Maintaining Athlete Hydration
The general consensus regarding dehydration is a reduction by more than 3% of an individuals body mass can effect endurance performance negatively. A easy way to manage sweat rate and hydration status is with a pre and post exercise weigh-in. This calculates the weight loss, how much fluid was been lost and estimates the amount [...] [...]
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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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The role of stretching on performance and injury prevention
Stretching before sports participation is commonly practiced, however, it’s effect on performance and injury are not well understood. The focus of this article will be on pre-participation stretching, rather than habitual stretching. The purpose of muscle stretching before an event is to: (1) make sure the athlete has adequate flexibility in their joints to optimally [...] [...]
Christmas Opening Hours and Training
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TRAINING Normal training until Saturday, 17 December. Please make note of following changes and information. ON ROAD GROUP TRAINING Week 13 December – 18 December Tuesday, 13 December – NO Group Training due to ATTA TT Wednesday, 14 December Normal Thursday, 15 December Normal Friday, 16 December Vault Ride Saturday, 17 December [...] [...]
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ATTA Time Trial Program: 2 month program offering
Bringing scientific understanding of exercise and a guaranteed performance increase to Perth based cyclists. Commencing the 21st November this time trial program aims to demonstrate a 15% improvement in peak power output across the 3 month period, or 10% across a 2month period of the Kings Park birds in the park time trial series. The program will [...] [...]
Altitude Training and Endurance Performance (Part 2 of 4)
“HYPOXIC MODELS OF CONVENTIONAL ALTITUDE TRAINING FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE” Various methods of altitude exposure and/or hypoxic training exist including: Live High-Train High (LHTH), and Live High-Train Low (LHTL). Despite the significant variations present between the different models of altitude training, all have the same objective: to bring about an enhancement in endurance performance at [...] [...]