Tagged: Turbo Training

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Ultimate Turbo Trainer Set Up, Gadgets, Software and Workflow

I’m quite pleased with my turbo trainer set up, the software I use with it, the ‘workflow’ I have to record everything and the gadgets that I use to make this happen. I’ve mentioned many of them here in passing, but thought I’d write a post about the whole kit and caboodle. What I use, how it...

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Catastrophic Chaffing

I’ve been trying to fit some training in during the Christmas period, despite not having a structured plan to follow. I have also been trying to spend plenty of quality family time with Anna and Morgan so have spent lots of time out walking in the hills, geocaching in the woods and strolling on the beach....

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TrainerRoad TrainerRelay and Workout Builder

I got to play with a new feature of the TrainerRoad Beta software yesterday. The feature called TrainerRelay allow you to re-broadcast your virtual power data from TrainerRoad on your PC to a head unit such as my Garmin Forerunner 910XT watch. This essentially gives me a power meter that I can use to train with. TrainerRoad...

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Turbo Trainer Workouts – Recovery

Everyone who does any physical training should know the importance of rest. Many of us however get too tied up in the actual training and forget about the rest component. The who idea behind super-compensation training is that you stress your body during hard training bouts, damage muscle tissue and such like and then during...

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Turbo Trainer Workout 2

Turbo Trainer Workout – Back to full power

After posting on Twitter that I “survived my killer turbo trainer session – just”, a few people asked what I did and there just isn’t enough room to explain it on Twitter, so here it is instead. Basically it was a 3:2 minute interval session with a few 1 minute sprint intervals tagged on the...

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Multi-activities

Yesterday was a good day. First I took Morgan to school and then worked at the university invigilating exams in the morning. Not the most stressful of jobs as I simply sit in a room with a student or two, keep an eye on them whilst they do their exams and keep a check on...

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Turbo Training Intervals – Up the Wattage

Yes, another turbo trainer post as I’m enjoying my work-outs on it at the moment. I thought I would try another 1 minute interval session today. So I did exactly the same session as I did on Saturday, but this time increased the wattage on the hard efforts from 320 Watts to 340 Watts. Surprisingly...

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Turbo Trainer Sessions

I’m quite enjoying my little turbo trainer sessions at the moment. I know that’s not right, they are supposed to be boring, horrible and painful, but I’ve been doing them at lunch time and feel so much better for it afterwards. The secret is to mix it up, doing different sessions all the time so...

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