5 tricks to feel safer cycling in the city

You shouldn’t have to feel unsafe cycling anywhere, but, the reality is, riding in a place where cars don’t give you enough space can be a scary experience. Between 2006 and 2017 there was an average of 74 cyclist deaths in Canada per year, a stat that should make anyone (cyclist or not) upset. Ideally, […]

Getting back in the pool

Share this story In the UK and much of Europe swimming pools are beginning to reopen again, some countries have already and others are due to in the very near future. As a result many triathletes, other than those regularly braving the open water over winter, are swimming again for the first time since December. […]

Finding the work, life, training balance

Share this story Creating time If you’re an athlete training upwards of ten hours a week while also working you’ll likely face some constraints on your time. We can’t all eat, train, sleep and repeat but it is possible to reach an extremely high standard while also working – the Olympics used to be for […]

How To Use Heart Rate Variability DURING Training

TOOLBOX: We have talked about using heart rate variability to guide your training program. Today, let’s talk about the use of HRV during your training with one of the newest tools in sports science now: detrended fluctuation analysis alpha 1 (DFA-alpha1)! Resting heart rate Introduction In the last couple of Pez Toolbox articles, I have […]

Using Heart Rate Variability DURING Training

TOOLBOX: We have talked about using heart rate variability to guide your training program. Today, let’s talk about the use of HRV during your training with one of the newest tools in sports science now: detrended fluctuation analysis alpha 1 (DFA-alpha1)! Resting heart rate Introduction In the last couple of Pez Toolbox articles, I have […]

How To Add Skill to Your Strength Training

TOOLBOX: Last month we spoke about the importance of intent, and purposeful movement in your strength training practice, and how these should be the guiding factors, not just adding weight week to week, or more repetitions per set. This month we will focus on knowing when to progress the weights. It’s not always as black […]

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