Ten steps to avoid success….

Planning to do a big event this year?  Whether it is a Spring marathon, major Summer sportive, or you are stepping up to the iconic Ironman distance, here are: Ten ways to guarantee that you won’t finish your target event! … Read More

Enhanced methods of resistance training for cyclists and triathletes

So, you want to go faster? Many runners, cyclists and triathletes are turning to resistance training to aim to enhance their performance.  At Sportstest we realise the importance of getting the best from you, so today we look at different forms … Read More

Racing indoors? What’s your best nutrition strategy…

One of the key elements in success or failure of your training is ensuring optimal nutrition, both in terms of basic nutrition, and what you consume whilst exercising.  With the advent of indoor racing on platforms such as Zwift, the … Read More

Choosing a training plan, is like buying a suit (blindfolded)!!!!

Thanks to the guys at the Sweat Cave, this is becoming a regular habit again….and I do hope you like my weekly blogs.  They are designed to get you thinking about your training, rather than just doing it.  Ultimately I … Read More

The latest review…

Since our inception around 14 year ago, we have been fortunate enough to have a variety of people review our services.  These have included professional journalists for established publications like the Financial Times, or online media such as Road Cycling … Read More

Are you training, or just riding???

Here is a question I ask many cyclists and triathletes that I meet.  To me it is REALLY important… So are you training, or just cycling???   I had a chat to the guys from The Sweat Cave on the … Read More

Tat-too go faster!

  Apologies, it has been an age since my last blog!  Life has been really busy: early season fitness testing, training camps, and coaching all take a large amount of my time, however, I also like to keep in touch … Read More

Warm weather, smooth roads, great company & magnificent climbs…

Sounds perfect, doesn’t it! ….and it’s not too good to be true.  The roads around Denia in Spain are near perfect for training, and as a result many of the major Pro-Continental Cycling teams uses this area of Spain for … Read More

Yeah, Kona baby! ….an athletes view and race tips.

Anyone who has any interest in triathlon will know of the lure and the mystique surrounding the story of the famous inaugural Ironman triathlon, that was held in 1978 in Hawaii.  A challenge to include the 3.8km Waikiki Roughwater swim race, the  … Read More

A little hindsight, and a MASSIVE THANK YOU!

So, I am going to keep this really brief.  Most of you will know that I am in Chicago and the lack of posts over the past weeks has been because I have been training hard for the Triathlon age … Read More

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