ZRL Season 3

2021-05-26T08:08:29+02:00May 25th, 2021|Blog|

Welcome The Zwift Racing League is building an amazing community of riders online. Season 3 is under way and it is EPIC. I truly believe Zwift links like minded athlete from all around the world. By joining the Zwift Racing League we will build friendships, have fun and improve our cycling fitness. Each week [...]

Cycling tests

2021-03-29T10:49:55+02:00March 29th, 2021|Blog|

Testing is a key part of your cycling journey. Today Maayke undergoes a full cycling​ assessment with different tests to determine her cycling profile, strength and weaknesses, and find out her correct training zones. Why do we do cycling tests? Determine current fitness Find strength and weaknesses Determine cycling profile, which can lead to [...]

Almond butter

2021-03-02T11:08:57+01:00March 2nd, 2021|Blog|

Almond butter is a family favourite! It's almost a daily breakfast ingredient. So much that I almost make a batch every fortnight. Spread on bread or toast, or mixed with porridge or yogurt, that roasted nutty flavour is simply delicious. Since I'm allergic to peanuts, almonds are a great alternative. Oh and top tip [...]

Running the Te Araroa Trail – 3000km in 57 days

2021-02-18T16:01:23+01:00February 18th, 2021|Blog|

The Te Araroa Trail is a trail that goes from the North to the South of New Zealand - 3000km of beautiful scenery through mountains, beaches and rivers. Brooke Thomas, a nurse from Queenstown in New Zealand, and very keen runner set the female's fastest known time (FKT) in only 57 days. She ran [...]

Swiss Ultra Cycling Challenge : SUCH 2020

2020-09-24T07:50:26+02:00September 24th, 2020|Blog|

From the 2nd until the 6th of September I participated in a very cool challenge: SUCH. It stands for Swiss Ultra cycling CHallenge. The rules were fairly simple. Start at 10:10 am on the 2nd from any Swiss railway station and finish in Bern in front of the parliament before noon on the 6th September, having sent [...]

Emergency rescue in Switzerland when running and cycling

2020-05-15T08:43:25+02:00May 15th, 2020|Blog|

We love the outdoors. Whether it's running, trail running, cycling, mountain biking, cross country skiing, skiing, etc... I'm all about being active and outdoors enjoying nature. However, there is always the risk of accidents. What happens if you break your ankle at the top of the mountain? Who will come to your rescue? Does [...]