Eating and Training for Racing
This article addresses athlete deficiencies in utilising carbohydrate as a fuel source during prolonged strenuous activity. This advice follows the observation that; to date I have NEVER come across an athlete who regularly ingests the recommended 60g/hr of carbohydrate through a training ride. Yes, that’s right, never. We use the example of a Veris Racing [...] [...]
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Cycling Australia Masters Championships 2018
Cycling Australia Masters Championships 2018 In 2017 our training group managed to podium at multiple Australian Masters Championship events, in 2018 we hope to extend on this success through our friendly and scientific based training programs. To sign on to the program follow the link here Who? The CA Masters Championships is for women 30yrs and [...] [...]
Case Study: Luke Austin
Luke’s Account of Racing: The last 6month’s In this article we look at how an athlete coaching relationship can be honed through adequate data analysis and mutual insights for optimal outcomes. Our athlete Luke has worked alongside the coaching service for a good number of years, and has raced reasonably consistently over this period. Luke [...] [...]
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L’Etape Australia: Raechel Paris
L’Etape Australia Race Report L’Etape (French for ‘The Stage’) was held in the Snowy Mountains in early December 2017. After riding Amy’s Gran Fondo in September, the 157km gran fondo, with about 2,700m of climbing, seemed like a great next goal. It boasted the Col du Buloka – a 3km climb with a 22% pinch [...] [...]
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Elite Open Racing Perth WA: A Tale of Two Cities
We review some of the power data from A grade men’s and A grade women’s across the recent Ring Criterium Series at Technology Park, Bentley WA. The purpose as such is to offer a standardised, or normalised, account of racing between genders, and what some of your training may need to look like in order [...] [...]
An NRS Racing Prerequisite for Success?
‘Six Watts per Kilogram of Body Mass for Twelve Minutes in a Male National Road Series Rider (NRS)’ This benchmark for success is based on our experiences in working alongside NRS athletes, based on information gathered over the last 6 years of coaching and applies to male athletes only. For female athletes we are less [...] [...]
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