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System update – January 2017 (2)

13 January 2017

Following on from our first January system update our development team have even more new features for you. Unassociate/reassociate workouts and completed ride files quickly and easily If you ride more than once in a day or have more than one scheduled workout for a single day you may have found that sometimes your completed ride…

New Years Resolutions (and how to actually keep them!)

6 January 2017

The New Year is here and the festive period is behind us for another twelve months. We may have eaten a little too much Christmas pudding but now is the time to refocus body and mind on what we’d like to achieve moving forward. By now we’ve probably all set ourselves New Year’s resolutions which provide…

System update – January 2017

3 January 2017

Redesign calendar display An updated calendar layout with a revised design for daily activities. The colour code remains the same for an activity matching a workout, just in a clearer layout on the calendar. Red: Outside ± 35% of the scheduled workout duration Orange: Between ± 15% and ± 35% of the scheduled workout duration Green:  Inside…

Today’s Plan Ecosystem

16 December 2016

In our wonderful two-wheeled world there are ever more ways to create, capture and visualise data. At Today’s Plan we know that integration with these other platforms makes the entire cycling experience more enjoyable for everyone. See below for just how Today’s Plan is currently integrated within the cycling and data ecosystem and how you…

System update – December 2016

8 December 2016

Our development team have been hard at work to bring you some great new features in time for Christmas. See below for a quick summary on what’s available. As always, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to drop us a line on our support email and one of our team will be in touch as…

Whiplash and concertina effect in cycling and the importance of bunch positioning!

14 November 2016

We’d like to present to you an inadvertent case study of two riders who recently competed in a local criterium to highlight in raw numbers, the importance of bunch positioning in any bike race and explain the concepts behind these results. In this case study we look at the race file of 2 riders (Rider A…

Winter miles = Summer smiles!

8 November 2016

In the Northern Hemisphere the deep freeze is approaching and the days are getting shorter meaning your training is going to need to adapt in order to ensure you maintain your fitness and are able to attack your next season of racing or training goals.

Criterium season is here: time to challenge yourself a little differently!

4 November 2016

With Sumer on the doorstep of our Southern Hemisphere customers, the criterium season is ramping up with local twilight events becoming a mainstay on our weekly calendars. If you’re not familiar with criterium racing (or “crits” for short), they are a lot of fun and provide a terrific workout for the rider. Crits involve short track…

System update – November 2016

3 November 2016

Improved calendar functionality Fitbit users can now view daily sleep, resting heart rate and step count directly on the calendar View your recorded daily weight View your daily load metrics View your progress for various metrics at a glance with weekly trend lines COMING SOON: Manual input of daily resting heart rate and integration with…

Setting a floor and ceiling on training load and its role in injury prevention

17 October 2016

Anyone who has been around the endurance sports world for long will understand that overtraining is a fast track to getting sick or injured. It is only logical that when we push our body repeatedly past the point of exhaustion and don’t provide it with adequate recovery then our body is going to break down…

System update – October 2016

13 October 2016

New subjective ratings and wellness data There will now be six subjective ratings available on each day – independent of activities – on a scale of 1 to 9. For workouts and event specific ratings, the scale remains the same of 1 to 5. In addition to this the calendar day will now display the colour of…

Displaying and analysing starred Strava™ segments in Today’s Plan

6 October 2016

For Strava™ premium users whose Garmin cycle computer marks the .fit file with Strava segments, you can now view these starred segments in the ride graph within Today’s Plan. To enable this feature, you must be a premium Strava user, where you can then search for and mark specific segments. For more information on how…

System update – September 2016

21 September 2016

We have just released some enhancements to Today’s Plan and want to share these changes with you. In summary they are: Adjusted Power displayed on the Ride Graph Improved FitBit integration Simplified time zone operation SMO2 support for ‘FIT 2.0’ files Improvements to enhanced files search Adjusted Power displayed on the ‘Ride Graph’ You can…

Tour de France winners, Team Sky, chooses Australian tech company to stay ahead of their competition

15 September 2016

Today’s Plan will enable Team Sky’s specialist staff to leverage and continue to develop their own specific sports science, nutrition, training prescription and data analysis methodologies Canberra, Australia – 15 September 2016 – Team Sky have announced a new technology partnership with Australian startup, Today’s Plan, who have developed an advanced Analytics and Training System…

Using the Load and Performance Chart: A pattern of success

9 September 2016

The Load and Performance chart can provide a powerful method for tracking your building fitness and monitor your fatigue among a host of other unique tools that can provide a great insight into your progress. The key to successfully utilising the Load and Performance chart is understanding exactly what it is displaying, what other functions…

Ryder Hesjedal season review using Performance Index

5 September 2016

Dr Daniel Green is the head of Sport Science for the Trek Segafredo professional cycling team, and in conjunction with Today’s Plan has developed the Performance Index. Throughout 2016 he has coached Ryder Hesjedal, and has used the Performance Index to ensure Ryder has been peaking at the right points of the season. As you…

Performance Index – how is it calculated and how can I use it?

26 August 2016

The Performance Index (PI) is a tool for those who have access to a power meter which simplifies the way in which individuals can analyse their performance. It does this by breaking the rider’s cycling results over time into eight key performance areas, factoring in the rider’s weight to calculate a score. The scores in each of these areas are then combined…

Performance Index – an easy new way for power meter users to track their performance

20 July 2016

New algorithm developed in conjunction with the head of sports science at Trek-Segafredo Canberra, Australia – 20 July 2016 – Today’s Plan is pleased to announce the Performance Index, a new algorithm that makes it very easy for cyclists with a power meter to track their form and see their relative strengths and weaknesses. The Performance…

Stages Cycling & Today’s Plan Announce Technology Partnership to Shape the Future of Cycling Training

21 June 2016

Boulder, CO – 21 June 2016 — Leading power meter manufacturer, Stages Cycling, has established a technology partnership with Today’s Plan an emerging web-based training & analytics company. The partnership will see the creation of a Stages Cycling training and data analysis platform. This new online system allows Stages Cycling to create specific training programs,…

Coming soon! Export your upcoming workouts to Zwift!

7 June 2016

Exciting news! Coming very soon will be the ability to export your Today’s Plan workouts to the popular virtual ride platform, Zwift! In anticipation we’ve put together a little teaser session for you which you can download below (1 hour total ride time).