What is it Base Training? Base training is a commonly used term for a block of training designed to build Aerobic Endurance, the bedrock of any endurance training plan. It is typically the first stage in a Periodised Training Plan, followed by a Pre-competition (or Build) Phase and finally, a Competition (or Race) Phase. A…

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Introduction Whilst women are biologically identical to men in many ways, there are some fundamental differences. As a male coach I decided early on that if I were to coach women effectively I needed to make myself aware of those differences. This blog is a summary of my research into the menstrual cycle along with…

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