Training structure and planning

Cycling training: how to approach multi stage cycling events

in Training structure and planning

The physiological and psychological demands of riding in a cycling tour  Riding the Tour de France places enormous psychological and physiological demands on the participants. In particular, keeping control of emotions can be especially difficult. Andy Lane suggests strategies based around ‘if-then plans’ designed to help manage emotions for all athletes competing in multi-stage races.The... MORE

Pushing the boundaries: how hard is too hard?

in Endurance health and lifestyle, Recovery strategies, Training structure and planning

As previously mentioned in Peak Performance articles, it is relatively easy to monitor training loads in the gym, the pool, the track and so on(1). However, it’s much harder to monitor the training stress accumulated through matches, races and team training sessions. It’s even harder (if not impossible) to monitor stresses incurred outside the training... MORE

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