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Vo2 max testing and training: What is it?

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Vo2 max testing measures the maximal amount of oxygen consumed by an individual when exercising. Exercising can be running, swimming, cycling, rowing and any other cardiovascular activity. Vo2 max testing aims to outline the maximum amount of metabolism achievable by a human, and even in animals. Measuring Vo2 max involves analysis of the oxygen and [...] [...]

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White Ribbon Challenge 2015

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Riding to prevent domestic violence The White Ribbon Challenge 2015 is a bike ride that will start and finish in the Perth CBD. The ride aims to raise awareness and raise funds in the campaign to stop domestic violence against women and children. The ride is organised by Niche Women’s Training and Hall Cycle Training. [...] [...]

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Running and Swimming training: Adaptation for the Elite

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Running, Swimming and Vo2 max training: A Paradigm for Elite Athletes “What works for athletes and elite athletes may not be the same thing” Elite Athletes & Elite performance: “There is reason to believe that submaximal training will not improve endurance performance once an athlete has reached a VO2max above 60 ml/kg/min. Londree (1997) completed [...] [...]

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The Crash #3 The aftermath

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We crashed? What next? Part three deals with the aftermath and how we come to deal with the emotional and physical consequences of recovering from an accident on our bike. We all deal with these fears and emotions differently. Some are reluctant to get back out there and push the pedals in anger in a [...] [...]

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All part of the experience of the Mtb!

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Mountain biking and all that it offers  Sabine Bird at the Dwellingup 100 Sabine Bird will take part in the annual Cape to Cape Mtb race in October as part of the Liv Giant riding team. Yesterday she competed in the Dwellingup 100 and although had a bruising and physically and mentally challenging race, was [...] [...]

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Testing YOUR Power Meter

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There is up to 15% difference in output across different models of power meters. So how do you know when testing your fitness your results are accurate? We can help…. Exercise Institute offers independent testing of your power meter to ensure you are accurately measuring what you want to measure, your fitness! The importance of [...] [...]

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The crash # 2 The emotions

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Learning to follow a wheel again Finding the strength to bounce back and keep going is the hardest job of all. Many high profile athletes have been known to experience clinically diagnosed depression post injury or post retirement. When your life is structured around a purpose, and suddenly that purpose is gone, it leaves a [...] [...]

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The crash.

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The stuff we don’t talk about We regularly celebrate the joys and successes in the sport of cycling. Not often do we reveal the flip side and the harsh realities that can be dealt our way as a result of our endless pursuit to get better or go faster. Crashes happen. Some can be worse [...] [...]

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New Introductory Riding Course!

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Introductory Riding Course starts October 3! Hall Cycle Training and Niche Training will again be delivering an introductory riding course. This time, a shorter four week course will start on Saturday, October 3 at 9.30am at Kings Park. Each session will be 1 hour to 1.5 hours and will focus on the following riding skills development: [...] [...]

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Time Trials are good for you!

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The art of time trialling – our tips for success Ever thought about doing your first time trial but do not know where to start, or put off by all the fancy equipment and bikes? We explain why you shouldn’t be scared, time trials are good for you and you don’t need all the fancy [...] [...]

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