SuperSapiens – First Impressions & Early Tests

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

CurraNZ – More claims for improved ENDURANCE SPORTS performances

CURRANZ – more science results in I’ve posted on and off over the last few years…

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…

100 TIPS to improve FTP in less than a week.

Yep there really are 100 tips. Some of them stupid and some of them awesome. There's…

CurraNZ – More claims for improved ENDURANCE SPORTS performances

CURRANZ – more science results in I’ve posted on and off over the last few years…

Big Data states the obvious for run-training insights. But…

Aspiring marathon runners should change their weekly running to have 2 hard weeks a moderate week…

AI Triathlon Training Plans – Running & Cycling too

Artificial Intelligence-enabled Triathlon, running & cycling Training Plans - smoke and mirrors or the real deal?

Helen Jenkins: Gadgets, Olympics, Bionics, Training and 70.3

Olympian Helen Jenkins MBE tells us about training, tech, kits, races, recovering from a seious op…

Whoop’s Take on HRV

I’ve linked, further below, to a piece of content from Whoop Review that gives their take…

Thursday Training Theme: This week’s favourite training session

Theme: Threshold I treat this session as an alternative to the standard 2×20′ session and it…

Thursday Training Theme: This week’s favourite training session

Theme: Anaerobic Capacity I’m just about to start tapering for my last multisport race of the…

Thursday Training Theme: This week’s favourite training session, Let’s start simple WARMUP

Theme: Warmup As I’ve become more attuned, zen-like, to my body I can feel the difference…

Top 100 5K Tips : How to get a PB / PR this weekend in your parkrun race

90 tips for a parkrun 5k PB next weekend

Pro Triathlete Training Week

It’s always interesting to hear how fellow athletes train. It puts your efforts into perspective and…

Hey Poland !! – Polar says you’re fast

Polar have employed someone to start creating Infographics. Not a bad thing. We all love a…

7 Zone Training? Or 5? Or 3? Or 2 and a half?

This is a thought-provoking image from Baron Biosys’s blog post from today (they make xert). I…

Garmin Running Power & Wind

Garmin’s recent Running Power app/data field threw a bit of a curve ball…it included WIND in…

Run with Power – Book by Jim Vance

I started leafing through coach Jim Vance’s book “Run with Power” a couple of months ago…

parkrun masterclass – Mike Trees on parkrun, training and STRYD

Mike has a parkrun Age Graded PB at just under 95% (15:44/5km)

5k Plan – New “Improvement Assessment” Feature

I suspect my regular reader has little interest in the 5k- and duathlon-plans found on this…

Perfect Disaster – The Joys of HR

This one just took the biscuit. Then crunched it up and threw it back at me.…

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…

30-20-10 Run Workout

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

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…

Ironman Journey: Body Fail: Garmin Fail

It seems that neither my body nor Garmin are infallible. No surprise there, really. My Ironman…

My Ironman Journey: A Mouthful of Humble Pie Might Have Been Good For Me

In previous posts I have scoffed a little about ‘Zone 2 training’  which, by now, I…

Sonia Samuels (Olympian) : 5 Tips for running a marathon

In case you need 6 tips, here are the first 5 for running a marathon. Sonia,…

Supplements: An Infographic or Two

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

My Ironman training – and a bit of a hiccup in my F3 HM prep

I just had this post-Autumn race panic. You know, in autumn when you fill the next…

TomTom – New Spark3 / Runner3 Announced

Lots of announcements today of new stuff from TomTom. Let’s start with the SPARK 3 /…

New STRYD Gen 2 – There's a new STRYD device announced today.

A couple of days ago I got a press release from the STRYD company who are…

Retrieving 'Lost' and Cached HR data from the Garmin HRM-TRI

I’ve used the HRM-TRI on an off in the pool over the winter and it has been…

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…

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…

Weekend training for the Run Hackney Half Marathon

My official Half Marathon plan, in preparation for Run Hackney, for this weekend says: Saturday: 45 minutes easy Sunday:…

HRV – The big boys are starting to move in

2016 should be an interesting year for the adoption of HRV. Many of you are probably…

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…

W’bal: Much needed cycling metric?

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

Golden Cheetah: CP Plot/Curve/Chart

Golden Cheetah is a highly detailed (and free) piece of software to analyse your data to…

Bizarre currants and technique balance day.

I’ve been whinging to myself a fair bit recently about my technique. Or lack thereof. My…