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Do Fast Start Intervals Make For Fast Times?

For shorter time trial efforts like the track kilometre, pacing with a fast start results in the fastest overall times. What about intervals? Should you pace them evenly or are there greater training benefits by pacing them with a fast start?

Take the Relative Energy Deficiency Sport (REDS) Survey

Relative Energy Deficiency - Sports, or RED-S, is one of the biggest emerging themes within sports nutrition. It is more than just a matter of insufficient calorie intake and it affects both males and females. It may also strongly contribute to over-reaching and overtraining. The top researchers in this field are conducting an international survey and need your help.

How To Use Heart Rate Variability DURING Training

We have talked about using heart rate variability to guide your training program. Today, let’s talk about how to use HRV during your training with one of the newest tools in sports science now: detrended fluctuation analysis alpha 1 (DFA-alpha1)!

How To Add Skill to Your Strength Training

Last month we spoke about the importance of intent, and purposeful movement in your strength training practice, and how these should be the guiding factors, not just adding weight week to week, or more repetitions per set. This month we will focus on knowing when to progress the weights. It’s not always as black and white as we’d like.

Surviving Allergy Attacks For Cyclists

Ahhhhh - it’s spring-time once again. Especially for those living in northern climates, the weather is warming up, the snow is off the roads and it’s time to enjoy riding outside. But it’s also time for local flora to come out of their winter hibernation and re-activate seasonal allergies - here's some help.

5 Build Phase Mistakes & How To Fix Them

It’s that time of year for many cyclists: our base training period is ending and we’re moving into the “build phase".  But these five common mistakes can stop your progress, so here's what to watch for and how to keep your training on track.