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Training Program: Australian Masters Road Cycling Championships 2017

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Cycling Australia Masters – its epic! Who? The CA Masters Championships is for women 30yrs and above and men 35yrs and above.  The AUSTRALIAN CYCLING CHAMPION are awarded across 5yr age groups with medal placings for each stage. What? There are three stages in the three days of racing – a 20km individual time trial, road [...] [...]

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Christmas Opening Hours and Training

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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TRAINING Normal training until Saturday, 17 December. Please make note of following changes and information. ON ROAD GROUP TRAINING Week 13 December – 18 December Tuesday, 13 December – NO Group Training due to ATTA TT Wednesday, 14 December Normal Thursday, 15 December Normal Friday, 16 December Vault Ride Saturday, 17 December [...] [...]

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CORE STABILITY TRAINING

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The core includes the spine, hips and pelvis, abdominals, and proximal lower limbs. The term “stability” rather than strength is used as strength is just one aspect of the dynamic stability needed. Dynamic stabilisation is the ability to employ strength, endurance and motor control in a highly functional fashion throughout all planes of movement in [...] [...]

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Workshop: Understanding the Principles of Endurance Training

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Understanding Principles of Endurance Training: Thursday, 1 December 6.30pm – 8.00pm Theory Workshop open to endurance exercisers with an interest in understanding the principles behind the training techniques at the Exercise Institute, including: Power meters – FTP, Pmax – Tmax, testing and valuation, we relate this to running and cycling Training Peaks Training cycles Interval training [...] [...]

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ATTA Time Trial Program: 2 month program offering

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Bringing scientific understanding of exercise and a guaranteed performance increase to Perth based cyclists. Commencing the 21st November this time trial program aims to demonstrate a 15% improvement in peak power output across the 3 month period, or 10% across a 2month period of the Kings Park birds in the park time trial series. The program will [...] [...]

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Training a Masters Female Cyclist

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Dana is an incredible athlete. Since coming off her bike and suffering incredible injuries we have been on a process of discovery about Dana’s physiology and ‘makeup’. This has involved Dexa Scans, GYM strength training programs, Vo2 max testing, multiple indoor training sessions of Vo2max intensities, heat training sessions, Altitude training cycles….. All of this [...] [...]

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Altitude Training and Endurance Performance (Part 3 of 4)

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AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC PERFORMANCE CHANGE WITH ALTITUDE TRAINING   Acclimatisation to altitude initiates a sequence of musculocardio-respiratory and metabolic adaptations that impact oxygen transport and utilisation. The complementary stimulus of environmental hypoxia can compound the typical physiological adaptations to endurance training and speed-up performance enhancements following return to sea-level. We will discuss the physiological implications [...] [...]

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KONA Ironman 2016

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Written from the perspective of a coach and observer. For KONA 2016 we had the privilege of working alongside one athlete in a lot of detail. This meant being able to record data, analyse, process and tweak well out from actual competition day, such that we were well prepared and could set good goals around [...] [...]

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Altitude Training and Endurance Performance (Part 2 of 4)

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“HYPOXIC MODELS OF CONVENTIONAL ALTITUDE TRAINING FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE”   Various methods of altitude exposure and/or hypoxic training exist including: Live High-Train High (LHTH), and Live High-Train Low (LHTL). Despite the significant variations present between the different models of altitude training, all have the same objective: to bring about an enhancement in endurance performance at [...] [...]

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Training Elite Time-Poor Athletes

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Being an elite athlete can mean a great many different things. Elite can be defined as having a professional license, having a Vo2 max above 60 ml/kg/min, or a mindset conducive to hard work, persistence and determination toward an outcome. In the instance of this article Elite refers to a professional triathlete, with a Vo2 [...] [...]

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