Donna Dall

Donna Dall

From the age of 30 athletes will start to feel the affects of ageing. V02 Max starts decreasing by about 10% every 10 years for both male’s and female’s. V02 Max is the maximum amount of oxygen an athlete can use and transport around the body during exercise. It is usually measured in milliliters per…

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Donna Dall

We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is important. But how does lack of sleep, broken sleep and late nights affect your cycling ability? And what can we do to increase performance if we do have a couple of night of bad sleep? We decided to dig deep into the research and find…

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Donna Dall

Donna Dall

Here is the reality of focus. Whatever you decide to focus on will be your reality. If you choose to focus on the negatives or choose to see what’s wrong in your life or a situation, they will be the things that are exaggerated. You are going to learn to focus on these things and…

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Donna Dall

Many cyclists are so focused on racing and getting results, the recovery period following the race is frequently skipped. Planning a good recovery is integral to building fitness and increasing performance in future races. Doing the right things post racing and training sessions can mean the difference between doing well and underperforming in the next…

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Donna Dall

Sometimes, racing doesn’t always go to plan. You may have trained the whole year for a specific race and on the day, it just doesn’t go your way. So, how do you mentally break through this perceived failure and use it to drive yourself to become even better? Well here are a few steps that…

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Donna Dall

Although we haven’t hit winter yet, the weather has definitely been giving us a little taste of what’s to come. Flooding, rain, fog, cooler weather and with 3 months still to go until the official start of winter. Australia being a huge country has different types of Winter but no matter where you are, the…

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Donna Dall

Many cyclists will spend thousands of dollars getting the lightest most aero mountain bikes, upgrade their components for lighter parts, power meters, aero helmets but very few seem to take full control of their diet and nutrition. The one thing that if done right, can vastly improve performance. What you eat on and off the…

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Donna Dall

When we think of pro cycling the main parts of the body that really stand out are the legs. But if you are serious about cycling its time to drag your self to the gym and start working that core! A common misconception when we are talking about core strength is that we need these…

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