Elite amateur and well established Ironman athletes can benefit greatly by shifting the focus of their bike volume from distance or time based to kilojoules (Kj) expenditure. By calculating the total work demand of the event you can much more precisely plan the overload and the progression you’ll need to achieve for success. This will ensure that you have accomplished the actual physiological demand and a subsequent overload vs. just doing the distance or time that might appear on the surface as an overload but in reality falls short. […]