What’s Anerobic Speed Reserve (ASR) and how one can use it to better tailor an interval training session?
I find it disappointing when studies that compare methods of training, for the sake of their study design, OVERSIMPLIFY things that they shouldn’t. Kiely (2012) already pointed out that one of the greatest fallacies in sports training planning studies is assuming that average group-based trends and methodologies used by high achievers could be generalized for […]
WheelPower’s Podcast (Ep. 01): Self-monitoring with Ms. Jinglu Jiang
We are super excited about the start of our new podcast project. In our channel, we will interview and discuss with different athletes, coaches, and experts in various fields about topics related to endurance sports, with a special focus on running, swimming, cycling, and triathlon. We truly hope you enjoy! In this first episode, we […]
What about uphill cycling biomechanics?
Tour de France (TdF) 2017 includes 21 stages raced in 23 days (with two resting days). Since its first stage, an individual time trial, to the last, a 103 km ride with the famous finish on the Paris Champs-Élysées, cyclists will fight for the yellow jersey (maillot jaune). In my first post here for WheelPower […]
Setting your goals.
Setting personal training/ sports goals is something fundamental for any elite or professional athlete, but even they, sometimes, don’t know how to properly set their goals. So you can imagine how confusing things might be for amateur and enthusiast athletes. In my experience with coaching amateur and enthusiasts I noticed that most of the […]
Five ways of “making more time” and work out more efficiently
Great tips from Dr. Minozzo on how to reduce time wasting in your training routine to increase your training efficiency.
A brief about sports planning or “Periodization”
The idea that sports training should be planed strategically is not new; it dated at about a century. But what do you know about Periodization? Dr. Minozzo gives an amazing overview on the topic for you all to understand a bit more about sports planning.
How endurance training promotes blood vessel growth.
In lay terms, angiogenesis is the increase in the quantity of blood vessels. This phenomenon has been extensively studied in cancer. But do you know how does it relate to endurance exercise?
When is time to throw the towel in
Dr. Minozzo explains when pain might actually lead to "loss" instead of "gain".
Tips to face one of "those days"…
Tireness and lazyness are aspects that involve both physical and mental fatigue. Do you know how they relate to each other? By Dr. Minozzo.