Test Improve Perform


  • 10th July 2018

The words ‘long run’ are a very broad term as it depends on the specific distance you are training for. However, the long run does play a big role in getting an athlete ready for competition.  Before you undertake any session you should have ‘a plan’. After researching the demands of your event, something we call an ‘athlete needs analysis’, you should begin to understand what is required of you to complete/perform well in it. This is a simple...

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Heart Rate Monitor vs Power Meter. What is the difference?

  • 5th June 2018

When athletes want to take their training to the next level, it is time to turn to technology. So, what is the difference between a heart rate monitor and a power meter? Put simply, a heart rate monitor is measuring your body’s ' input'  to the bike  ie  the ‘physiological cost’,  whereas a  p ower meter is measuring  ' output'  only.   Power is an indication of the  total  workload  of all the...

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Innovative Performance Analysis and Wearable Tech at SunSport Coaching

  • 30th May 2018

Performance testing and analysis with SunSport Coaching is not like most other coaching centres – a focus on innovation has brought us to the position of being pioneers when it comes to utilising the latest wearable technology. But broken down to the most basic level, how can this help you to improve as an athlete? We recap some of the latest technology we use and what the benefits are to allow us to help you to improve and to become better, faster and stronger in your discipline....

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Training Camps

Spring SunSport Coaching Performance Training Camp Wrap-Up

  • 29th March 2018

Earlier this month we packed our bags and hopped on a plane to escape the incoming Beast from the East, headed for Mallorca for some warmer weather training with several riders on our first SunSport Coaching Performance Training Camp of 2018. Home to some of the best cycling in Europe, and a hot spot frequented by the professionals, the Balearic Island provides the perfect training ground to build for the coming season. While in Mallorca, it was not just about getting out and riding, as...

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SunSport Coaching and Gallanach Webinar collaboration

  • 25th September 2017

Watch this space for a future collaboration between SSC and  Gallanach A London based consulting and advisory firm consisting of proven senior managers and board directors working with SME, not for profit and public sector organisations SunSport head coach, Stuart Percival and Gallanch director Norman Blisset will host a series of short exercise physiology based webinars We begin tomorrow with Norman undertaking a half day in our Manchester based Sports science lab, where he...

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MOXY monitor assessments for endurance athletes now available !

  • 28th April 2017

We now offer Moxy monitor assessment at our sports lab in Manchester. The only UK certified centre that is able to provide this service. Our forward thinking team are pioneering the best new assessment and coaching  protocols for all endurance athletes…not just CYCLISTS !!! Pictured here is a young GB wannabe rower undergoing assessment www.moxymonitor.com for more details on this technology enquiries@sunsportcoaching.com for the ultimate sports assessments and...

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MOXY row assessment

  • 26th April 2017

We assess all athletes!! – we assess exercise physiology !! See this video of a young rower undertaking a Moxy monitor assessment !

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