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ATTA Time Trial Program: 2 month program offering

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Bringing scientific understanding of exercise and a guaranteed performance increase to Perth based cyclists. Commencing the 21st November this time trial program aims to demonstrate a 15% improvement in peak power output across the 3 month period, or 10% across a 2month period of the Kings Park birds in the park time trial series. The program will [...] [...]

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Training a Masters Female Cyclist

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Dana is an incredible athlete. Since coming off her bike and suffering incredible injuries we have been on a process of discovery about Dana’s physiology and ‘makeup’. This has involved Dexa Scans, GYM strength training programs, Vo2 max testing, multiple indoor training sessions of Vo2max intensities, heat training sessions, Altitude training cycles….. All of this [...] [...]

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Altitude Training and Endurance Performance (Part 3 of 4)

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AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC PERFORMANCE CHANGE WITH ALTITUDE TRAINING   Acclimatisation to altitude initiates a sequence of musculocardio-respiratory and metabolic adaptations that impact oxygen transport and utilisation. The complementary stimulus of environmental hypoxia can compound the typical physiological adaptations to endurance training and speed-up performance enhancements following return to sea-level. We will discuss the physiological implications [...] [...]

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KONA Ironman 2016

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Written from the perspective of a coach and observer. For KONA 2016 we had the privilege of working alongside one athlete in a lot of detail. This meant being able to record data, analyse, process and tweak well out from actual competition day, such that we were well prepared and could set good goals around [...] [...]

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Altitude Training and Endurance Performance (Part 2 of 4)

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“HYPOXIC MODELS OF CONVENTIONAL ALTITUDE TRAINING FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE”   Various methods of altitude exposure and/or hypoxic training exist including: Live High-Train High (LHTH), and Live High-Train Low (LHTL). Despite the significant variations present between the different models of altitude training, all have the same objective: to bring about an enhancement in endurance performance at [...] [...]

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Training Elite Time-Poor Athletes

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Being an elite athlete can mean a great many different things. Elite can be defined as having a professional license, having a Vo2 max above 60 ml/kg/min, or a mindset conducive to hard work, persistence and determination toward an outcome. In the instance of this article Elite refers to a professional triathlete, with a Vo2 [...] [...]

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Otoc Vault and Nicheliving Vault Applications

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Are you an aspiring cyclist wanting to take the next step in your racing career? Please consider applying for the Cycling Development Foundation male and female racing pathways. Open to junior and elite athletes. Download the application: CDF rider application [...]

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Altitude Training and Endurance Performance (Part 1 of 4)

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By Marc Bebich-Philip B.Sci (Sport Science) The use of real and simulated altitude training to supplement normal endurance training at sea level has become widely used by coaches and athletes. There are numerous different altitude training models which range from living and training at moderate and high altitude to breathing hypoxic gas while living and [...] [...]

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Intermediate GYM Program: 12th September

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Extending on from our successful GYM programs for endurance athletes we are pleased to be able to offer a strength training schedule aimed at a more experienced strength-trained athlete. The difference lies in the increased focus on the prime movers or major muscle groups, with exercises exploiting these muscle directly and also through functional movements adapted to [...] [...]

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GYM Training: a word from our lead trainer Marc Bebich-Philip

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MUSCULAR POWER DEVELOPMENT – THE “MAGIC BULLET” To enhance your explosiveness and thus your competitive edge, you need to perform power-specific exercises. This type of training stimulates adaptations in the body that enable you to respond with greater strength more quickly when you need it. These exercises approach the development of power by increasing the [...] [...]

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