Changing your training in order not to be in a training vacuum

Are you at a dead end in your training and not feeling like you making any fitness gains? If so, you may be in what is called a training vacuum.

In motocross and pretty much 98% of all motorsport being

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Thought process of a Champion

Many people ask me what will it take to become a winner, if I knew the answer or the science to that question I would be typing this from my Chalet in the Bahamas somewhere trying not to spill my

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Heart rate recovery as a guide to monitor fatigue and predict changes in performance parameters

Determining the optimal balance between training load and recovery contributes to peak performance in well-trained

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Lamberts et al (SJMSS) 2009



Sport scientists and coaches use substantial time and resources investigating training methods that may increase the fitness and performance of competitive endurance athletes.
Two particular training methods that have received considerable attention are high-intensity interval training and resistance training.


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Exercising with reserve 2

Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) and performance during repetitive maximal effort 40 km time trials as well as after an intervention that aimed to decrease certainty
about the remaining distance of

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Exercising with reserve part 1

Evidence that the central nervous system regulates prolonged exercise performance:

The purpose of this study was to measure the effects of an amphetamine (methylphenidate) on exercise performance at a fixed rating of perceived exertion of 16. This was done with

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A practical model of low-volume high-intensity interval induces mitochondrial biogenesis in human skeletal muscle: potential mechanisms

High-intensity interval training (HIT) induces skeletal muscle metabolic and performance
adaptations that resemble traditional endurance training despite a low total exercise volume.

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HiT mechanisms for mitochondrial biogenesis


Pelotrain 2011 Season report

With the Motocross and SuperMotard season now over for 2011, it has been one hell of a ride for the Pelotrain team in many good ways.

The season started early this year in February and to say the riders went

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Body-weight and outdoor training

This article and routine is to help the athlete who is tired of always going to the gym to workout or for those who do not have memberships to a gym facility. These can be done anywhere at anytime providing

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Pelotrain/Race Nation Honda Bloemfontein National Report

The 4th round of the South African National Motocross Championship was held at the Bloemfontein circuit this past weekend. The track was totally re-designed with alot of tight corners and very long fast straights with the usual big jumps

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