Posts tagged with: Improving 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 […]

Podcast: Avoiding Cognitive ‘Middle Gear’

Think about your average day. Do you feel time pressure? How complex are your tasks? How often do you switch between tasks in a given time period? These three components aggregate to describe the cognitive load of almost any activity […]

Top Tips For Criterium Racing

ind out more about criterium racing. What level of fitness do you require? What are the top 3 skills for criterium racing and how should you train? What level of cycling fitness do I require to compete in a entry […]

How To Plan A Cycling Training Programme (Part 2)

n part 1, we explored the first four stages in planning a cycling training programme: what questions should you ask yourself and how should you decide on and define your goals. In part 2, learn more about the practicalities of […]

How To Plan A Cycling Training Programme (Part 1)

ind out how to plan a cycling training programme & discover which questions you should ask yourself to unlock more of your cycling potential. Separate The Signal From The Noise It’s clear that structured training works but there is no single ‘best […]

Girona Pre-season Training Camp

Join me on a pre-season performance training camp, professionally guided and supported by GPM10, in the heart of Catalonia. Girona is fast becoming the established hub of the professional cycling community, and not without good reason. The area offers a […]

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What To Wear For Winter Cycling

The Science Of Staying Warm ind out how can to regulate your body temperature, ride in more comfort and improve cycling performance this winter. Through the year and even within a single ride, riders can be exposed to a wide […]

Nutrition In Professional Cycling

xplore how professional cyclists prepare for competition and look at how this has changed over the last 10 years. What does the evidence say and are there any lessons to help improve the performance of ‘everyday’ enthusiast endurance athletes? Much […]

Polarise Your Training To Improve Performance?

n part 2 of this mini-series, we explored how cyclists can use blood lactate to their advantage. One of the outcomes of this understanding could be represented in a ‘polarised’ approach to training. Polarised training essentially uses a 3 zone […]

How Can Understanding Blood Lactate Improve Performance?

n part 1, we discovered the ‘blood lactate’ story. My own journey in learning more about lactate began over a decade ago, but it was a meeting in 2006, when I conducted an interview Dr. Inigo San Millan, that really […]