This January marked a big personal milestone for me. I was finally able to donate blood after 25+ years. Let’s take a look at my training response before and after blood donation to see how it impacted my training.
The digital era has arrived in many different aspects of our lives. Heart rate variability has become a sexy new measure – here's how it can help your daily training.
With the increased availability of usable power measuring devices, heart rate (HR) as a tool for measuring intensity may seem demoted to “option #2.” However, heart rate remains the financial and practical mainstay for most cyclists today, so it’s important to understand its strengths and limitations. One thing to keep in mind is how to deal with the potential variability in day-to-day heart rate response…