London Marathon Sub 3hr Pacer John O’Regan week report

Monday April 07th  HRV 67 Green. A reasonable result after yesterday’s steady session and late night.  Feeling good but will take it easy today.  Easy lunchtime run of 7K staying slow and keeping an eye on HR which seemed than expected.  That’ll be all for today...

Tuesday Tip: Time of measurement

Introducing Tuesday Tips Here at ithlete HQ we get a lot of questions about why things have to be done in a particular way. So over the coming weeks we’re going to share a series of posts filed under ‘Tuesday Tips’. These short posts will aim to explain the reasoning...

80:20 training & heart rate variability by Andy Dolphin

Learning about heart rate variability I started cycling in April 2012, and quickly found out about the ithlete heart rate variability (HRV) app in July. Up until that point I didn’t really train as such, but simply went out for a ride. I did a sportive in July and...

The Dragon Ride; Simon Polarised Training Challenge

Dragon Ride (Wales, 9th June) The Dragon Ride, at 130 miles, and 3400m of climbing is easily the hardest ride I have done in a long time (perhaps ever!).  I thought I rode it conservatively, but the zone distribution chart below shows that I spent the majority of the...

Can ithlete motivate the non-athlete?

Hello, my name is Robert Budd and I have just joined the company to focus on the marketing and sales of ithlete Team App. I am a very keen sportsman playing top level cricket and club Rugby only retiring from Vets Rugby 18 months ago. ithlete and me! My interest in...

Simon Wegerif’s Polarised Training Challenge Part 5

In this 4th update, I’d like to run through the preparation for the first real test of the season – the Hampshire Hilly Hundred – a course designed to make the most of the rolling countryside of north Hampshire. The section of chart below is my heart rate...

Simon Wegerif’s Polarised Training Challenge Part 2

Polarised Training – the first weeks As promised, here is the first update on my progress having modified my training program from a ‘ride fairly hard fairly often’ to a program where I try to ride either below aerobic threshold (in my case a heart rate of...

Lee Doran’s ithlete HRV Training Diary – December

Getting Started with HRV So, this is my first blog as an ithlete athlete. After receiving support from the ithlete team, I have started using the HRV Monitor and found this fantastic. This month has been an important month for me as I am currently recovering from...

Grand Union Half Marathon

by Tom Hayhoe The Grand Union Half Marathon This great little event organised by Purple Patch each November, running by the towpath on the Grand Union Canal from Uxbridge to Watford.  Not the greatest event for PBs – this year’s winner did it in 1:18 – with recent...

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