In this issue Dr Mike Posthumus shares his favourite high intensity training session, tips on how to best perform these sessions, together with the scientific evidence.
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.
In this issue Dr Mike Posthumus discusses the use of altitude to enhance cycling performance. It may not be as simple as we think when we are faced with the various options.
In Mike Posthumus’ experience, one of the most common mistakes made by professionals or recreationally competitive cyclists is either not resting enough, or resting too much prior to their specific event.
Achieving maximal results with polarised training When searching the internet for training advice or even when reading the most popular cycling training books, you will soon realise there is a lot of conﬂicting thoughts about the most effective training strategies. In this month’s coaching column Mike Posthumus explains the beneﬁts […]
In Mike Posthumus’s first article for Full Sus he explains one of the keys to peaking at the right time: Periodisation. Every bike rider would like to become fitter and faster. The best way to achieve this than to train intelligently and to do this you have to structure your […]
In order to get the most out of your training it is very important to make sure each training session has an objective writes Full Sus’s coach Dr Mike Posthumus. Objectives may be to improve your threshold, improve your peak power, recover, or simply to just ride your bike and […]