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Elevation performance blog

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October 21, 2019

It was something that crossed my mind as Kenny and I recently were having one of our many training related discussions, how relevant is the specific nature of a training session/programme to the adaptation that we seek to improve performance, and is there a true corre...

May 2, 2019

The next big-sell training idea might hook you but a better understanding of intensities of training could be all you need to put you on the right track

December 11, 2018

     ”My blue line”, they say, ”I hate to see my blue line fall like this”. 
     “My CTL is not changing, I am not getting fitter”
     “My TSB is too low, I’m tired”

 As many of us become more and more intrigued regarding our knowledge of training and performance, we...

September 14, 2018

Following on from our muscle cramps blog we've put together a piece on stretching to complim 

A subject filled with mystery and debate, it is something that almost everyone has an opinion on. Some swear by it, while others argue that it is physiologically impossible, it...

August 10, 2018

It is a condition that many have suffered from, some knowing, some perhaps unknowing, but ask most what it actually is, and the descriptions will often be rather vague.

Yes, the clue is in the title, but how do we quantify it?

Are there various stages, and if so what sta...

April 27, 2018

The intentions were good. You took two days off the bike following a hard training block or back-to-back races and were expecting the rewards to flood in!

You hit send from the cockpit to the engine room and the reply was

'Computer say's NO!'

Your legs are screaming one m...

January 5, 2018

We will all come to a time when it's right to say 'enough is enough', and hopefully then we can reminisce but that time doesn't need to be now. If you have the drive, desire and willing body to push you forwards, why not? Look at what you've done. Of course. But stop a...

December 8, 2017

It’s all in the head

And winter has arrived. ‘Already?’ I hear you cry, but yes, unfortunately so. Dark evenings, shorter days, cold bitter winds, all of which suck the motivation from our bones.

Believe me when I say you are not alone in finding it tough to get bac...

October 27, 2017

We have all been there. A training session on the road like any other exacted with strength and clinical precision. Data uploaded, protein drink at the ready as you drool over your numbers with sheer pride in your work. You cruise into the office showing your feathers...

October 20, 2017

Every coach has their philosophy, something which they believe separates them from others. Some hold the belief a year-round high-intensity approach holds the key to upgrading our racing engines. Others think an hour upon hour of ‘Base' miles will drive our fitness to...

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