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System update – May 2017

18 May 2017

We’ve had a makeover We’ve released our latest update and given Today’s Plan a makeover. You’ll see our new branding when you next login. This latest update is particularly useful for those using smaller screens as it will provide much more screen real estate to perform your analysis and planning. For our coaching groups who have…

Racing a Monument

4 May 2017

As we finish the main part of this year’s classic races, we thought it was a good time to hear from Trek-Segafredo’s head of performance, Josu Larrazabal, and exactly what it takes to compete in one of these epic one day races. Josu and Fabio Felline have allowed Today’s Plan to share one of the unique…

Cam Ivory – Sea Otter podium and the ideal race preparation

3 May 2017

We touched base with Cam Ivory to discuss his race at Sea Otter XCO Pro in the US, how he dialled his race preparation as well as his plans for the rest of the MTB World Cup season. With a 5th at the Sea Otter XCO Pro event, his season has started well as he…

System update – April 2017

11 April 2017

For this update we’ve focussed on two major new improvements. The first is rolling out brand new dashboards which make it much easier to visualise your training history. For users who have been with us for a while, these will look very different from what was previously available and offer a lot more customisation and enhanced…

System update – March 2017 (2)

27 March 2017

Following our most recent update last week which switched all users onto our new activity summary window we’ve had our developers working tirelessly over the weekend to ensure this new functionality didn’t limit what was previously possible in the former version of the site layout. See below what is included in this release which has been entirely…

System update – March 2017

20 March 2017

Our development team have a range of new features for you this March – some of which have gone live today while others are going to be released over the coming weeks but you can catch a sneak peak right here! Summary window for all users – live now! The new activity summary window has been an…

System update – February 2017

24 February 2017

Today you may have noticed we’ve pushed out another update to our system with some great new features and a range of improvements and fixes. Activity window Now when you click into an activity it will appear in a full screen window as opposed to taking you to a new page. This will greatly improve functionality and performance of…

Le Tour de Langkawi stage 1: The winning ride.

23 February 2017

It takes a huge amount of power and great teamwork to win a UCI Hors Catégorie (HC) classified race in a sprint finish. We will take a quick look at IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness superstar sprinter Scott Sunderland’s power and heart rate data and see just what it took for him to be able to throw…

System update – January 2017 (3)

27 January 2017

In a flurry of new development releases our tech guys have a range of new features, this time mostly related to our coaching groups plus a few little improvements for the wider user-base. In this release we have: Improved Ride Graph layout with dynamic VAM calculations Stepped zoom feature so when you zoom in on the…

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…