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Calculate your VO2max based on 5 minutes of power output
Maximum oxygen uptake (VO2Max) is reached just above your threshold or FTP. Not surprisingly, then, maximum 5-minute power output is highly correlated with your VO2Max. With a simple formula, you...
Calculate your VO2max
It could be very tempting to make statements about someone's maximum capabilities based on submaximal efforts. That way you barely have to exert yourself and you do know how good...
Sports Nutrition and Indoor Cycling: What You Need to Know

Indoor cycling, such as with the JOIN Workout player or on platforms like Zwift are becoming increasingly popular. The trainers from Tacx or Wahoo are in short supply and not…

Road to the biggest race of my life: Unbound

Garmin Unbound Gravel: For most avid gravel lovers, this is the pinnacle of gravel racing. Of course, the UCI now has the official world cup, but a lot of fans…

Flu? Being sick and cycling, does that go together?

It’s official; the flu is back. And so, I found myself sniffling, coughing, and laid out sick under the covers. Did you read my previous blog about “taking rest on…

Performance test for an accurate FTP

The workout in JOIN is based on your FTP. There are a lot of factors that can affect your FTP in a positive way (for example: structured training, combined with…

Why I switched to the JOIN Cycling app?

If you are a highly competitive cyclist like me, then you are always looking for that extra marginal gain. Whether it’s that freshly waxed chain/aero helmet saving you a handful…