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...
Road Race Victory

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...
Blackzone Everesting

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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Discussing the Increase in Coaching in Lockdown with Cycling Weekly

It remains a topic of conversation in our everyday lives, and it likely will for the foreseeable future, but COVID-19 and Lockdown has had...

The Benefits of working with a Cycling Coach or Triathlon Coach

Finding the right coach to suit your needs as an athlete is one thing, but answering the question of do I need a cycling...
Road Cycling Race

Get Ready for the Road Racing Season Restart

Lockdown has not only meant that there’s been no road racing for several months now, but it’s also seen most people turn to training...
Triathlon Swimming

Massive Improvement from Triathlon Client

It’s a good day to be a triathlon coach! We’ve seen a massive improvement for a Blackzone athlete who is a member of Glasgow...
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Cycling Training Client With A New Structure

Below is an interesting file from a female cycling training client of ours who is more of a climber than a time trialist. The...
Heart Rate

Triathlon Coaching using Heart Rate and Watts

Triathlon coaching staff all train differently, at Blackzone Coaching we don’t only use heart rate in our training plans but also power and watts....