionals riding the Tour de France this year, I’ve taken some time to look…

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2018 Tour de France Stage 03 TTT Power Analysis

With Training Peaks publishing the power profiles for some of the professionals riding the Tour de France this year, I’ve taken some time to look…

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Tour de France

2018 Tour de France Stage 02 Power Analysis

With Training Peaks publishing the power profiles for some of the professionals riding the Tour de France this year, I’ve taken some time to look…

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