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SportActive home trainer guide

This is our 5th week home trainer program and also (hopefully!) the last as everybody in Europe should be out of confinement by the end of this week. Some countries have already started their de-confinement (Germany, Italy, Spain), although in some areas of Germany they had to tighten it again as…

SportActive home trainer guide

This is our week 5 home trainer program and also the last as everybody in Europe should be out of confinement by the end of this week. Some countries have already started their de-confinement (Germany, Italy, Spain), although in some areas of Germany they had to tighten it again as too many new…

SportActive's home trainer guide

This is now our week 4 home trainer program. The last two weeks with threshold training in week 2 and anaerobic exercises in week 3, were quite challenging and we have to allow for some recovery time to anchor this work.

Thus, this week we'll do endurance work outs, the same as we did in week 1.As…

SportActive home trainer guide

This is our week 4 home trainer program. The last two weeks with threshold training in week 2 and anaerobic VO2 Max workouts in week 3 were quite arduous, and we have to allow for some recovery to anchor this work. If you fail to do so, you will lose the benefits of the work carried out.

Thus, this…

SportActive hope trainer guide

Structured turbo training in the present environment with restrictions on outdoor movements can give you positive health and fitness benefits.

The environment in which you have your turbo trainer located is very important and will add to a positive mental attitude of the training: a room with…

SportActive home trainer guide

Confinement keeps going and we have reached week 3 of our home trainer workouts. We did Endurance in week 1, Strenght & Core with efforts out of the saddle in week 2 and shall do Anaerobic Exercises this week.

Definition of Anaerobic exerciseAnaerobic exercise is any activity that breaks down…

SportActive home trainer guide

Confinement keeps going and we have reached week 3 of our home trainer workouts. We did endurance in week 1, threshold training in week 2 and shall do anaerobic VO2 work this week.

As a reminder, the training sessions of this page are based on Power. For this you need to know your FTP (Functional…

SportActive home trainer guide

We are now all used to some form of confinement. More so if you live in Italy, Spain or France, and a little less if you live in Ireland, UK, Canada or USA. In some countries long outdoor bike rides are still possible, but for the majority this is over for the moment.

Here is your home trainer…

SportActive home trainer guide

We are now all used to some form of confinement. More so if you live in Italy, Spain or France, and a little less if you live in Ireland, UK, Canada or USA. In some countries long outdoor bike rides are still possible, but for the majority this is over for the moment.

Here is your home trainer…

SportActive's home trainer guide

The Covid-19 confinement does not allow us to cycle outdoors anymore, now that spring has arrived…

It looks like the only way of maintaining/building our bike fitness is taking out the turbo trainer. Some cyclists may have very sophisticated smart trainers giving them the illusion of cycling Alpe…

SportActive home trainer guide

The Covid-19 confinement does not allow us to cycle outdoors anymore, now that spring has arrived…

It looks like the only way of maintaining/building our bike fitness is taking out the turbo trainer. Some cyclists may have very sophisticated smart trainers giving them the illusion of cycling Alpe…

cycling-covid-19-lockdown-conronavirus

Covid-19 has impacted cycling in several ways, but there are still opportunities to cycle during the lockdown. At the time of writing, both Ireland and Britain are not enforcing lockdown measures to the extent as they are in France. As such, consider the following times when you can cycle legally…

SportActive-covid-19-coronavirus

Dear Friends of SportActive, Everyone at SportActive hopes you and your loved ones are well. As you are no doubt aware, Spain is in lockdown due to the Covid-19 outbreak. This has affected our Mallorca Cycling holidays in the spring season. Affected customers have been contacted about their…

gorges-de-la-nesque-sportactive-cycling

Close to ‘The Beast of Provence’, Mont Ventoux is the magnificent canyon of Gorges de la Nesque. Many see this as the second most important canyon in Province after the Gorges de Verdon, but others will tell you it is just as impressive. And they are right.

Experience the fantastic cycling and…

High-intensity-interval-training-road-cycling

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is an increasingly popular form of training. Here, you give it everything you’ve got on the bike for around two minutes. Ten out of ten effort. After a two minute rest, you do it again. Due to its nature, you can do it on an indoor bike or turbo trainer or…

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