Power Vs Heart Rate training

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It is a hotly contested debate – as to whether power meters are worth the money, or whether HR and perceived effort is sufficient. Heart Rate monitors and power meters are very useful training tools, but an athlete using them should also know the ‘feel’ of each heart rate zone and power level. I encourage […]

Cycling power tests

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Maximum Heart Rate testing for Cycling Testing for your Maximum Heart Rate (MHR) is a useful training tool. There are a number of ways of testing for your Cycling Max HR (testing for maximum running HR is a separate article in my blog) – If you would like a personal training plan, using these training […]

HR Training zones and Power levels outlined

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Heart Rate (HR) training zones and Power levels are both useful training tools. Within each HR training zone and Power level, subtle physiological effects take place to enhance your fitness. Heart rate training zones are calculated by taking into consideration your Maximum Heart Rate (MHR) and your Resting Heart Rate (rest HR). Training power levels […]