While great leaders of the world (and some, not so great!) have worn their lack of a need to sleep like a badge of honor, the truth is – we all need adequate, regular sleep to be our best selves. And if you’re looking to excel on the bike, you should be approaching sleep as […]
All your hard work in training is for nothing if you don’t allow your body to recover and adapt to it. Recovery is the most fundamental point of your schedule. Some people say that without it you’re over-training but I prefer the term under-recovering.
You finish your session or race what do you do? Ideally you […]
If you haven’t seen my blog on Supercompensation Model please have a read first as it might help to understanding how the Ideal Training & Recovery Model works.
The infographic shows that once you have achieved one period of Overcompensation (or Super-Compensation) you can keep this going in order to continually improve over a much longer […]
You may have seen my recent blog about the Overcompensation Model, if not it’s worth a read before starting this.
This Super Compensation Model shows a little more detail and what happens if you don’t get it right. Although named slightly different they are essentially the same model. The biological state before stimulus is your baseline […]