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Endurance Training Science 101

Endurance Training Science 101

Following on from the Training Peaks University I attended, I wrote up a synopsis of the Endurance Coaching Summit where real-world practitioners, i.e ‘coaches’ working with sub-elite receational athletes, get to learn some of the evidence of research and schools of thought from professionals and experts in both commercial and academics setting working with elite […]

Training Peaks Endurance Coaching Summit, Manchester 2018

Training Peaks Endurance Coaching Summit, Manchester 2018

Even though the TPU started off with a bang, the fireworks had started to fizzle out in Manchester as the Endurance Coaching Summit welcome party kicked off at the National Cycling Centre. This was a great chance to mingle with the coaches and TP staff on hand for the next 2 days plus another 100 […]

Power your training!

Power your training!

To make your endurance training even more convenient and effective on the bike we would like to introduce our new Critical Power interval session generator for a limited trial period. This cutting-edge app provides the most physiologically effective workout unique to your current ability. Simply by entering your critical power and lactate threshold values, interval [...]
Virgin London Marathon Deferred

Virgin London Marathon Deferred

Disappointment The most sensible decision is often the hardest to make. Realising extensive training over the last few months will not be fruitful is difficult to accept. But the reality is the inflammation hadn’t subsided enough and more damage may be done which risks a long term debilitating condition. Even though I felt that I would be able to […]

LVRC Toachim Vets Series

LVRC Toachim Vets Series

Simon Collins has been supported by CPS In-Motion for 3 full seasons now, each year having quite a different competitive focus and event schedule, rather than the same races, ranging from TT, to road-racing and occasional sportive. Even though each year, alone, has presented it’s own set of challenges for preparation, carefully navigating around injury, illness, work […]

Achieving Prime Cycling Performance

Achieving Prime Cycling Performance

Intro..   Oliver Williams approached CPS In-Motion in July 2016 with the sole ambition of gaining top form for races in the 2017 season. Ollie had reached what he thought was his peak ability in 2015 having good results in the  Tour of Cambridge, at the 6 stage Giro di Sardegna and Crystal Palace series. Suffering an […]

FORM and function: Ronan Descy

FORM and function: Ronan Descy

Understanding fit methodology   CPS In-Motion has spent some time talking to Ronan Descy of FORM in south-west London. Ronan has developed an extensive reputation and experience in bike fitting over the last decade. Here are some of the points he made during our recent chat……   Thoughts on the commercial bike-fit market…. “The different […]

Biomechanics and injury prevention

Biomechanics and injury prevention

Optimal biomechanical functioning is a key component of physical fitness for all sports, particularly in running and cycling where strength and power are important elements of sustainable endurance. Discrepancies in balance and asymmetries in movement can lead to poor performance and result in muscle strain or joint issues. Similarly, injury prevention allows a cyclist or […]

Over Training Syndrome (OTS)

Over Training Syndrome (OTS)

The end of the competitive cycling season (north of the equator) is nearly upon us, with the exception of a few nasty hill climbs and some World Champs excitement, hopefully. At this time of year you are probably assessing how well your events have worked out or not, whether you’ve noticeably improved in performance (hopefully […]