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Heat and Exercise Performance

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The effect of heat on an exerciser can be catastrophic. We look at some of the data used to quantify the toll of heat on a working body, namely a cyclist, and review some acute and chronic training systems  used to offset the negative effect of heat. Cyclists exist in a micro-climate unique to their [...] [...]

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Strength training and endurance performance- practical recommendations

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To improve the chances of increased endurance performance following a strength training program, the resistance training exercises should mimic sports-specific movements and incorporate similar muscle groups. This recommendation is underpinned by neurological and structural adaptations such as optimising both the activation of the involved muscles and the number of active cross-bridges in that particular range [...] [...]

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Grand Fondo World Championship Program

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The World Cycling Championships will be held in Albi, southern France in 2017. We aim to assist you toward your best ever form and fitness for this event through a program that qualifies you for the event through one of the regional qualifiers Who? Open to any cyclist wanting to compete as an amateur at [...] [...]

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GYM Training for Power and Endurance and Intermediate programming : Sign Up

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Are you looking to increase your  power or improve your base strength fitness for triathlon, swimming, time trial, running or the road season? This 6 week GYM program will achieve these goals. More information about GYM training benefits for endurance athletes can also be found here. A GYM program increases strength, reduces risk of injury, [...] [...]

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Dams Challenge 3 & 5 Training Program 2017

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Dams Challenge 3 & 5 Training Program 2017 We have got everything covered! Tackle and conquer WA’s famous Dams Challenge with confidence by taking part in our comprehensive three month training program! The program includes consultation with experienced coaches, indoor training, outdoor training, an online training diary and discounted bike services. It is the most [...] [...]

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Altitude Training and Endurance Performance (Part 4 of 4)

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ARTIFICIAL ALTITUDE TRAINING Altitude training is now practiced widely by coaches and athletes in an attempt to enhance endurance performance at sea-level. As mentioned throughout this series, training and “living” at moderate to high altitude has been shown to improve the ability to perform through acclimatisation, which optimises the transport and utilisation of oxygen. In [...] [...]

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Training Program: Australian Masters Road Cycling Championships 2017

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Cycling Australia Masters – its epic! Who? The CA Masters Championships is for women 30yrs and above and men 35yrs and above.  The AUSTRALIAN CYCLING CHAMPION are awarded across 5yr age groups with medal placings for each stage. What? There are three stages in the three days of racing – a 20km individual time trial, road [...] [...]

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Christmas Opening Hours and Training

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CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR TRAINING Normal training until Saturday, 17 December. Please make note of following changes and information. ON ROAD GROUP TRAINING Week 13 December – 18 December Tuesday, 13 December – NO Group Training due to ATTA TT Wednesday, 14 December Normal Thursday, 15 December Normal Friday, 16 December Vault Ride Saturday, 17 December [...] [...]

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CORE STABILITY TRAINING

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The core includes the spine, hips and pelvis, abdominals, and proximal lower limbs. The term “stability” rather than strength is used as strength is just one aspect of the dynamic stability needed. Dynamic stabilisation is the ability to employ strength, endurance and motor control in a highly functional fashion throughout all planes of movement in [...] [...]

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Workshop: Understanding the Principles of Endurance Training

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Understanding Principles of Endurance Training: Thursday, 1 December 6.30pm – 8.00pm Theory Workshop open to endurance exercisers with an interest in understanding the principles behind the training techniques at the Exercise Institute, including: Power meters – FTP, Pmax – Tmax, testing and valuation, we relate this to running and cycling Training Peaks Training cycles Interval training [...] [...]

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