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So far Daniel Bain has created 8 blog entries.

Why you need an online triathlon coach that understands data analysis

By |2019-04-05T15:53:37+10:00June 25th, 2017|General|

Many online triathlon coaches will analyse data and provide feedback on the average numbers that appear on their trainingpeaks portal. But how many online triathlon coaches truly understand what the information means and more importantly - how many can use it to help you improve your training quality, training behaviour and your race results?

How to eliminate foot pain, hot spots and numbness when cycling

By |2019-09-25T22:28:59+10:00June 20th, 2017|General|

Foot numbness is common through the forefoot and toes for many cyclists and is a common complaint we see with our bike fit clients.If there are no underlying medical / podiatry conditions causing the foot numbness, we find that the issue is usually being created by one or more of the following:

The importance of hip mobility for your bike fit position

By |2019-04-05T15:54:40+10:00June 15th, 2017|General|

Hip stability and maintaining a fluid range of motion around the hip region are important to maximize power production when cycling and to prevent cycling based injuries. A bike fit position that is too aggressive or a saddle that does not allow the correct pelvic orientation may result in significant losses of power production that inhibit performance and create discomfort or injury.

How to Reduce Lower Back and Neck Discomfort when Cycling

By |2019-11-15T21:56:32+10:00June 5th, 2017|General|

The most common reason that we see retul bike fit clients is due to lower back pain or upper neck pain discomfort when cycling. There may be many underlying causes for the discomfort but most can be alleviated or resolved completely if you can achieve a bike position with a relatively neutral spinal position. This is most commonly achieved through selecting the right saddle.

How to ride lower and longer with the right saddle

By |2019-04-05T15:57:51+10:00May 29th, 2017|General|

We commonly see bike fit clients that struggle to fit on standard geometry frames because their current bike position has them riding with a significant number of spacers and a stem with a positive angle. For many clients, the reason that they need to sit so upright on a bike has nothing to do with the frame - it's due to their saddle selection.