Using FTP in your training

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.

#ThisGirlCan workout / lactate threshold workout

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 more every day women into fitness and inspire women to “wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that … Continue reading #ThisGirlCan workout / lactate threshold workout

I can do anything, I am strong, I am invincible #ThisGirlCan

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 active. I’ve written before about the challenges that professional sportswomen face through a self-reinforcing cycle where … Continue reading I can do anything, I am strong, I am invincible #ThisGirlCan

Still going strong 3 weeks in – Hannah’s 100 Day Challenge

Hannah's 100 Day Challenge - 3 weeks in It's been 3 weeks since Hannah began her 100 day challenge to run 5k and lose 1 1/2 stone so I thought it was a good time to catch up with her and see how she was finding it. In our first session I assessed her run fitness and technique, suggesting ways to … Continue reading Still going strong 3 weeks in – Hannah’s 100 Day Challenge

#Hannahs100DayChallenge – Day 1

Want to find out more about how personal training can support you to meet your goals? Follow #Hannahs100DayChallenge. Lots of people ask me ‘what is personal training like’, ‘how would it help me meet my goals’ and most commonly ‘will you shout at me’! So to help answer some of these questions, one of my … Continue reading #Hannahs100DayChallenge – Day 1