Benoit Capostagno currently works for Science to Sport in Cape Town. He is currently completing his PhD at the University of Cape Town and is investigating training adaptation and fatigue in cyclists.


Words by Benoit Capostagno The purpose of all the hours we spend training for a specific event is to improve our performance. Depending on your current level of fitness and experience, improvements could mean finishing in the middle of the pack rather than at the back, winning your age category […]

Coach: Women are not small men

FEMALE ATHLETES REQUIRE GENDER-SPECIFIC TRAINING AND EATING PLANS. IN THIS ARTICLE OUR RESIDENT COACH BENOIT CAPOSTAGNO EXPLAINS THE IMPORTANCE THEREOF. The last 30 years has seen a sharp rise in the number of women participating in both recreational and professional sport. For example, the percentage of women competing at the […]