Do You Need A Power Meter?
Do You Need A Power Meter? The question has been vividly discussed for a while now, but does not seem to go away. So let’s jump right in and clear up the obvious question: Why would you need a power meter? Chris Froome uses one (a lot). Froome’s…
What Is A Cycling Power Meter?
Admittedly, this topic might seem quite trivial. But let’s keep in mind that there are some people among us who don’t really know what a cycling power meter is - or have only a vague idea. The next few posts will comprise a mini-series, revolving around power meters.…
Maximize Performance With Less Training (Aka How to Taper Properly)
Maximize Performance With Less Training (Aka How to Taper Properly) Many of us have a goal. It may be to win a particular race or to finally be able to hang on to the fast group on the Saturday club ride. As long as we have a goal we probably…
Carbo-loading aka. Eating for Success
Most ambitious endurance athletes are familiar with carbo-loading. But also many less ambitious athletes have heard of it and employ this technique in more or less helpful ways. After all, it is a great excuse to stuff your face in the name of success. But what exactly does proper carbo-loading…
Short Cut Through The Pain Cave - HIT
Short Cut Through The Pain Cave The season is coming closer and most cyclists, who train toward some kind of goal in some kind of structured fashion, are currently putting in their “base miles”. Base mile rides are those long and easy-paced bike rides that are so hard to fit…