Scottish Everesting Record for Blackzone-coached Fiona Cockburn

This weekend, Blackzone-coached rider Fiona Cockburn put in a hugely impressive ride to set a new Scottish Everesting record, besting both previous male and female records in the process. Fiona set out in the early hours of Saturday morning with the support of Blackzone Head Coach Kevin Henderson to the chosen hill where she was to complete no less than 63 ascents over the course of the day, accumulating 8,848m of altitude gain in just 12 hours 48 minutes, beating…

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By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

St Andrews Autumn Duathlon

Blackzone Coaching duathlete Gregor Crawford achieved a phenomenal 7th place in the 2017 St Andrews Autumn Duathlon – congrats Gregor!… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Race Report: Tough Mudder Scotland 2017

Congratulations to Blackzone athlete Jonny Mcdonald who won the Tough Mudder Scotland 2017 event held at Drumlanrig Castle! He completed… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Early Season Race Results

Its been a great start to the racing season for many Blackzone Coaching athletes! Jonny McDonald won the Rat Race… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

How To Be An Elite Cyclist

Excellent webcast by Professor Louis Passfield on “Science of Cycling: What makes an elite cyclist” with an introduction by Dr… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Sports Doping: Winning At Any Cost?

Excellent BBC Horizon programme on sports doping, available to watch on iPlayer. Dr Xand van Tulleken investigates the world of… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Strategies For Optimum Recovery

Athletes tend to have laser-like focus when it comes to their workouts and training. As an athlete, you are always… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Dawid Nowak – Professional Fighter

Blackzone Coaching welcomes Scottish professional Muay Thai and kick boxer Dawid Nowak to help improve his performance during fights. The… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

COVID-19 Update From Head Coach Kevin

Blackzone Coaching remains fully operational. Our training plans and coaching are conducted online and sessions can be taken using home… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

25TT PB for Darran Bennett

Save the best for last with a PB to finish the season. 51:48 for Ely & District Cycling Club –… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Rest Is Best To Race Better

Rest is crucial, both amateurs and professionals alike can easily fall into the trappings of pushing too hard in every… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

LEJOG Success For Holly Nairn

Reflections on an Incredible 980 mile journey It was strange and slightly ironic that in one of the worst years… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Training With A Power Meter

Training with a power meter, a bike-mounted device that allows cyclists to train or race with live feedback of the… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Winter Cycling Tips For 2021

Winter training can often be seen as the domain of the dedicated few, but with some handy cycling tips for… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Reap the Rewards from Recovery

Recovery – the one bit of training where you can improve and become stronger without needing to actually make any… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Cycling phenotypes explained

Whether we know it or not, we’ve all made reference to our phenotypes during our times as cyclists. “I’m more… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Returning to racing across the UK

We’re all itching for a return to cycle racing, triathlon and large scale events across the UK (and the globe!)… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Hill Climbing Tips

The key component to climbing success is your power-to-weight ratio. If you can increase your power output (FTP) and also… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

How To Set Fitness Goals

As one year ends and another begins it’s a perfect time to look forward and outline your sporting ambitions. Whether… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Training Types In Cycling Explained

Training Types In Cycling Explained As you begin to take your cycling more seriously you will probably come across terms… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Triathlon & Cycling Coaching Blog Archives - Blackzone Coaching

Scottish Everesting Record for Blackzone-coached Fiona Cockburn

This weekend, Blackzone-coached rider Fiona Cockburn put in a hugely impressive ride to set a new Scottish Everesting record, besting both previous male and female records in the process. Fiona set out in the early hours of Saturday morning with the support of Blackzone Head Coach Kevin Henderson to the chosen hill where she was to complete no less than 63 ascents over the course of the day, accumulating 8,848m of altitude gain in just 12 hours 48 minutes, beating…

MORE

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

St Andrews Autumn Duathlon

Blackzone Coaching duathlete Gregor Crawford achieved a phenomenal 7th place in the 2017 St Andrews Autumn Duathlon – congrats Gregor!… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Race Report: Tough Mudder Scotland 2017

Congratulations to Blackzone athlete Jonny Mcdonald who won the Tough Mudder Scotland 2017 event held at Drumlanrig Castle! He completed… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Early Season Race Results

Its been a great start to the racing season for many Blackzone Coaching athletes! Jonny McDonald won the Rat Race… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

How To Be An Elite Cyclist

Excellent webcast by Professor Louis Passfield on “Science of Cycling: What makes an elite cyclist” with an introduction by Dr… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Sports Doping: Winning At Any Cost?

Excellent BBC Horizon programme on sports doping, available to watch on iPlayer. Dr Xand van Tulleken investigates the world of… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Strategies For Optimum Recovery

Athletes tend to have laser-like focus when it comes to their workouts and training. As an athlete, you are always… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Dawid Nowak – Professional Fighter

Blackzone Coaching welcomes Scottish professional Muay Thai and kick boxer Dawid Nowak to help improve his performance during fights. The… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

COVID-19 Update From Head Coach Kevin

Blackzone Coaching remains fully operational. Our training plans and coaching are conducted online and sessions can be taken using home… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

25TT PB for Darran Bennett

Save the best for last with a PB to finish the season. 51:48 for Ely & District Cycling Club –… More

By Chris Terry, May 20, 2024

Rest Is Best To Race Better

Rest is crucial, both amateurs and professionals alike can easily fall into the trappings of pushing too hard in every… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

LEJOG Success For Holly Nairn

Reflections on an Incredible 980 mile journey It was strange and slightly ironic that in one of the worst years… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Training With A Power Meter

Training with a power meter, a bike-mounted device that allows cyclists to train or race with live feedback of the… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Winter Cycling Tips For 2021

Winter training can often be seen as the domain of the dedicated few, but with some handy cycling tips for… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Reap the Rewards from Recovery

Recovery – the one bit of training where you can improve and become stronger without needing to actually make any… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Cycling phenotypes explained

Whether we know it or not, we’ve all made reference to our phenotypes during our times as cyclists. “I’m more… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Returning to racing across the UK

We’re all itching for a return to cycle racing, triathlon and large scale events across the UK (and the globe!)… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Hill Climbing Tips

The key component to climbing success is your power-to-weight ratio. If you can increase your power output (FTP) and also… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

How To Set Fitness Goals

As one year ends and another begins it’s a perfect time to look forward and outline your sporting ambitions. Whether… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024

Training Types In Cycling Explained

Training Types In Cycling Explained As you begin to take your cycling more seriously you will probably come across terms… More

By Kevin Henderson, May 20, 2024