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Ultimate Hotel Room Workout for Triathletes

This is a great workout for triathletes when work takes you away from your usual resources. (Original Source: triathlete.com). 1. Knee drive plank up-downs (5 leading with right side, 5 leading with left) This movement builds core for all three sports and works the shoulders and hip flexors. Begin at the top of a push-up…

BSX Insight Review

BSX Insight XM2

The 2nd Generation BSX Insight device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy and also estimates your Lactate Threshold Heart Rates (LTHR, LT2). Benefits The benefits are two-fold. Firstly it provides a convenient, personal means of assessing the progress of your training through trends in LTHR. Secondly it gives you data as you exercise to…

Ironman Build – The Shape of the Pear

I always thought that pears had quite a nice shape. But when applied to training ‘maybe not’. My training is on the verge of going pear-shaped in the bad, metaphorical sense. The volume is increasing steadily by half an hour a week. There’s an all-prevalent sense of mild tiredness throughout my body but nothing particularly aches,…

Emma Pallant & Stuart Hayes - AJ Bell London Triathlon

Polar M200: Wins Challenge Gran Canaria

BMC-ETIXX-sponsored athlete Emma Pallant won Challenge Gran Canaria (Middle Distance Triathlon) by 6 seconds and here she is sporting the Polar M200 and a nice Polar-sponsored T-shirt, below. The often politically-correct BBC fail again to give her (and women’s sport in general) equal billing with their limited coverage of the pro race. Instead they cover the Yorkshire-bloke…

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KUBIOS HRV – v3.0

A new version of KUBIOS HRV software has just been announced. There is a well-featured free version and a premium version. I would class KUBIOS as ‘advanced’ HRV software. A bit too advanced fro my needs although I did use the previous version a little. 1) Kubios HRV Premium, which is our heart rate variability…