Interested in HOW to truly race a 24hr race, have a read of my key hints and tips
You have probably seen the images of broken riders by the road after riding for 24/48 hrs or even longer! Marvelled at the feats of riders such as Michael Broadwith, 3x winner of the UK 24hr Championship & holder of LEJOG record. (a great article on it is here LEJOG Record article ) Or you have watched… Continue reading A novices guide to the world of Ultra Racing
Today's session set by Coach Andy (myself!) was 3 x 20min Sweet spot climb efforts. After the last 2 days on Zwift I knew I had to get out and do some training in the cold. Rewind two weeks and I was riding in shirt sleeves in temperatures of 20-25 degrees Celsius (about 70 Fahrenheit). … Continue reading Training in the Cold
Helping athletes to decide IF they should train when feeling under the weather.
15g raisins 1 tsp garlic oil 100g smoked pancetta cubes 1 shallot - finely sliced ½ tsp cumin 200g borlotti beans 100g chicory / or little gem lettuce - sliced chunk of brown crusty bread (25g approx) Method in a mug cover the raisins in 100ml boiling water Add the pancetta to a deep frying… Continue reading Quick Venetian Stew