Barcelona Ironman
19 Oct

Barcelona Ironman

19th October 2015 Read More

Barcelona Ironman

By James Walsgrove

Well after months and months of training which seem to go on forever, race day was finally here. Luckily this event starts at a respectable time of 8.45 am which means no stupid 3 am alarm call so was nice to be able to get up just before 6 am making sure you have the …

Don’t know what where to start with training zones? check this simple guide
6 Sep

Don’t know what where to start with training zones? check this simple guide

6th September 2015 Read More

Don’t know what where to start with training zones? check this simple guide

By James Walsgrove

What are they? In simple terms, it refers to the intensity that you are riding at which ranges from an easy ride to an all-out max effort sprint with other zones in between. How many zones? There are different models with regards to the number of training zones and can range up to 7  but …

Sweet Spot, what is it?
31 Aug

Sweet Spot, what is it?

31st August 2015 Read More

Sweet Spot, what is it?

By James Walsgrove

After searching the internet for a simple definition I came up with this quote Sweetspot training gives you the most training value for the time on your bike and  therefore balances the exercise intensity and volume of training – hence the term ‘sweetspot’. The actual training intensity is at 88-93% of your Functional Threshold Power …

5 simple turbo sessions
23 Aug

5 simple turbo sessions

23rd August 2015 Read More

5 simple turbo sessions

By James Walsgrove

1 – Sweet Spot Training This is the zone just below threshold, if you’re new to cycling then try blocks of 10 minutes.  Sweet spot is a great way of building your fitness. 20 mins warm up @ Zone2, 10 – 20mins @ sweetspot, 20 mins Zone2, 10 – 20 mins sweet spot then 20 …

Do you suffer from knee pain?
22 Jun

Do you suffer from knee pain?

22nd June 2015 Read More

Do you suffer from knee pain?

By James Walsgrove

There are a number of reasons for knee pain on the bike so having your bike set up is a very important starting point. Another contributing factor can be poor flexibility along with muscle imbalances/lack of strength so it is also important to have a good strength and conditioning program off the bike. Excessive lateral movement …

Retul Bike Fit
1 Feb

Retul Bike Fit

1st February 2015 Read More

Retul Bike Fit

By James Walsgrove

Retul is the global leader in Bicycle Fitting Technology and Solutions. The Dynamic 3D motion capture bike fit system coupled with the Retul Muve Dynamic Fit bike and software solutions such as Retul’s Frame Finder are best-in-class products. In addition, Retul maintains a world leading bike fit education network called Retul University that offers hands …

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