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Schinias Olympic Rowing Center : Cycling Course Profile.

  After 2004 there are many cycling TT and Triathlon non drafting races that are organized at the 2004 Olympic Rowing Center. There is a 5kms asphalt road next to the rowing FOP (Field of Play). We will try to describe brifley the main characteristics of this cycling course: Windy It’s extremely windy location with the [...]

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The Four Generations of Road Cycling Bike Fitting

  Most of the road cyclists are a little bit confused as far as bike fitting is concerned. We have made an effort to describe shortly the history of bike fitting. It’s important to be noticed that some athletes and coaches were – and continue to be- ahead of their times but we describe the [...]

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Cycling TT : Change your training attitude for fast improvement.

  I notice many triathletes and road cyclists fail to reach their  Cycling Time Trials goals although they are doing a lot of training. So they become frustrated and disappointed and more than anything they don’t know how to face the situation. I believe that  the following points could change your attitude towards Cycling Time [...]

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Road Cycling and Sport Science Lab : A relationship that needs a further improvement

  Road cyclists intend to spend money in anything that could help them become better athletes. Unfortunately this is not the case for their cooperation with a sport lab. We have tried to identify the main reasons why cyclists don’t consider it necessary for their progress to work in a permanent base with a sport [...]

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Does your Heart Rate tells you always the truth?

Introduction Recently I had many discussions with some of the athletes I coach concerning the monitor of the intensity during training and races. The majority of the athletes do not accept the fact that there are cases that the Heart Rate (HR) Monitor doesn’t say the truth and that there are times that the HR [...]

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Virginia Berasategui confesses that was doped in Bilbao and apologizes to all.

(www.deia.com) Bilbaina triathlete Virginia Berasategui has confessed today that the dispute was doped to Bilbao Triathlon past May 18, she won, and that it was a mistake by apologizing everyone. BILBAO. In an appearance in Bilbao where he has been sheltered by his father, triathlete, between sobs continued, read a statement in which he stated that [...]

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WADA Statement on the prohibited substance IGF-1

WADA has carefully reviewed the issues surrounding the banned substance IGF-1 arising out of the Vijay Singh case and other inquiries. IGF-1 is a prohibited substance and has been included on the Prohibited List for years. On the other hand, very small quantities of IGF-1 can be found naturally in animal products (e.g. colostrums, deer [...]

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WADA statement on substance AOD-9604

Following a number of inquiries regarding the substance AOD-9604 available on the Internet ‘black market’ and possibly elsewhere, WADA has issued the following statement: AOD-9604 is a substance still under pre-clinical and clinical development and has not been approved for therapeutic use by any government health authority in the world. Therefore, under the 2013 Prohibited [...]

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Australia invests $120 million in sports

“The investment in sports we are announcing today reflects the robust approach we have adopted under Australia’s Winning Edge 2012-2022 the high performance game plan for moving Australian sport from world class to world best,” Wylie said. “The Winning Edge sets high targets for Australia to be a top five nation at the Olympics and Paralympics, top [...]

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Walsh will speak at Glasgow Science Centre on the evening of Tuesday 23rd April.

David Walsh, the journalist who spent 13 years pursuing the truth about Lance Armstrong, will speak in Glasgow later this month about his role in unmasking the global sporting icon as a serial drugs cheat Walsh will speak at Glasgow Science Centre on the evening of Tuesday 23rd April before taking part in a Q&A session [...]

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WADA issues alert on GW501516

It has come to WADA’s attention that the black market substance GW501516 is being sold to and used by some athletes. The side effect of this chemical compound is so serious that WADA is taking the rare step of warning “cheats” to ensure that there is complete awareness of the possible health risks to athletes [...]

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High Performance New Zealand : Athlete Performance Support.

Text : Giannis Psarelis. Following our interview with Mrs. Sue Eden who is the Senior Advisor Media and Communications for High Performance New Zealand we present the services they provide to their athletes. Strength & Conditioning The High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) Strength and Conditioning department aims to develop and enhance the physical capability of [...]

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