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How I got more aero with increasing pads by 10mm!
24 Feb

How I got more aero with increasing pads by 10mm!

24th February 2017 Read More

How I got more aero with increasing pads by 10mm!

By James Walsgrove

Well after spending a couple of sessions doing triathlon I have decided to switch to timetrialling so work on my position became more important! I attended the Retul triathlon/TT fit course at Physiohaus  and conveniently was used as a case study which was great for me. I was not happy with my position as looked …

Test your fitness for Swim, Bike and Run
11 Oct

Test your fitness for Swim, Bike and Run

11th October 2016 Read More

Test your fitness for Swim, Bike and Run

By James Walsgrove

It is important to regularly test your fitness to monitor your improvements and also provide information about your strength & weaknesses so your training plan can be adapted. The follow tests are great to do at the start of any training plan and serve as a baseline for your training zones/pace. Swim The measurement used …

5 simple tips to ride your fastest Time Trial
6 Sep

5 simple tips to ride your fastest Time Trial

6th September 2016 Read More

5 simple tips to ride your fastest Time Trial

By James Walsgrove

Many of us share a common goal of improving our time trial time, however, don’t know how to go about doing so. They don’t call time trials “The Race of Truth” for nothing; it is the most simple form of bike racing as it’s just you against the clock.  Time trials are great training sessions …

Does reverse periodization work?
21 Aug

Does reverse periodization work?

21st August 2016 Read More

Does reverse periodization work?

By James Walsgrove

For many of you out there you may never have heard of periodisation let alone reverse periodisation. So what is periodisation? “Periodisation is the systematic planning of athletic or physical training. The aim is to reach the best possible performance in the most important competition of the year. It involves progressive cycling of various aspects …

How much faster are TT bars?
15 Aug

How much faster are TT bars?

15th August 2016 Read More

How much faster are TT bars?

By James Walsgrove

I’m always being asked “how can I get faster on the bike?” and although training harder will increase your speed if done in a structured way there is another option which is a must for anybody wanting to go faster at Time Trials or Triathlons…. Time Trial bars come on TT bikes as standard but …

How to make your bike more comfortable…..
28 Dec

How to make your bike more comfortable…..

28th December 2015 Read More

How to make your bike more comfortable…..

By James Walsgrove

Whilst there is no substitute to a professional bike fit (as this takes into muscular limitation and flexibility issues and is done in motion so is the most accurate way to fit the bike) here are some simple pointers. You can do these yourself at home to get your bike set up closer to being correct and …