Entries by Mark Turner

Power Meters for Cycling

Training and Racing with a Power Meter Power = the amount of energy being applied to the pedals. A function of torque (pressure on the pedals) and cadence. Provides immediate feedback on cycling effort. Does not have the lag effect that heart rate does. Is not affected by wind, gradient, temperature, fatigue, hydration etc that […]

Coaches Corner – 1600km Smiddy Challenge

Who Are Your Real Role Models? It’s footy finals time. This means clichéd coaching comments, WAGS, and an overdose of media coverage on the players or “heroes” of the game where we’re told everything from what the rookies eat for breakfast to how much adversity the veterans have overcome. I am the first one to […]