Event Recaps Fitness

Three Peaks Challenge – Eight Weeks to go!

Inclement weather in Brisbane has challenged my Three Peak Challenge preparation this week. Due to bad weather and extreme heat/humidity, my training week was pushed out to eight days rather than the usual seven, and concluded this morning with a long ride through Ipswich and Brisbane. To recap the training week, it started with some […]

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Fitness

Three Peaks Challenge – 11 weeks to go! (the dirt edition)

On a long ride with a client this week, I was commenting about how every ride contained a newsworthy story. Indeed, that particular ride contained some unforgettable elements of adventure for both of us. Today’s ride provided another unforgettable story which involved some steep climbs, a pile of dirt, and an over reliance of the […]

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Fitness Product Reviews

400km Last Week – Time for Recovery!

  With Three Peaks Falls Creek looming in a little over twelve week’s time, my focus is on what we exercise science types call “building a base”. The idea is to build both endurance and strength by beginning to ride longer distances and to also increase the elevation climbed. Luckily, for this particular preparation, developing this […]

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coaching Fitness

Three ways to be a better cyclist (without actually riding your bike!)

The title of this article sounds odd – becoming a better cyclist without actually riding your bike!   However, it’s often the biggest actions you take when you’re not actively participating in your sport that make the biggest difference.  Here are three factors to consider that will help your riding performance, no extra hours on […]

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