Introduction to Running with Power Meters
Power meters have been around for many years in cycling, but their use in running is much less explored by the majority of athletes and one of...
BUILDING A CYCLING EVENT TRAINING PLAN
There is no need to stress just how little has gone to plan in 2020, with many of us unable to compete at the...
Training With A Power Meter
Training with a power meter, a bike-mounted device that allows cyclists to train or race with live feedback of the power they are producing,...
LEJOG Success For Holly Nairn
Reflections on an Incredible 980 mile journey It was strange and slightly ironic that in one of the worst years of my life I...
Rest Is Best To Race Better
Rest is crucial, both amateurs and professionals alike can easily fall into the trappings of pushing too hard in every training session and allowing...
Holly Nairn Switches from Ironman Preparation to riding LEJOG
With no races to really focus on at present, many athletes are looking for new goals to build towards. Blackzone Coaching athlete Holly Nairn...
The Jargon of Cycling and Triathlon Training and Coaching Explained
There’s a lot of confusing terminology thrown around online and in conversation about training, coaching plans or sessions. If you don’t know the difference...
How we Individualise Training using TrainingPeaks WKO5
At Blackzone Coaching we use the long established TrainingPeaks platform and its software to tailor our structured coaching plans for athletes. Head coach Kevin...
How to Enter your First Road Race
Tempted to give a cycling road race a go, but don’t know where to start? Have a read of our guide on How to...
Scottish Everesting Record for Blackzone-coached Fiona Cockburn
This weekend, Blackzone-coached rider Fiona Cockburn put in a hugely impressive ride to set a new Scottish Everesting record, besting both previous male and...
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