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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…