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Try This Juicy Salmon to Refuel and Rebuild

Salmon is one of the wonder foods, packed with protein, Omega-3 acids, B vitamins, and minerals such as phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, and selenium. It is no wonder that it features prominently in any athlete’s nutrition plan. The best kind is wild salmon, especially when in season. But you can easily throw a few fillets in your freezer during […]

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Creating a PowerEdge User Profile

When using the PowerEdge power meter app, it is easy to create profiles for different users who will be using the same device and for multiple bicycles for the same user. For example, if you will be using your power meter on your road bike and your time trial bike, you may create two profiles […]

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A No-Hassle Way to Measure Your Threshold Power

“Threshold power?” you say. “What is that?” Well, it is nothing mysterious, but it is something that is ultra useful for training. That is the highest power or effort that you can sustain for a prolonged period of time, such as 30 minutes. Biologically, it is very closely related to your lactic acid threshold. When […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Cycling and Power Training Plans

PowerEdge has partnered with Excell Tri Coaching to design goal-oriented, easy-to-use power training plans for beginner cyclists. Whether you want to get fit, train for a road race in your town, do your first triathlon, or have a personal cycling goal, the 8-week Power Challenge Training Plan for Beginners is a great place to start. […]

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Why Train with Power?

Pros have known the benefits of training with power for a long time, but the prohibitive price tag of mechanical power meters has also meant that it was mostly the pros who could train with power. But what can power training do for the average athlete or one working toward crit races and age group placements, […]

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