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Success at the London Duathlon!

Success at the London Duathlon!

This coming weekend, the London Duathlon will be raced for another year in the Royal Richmond park. The course is surprisingly far from flat and should not be under-estimated. So your preparation better have been top notch! However, good performance doesn’t stop at training alone. Avoiding physical crises such as glycogen shortage or ‘bonking’, cramps and […]

Performance coaching

Performance coaching

Philosophy In-Motion:   Becoming a good coach isn’t as simple as attending a few courses or reading a few chapters in a book…as I have learnt over the last few years! I hope to share what are considered the general principles of coaching with my unique perspective from experience with numerous and very different athletes. I […]

Elite Sports Performance – Expo 2016

Elite Sports Performance – Expo 2016

The performance sport industry has seen massive expansion over the last few years, most definitely derived from the wealth of evidence-based research and data from advanced applications, technology and physical and cognitive training interventions. Exercise physiology has been successfully applied in many different sports, from dance, to gymnastics and rugby…not just cycling. The Elite Sports […]

The Secrets of Peak Performance I : Carbohydrate Fueling

The Secrets of Peak Performance I : Carbohydrate Fueling

The last few weeks have been pretty hectic what with the excellent Elite performance show at Excel and exposure to an established electrolyte product which I am currently testing during the unusual, albeit welcome mini-heatwave we are experiencing here in the south-east. As my client base is predominantly pure-play cyclists I will also be using it during my […]

Understanding Intervals

Understanding Intervals

All my posts are an original perspective on current sports science and exercise physiology topics. I tend to cringe at the term ‘hack’ or ‘pseudo’ as this brings about connotations of ‘fake’ which no scientist wants to be associated with. Although some individuals do succumb to the delusional yet real pressure to perform and publish results […]

Best practice

Best practice

As a member of BASES looking to gain accreditation as a Chartered Scientist in Sports and Exercise Science I am obliged to follow the code of conduct which is formed around World Medical Association guidelines for conducting scientific experimentation on human volunteers and subjects enrolled into novel investigation for the purposes of scientific progression. Even […]

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