STRAVA Turns Off Key Features – Welcome to the paywall

Reading Time: 6 minutes Methinks the direction of travel is towards LESS features unless you PAY…

Thursday Training Theme: This week’s favourite training session

Reading Time: 4 minutes Theme: Threshold I treat this session as an alternative to the standard…

Thursday Training Theme: This week’s favourite training session

Reading Time: 2 minutes Theme: Anaerobic Capacity I’m just about to start tapering for my last…

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes Theme: Warmup As I’ve become more attuned, zen-like, to my body I…

Garmin Coach – Any Good ? Free Adaptive 5K Running Plan

Reading Time: 8 minutes Garmin Coach is getting better. Lots of free plans to help your…

Run with Power – Book by Jim Vance

Reading Time: 3 minutes I started leafing through coach Jim Vance’s book “Run with Power” a…

Ironman Build – The Shape of the Pear

Reading Time: 3 minutes I always thought that pears had quite a nice shape. But when…

Cycling Analytics – New Update To Software

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cyclinganalytics.com have announced an update to their cycling analytical software with a …

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

Reading Time: 4 minutes In previous posts I have scoffed a little about ‘Zone 2 training’ …

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

Reading Time: < 1 minute In case you need 6 tips, here are the first 5…

Ironman Training – 200 Hours In The Wrong Zones? Not a good idea.

Reading Time: 4 minutes A lot of the Ironman plans I looked at rely on Training…

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

Reading Time: 5 minutes Garmin’s Fenix 5 advertises the use of Training Effect 2.0 and will…

Cyber Monday: Save 15% off most Power Meters and PM-Accessories

Reading Time: < 1 minute   International buyers will need to consider import duties for their…

Polar Rolls Out Complete Training Load/Recovery Status For Cycling Products

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of Polar’s stand-out features has got better…well at least more widely…

What are WKO4, Golden Cheetah, Garmin Connect, SportTracks, Training Peaks?

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve re-blogged, below, a description from trainingpeaks.com of the differences between their products…

Mo Farah’s Typical Weekly Training Schedule

Reading Time: 2 minutes Below is Mo’s apparent typical training week from ‘training a runner’ (Source,…

5k: Some thoughts on the benefits of swimming to 5k

Reading Time: 3 minutes Here’s my own personal take on whether or not swimming will help…

A Good 5k session today and a sneaky 2.5k + ride last night.

Reading Time: 2 minutes I needed a feel-good session today and for some bizarre reason my…

5k parkruns – how good are you?

Reading Time: 2 minutes With 5k running (and especially at parkruns with a wide variation in…

5k: How much mileage do I need to do, how much do I need to train.

Reading Time: 2 minutes I come from the ‘do as little mileage as possible’ school. Before…