training

Strength Training for Mountain Biking

Strength Training for Mountain Biking

Strength training can be done easily at home - here's a few examples. 14 Sep 2020
Training Camp: Using long weekends to find form

Training Camp: Using long weekends to find form

Smash through a long weekend training camp with this block training guide! 5 Apr 2020
Understanding your physiology and training for success

Understanding your physiology and training for success

Female specific physiology information for better performance! 30 Jan 2020
Optimising fitness for older riders

Optimising fitness for older riders

Getting old doesn't have to mean getting slow! Here's how to optimise training for older athletes! 25 Nov 2019
The Indoor Life: Intensity is King

The Indoor Life: Intensity is King

Whether you're riding up and down hills or just down, we could all do with some VO2 work now and again! Here's some tips! 3 Sep 2019
FITNESS: Understanding limiters to performance

FITNESS: Understanding limiters to performance

Are you training for you? Find out the best training and preparation strategies for your body and mind! 2 Aug 2019
Breaking through a plateau in performance

Breaking through a plateau in performance

Get off that training plateau with these tips and reach new heights! 29 Jun 2019
Training and the Immune System

Training and the Immune System

Find out how to minimise your risk of getting sick this race and flu season. 20 Feb 2019
FIRST LOOK: The Wahoo KickR V4

FIRST LOOK: The Wahoo KickR V4

If you love riding outdoors, but often get stuck indoors - you'll want to know about the latest Wahoo KickR. 18 Jul 2018
RECIPE: Roasted Beetroot and Sardines on Sourdough

RECIPE: Roasted Beetroot and Sardines on Sourdough

Simple. Nutritious. Delicious. Sardines are not everyone’s cup of tea but they sure do pack a good nutrition punch. 25 May 2018
TESTED: Technogym my cycling

TESTED: Technogym my cycling

A bold as brass indoor trainer with an expensive price tag to match. Can it take the watts. 22 May 2018
FITNESS: Identifying and training for the demands of your event

FITNESS: Identifying and training for the demands of your event

Each event will place quite different demands on the body and it is therefore important to make sure your training is specific to the demands of the races/s you are aiming for. 5 Apr 2018
How to build your fitness base

How to build your fitness base

Learn how to grow your base fitness to keep going stronger for longer. 11 Dec 2017
FITNESS: Understand your training zones

FITNESS: Understand your training zones

As a coach, one of the most common questions I get asked is: ‘How do I set up my training zones?’ 14 Nov 2017
Pump up your strength and conditioning training

Pump up your strength and conditioning training

This is a great time of year to start some off-bike strength and conditioning training. 4 Aug 2017
Preparing for marathon season

Preparing for marathon season

As the National XCO Season draws to a close, many readers will be turning their attention to the marathon season ahead. With races such as Dwellingup 100, Kowalski Classic and the Flight Centre Epic, there are certainly many fantastic marathon events to choose from over the coming months. There are several ways you can approach training and preparation leading into marathon season. In this article I have outlined how you can utilise principles of reverse periodisation in your training program with particular focus on increasing your threshold power. 16 Jun 2017
Training to improve your aerobic capacity

Training to improve your aerobic capacity

Ramping up and getting the most out of your Aerobic capacity with these simple sessions. 22 Apr 2017
Training for muscular endurance

Training for muscular endurance

Muscular endurance is a very important component of fitness for mountain bike riding. So what is it and how does it help you. 1 Feb 2017
How to manage performance anxiety

How to manage performance anxiety

How to overcome those pre race nerves, the anxiety before a big feature and much more. 19 Dec 2016
Training and preparation for Stage Racing

Training and preparation for Stage Racing

With spring finally on its way, many of you will have started on some training with the aim of taking part in one of Australia’s premier stage race events. There are certainly some great events to choose from, with scenic locations and varied terrain. Whether you plan to race at the pointy end, or simply want to get to the finish line each day, there are a number of important components you should look to include within your training and preparation in order to make your experience that much more enjoyable. 18 Oct 2016
The off season and general preparation phase

The off season and general preparation phase

With the Australian winter now on its way there tends to be a lull in the domestic race calendar and for many athletes it is a great time to take a break. The ‘Off Season’ is definitely a necessary phase for athletes to schedule into their Season plan in, order to give both the mind and body a rest and to recharge for the following season. 11 Oct 2016