Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Win Tunnel – Aero At Slow Speeds

Ever felt like you’re not riding fast enough for aerodynamic efficiency to be relevant to you? Well in this episode, Chris and Cam take on this issue by testing aero efficiency at both fast and low speeds to compare the benefits, and the results just might surprise you.

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A quick and easy HRV calculator

Alan Couzens, M.S. (Sports Science) In previous posts, I’ve offered a few different ways to gather HRV data. These range from the complex “all the bells and whistles” to the various app options which often simplify the data into one (often undefined) HRV ‘Score’.

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The science of heat management over long, hot races: How hot is too hot for you?

Alan Couzens, M.S. (Sports Science) “It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility” – Yogi Berra I’ve had a lot of chats with athletes of late focused around one topic – heat! Ironman Texas was a couple of weeks ago and, unsurprisingly, it was hot! Beyond hot, it was hot and humid.

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Two Important “Coupling” Motions That Impact Your Swim Speed

The less-obvious parts of your stroke that could help you get through the water quicker. In order to move quickly through the water, the motions of a freestyler may look effortless, but they are actually very complex.

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How much water should you drink? Research is changing what we know about our fluid needs

As British cyclist Alex Dowsett was preparing last winter for an assault on the one-hour time-trial world record, his sports science team was fretting over the details – like the optimal temperature at the velodrome in Manchester.

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