HRV4Biofeedback – Final Thoughts

If you are full of many and varied feelings that you know change frequently then HRV4Biofeedback…

Supersapiens – More insights from some tests

The first image shows the fuelling events before and during the ride and then the same…

SuperSapiens – First Impressions & Early Tests

This is very interesting stuff and definitely gives personal insights we never had before. Previously we…

My HRV-Guided Training Leading up to my HIM Race Day in 2021

the tech is better now on many levels. Here's a brain dump of positive tech goodness…

A Garmin Makes You 3% Faster, Fact #Controversial #Science

Of course, the unanswered question is, "Does a more expensive gadget make you EVEN faster ;-)…

STRYD Running Power Zone Calculators – All of them

This post contains a link to a running power zone calculator spreadsheet at the end. First…

Season Finale and Demonstrable Effect of an Ironman (on me)

As Rotterdam’s ITU Final finishes the season for the Age Grouper triathletes, I await the tales of potential…

Garmin Performance Condition – throughout your exercise and in GC afterwards

Here’s one of the data fields on the 935 that I had overlooked for various reasons…

30-20-10 Run Workout

Apart from sounding very silly, FARTLEK just doesn’t sit right in my mind. I have this…

Science In Sport – SiS Overnight Protein and Caffeine Shots – Opinion

Science In Sport kindly sent me some free product in return for my thoughts on 2x…

Ironman Journey: All SiSsed up and nowhere to go

The music lovers and more senior athletes amongst you will recognise the oblique reference in the…

BSX Insight XM2

The 2nd Generation BSX Insight device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy and also estimates…

The energy cost of running & walking – weight loss and calories burned 101

I incorrectly thought that to get your body from A to B required the same amount…

Supplements: An Infographic or Two

You might find these 2 infographics interesting. I can’t in any way vouch for the voracity…

Curranz dosing updates for blackcurrants (new research)

Some new research on Blackcurrant supplementation is shown below in a Press Release from Curranz. You…

Garmin Fenix 5 : What is Firstbeat Training Effect 2.0 and Training Status – impact on XERT or GoMore?

Garmin’s Fenix 5 advertises the use of Training Effect 2.0 and will also be including a…

Sports Superfood – Blackcurrants ?

I use the CURRANZ product and have made no secret of that previously. I believe it…

Maximal Power Available (MPA) and Time-to-Exhaustion (TTE) – XERT CIQ apps (Garmin Connect IQ)

It took me a while to realise that 2XU was ‘two times you’ but I got…

Review: Kinematix Tune running footstrike analysis insoles

Portugese startup, KINEMATIX, has a neat little device for measuring some elements of running form and…

HRV – How good is your HRV…and does it matter?

I’ve often wondered what ‘normal’ HRV was. Am I normal? Am I average? I like to…

Bored with Beet-it? Better back blackcurrants instead.

CherryActive Cherry Juice & CurranzI’m getting desperate with titles. sorry about that. I meant to post…

MOXY Monitor: Setting Up and a Review of my 515 Test

The MOXY Monitor device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (NIRS). MOXY uses the nature of the…

H2PRO Hydrate Review | Precision Hydration

Ladies, of course, merely glow rather than sweat. Yet this old adage reflects a lot of truth…

Moxy: Bit of a play with a new toy – finally got it into sporttracks desktop

Having not cycled for a couple of weeks I was getting withdrawal symptoms and I also…

Hackney Half Marathon – Dealing with the HEAT, hydration and a sweat test

Looks like Sunday could be pretty warm. Above 16 or so degrees your performance will start…

Review: BSX Insight – Setting up, initial thoughts and first uses

The BSX Insight device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy and, amongst other things, has…

MOXY Infographic

Rather than read someone like me wittering on about SmO2, here’s a nice infographic from MOXY.…

'More' HRV Measures: Athletes quantify adaptation to exercise

If you take waking HRV readings on a simple app then you should be in a better…

‘Runner’s Knee’ pain/injury prevention

‘Runner’s Knee’ pain/injury prevention (via competitor.com) This is a good one. I’d normally do it without…

IN DEPTH: The Quest For Wet HRV – Swimming HRV Underwater – Finally

I started off a couple of years ago with the intention to record ‘every heartbeat’ that…

Review – DNAFit – Detailed DNA analysis for athletes.

DNAFit offer genetic testing for athletes of all levels through to Olympians. A large sample of people…

If I train for a triathlon or 5k parkrun, how much weight will I lose?

Either I’m really stupid or there seems to be some global myth going around about weight…

W’bal: Much needed cycling metric?

W’bal is perhaps less important to triathletes than other cyclists but here you are reading about…

Energy Sources: Why it gets hard after a minute

In you last parkrun or duathlon or bike TT, maybe you started off feeling great? Maybe…

DNAFit Super Interesting – Athlete DNA Profiling

This interesting little package arrived in the post today from DNAFit. Despite my love of gadgets…

Left :: Right Power Imbalance

I’ve liked the various iterations of the Garmin Vector power pedals over the last couple of…

Ferritin, hemoglobin, and iron deficiency in distance runners

Original Source: runningwritings.com When a distance runner begins to struggle early on in workouts and races,…

Muscle groups Used In Triathlon: Swimming, Cycling, Running

Or Look at this Then a short Running Muscle Clip:

Should I train today? How to decide? using Firstbeat + Sporttracks + BIOFORCEHRV Garmin 920XT

This morning, when faced with the decision of “Should I train? or not” I have several…

Garmin 920XT 620 Interpreting Running Dynamics Data

You can see the above info on the Garmin website and in some versions of the…