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Top age grouper and triathlon geek Matt ‘the Pumper‘ Palmer finally makes his debut for Trizone (after hounding us for more than two years) with a preliminary review of the new Wahoo Kickr. We dropped it off to him on the way home from Port Macquarie after Ironman Australia. We have heard school girls with [...]
Editors Note: After agreeing to cycle in a team at this weekend’s Port Macquarie 70.3 six weeks ago I had to figure out very quickly how to go from four months of no training to something that may or may not resemble a 2:30 90km bike leg. Now I won’t know until this Sunday where [...]
The cycling performance benefits of regular Turbo Studio Power Training sessions are already well established – with increased power output enabling triathletes to ride faster than ever before. But even more importantly, improved power at threshold will enable you to arrive at T2 in far better shape, meaning you can give your all on the [...]
As we all know riding a triathlon or time trial is very different to cycling racing. Kevin Hancett shares what he learnt many years ago from a New Zealand Olympic 100km time trial team cyclist named Stephen Cox. It’s not about speed he said but more about your average speed.
In this article professional Triathlon coach Grant Giles Director of Aeromax coaching looks at the importance of getting your bike set up correct, and provides practical advice on how to achieve this.
Strength training may improve cycling performance through increased leg power, a greater ability to cope with local fatigue and improved upper body stability. However, this has yet to be proved in research. In beginners and club level cyclists, more cycling is probably the best way to improve performance. Taking time out from cycling to do strength training will probably lead to a decline in cycling efficiency and skill level.
Strength training for cycling – does it really help?