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Training for Speed and Power: Avoid This One Big Build Phase Mistake

You’ve built yourself an impressive aerobic engine from a solid Base Training program. But that’s not all you need to do. Now it’s time to turn up the wick and convert that endurance into speed and power. That’s what the Build Phase is meant to do. In this blog post we teach you how to do it. Base Phase You’ve been working on acquiring general fitness which includes aerobic endurance, muscular force and speed, and have started working on muscular
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Base Training: Why You Need to Build Up Slow If You Want To Go Fast

So you’ve signed up for a charity ride, gran fondo, or a mountain bike marathon with your mates. You’ve heard about the benefits of High Intensity Interval Training and thought “That’s for me!” More speed and big fitness in half the time. Be careful, though. If you don’t keep your training at lower intensity – for at least part of the time – and establish a solid base of endurance, your progress will drag to a halt and burnout is
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