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Training Load monitoring for triathletes

17 August 2018

Training load monitoring for triathletes is somewhat of an art form with the difficult task of managing athlete fatigue across multiple sports while trying to ensure adequate load is applied to result in performance gains. In this blog we’re going to break down the different components of load tracking and how you can apply this…

Coaching Effectiveness Tools – Scheduled vs Completed plus Alerts for Intensity and Duration by Jim Vance

1 August 2018

If you coach long enough, you’re bound to come across a few athletes who no matter how much training you load into their calendar, they will always push and do more than is written. Some never seem to take an easy day, as though they only have one gear, ALL-OUT! Some athletes just don’t truly…

The load, balance and performance of athlete development

18 July 2018

One of the most common questions we receive at Today’s Plan is “am I on track to achieve my goal?”. Using your activity data to quickly and easily understand this allows an athlete to track their progress and ensure they’re heading in the right direction with their training. In this article we’re going to explore…

Overlaying and comparing workouts by Jim Vance

12 July 2018

One of the best features of Today’s Plan ‘activity summary’ window is that athletes and coaches can overlay two workouts or race files on the same screen, to better compare the differences between two sessions. This can be done visually in the graph, or more detailed within the chart posted below the graph, where specific…

Today’s Plan launches activity sharing!

5 July 2018

We are excited to launch our public activity sharing so you can share your activities on your favourite social feed. Whether it be a lung busting workout or an epic adventure, you can now share your experience on Facebook or Twitter directly, as well as download and share to other platforms. Rather than trying to…

Simplify your approach to monitoring your training

28 June 2018

Training methods and practices have continued to evolve rapidly over the last decade, especially since the introduction of power meters and other sensors in a variety of sports. In sports such as cycling, XC skiing and running we have seen a dramatic increase in the amount of data you can collect from a single training…

A quick subjective rating overview for athletes and coaches – Jim Vance with Ben Kanute

21 June 2018

Watch Jim’s latest video on how he uses subjective ratings in the Today’s Plan calendar to better understand how Ben Kanute is feeling and handling the training stress, before even opening a power or pace file.

Standard deviation of run power samples by Jim Vance

13 June 2018

One of the common practices and beliefs in power data, is looking to have some insight beyond just average power. Some companies have tried to create an algorithm to normalise the power data, and even Today’s Plan has what is called “Adjusted Power”.

Uploading data and importing historical data made easy!

7 June 2018

Whether you are looking to import your historic data, or just the best way to upload your data, it is now very easy and often a lot faster than many people think. Outlined below is the best way of uploading your activities as well as the process of importing historical data. Having accurate and correct…

System update – June 2018

7 June 2018

Please see below the release notes for our latest update. For All Users Drag-and-drop function for re-ordering intervals in the workout builder. This allows you to click and drag an interval from one location to another without having to click the up/down arrows consistently. Clone intervals in the workout builder. If you’ve created an interval…