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Peaks Challenge Falls Creek 2017: David van Dordrecht

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Peaks Challenge Falls Creek 2017 – Never Again…well… I’d been told over and over this was a tough event and after I got the Peaks 2016 Cradle Mountain event under my belt I figured I would be okay. The 45 min car ride up the side of a mountain to get to Falls Creek should [...] [...]

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Shannon Miraglia on womens cycling

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We asked Shannon Miraglia the tough questions about her cycling experience. We are very excited to have her oversee our new womens program that aims to inspire more women to ride with confidence and skill and become fit and find new friends. Who are you and how did you start cycling? I’m Shannon Miraglia. I am [...] [...]

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Protected: A Case Study: From Base Training to Intensity

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All your questions answered !

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Stepping into the unknown and joining a new cycling group is often a very daunting experience for many people. Please see the questions that women ask us about joining our cycle training group.  For information about our training programs for women and any other questions you might have, please contact us on 0403 953 162 [...] [...]

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Women’s Cycling Perth Program

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Womens Cycling Perth Schedule here: Womens cycling Meet Shannon or head coach here: Shannon!  Individual Sessions: $15 for the Wednesday on road Kings park session, 6am Frasers carpark, sign up here Monthly Sessions: $40/month for weekly Wednesday on road Kings Park sessions, 6am Frasers carpark, sign up here Monthly Sessions & Indoor testing/training: $139/month for weekly [...] [...]

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The role of stretching on performance and injury prevention

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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 [...] [...]

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Heat and Exercise Performance

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The effect of heat on an exerciser can be catastrophic. We look at some of the data used to quantify the toll of heat on a working body, namely a cyclist, and review some acute and chronic training systems  used to offset the negative effect of heat. Cyclists exist in a micro-climate unique to their [...] [...]

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Strength training and endurance performance- practical recommendations

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To improve the chances of increased endurance performance following a strength training program, the resistance training exercises should mimic sports-specific movements and incorporate similar muscle groups. This recommendation is underpinned by neurological and structural adaptations such as optimising both the activation of the involved muscles and the number of active cross-bridges in that particular range [...] [...]

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Grand Fondo World Championship Program

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The World Cycling Championships will be held in Albi, southern France in 2017. We aim to assist you toward your best ever form and fitness for this event through a program that qualifies you for the event through one of the regional qualifiers Who? Open to any cyclist wanting to compete as an amateur at [...] [...]

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GYM Training for Power and Endurance and Intermediate programming : Sign Up

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Are you looking to increase your  power or improve your base strength fitness for triathlon, swimming, time trial, running or the road season? This 6 week GYM program will achieve these goals. More information about GYM training benefits for endurance athletes can also be found here. A GYM program increases strength, reduces risk of injury, [...] [...]

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