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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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Otoc Vault and Nicheliving Vault Applications

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Are you an aspiring cyclist wanting to take the next step in your racing career? Please consider applying for the Cycling Development Foundation male and female racing pathways. Open to junior and elite athletes. Download the application: CDF rider application [...]

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Altitude Training and Endurance Performance (Part 1 of 4)

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By Marc Bebich-Philip B.Sci (Sport Science) The use of real and simulated altitude training to supplement normal endurance training at sea level has become widely used by coaches and athletes. There are numerous different altitude training models which range from living and training at moderate and high altitude to breathing hypoxic gas while living and [...] [...]

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Intermediate GYM Program: 12th September

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Extending on from our successful GYM programs for endurance athletes we are pleased to be able to offer a strength training schedule aimed at a more experienced strength-trained athlete. The difference lies in the increased focus on the prime movers or major muscle groups, with exercises exploiting these muscle directly and also through functional movements adapted to [...] [...]

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GYM Training: a word from our lead trainer Marc Bebich-Philip

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MUSCULAR POWER DEVELOPMENT – THE “MAGIC BULLET” To enhance your explosiveness and thus your competitive edge, you need to perform power-specific exercises. This type of training stimulates adaptations in the body that enable you to respond with greater strength more quickly when you need it. These exercises approach the development of power by increasing the [...] [...]

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Women can JUST RIDE!

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JUST RIDE – Theory and Practical Introductory Riding Workshop for Women Women can “Just Ride” with a new introductory workshop launched from September. The workshop will include everything you need to know to get started on your bike.  The workshop includes theory and practical sections and answer all those questions you are not sure who to [...] [...]

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Long Haul Flying: Impacts on Exercise

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Travel is the norm for a great many endurance athletes. Many endurance athletes need to fly long haul in order to compete at important events. These events can occur only 2-3 times a year and are often the result of a great preparation, being highly important to the athlete. Rates of oxygen availability and supply [...] [...]

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Riding kick started the healing – Toni Burbidge

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Butterfly Ride 2016 Ambassador Toni Burbidge A 20 year struggle In 2015 we were very fortunate to have two ride ambassadors for our White Ribbon Ride 2015. Rowena Scott and Jason Hapeta shared their personal experience about domestic violence. At times it was very emotional for them and for us, and we continue to admire [...] [...]

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Training Camp 2016

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Our annual training camp for 2016 featured both non-elite and elite male and female triathletes and cyclists, held in the beautiful training region of Ferguson Valley. Athletes had access to undulating sealed and unsealed roads for cycling, running trails and a man made lake for swimming. Importantly the training area was largely removed from urban aspects [...] [...]

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