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Sunday Training 7 February 2016

It was freeeeeeezing this morning over the Downs but totally glorious.  I have taken some pictures from a different angle, mostly because I needed to stop to catch my breath at the top of the steep climb.  472 more words


Sunday Training 31 January

Not much in the way of a view but it shows how cloudy and damp Sunday Training was today.  The wind was also pretty strong so I got a good workout going to the top of the Downs, then it dropped off when I turned round to come home, so I didn’t have a tail wind to propel me.   572 more words

Cycling Training

Training inside or outside?

Living in the Czech Republic, I quickly realized the benefits of training indoors as soon as the first winter came :-)

I am not a fan of cold weather and struggle to train outside in the cold (especially on the bike, where I can’t seem to keep my hands or feet warm enough!) 435 more words


Comparing Power Meter Data on a Bicycle

I have been playing with multiple power meters on my bike recently so that I can use a different power meter with my new disk wheels.   680 more words

Cycling Training

Training Tip: Using Short Recovery Intervals in Your Training

This post covers two completely different training ideas that share a common link– very short recoveries.  They are both super-potent but in different ways.  First, I will talk about high-intensity intervals (HIIT).   2,620 more words

Running Training

Review of 2015

Sunday 25 October 2015

First time for a while.   Cold, just three degrees. Sun was shining so I thought, let’s do it. I forgot lots. Too small breakfast, no back up grub. 668 more words


"To respond to his attacks was to race to suicide."

Any new way of doing anything is by definition unorthodox. It’s a backhanded compliment. It works but acceptance of innovation is grudging. Gino Bartali’s way of riding a bike was considered unorthodox. 419 more words