In endurance training, it's not just the physical challenges but also the mental battles that define our performance. Setting intangible, 'unobtainable' goals can be a powerful motivator, pushing us beyond easily achievable targets and encouraging us to strive further, both in training and in life.
I caught the "cycling bug" when I moved to Switzerland. The scenery is breathtaking and I love torturing myself up yet another endlessly winding slope. It is a sport that combines endurance, stamina, strength, and for me, a lot of tech. I ride the virtual worlds on Zwift, or the mountain in our backyard, with the same intensity and love for the journey. Even though I am far from a natural cyclist, it has become one of my greatest passions. Tag along and find out where I've been :).
Watts and watts/kg are the magic numbers in cycling. There is not a single metric that is more important than the number of watts a cyclist can produce for a certain amount of time. Used correctly, watts can help you better understand how your energy is being transferred to
Cyclists are a strange bunch of people, especially the data cracks. But if there is one thing I love most about cycling, it is exactly that, the data. A few weeks ago, I installed a power meter on my Canyon cyclocross bike. It took me about an hour and a
eSports are one of the most exciting and growing sport-categories in the world. Great gamers have become “athletes” and show off their skills at huge, professionally organized events. Some of these events, especially in Asia, take place in huge venues. Football stadiums, concert- and eventhalls are packed with fans who
I absolutely love my smart trainer. I think I actually spent more time on my smart trainer this year than I did out on the road. To some, this might be a little sad but I really love being able to ride whenever I want in any weather condition. Next
Great weather, being outside, a slight breeze, beautiful Swiss nature and surroundings, doing sports with friends in good company what else could I want? Nothing much really! I really love my newly found sports activity. A colleague of mine started training for a Triathlon a few months ago and got