Sweet Spot, Threshold and Polarized Training … By the Numbers

Researchers, coaches and sports scientists continue to discuss and evaluate various traditional and alternative forms of training, sometimes quite vocally.  There have been some that advocate for sweetspot/threshold training and others that advocate for polarized training.  For some athletes, sweetspot training (SST) is too hard, requiring too much concentration whereas [...]

Xert Athlete Profiles – Nigel

Nigel is a rider in his 60s who had a catastrophic injury. Overcoming adversity with Xert   “November 31, 2013 I was given a 50/50 chance to ever walk again following emergency surgery for a Cauda equine spinal cord injury. Since then I’ve worked hard to achieve some form of [...]

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Xert Athlete Profile – Hidehiko Seki

Hidehiko Sekiのプロフィール 仕事の傍らに趣味でサイクリングやレースを楽しむホビーライダー。日本で最も平均標高の低い県に住んでいるため、登りが苦手だが、スプリントは得意。「内房レーシングクラブ」という地元のクラブチームに所属している。 Hobby rider who enjoys cycling and racing besides work. Because I live in the prefecture with the lowest average altitude in Japan, I am not good at climbing, but I am good at Sprinting. I belong to the local club team "Uchibo Racing Club". バイクセッティング     [...]

Xert Athlete Profiles – Scott Steele

  Scott Steele Minneapolis Man of Steele Scott is a 22-year-old avid cyclist from Minneapolis who entered the sport only one year ago. Background about Scott Steele’s use of Xert On May 7th he entered his first Criterion race expecting to do very well given his fitness levels, gained from Triathlon [...]

2018-01-28T11:44:13+00:00Athlete Profile, Uncategorized|