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Cycling Core Strength Protocol – 10% Faster in 4 Weeks

As we joked in the Performance Cycling Podcast Episode 69, “Doctor’s hate him, for this one simple trick!” What are we talking about? Well, Kate Wiseman’s dissertation paper at the Durban University of Technology showed a 10% improvement in 1.5km time trial performance in individuals who followed a simple core protocol lasting only four weeks. … Continue reading Cycling Core Strength Protocol – 10% Faster in 4 Weeks

Lactate Threshold Training Intervals for Cycling

Lactate threshold is a major focus of cycling training. This key metric determines our ability to hold tempo, endurance and the other training zones because the power zones are derived as a proportion of the athlete’s threshold power. Although your threshold will tend to rise as you gain fitness, workouts that directly train and enhance … Continue reading Lactate Threshold Training Intervals for Cycling

Tabata Cycling Workout Protocol and Background

The word ‘tabata’ has been used by coaches and athletes across cycling, running, crossfit, weight training, and aerobic exercise classes at your local YMCA. In truth, the word tabata comes from Izumi Tabata, a Japanese sports scientist who, in 1996, published fascinating results from a cycling specific routine. Tabata, as an exercise modality, has since … Continue reading Tabata Cycling Workout Protocol and Background