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 [...]

Unleash your Inner Cycling Beast

When it comes to road cycling, pro cyclists like Peter Sagan, Greg Van Avermaet and Philippe Gilbert are often seen as the strongest riders in the peloton.  They strike fear in everyone around them.  They possess incredible power that they can unleash and make it difficult if not impossible for others [...]

2018-10-01T16:23:35+00:00Blog Post, Fitness, MPA, Training|

Using Xert to Evaluate your Cycling

Advanced Data Analysis with Xert New ideas and concepts continue to come to the forefront on how to apply Xert's revolutionary concepts.  Xert's methods to analyze power data and discover new insights into fitness and performance have never existed before.  In this blog post, we're going to dive into ways you can learn more about [...]

2018-01-28T11:46:24+00:00Blog Post, Fitness, Training|

Fitness Prediction and Potential

The Next Generation in Impulse Response Modeling With our success helping athletes answer the question: "What's my fitness?", we set our sights on answering the question "What will my fitness be?".  Answering this question is difficult, since it requires a prediction of what is going to happen to your fitness based [...]

2018-01-28T11:47:21+00:00Blog Post, Fitness|

A Paradigm Shift in Training

From Zones to Strain and Focus Zones have been a long-standing method of prescribing training.  Whether they are based on heart-rate or power, they are the staple of any training program.  When used for training with power, they are often defined relative to your Functional Threshold Power (FTP) and, depending [...]

2018-01-28T11:47:21+00:00Blog Post, Fitness, Training|