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.

Epic Advice

With the Absa Cape Epic just around the corner Dr Mike Posthumus has addressed some common questions to settle any nerves and help you ace the last two weeks of prep. As the Cape Epic approaches, we thought it would be perfect timing to rather pick our coach, Dr Mike’s […]

The Clock is Ticking

With the first race of the year, the Attakwas, now behind them Craig Kolesky and Rudolf Zuidema talk you through the final stages of preparation for the 2016 Cape Epic. So the holidays are over and the back-to-work blues are kicking in. Despite the months of training behind us Attakwas […]

Beating the Plateau

In this issue Dr Mike Posthumus answers a reader’s question on how to improve without following a specific training programme. Dear Dr Mike, I seem to have hit a plateau with my riding. I’m riding as much as I realistically can, about 6 to 8 hours a week. I don’t […]