Posts tagged with: Benchmarking Performance

Formula One’s ‘Super Performers’

What are the cognitive demands of driving a Formula One car? How can we measure them? Through my work with Hintsa Performance, I’m privileged to work with a number of Formula One coaches, drivers and teams. I recently recorded a […]

How to grow old like an athlete

The question of how to maximise ‘health span’ – the period of life during which we are generally healthy and free from serious disease – is increasingly prevalent both in and out of sport. Global average lifespan doubled during the […]

Rethink Stress

Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human, but can we change our ‘stress mindset’ and even improve our performance in response to stress? In one sense, stress is simply our response when we experience some form of challenge […]

7 Ways To Use Critical Power For Road Cycling Training

Many coaches and cyclists are talking about ‘Critical Power’, but what is it and why is it useful? The Critical Power concept is not new. In fact, it’s been around for nearly 50 years. It was first published by two […]

Smart Cycling Strategies: Lose Weight Or Increase Power? P.1

hat will make me faster: losing 5% of my body mass, or gaining 5% in sustainable power? On the 25th June last year my colleague, Morgan Lloyd, and I carried out a 20 minute power test at Performancepro. The plan […]

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Power Meter

Lining up to one of the first races of the season I was fresh, enthusiastic and ready to put my winter training to the test. Just before we entered a technical section through a small town, about 30km into the […]