The appliance of science

Fancy a small challenge? Darren Franks recently visited the lab in preparation for the Transcontinental Cycle race. That’s Flanders to Istanbul, totally unsupported, a route of approximately 4000km with around 55,000m of climbing! Here’s how Sportstest are helping….

Get yourself covered…

You will undoubtedly remember that I consider planning at this time of the year is critical to get the best from your performance from next year (if you don’t check out Before training comes planning).  But planning shouldn’t just be … Read More

It’s time to think about summer…

The nights are drawing in, and the Festive Season is just around the corner, whilst race season may seem like it is months away, NOW is probably the perfect time of year to consider race targets and performance goals for … Read More

The benefits of reviewing results.

Today I am motivated! If you follow my twitter feed, or the Sportstest facebook pages you will see that I frequently post results of athletes I work with who have raced well, or put in great performances. These guys inspire … 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

The pain is temporary, the results benefit a season….

Wow, talk about landing with a bump. Since returning from the World Champs in Chicago, and brief holiday afterwards, I have had to hit the ground running. Why? Simple,

3 Peaks Cyclocross, it was emotional.

Source: 3 Peaks Cyclocross, it was emotional.

Are your performances just not good enough….

So when did you last finish a race and were really pleased with your performance? Hopefully never!!! So why is that?

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