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Suck it In  Kinetic Edge Training Technology

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Every minute of every day we breathe – now that's an obvious point! But how often do you consciously notice how you are breathing on your bike and how you can change it to make it more effective? Cycling is unlike running or swimming where you get direct feedback if you aren't breathing properly (eg. drowning or the stitch). In cycling we can be unaware and still get away with ineffective >>
Get off the Roundabout  Kinetic Edge Training Technology

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Cycling is one of those sports where it is very easy to go from event to event and do the same thing, the same time, and the same mistake. If you do what you have always done, you will get what you've always got – the same result. This is why it is important to look at each event as a unique learning opportunity to find out how you can make the next one better. When we want to take someone >>
How do you get the result you are looking for?  Kinetic Edge Training Technology

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We are often tricked into thinking our result depends on one factor such as training, nonetheless there are a number of factors that determine your result. One of the tricks to continuous improvement analyzing every race or event in many different dimensions and seeing where you can improve. Then you can set out a plan to attack these points and next time you will go better. 1. Fitness  >>
Sports Science Dehydration - Anatomy Fitness  Nutrition & Metabolism

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Sports Science - Dehydration In my last article, I talked about overhydration and how it affects your body. In this article we'll look at dehydration and why it's important to make sure you drink enough. Cyclists often have to carry their fluids with them, and/or plan where and when they are going to stop and drink something. Whether training for or competing in an event, you can't ignore how >>

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Coffee Ride
Lycra and coffee are a frequent occurrence around Auckland. One without the other isn't a ride anymore, especially with the vast selection of dwellings to choose from. Dizengoff café on Ponsonby road is one of the busiest café's on the strip. Open 6.30am to 5pm weekdays, and 7am till 5pm weekends, >>
Ben Boyle's café, Barista Empire on Fort Street in the CBD, has already been the subject of a number of reviews, all of which have been very positive Ben is an award-winning barista, having won the Northern Region Barista competition in 2005 and 2006 and come second in the same two years at the >>
Santos has recently opened another café on the corner of Quay Street and Gore Street in the city - an ideal venue for early morning cyclists. It's on the waterfront, there are plenty of walls outside against which to park your bike, the staff are friendly and the seating is well spaced out to >>

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Kinetic Edge Training Technology
Every minute of every day we breathe – now that's an obvious point! But how often do you consciously notice how you are breathing on your bike and how you can change it to make it more effective? Cycling is unlike running or swimming where you get direct feedback if you aren't breathing properly >>
Cycling is one of those sports where it is very easy to go from event to event and do the same thing, the same time, and the same mistake. If you do what you have always done, you will get what you've always got – the same result. This is why it is important to look at each event as a unique >>
We are often tricked into thinking our result depends on one factor such as training, nonetheless there are a number of factors that determine your result. One of the tricks to continuous improvement analyzing every race or event in many different dimensions and seeing where you can improve. Then >>

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Nutrition & Metabolism
Sports Science - Dehydration In my last article, I talked about overhydration and how it affects your body. In this article we'll look at dehydration and why it's important to make sure you drink enough. Cyclists often have to carry their fluids with them, and/or plan where and when they are >>
It is very important to stay hydrated when training, and while it is important to make sure you drink enough fluid, it is also very important to make sure that you don't drink too much. Overhydration is also known as hyponotremia or water intoxication. It occurs when you drink too much fluid and >>
It's no secret that endurance athletes love their carbs, and no denying that carbohydrate is the best energy source for endurance athletes. It's something of a love affair, and it's been going on for a very long time. After all, carbohydrate is the athlete's main fuel source. If you eat the right >>

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Performance Lab International
Secret Number 5 : Progressive Adaptation Verses Crash Training Progressive adaptation is the traditional way training is carried out. In other words you put a little bit of load on the body, the body adapts, you increase a little bit more your body adapts progressively up to peak. Crash >>
Secret Number 4 : Tempo Racing Something I have often noticed is athletes often hammer themselves in their warm up racing and this means they can only race a couple of times before they are toast, often before their peak race. This also limits the development of their speed. They blow up before >>
Secret Number 3 : Speed & Power training This is free speed work because it is speed work that does not knock you around. We all know that speed work is very intense and once again the strain on the cardiovascular system is the thing that really fatigues you. So how do we take the >>

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Sam Brothers bioSPORT Crits

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Criterium National Champs

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Tour of Southland

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Tour of Southland
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