Tag: Science2Sport

Training for Younger Athletes

Mountain biking participation has increased exponentially in South Africa, with both men and women clipping in to hit their favourite trails every weekend. A by-product of this increased popularity is the rise in the number of younger athletes taking part in MTB races. The majority of MTB races have shorter […]

Trying to catch-up with Bianca Haw

She might be better known for being Farmer Glen’s daughter right now, but Bianca Haw has her mind firmly set on changing that. Keep an eye on her, soon it’ll be “Farmer who? Oh you mean Bianca’s Dad”… It’s astonishing to hear that Bianca only started racing her mountain bike […]

Into thin air… altitude training at sea level!

I have started training for this year’s Wine2Whales, faithfully following Dr Mike Posthumus’ training program. Then I got a call from Xavier Scheepers, at BikePlus, and he proposed that I incorporate their Altitude Centre into the programme. Mike and the guys from Science2Sport have collaborated with the Altitude Centre and […]