Your FTP is the maximum power you can sustain on the bike for an hour.
By training at or around your FTP you’ll be able to raise that threshold so that you’ll be able to go harder for longer.
If you’re like the majority of people out there, you probably don’t warm up before you run (no, bouncing down to touch your toes a few times before you set out is not the same as warming up!). But the importance of a good quality, run warm up shouldn’t be underestimated, both to reduce the risk of injury and improve the quality of your run. Continue reading
Last Sunday was International Women’s Day and there were lots of events to celebrate women’s sporting achievements and to encourage more women into fitness at the grass-roots, including those organised as part of Sport England’s inspiring #ThisGirlCan campaign, which is aiming to get … Continue reading
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Last Sunday was International Women’s Day, and I was really excited to see how many sporting organisations and companies were promoting the day and promoting women’s involvement in sport – from celebrating Olympic achievements down to encouraging everyday women to get more … Continue reading
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When I tell people about what I get up to in my free time I normally get a reaction somewhere along the lines of “Wow, that sounds amazing, I wish I could do a triathlon” (or something similar involving my madness). … Continue reading
When I’m talking to friends or clients they often say to me how they’d like to do more exercise, but they just can’t find the time. First off, it’s of course important to say that it’s recommended that we all take … Continue reading
This is the second of my blogs with advice for people doing their first triathlon. The first one looked at what to wear on the big day. This one will deal with the pre race prep – what to do … Continue reading