Our goal is to continue providing the best evidence-based practice to athletes of all levels. These blog posts have been written by our expert cycling coaches to share our performance knowledge, experience and methodology with you. Please leave us your thoughts in the comments, or contact us to request any specific blog articles.
At Science to Sport we work with a broad and growing range of female athletes. We know and understand that it might feel intimidating to sign up for coaching services, so we chatted to a few of our women athletes who shared with us – what made them sign up for a coach and their advice to other female athletes.
As a data-rich sport, cycling is filled with riders discussing VO2Max, peak power output (PPO), and functional threshold power (FTP). These terms are associated with performance in cycling, but how valuable are they and how can we accurately measure these numbers?
Of course, one marvels at the efforts and technical prowess of the professionals making their way around the course, but there are nearly 600 2-person teams traversing the same 700km across the Cape. Many of these riders are parents, hold demanding jobs – and balance their training into their schedules ride. We spoke to some of these everyday heroes to find out about their training for the Epic.
CONFERENCE INVITATION: You’re invited to join our biomechanics conference, where we’ll present the latest research in bike fitting with practical information for implementation in your
Temperatures are beginning to rise in the southern hemisphere and many South African cyclists are beginning their preparations for some popular races in early 2019.
“Winter is coming” A phrase often used to project fear in an episode of Games of Thrones. Luckily in South Africa, it doesn’t hold the