In 2016 I broke my collarbone 60 days before the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. One week later I got it surgically plated and just over 7 weeks later went on to finish ninth in the race. That
It’s easy to underestimate exactly how much effort goes into becoming a pro athlete. Relentless sporting seasons are sure to take their toll, but once they’re over the hard work doesn’t stop there.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you won’t have been able to miss the meteoric rise of cyclocross. If you refuse to limit your winter season to the track and don’t
Wonder what it takes to train like an Olympic runner? Anneliese Rubie Renshaw is about to tell you. Anneliese is a 27-year-old 400m runner from Sydney. She’s a two-time National 400m Champion and has
Not too long ago, identifying a potential elite athlete was a matter of how fast they could sprint around a track, how well they kicked a football, or how much they could lift. During the past decade
If you’re not already familiar with them, allow us to introduce you to Merel and Laura Smulders. The Dutch sisters are the biggest thing in BMX right now, currently sitting at number one and ten in
Your training goals are important to us, so we’ve been busy working on some brand new workouts - now available on the Wattbike Hub. Developed by sports scientist and Team Dimension Data coach, David
We often get asked about the best ways to improve performance, and our answer is always to look at your performance data. With every Wattbike session you do, hundreds of data points are collected and
Mark Fenn first became involved in health and fitness by starting out as a part-time lifeguard, working in various local authority and leisure centres. He also worked in sports halls, athletics tracks, gyms, and even as a facility cleaner after leaving school, and worked part time for many years because “that’s how the industry was, especially in Shropshire where I’m from. There were no commercial gyms like we have today” , Mark comments.
The cycling world is full of technical terms, but if you’re new to the sport there’s a few you should know. As part of your training, you’ll probably have heard the phrase ‘watts per kilo’ thrown
If you’ve identified an issue with your pedalling technique, or you’re confused about the shape of your Polar View , there are a number of things you can do to improve. Read on to find out our top
Our Lead Master Trainer Adam Daniel has been involved in the health and fitness industry for almost 25 years, and has been a Wattbike Master Trainer for six. We asked him to share his knowledge on a topic
Watts, functional threshold power, watts per kilo. Watts are everywhere in cycling, and it’s even what we named our brand after. You may already know what your FTP is, or what your peak power output
Knowing your heart rate and heart rate zones is vital to getting the most out of your training. Understanding how hard you should be going in each zone will ensure a productive training session and prevent
Keeping yourself motivated to train during the winter is no easy feat. Most of us probably just want to curl up on the sofa with a hot cup of tea, but did you know that there is another way to stay warm