As often said, recovery is just as important if not more so than training. We train in order to improve performance but we don’t see the positive adaption until the body has recovered. Each training session damages the body but the recovery period isn’t easy to calculate. It varies a lot, with every athlete reacting … Continue reading Are you recovering?
I can safely say I haven’t even been remotely close to even half of that. Felix English Coaching rider, Rupert Robinson last week competed in the TransAlba race in Scotland which sees riders starting in Edinburgh and riding over 1000 miles completely self supported. Considering how impressive Rupert’s efforts were last week, I thought it … Continue reading Ever done a 100 hour week?
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Carbohydrate is the primary fuel supply for the body during exercise. Although carbohydrate fuelling is known to be a crucial part of performance by pretty much everyone, it’s often neglected. Whilst I was racing and training on the road I was frequently not fuelling correctly - I had a rough idea of what I needed … Continue reading Carbohydrates – getting enough?
Caffeine is one of the most widely known and used supplements in sport. Most people have taken a caffeine gel before the start of a time trial, swigged espressos before the start of a criterium or saved their caffeine infused energy drink for the last hour of a road race… but are we using the … Continue reading Caffeine – performance booster?