After 48 weeks of training my 2020 season has finally got under way. It’s going to be a short one mind you with just 4 Time Trial events over a four week period.
It was a bit of a shock to the system, the CTT Midlands Championship over 50 miles in a strong wind!. Extremely well organised, signed and marshalled so felt very safe in my first race.
Having never ridden the course before I had nothing to gauge my performance on except power numbers from previous events and pleased I had Normalised Power as well as (more…)
Some interesting research by Asker Jeukendrup about what effect eating carbs in the lead up to an event has on your performance.
Turns everything on its head, and for most of us offers more flexibility in our training and racing routines, and lets hope leads to stronger performances
Read the full summary with link to the research here https://www.mysportscience.com/post/2015/02/05/what-to-eat-the-hour-before-a-race
“Bad days = growth, Good days = practice” Tom Danielson
We all need to change our focus, (more…)