Training

Safe Bunch Cycling | Emma Carney
Safe Bunch Cycling | Emma Carney

Safe bunch cycling is very important as it directly affects the safety of all those you are riding with. The Great Ocean Road is a beautiful place to ride, and the Amy Gillet rides certainly showcase it well. » Cycling, Training

Training Tips for the 2016 Amy Gillett Gran Fondo | Emma Carney

This year the Amy Gillett Gran Fondo will start and finish on the main street in Lorne, with the course taking riders in the opposite direction to previous events. » Cycling, Training

Training Tips for the 2016 Amy Gillett Medio Fondo | Emma Carney

This year the Amy Gillett Medio Fondo will start in Apollo Bay and finish in Lorne, giving riders a very picturesque 45km stretch of fully closed Great Ocean Road.The route can easily be described as one of the nicest rides in Australia, featuring a series of smaller climbs and descents. » Cycling, Training

Training Tips for the 2016 Noosa Triathlon | Emma Carney

The Noosa Triathlon - the largest Olympic distance triathlon in the world - is a must-do on anyone's triathlon calendar and a race which will have you hooked on the sport if this is your first triathlon. » Triathlon, Training

Run injury prevention

Running is a very rewarding way to keep fit.  Unfortunately running is also tough on the body, as it is a high impact activity. This means the risk of injuries is quite high to all runners, from the beginner right through to the very experienced. » Health & Fitness, Training

Maximum Heart Rate Testing for Running

Testing for your Maximum Heart Rate (MHR) is a useful training tool. Please refer to my HR training zones article and power Vs Heart Rate training article for more information. » Health & Fitness, Training

How to warm up correctly for running

We all know it is important to do an adequate warm up prior to training and racing. What is not so clear is why we need to warm up, and what is the best type of warm up to prepare you for running workouts and racing.Why do a warm up?There are 3 key benefits a warm up, according to experts:1. » Health & Fitness, Training

Cycling Power Level Testing

 Testing for your cycling power is a useful training tool. Please refer to my power training levels article and power Vs Heart Rate training article for more information. You may also find my testing for maximum cycling heart rate article found here). » Health & Fitness, Training, Cycling